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Nadella Charts Microsoft's Future: 5 Key Points
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella distances himself from predecessor Ballmer's vision, pins company's future on a "mobile-first, cloud-first" agenda.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/11/2014
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Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
Art Wittmann,
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When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
By Art Wittmann , 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
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Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
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What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/2014
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Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Oracle Upgrades Virtualization Server For OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Oracle VM 3.3 includes a technology preview of its OpenStack distribution, enables virtualized Oracle databases to run in the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
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Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
Jeff Bertolucci,
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United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Commentary
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Teradata Scales Up R Analytics On Aster
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata Aster already supports MapReduce, graph, and SQL analysis. Aster R feature adds faster, scaled, R-based analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2014
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3 Myths Of Police Data Integration, Debunked
Wai-Ming Yu, Partner, Accenture
Commentary
Databases that don't talk to each other are hurting law enforcement: If police can't connect the dots across state lines, bad guys can get away. Data integration is key.
By Wai-Ming Yu & Jody Weis , 7/3/2014
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VW.com Revamp Needed 2 Mechanics: IT + Marketing
Trevor O’Brien, EVP & Technology Director, Deutsch LA
Commentary
Volkswagen's relaunch of the car shopping site VW.com showed what IT and marketing teams can produce when they truly work together.
By Trevor O’Brien EVP & Technology Director, Deutsch LA, 7/3/2014
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Microsoft Outlook Web App: Slicker Email Attachment Handling
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Improved Outlook Web App takes the clutter and confusion out of email attachments, says Microsoft.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/3/2014
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Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 7/2/2014
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