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Bill Gates: Fears AI, Likes Bitcoin, Loves Dogs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In an "ask me anything" session on Reddit, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talks about artificial intelligence, his Secret Santa, dogs, and the future of tech.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Dear Marketing: You're Doomed (If You Don't Change)
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Marketing pros and the technologists who support them are killing us with irrelevancy and no opt-in. Quit it, or risk the black hole.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 1/29/2015
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5 Critical Cloud Security Practices
Amrit Williams, CTO, Cloud Passage
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CloudPassage CTO Amrit Williams details five steps to achieve a level of cloud security that goes beyond mere compliance.
By Amrit Williams CTO, Cloud Passage, 1/29/2015
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When Agile Falls Short: iRise CEO
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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As iRise launches its ambitious cloud-based visualization platform, CEO Emmet Keeffe tells us agile doesn't actually work on the vast majority of projects.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Amazon WorkMail: A Challenger To Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon Web Services may go head-to-head with Google when it launches WorkMail in the second quarter, but it wants to be BFFs with enterprise IT.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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VMware: Cloud Management, Virtual Networking Paid Off In 2014
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware predicts better than 10% growth in 2015 as subscriptions become a larger part its revenue.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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When Facebook's Down, Thousands Slow Down
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Cloud ERP: 9 Emerging Options
Kevin Casey,
News
ERP no longer equals on-premises. Is the ultimate legacy software ready to drive the next wave of cloud adoption?
By Kevin Casey , 1/28/2015
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Molina Healthcare Looks To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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The Fortune 500 company expects operating savings from this private cloud strategy, using Nutanix appliances.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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Google OKs Docker Container Registry Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google adds Docker container registry and encryption service to keep customers' containerized workloads private and secure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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5 Cloud Contract Traps To Avoid
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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A cloud contract is just that, a contract. As such, it carries with it all of the normal pitfalls of a contractual relationship -- and a few specialized ones. Here's how to identify and avoid the risks.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 1/27/2015
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Can Argonaut Project Make Exchanging Health Data Easier?
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Dr. John Halamka talks about the Argonaut Project, which aims to bring open standards to the arcane world of healthcare interoperability.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/26/2015
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'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/23/2015
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4 Takeaways From Accenture's $14 Trillion IoT Prediction
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Accenture's report says the industrial Internet of Things will create more jobs than it kills, but that companies aren't doing much to exploit it yet.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Cloud SLAs: Improvements Still Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
There's been a slight improvement in cloud SLAs as leading service providers like HP, Amazon, and Google guarantee 99.95% uptime by the month, not year. But performance issues remain.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/22/2015
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4 Education Technology Trends To Watch
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
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Educational technology is changing rapidly. These four trends will influence learning in schools -- and in corporations.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/22/2015
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Ford Mobility Plan Searches For Growth Beyond Cars
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
The automaker has 25 experiments aimed at "enabling mobility," anticipating cities that become too crowded for more cars.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/2015
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NFL Cheating Scandal: 4 Lessons For CIOs
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
What can CIOs learn from Deflategate, a cheating scandal involving the New England Patriots?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/21/2015
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VMware Offers 'One-Button' Disaster Recovery In Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware has added disaster recovery to its public cloud environment that makes use of existing, on-premises vSphere software and capabilities.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/20/2015
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FreeBSD Gains Ground With Small Cloud Providers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Can this 30-year-old version of Unix help DigitalOcean and other cloud startups compete with the likes of Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/19/2015
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