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Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
Jeff Bertolucci,
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/19/2014
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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Juan Valencia, Principal Engineer, ShareThis
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
By Juan Valencia Principal Engineer, ShareThis, 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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Death To Fillable PDFs And MS Word Forms
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Your "convenient" enterprise forms are killing me. We need new approaches and more communications.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 12/18/2014
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Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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3 OpenStack Predictions For 2015
Boris Renski, CMO, Mirantis
VMware customers will surge, Debian will become the vendor-neutral platform, and instability will lose its cool factor.
By Boris Renski CMO, Mirantis, 12/17/2014
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Atlantic.Net Cloud Stretches To The Pacific
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Small, low-cost IaaS provider opens its first West Coast cloud facility.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/16/2014
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7 Tips: Work Fitness Into The Workday
Jeff Bertolucci,
Get up, stand up! The human body wasn't designed to sit for hours at a time, so sneak these moves into your workday.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/16/2014
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IT Hiring, Budgets In 2015: 7 Telling Stats
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
30% of companies plan to expand IT staff next year, while 74% expect more demand for IT resources. How do your plans stack up?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 12/15/2014
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Net Neutrality: Wellspring Of Terrible Analogies
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
What is it about the net neutrality debate that inspires so many uninformed opinions and misguided comparisons?
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Top 5 Enterprise Applications Trends Of 2014
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Here's a yearend toast to the top headlines in cloud, mobile, integrated marketing, embedded analytics, and software license management in 2014.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/12/2014
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Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/2014
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The Right Training Tech For A Tech Career
Marci Powell, Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom
For aspiring computer programmers, video and online collaboration provide an edge over those training in isolation.
By Marci Powell Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom, 12/10/2014
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IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Lori MacVittie,
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
By Lori MacVittie , 12/10/2014
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Hour of Code: Build The Next DevOps Generation
Steve Shah, Vice President, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix
This week is Hour of Code, a worldwide initiative to introduce kids to coding. We need more than one hour a year, though, and initiatives that start in kindergarten, to ensure we have enough programmers for the future.
By Steve Shah Vice President, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix, 12/9/2014
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Kids And Tech: How Much Is Enough?
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
On the question of kids and screen time, educators and cognitive scientists still have more questions than answers.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 12/9/2014
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Legal Minutia Is Killing My Productivity
John McGreavy,
I understand that legal matters are part of the CIO territory, but they're starting to overtake my day-to-day work.
By John McGreavy , 12/9/2014
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Security Armchair Quarterbacks: Go Away
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Cyber criminals will never go away. Instead of looking for a silver bullet, be proactive, interactive, and focus on reducing risk.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 12/9/2014
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