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Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/2/2015
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CIOs Need To Embrace Agile, Gartner Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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A new Gartner report finds that CIOs need to embrace agile development, and the firm offers 10 principles to guide this change.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/2/2015
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CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/2/2015
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How Public Cloud Providers Rain On Users
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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A Forrester study finds corporate customers are largely dissatisfied with their primary public cloud providers.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/1/2015
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Chris Anderson: Making Drones And Weaponizing Legos
InformationWeek Staff,
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At the 2015 InformationWeek conference, Chris Anderson spoke of building his drone company and how he weaponized Legos with his son.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/1/2015
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Millennials: Why Customer Service Will Never Be The Same
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
While a recent study focuses on how consumers interact with brands, the results also hold lessons for IT in how to tailor internal tech support services to best meet the expectations of a multigenerational workforce.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/1/2015
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Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/30/2015
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Retro ThinkPad Would Revive Original IBM Design
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Lenovo design chief David Hill is dreaming up a laptop reminiscent of the 1992 IBM ThinkPad 700c.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/27/2015
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Why Silos Can Be Good For Enterprises
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Flat organizations can get too flat. Build your teams the right way for success.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/26/2015
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Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/26/2015
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Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/25/2015
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Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/25/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
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The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Dockerís upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Women In Tech: Facing Roadblocks, Finding Solutions
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Female tech execs discuss the obstacles facing women in technology and what they're doing to bridge the gender gap.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/24/2015
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Can Data Teach Us Empathy?
Ariella Brown, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Walking a mile in your customers' shoes is the first step toward designing great products. Can data help us get there?
By Ariella Brown Freelance Writer, 6/24/2015
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Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2015
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CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/23/2015
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