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SDN And Security: Start Slow, But Start
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
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Software-defined networking can be a net plus for security. The key: Work with the network team to implement gradually, test as you go, and take the opportunity to overhaul policies
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 12/19/2014
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Technology Training: Why We're In Hell
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Is the problem the death-by-PowerPoint training that everyone hates? Or that our enterprise apps look worse than Keith Richards with a hangover?
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 12/19/2014
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IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 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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Death To Fillable PDFs And MS Word Forms
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Your "convenient" enterprise forms are killing me. We need new approaches and more communications.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 12/18/2014
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Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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7 Tips: Work Fitness Into The Workday
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Get up, stand up! The human body wasn't designed to sit for hours at a time, so sneak these moves into your workday.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/16/2014
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IT Hiring, Budgets In 2015: 7 Telling Stats
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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30% of companies plan to expand IT staff next year, while 74% expect more demand for IT resources. How do your plans stack up?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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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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Net Neutrality: Wellspring Of Terrible Analogies
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
What is it about the net neutrality debate that inspires so many uninformed opinions and misguided comparisons?
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 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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InformationWeek 2014 Mobile Security Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Securing company data on mobile devices is the top concern when it comes to mobile security. Respondents worry most about data loss due to lost or stolen devices, and less than half of respondents feel confident that data is protected.
By InformationWeek Staff , 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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Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/2014
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The Wrong Reason To Hire More Developers
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
Commentary
Leaders confuse the need to use software to advance their businesses with a mandate to have an internal core development competency.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 12/11/2014
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CIO Hiring 100 IT Pros: What He Needs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
You may be surprised what tops Choice Hotels CIO's list of toughest IT skills to find.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/11/2014
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Intel Launches Internet Of Things Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Chipmaker wants to shape the way Internet-connected devices are designed, deployed, and managed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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Forrester: Wearables Interest Businesses More Than Consumers
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Companies see wearables as tools to improve operational efficiency and enhance the customer experience, Forrester report says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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