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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Teradata Buys Think Big For Big Data Consulting
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata extends expertise by adding Think Big as its consulting arm for deployments involving Hadoop and other open-source platforms.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/3/2014
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Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
Kevin Casey,
News
Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
By Kevin Casey , 9/2/2014
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Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Cartoon: Internet Of Things Sees All
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
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Our cartoonist takes on connected devices at home.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 9/2/2014
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HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers Crank Up Power
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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HP tries to grow its lead in server market with ProLiant Gen9 servers that offer more computing power and lower costs.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/12/2014
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Internet Of Things: Batteries Not Required
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
University of Washington researchers have devised a battery-free way to connect low-powered devices and sensors to the Internet.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/Analytics
InformationWeek Staff,
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Intelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/11/2014
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5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/2014
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IBM Chip Mimics The Brain
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
SyNAPSE chip aspires to be as powerful as the human brain without using much power.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/8/2014
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What Does Big Data Mean For Banks?
Michael Flynn,
Commentary
Traditional data management strategies and storage technologies are holding back big data projects. Try this new approach.
By Michael Flynn , 8/6/2014
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Statistics: Exciting Career For Young Professionals?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
Commentary
Professional organization campaigns to boost the image of statisticians and draw more young people into the field.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 8/4/2014
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Milliman Strives For ROI With Azure System
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Milliman, one of the world's largest actuarial firms, extols the benefits of SaaS to its insurance users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/4/2014
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Cloudify Aims To Automate Cloud Troubleshooting
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloudify 3.0 gets feedback loop, combines cloud orchestration and monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/30/2014
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