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5 Ways To Apply 'Agile' To Customer Relationships
Frédéric Lepied, VP Software Engineering, eNovance
Agile development strategies improve internal productivity, but you also need to use them outside the company walls with customers.
By Frédéric Lepied and Alexis Monville , 11/25/2014
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Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 11/25/2014
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4 Big Data Essentials For Startups
Jeff Bertolucci,
Data-driven insights aren't just for behemoth enterprises. Here's what startups need to know before embarking on a big-data strategy.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/24/2014
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IBM Courts DevOps With Dedicated Bluemix
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Dedicated Bluemix is IBM's development platform with host servers in the cloud dedicated to a single customer, for security and compliance reasons.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/24/2014
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Geekend: Replacing the Turing Test
David Wagner, Community Editor
We need a better way to test artificial intelligence.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 11/21/2014
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Cartoon: Your SLA Is A Turkey
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Our cartoonist shows that, even on Thanksgiving, there's no such thing as a free lunch for IT people.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 11/21/2014
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Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/21/2014
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Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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OCR Audits: Don’t Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Mark Fulford, Partner at LBMC’s Security & Risk Services
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.
By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMC’s Security & Risk Services, 11/21/2014
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Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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Interoute, European Cloud Supplier, Makes US Move
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
One of Europe's largest cloud service suppliers, Interoute Communications, will open a virtual data center in Los Angeles in December.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/18/2014
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Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 11/18/2014
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H-1B Visas: What To Expect In 2015
Kevin Casey,
Demand for new H-1B visas will continue to outstrip supply -- likely by an even wider margin -- in 2015. Here's guidance for employers and employees.
By Kevin Casey , 11/18/2014
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Tech Hygiene: 10 Bad Habits To Break
Jeff Bertolucci,
When it comes to digital devices, a little cleanliness – both inside and out – goes a long way.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/18/2014
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Amazon Cloud: 10 New Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
AWS already has five times the compute capacity of 14 competitors combined, but it's still expanding fast. See what else we learned at Re:Invent this week.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/14/2014
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