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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2015
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The Great File Migration Is Underway
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
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As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 5/21/2015
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Driverless Cars, AI, Robots: Why CIOs Should Care
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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Everybody loves to talk about a future filled with driverless cars, robots to tend to our every need, and artificial intelligence that can solve our problems. But does it all really matter for CIOs?
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 5/20/2015
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Gartner Doubles Estimate Of Amazon Cloud Dominance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In Gartner's fifth Magic Quadrant on cloud infrastructure services, Amazon extends lead, while Microsoft and Google try to keep up.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/20/2015
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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2015
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IT Life Radio: Be A Better Manager
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Do you wish you were a better manager? Tune in Wednesday at 3 pm ET and learn to improve a critical skill.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/19/2015
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Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2015
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Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2015
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Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/15/2015
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4 Stages Of Hybrid Cloud Evolution
Donald Rippert, General Manager of Cloud Strategy,IBM
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Hybrid cloud computing will involve companies using APIs from different clouds to bring services into a "home cloud" to work with company data, IBM's Rippert says.
By Donald Rippert General Manager of Cloud Strategy,IBM, 5/11/2015
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The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/11/2015
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'Father Time' Still Negotiating The Future
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Harlan Stenn, chief maintainer of the Network Time Protocol, remains in limbo between full-time NTP work and a return to private consulting.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens, Office: Microsoft Details Its Vision
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/10/2015
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Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates Galore: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Ignite keynote kicked off a week of news related to Windows 10, security, Office 2016, Microsoft Edge, and more.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/9/2015
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Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/8/2015
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IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 5/8/2015
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Google Pledges Diversity In Its Workforce
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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With a workforce that is 70% male and more than 60% white, Google has detailed its plan to increase diversity. The search giant is one of several Silicon Valley giants looking for a more representative employee pool.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/7/2015
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