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Top Jobs For STEM: Big Data, IT Product Management
Kevin Casey,
Today's skills development in these fields could mean tomorrow's payday, according to a recent report.
By Kevin Casey , 3/23/2015
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IBM Watson: 10 New Jobs For Cognitive Computing
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
IBM Watson is adding language-processing, image-recognition, and reasoning services to power these 10 breakthrough applications that scale up human-like analysis.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/12/2015
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NTP's Fate Hinges On 'Father Time'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
The Network Time Protocol provides a foundation to modern computing. So why does NTP's support hinge so much on the shaky finances of one 59-year-old developer?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/11/2015
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Cisco Bets Big On Selling Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Cisco will resell Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR Hadoop distributions along with its Unified Computing Systems for big data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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IBM Slumps, Cisco Gains In 2014 Server Sales
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Gartner annual report on server shipments and revenue sees Cisco, Lenovo gaining share, IBM, HP losing ground.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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What You Need To Know About Nation-State Hacked Hard Drives
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
The nation-state Equation Group compromise of most popular hard drives won't be a widespread threat, but future disk security -- and forensic integrity -- remain unclear.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/2/2015
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No, AI Wonít Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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Apple Converting Arizona Plant Into $2 Billion Data Center
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Apple will spend $2 billion to repurpose a failed Arizona sapphire glass plant as a data center and command hub for global networks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/3/2015
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Monday Comic: Big Data Box
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Find a new laugh every Monday morning.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 2/2/2015
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Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
Jeff Bertolucci,
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/2/2015
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Oracle Engineered Systems Strategy Pays Off
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Oracle dodged declining server sales last year, and now it's going after Cisco and EMC. Is the software-meets-hardware strategy winning?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/22/2015
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IoTivity Preps For IoT Standards Showdown
Jeff Bertolucci,
Open-source IoTivity framework is built to ensure interoperability among devices and services across the Internet of Things. But itís got competitors. Who will win?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 1/20/2015
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Data Scientist Training Programs Gain Steam
Becca Lipman, Senior Editor
More universities are launching programs to develop the big data talent businesses need.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor, 12/30/2014
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5 Hyperscale Lessons For Mainstream Datacenters
Jeff Klaus, GM, Data Center Manager Solutions, Intel
Management practices from the HPC world can get even bigger results in smaller-scale operations.
By Jeff Klaus GM, Data Center Manager Solutions, Intel, 12/30/2014
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How Big Data Will Drive 5G
Jeff Bertolucci,
Never heard of "the tactile Internet"? You will. Here's how data-driven applications and services are shaping the development of 5G wireless.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/29/2014
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6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
In the new year, mobility evolves, the hybrid cloud grows, and big data will need more people skills.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 12/29/2014
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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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Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 12/12/2014
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Intel Launches Internet Of Things Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Chipmaker wants to shape the way Internet-connected devices are designed, deployed, and managed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 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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