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Oracle CEO Hurd Stays Ellison's Course
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle flexes its muscle with a wave of SaaS releases and high-profile customer interviews. But is it leading or following in the cloud?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Atlantic.Net Challenges Amazon With Cheap Cloud Server
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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For 99 cents per month, the cloud service courts startups and developers with virtual servers that offer fast spinup, low cost, and 100% uptime.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/30/2014
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Microsoft Adds Compute-Intensive Servers On Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft intros D series for Azure, a virtual server with lots of SSDs for big data and analytics.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/29/2014
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MIT's 6-Week Big Data Online Class Wins Fans
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Six-week data science class, just $545, is a hit with thousands of professionals who can't quit their day jobs, school officials say.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/29/2014
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New Role Needed: Business Information Officer
Peter High, President, Metis Strategy
Commentary
Rather than take responsibilities away from the CIO, companies should create this new position to help the CIO cement strategic relationships with other divisions.
By Peter High President, Metis Strategy, 9/29/2014
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5 Steps To Build A Strong IT Brand
Doron Gordon, Founder & CEO, Samange
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As IT departments become strategic partners providing quantifiable ROI, CIOs need to pay more attention to their brands.
By Doron Gordon Founder & CEO, Samange, 9/29/2014
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3 Trends Make Digital Disruption An Urgent Priority
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Join us at our InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit to sharpen your leadership skills and expand your strategic thinking about digital business.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 9/26/2014
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Geekend: Blackberry's Passport & Phone Design's Future
David Wagner, Community Editor
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BlackBerry's chunky Passport begs the question: Is it time to ditch the rectangular phone for something new?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/26/2014
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Jolt Awards: Best New Books For Developers
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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From our sister site Dr. Dobb's, the Jolt awards honor the best books of the past 12 months.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/25/2014
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Developers Suffer As Documentation Vanishes
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Paltry documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/25/2014
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OpenStack Can Be 'Rosetta Stone' Of Cloud
Chris Kemp,
Commentary
Nebula chief strategy officer Chris Kemp explains OpenStack's ambitions to be the universal translator between public and private cloud systems.
By Chris Kemp , 9/25/2014
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One Big Idea For Data Center Storage
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
A single, global file management system turns data center-centric thinking inside out. It grants ease of access around the world but keeps control centralized.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 9/25/2014
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6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
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DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 9/24/2014
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9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/24/2014
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Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 9/24/2014
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Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Ken Parmelee, Technology and Business Development Head, IBM MobileFirst
Commentary
As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
By Ken Parmelee Technology and Business Development Head, IBM MobileFirst, 9/24/2014
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The 'Rock Star' Government CIO, Redefined
Kevin C. Desouza, Associate Dean, Research, College of Public Programs, Arizona State University
Commentary
Relationships matter for CIOs who must navigate politics and bureaucracy to assert authority over a centralized, coordinated IT strategy.
By Kevin C. Desouza, Gregory S. Dawson & James S. Denford , 9/23/2014
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4 Penetration Testing Tips: Interop Preview
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Jumpstart your enterprise security testing efforts with this advice from Interop speaker David Rhoades of Maven Security Consulting.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/23/2014
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Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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