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IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
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Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/17/2014
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StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
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CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Big Data Helps 'Krochet Kids' Stay In The Loop
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Nonprofit uses data visualization tools to track economic, health, and social wellbeing of female workers in developing nations.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/14/2014
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Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/14/2014
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DevOps Culture Clash: Think Process
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Even the most charismatic leader can't just tell people to change from a silo-based culture to DevOps. You have to gradually introduce new goals, one pilot project at a time.
By Lori MacVittie , 10/14/2014
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VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 10/13/2014
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A Petri Dish For Healthcare Innovation
Larry Stofko,
Commentary
Peek inside the Innovation Lab's framework for healthcare pros and collaborate on disruptive ideas via the Innovation Centers Summit Workshop.
By Larry Stofko , 10/13/2014
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Geekend: How Idiots Fool Themselves & Us
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
How do know-nothing blowhards get promoted beyond their ability? By making us think they are smarter than they are.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 10/10/2014
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Pink Architecture: New Technology Leadership
Linda Cureton,
Commentary
Want success with enterprise architecture? Maybe you need a woman's touch.
By Linda Cureton , 10/10/2014
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Domain-Driven Design: The Good And The Challenging
Dino Esposito,
News
Ten years after its introduction, DDD has proven to be optimal for certain projects -- especially complex ones -- when proper care is applied to the right practices.
By Dino Esposito , 10/10/2014
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Apple Undervalued, Big Shareholder Argues
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wants Apple to buy even more of its own stock.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/9/2014
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10 Real Reasons Microsoft Skipped Windows 9
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Many people are speculating why Microsoft skipped from Windows 8 to 10. Consider these colorful possibilities.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 10/9/2014
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VMware, EMC, Pivotal Launch 'Federated' Offerings
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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EMC, with subsidiaries RSA, VMware, and Pivotal, create integrated bundles in bid for deeper customer buy-in and lower support costs.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/9/2014
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