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Microsoft Previews 6 New Power BI Features
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft beta tests Power BI dashboards, visualizations, connectors, and an iPad app just as IBM launches a rival cloud-based BI service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/19/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
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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
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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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Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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Analytics Showdown: Should Apps Be Simpler, Or Smarter?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Qlik, Tableau, and Salesforce.com are betting on simple analytic applications, while veterans IBM and SAS push smarter. What do you need?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Hortonworks' Big IPO: Why CIOs Should Care
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Even before last week's successful IPO, Hortonworks had no trouble selling Hadoop's promise. But here's why many CIOs are betting on this platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Secret CIO: Stop Making Stupid Software Decisions
John McGreavy,
Commentary
The way we evaluate and implement software is broken. Stop shooting for consensus from line-of-business VPs and start asking IT to become business experts.
By John McGreavy , 12/15/2014
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Microsoft Teases Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft on January 21 plans to disclose more details on the OS's touch-focused, consumer-oriented side.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/2014
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Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
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, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/2014
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Top 5 Enterprise Applications Trends Of 2014
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
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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Google News Will Shut Down In Spain
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
A Spanish law that takes effect in January will require payments for including article snippets in Google News, and Google says the price is too high.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/11/2014
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Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/2014
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BI Buyers Guide Taps Real Customer Reviews
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
TrustRadius releases a business intelligence buyer's guide based on 532 verified customer reviews. SAS, BIRST, GoodData, and Microsoft stand out.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/9/2014
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8 STEM Websites To Excite Kids About Tech
Kevin Casey,
News
Check out these cool sites for the future IT pros of the world.
By Kevin Casey , 12/9/2014
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Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/8/2014
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Apple Names Top Apps For 2014
Eric Zeman,
News
Games and creativity apps were big winners on Apple's list this year, but 2014 was also a great year for productivity apps.
By Eric Zeman , 12/8/2014
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Qlik Takes On Tableau In Data Visualization
Cindi Howson, Founder, BI Scorecard
Commentary
Qlik Sense complements QlikView data discovery with a self-service visualization toolset. Here's what's right and what's missing in the 1.0 release.
By Cindi Howson Founder, BI Scorecard, 12/8/2014
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Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/8/2014
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