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Has Email Peaked?
Phil Simon,
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This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
By Phil Simon , 10/31/2014
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Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
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Health IT professionals need to fully understand the needs of clinicians and end-users in order to design software that truly works.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 10/31/2014
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Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or A Breakthrough?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of grinding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Anant Gupta, President & CEO, HCL Technologies
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There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
By Anant Gupta President & CEO, HCL Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems
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Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
By Setrag Khoshafian Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems, 10/28/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
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There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Jonathan Marek, Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies
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Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
By Jonathan Marek Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies, 10/28/2014
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Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Ashish Thusoo, CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole
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Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
By Ashish Thusoo CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole, 10/23/2014
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IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/22/2014
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
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Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology, 10/22/2014
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Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
Commentary
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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If Microsoft 'Loves Linux,' Why Not Red Hat?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/21/2014
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How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Lucas Carlson, Chief Innovation Officer, CenturyLink
Commentary
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/2014
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Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/20/2014
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OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/20/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/2014
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