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Microsoft Buying Revolution Analytics For Deeper Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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Oracle Engineered Systems Strategy Pays Off
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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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, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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10 Cloud Analytics & BI Platforms For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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With apps and data headed into the cloud, analytics and business intelligence can't be far behind. Here are 10 options, ranging from simple data-visualization tools to complete cloud suites.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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IBM Can't Shrink Its Way To Greatness
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM saw revenue declines in every major business unit in 2014. Can the company do more than please investors with fatter margins?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Microsoft Buys Equivio for Data Management
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has acquired software startup Equivio with plans to integrate its machine learning technology into Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/20/2015
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TIBCO Spotfire Joins Simplified Analytics Bandwagon
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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TIBCO eases analysis with a Spotfire Cloud Recommendations feature that suggests best-fit visualizations. Can it leapfrog IBM, SAS, and Tableau?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/16/2015
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IBM Mainframe Makeover: Mobile, Big Data Reality Check
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
IBM z13 refresh packs performance gains, but can it really join the mobile, big data, and cloud age? Here's a look at aspirations versus realities.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/15/2015
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3 Tips For Minding The IT Skills Gap
Julie Stansbury, CIO, GE Capital Treasury
Commentary
In the digital enterprise, CIOs must help IT staffers expand their abilities and value soft skills as much as tech acumen.
By Julie Stansbury CIO, GE Capital Treasury, 1/14/2015
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5 Analytics, BI, Data Management Trends For 2015
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
InformationWeek survey shows growth in cloud-based data warehousing, real-time tech, and big-data platforms, but business intelligence standardization is waning.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/9/2015
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How To Build A Data-Driven Dream Team
Ron Bodkin, Founder & CEO, Think Big Analytics, a Teradata company
Commentary
Like any good sports team, your data team needs a leader, a common goal, and group chemistry.
By Ron Bodkin Founder & CEO, Think Big Analytics, a Teradata company, 1/9/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Strategic Security Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Managing the complexity of security is the top concern for enterprise IT teams. Look for a new era of more sophisticated data analysis in the coming year.
By InformationWeek Staff , 1/9/2015
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Enterprise Communications Trends In 2015
Marty Parker,
News
Continuing evolution in mobility, software-based communications, architectural design, data analytics, and the user experience will keep us hopping this year.
By Marty Parker , 1/6/2015
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Windows 10 Preview: How To Try It, Safely
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Want to test drive the Windows 10 Technical Preview without screwing up your computer? Windows 8.1's built-in virtualization technology makes it easy.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/31/2014
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2014: The Year In Search
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
You can learn a lot about a person from search engine history. Explore some of the year's top search topics, according to Google and Bing.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 12/30/2014
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6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
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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6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Dan Schoenbaum, CEO, Redbooth
Commentary
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
By Dan Schoenbaum CEO, Redbooth, 12/26/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
IT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
By InformationWeek Staff , 12/26/2014
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Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/23/2014
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Microsoft Previews 6 New Power BI Features
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
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
Commentary
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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