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How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
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To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 9/15/2014
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What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/15/2014
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Former Red Hat CTO Joins Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Brian Stevens abruptly leaves Red Hat, shows up at the Googleplex as VP of product management for its cloud platforms unit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/12/2014
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EMC: VMware Not For Sale
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Contrary to a New York Post report and an investor's pressure, EMC says it's not considering selling off its VMware virtualization subsidiary.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/12/2014
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Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 9/12/2014
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Red Hat Satellite Brings System Management To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat Satellite 6, the latest version of its Enterprise Linux system management, now works across data centers and clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/11/2014
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Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
Scott Ambler, Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates
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Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
By Scott Ambler Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates, 9/11/2014
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Apple Watch And The Threat To Rolex
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Watchmakers are now firmly in the software business, like it or not. You probably are, too.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Amazon On-Demand Vs. Reserved Instances: Cost Comparison
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Critics think on-demand might actually be a better deal than Reserved Instances, but Cloudability study shows otherwise.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/2014
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CIO Worries: Security, Talent & (Sadly) 'Alignment'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
SIM IT Trends Study also shows IT spending trending up.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 9/10/2014
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DevOps: Stop The Existential Angst
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Want to use DevOps to improve time to market, decrease risk, and reduce operating expenses? Then stop with the navel-gazing and start taking advantage of scripting, templates, virtualization, and open APIs.
By Lori MacVittie , 9/10/2014
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#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Evan Blair, COO, ZeroFOX
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Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
By Evan Blair COO, ZeroFOX, 9/9/2014
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VMware Cozies Up To Chef
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware integrates the open source configuration engine Chef, a favorite of DevOps teams, into its vCloud Air cloud service. Here's what it means for hybrid cloud operations.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/9/2014
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CIO + CFO Doesn’t Equal Mars Vs. Venus
Keith Fowlkes,
Commentary
From my decades of experience, CIOs and CFOs have more in common than you may think.
By Keith Fowlkes , 9/9/2014
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Aging Of America: Internet To The Rescue
Howard Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Commentary
We're running out of money, not technology solutions.
By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 9/9/2014
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Health IT Interoperability Requires Industry Collaboration
Joyce Sensmeier, VP of Informatics, HIMSS
Commentary
For data and systems interoperability to become widespread, both government and private stakeholders must clear roadblocks.
By Joyce Sensmeier VP of Informatics, HIMSS, 9/9/2014
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Navigating New Internet Domains
Ray King, CEO, Top Level Design
Commentary
New Internet domain extensions keep increasing. Registering for one is pricey, but most businesses can't afford not to.
By Ray King CEO, Top Level Design, 9/8/2014
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Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/8/2014
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VMware Project Fargo: Faster VM Creation
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware's Project Fargo uses "forking" to accelerate virtual machine startup, while a second initiative known as Project Meteor combines the technology with CloudVolumes' application layering.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/8/2014
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