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This InformationWeek: The Best CS Degrees for Big Bucks
Date: 9/19/2014
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Join us for a roundup of the top stories on and our weekly community discussion.
This InformationWeek: The Holes in
Date: 9/12/2014
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Join us for a look at the top stories from InformationWeek this week through interviews with the journalists who brought you the news.
Interop Preview: BYOD -- Why and How IT Should Embrace Mobility
Date: 9/8/2014
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Join mobility consultant Michael Finneran and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin for a conversation on how IT can strike a balance between protecting corporate data and fostering an environment where employees can make effective use of mobile technologies.
Interop Preview: How To Get Digital Projects Done
Date: 9/4/2014
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Our guest, Josh Oakhurst, will share a practical guide to digital innovation -- discussing the stages a project goes through, what gums up the works at each stage, and how to get past those problems.
This InformationWeek
Date: 9/2/2014
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Join us for an look "behind the scenes" at some of InformationWeek's top stories from the preceding week.
Interop Preview -- Cloud Storage: Making The Right Choice
Date: 8/28/2014
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Join storage expert Howard Marks and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin as they discuss how organizations can make the right choices around cloud storage.
InformationWeek This Week
Date: 8/26/2014
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Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek in the last 7 days.
Interop Radio -- Humans Aren’t Computers: Effective Management Strategies For IT Leaders
Date: 8/22/2014
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Join IT pro Michele Chubirka and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin as they discuss practical strategies for IT managers and leaders.
Containers and Docker and PaaS, Oh My
Date: 8/19/2014
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Will Linux containers replace virtualization? Will the container formatting software, Docker, become the new way of moving cloud workloads around. lWill Linux containers change the future of PaaS? Tune in Aug. 19 for a discussion of these and other topics by Ben Kepes, Paul Miller and Charles Babcock in an InformationWeek radio chat.
Interop Radio -- From Shadow IT To Collaborative IT
Date: 8/14/2014
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What if shadow IT is an opportunity to be embraced rather than a problem to stamp out? Stephen Comstock, VP of Site and IT Infrastructure for CBS Interactive, and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin discuss how IT leaders can use shadow IT to their advantage.
The Connected Home: "Hi, It's Your Fridge. Why Haven't You Called?"
Date: 8/12/2014
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Businesses need to be thinking now about how to use connected home technology. Lorna Garey and Timothy Winters of the UNH-IOL will look at the future of the connected home and how we'll manage it.
Interop Radio -- Emerging Trends And Tools In Hacking
Date: 8/7/2014
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oin David Rhoades and Steven Pinkham of Maven Security Consulting and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin in this Interop New York preview as they discuss the latest developerments in hacker tools and tricks.
Software Licensing: How To Pay Less And Use More
Date: 8/5/2014
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Join InformationWeek's Doug Henschen and IDC's Amy Mizoras Konary as they discuss how you can wring the most use out of software at the lowest cost.
Naturally Social: An Interview with Dan Ashe
Date: 8/1/2014
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What does the Director of the US Fish & Wildlife Service know about social networks? A lot, as it turns out. In this episode Dan Ashe shares some of what he's learned.
Interop Radio - Programming Diversity: How To Make Tech More Inclusive
Date: 7/31/2014
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Join author and programmer Ashe Dryden and Interop Radio host Curt Franklin as they discuss what we can do as IT community members and co-workers to combat industry prejudice and encourage positive change by contributing to an atmosphere of inclusivity.
Rise of the Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Date: 7/29/2014
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Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor Chris Murphy for a live discussion of the rising interest in robots and automation beyond the factory floor.
New Storage Economics with Flash and Data Tiering
Date: 7/23/2014
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One of IT's biggest challenges is building a storage infrastructure that will work today and in the future. This special, sponsored episode looks at how the changing economics of Flash storage are changing the way IT looks at data tiering for enterprise applications.
Salary Negotiation For Women: Get What You Deserve
Date: 7/22/2014
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Women starting new jobs routinely ask for lower salaries than their male peers -- and then ask for smaller raises. Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools you need to change this dynamic -- and win the pay you have earned!
Converged Infrastructure: Benefits Beyond the Data Center
Date: 7/16/2014
Dell and Intel
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In this special, sponsored radio episode we’ll look at some terms around converged infrastructures and talk about how they’ve been applied in the past. Then we’ll turn to the present to see what’s changing and how that has made converged infrastructure an office in branch offices.
Beyond Glassholes: Why Wearables Have A Place In Business
Date: 7/15/2014
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Big opportunities lurk within the enterprise for wearables to improve worker safety, productivity, and customer engagement. Join InformationWeek Managing Editor Shane O'Neill and Forrester VP and senior analyst J. P. Gownder to discuss game-changing wearables scenarios in retail, healthcare, and other industries
Sharing Key To Stopping Cyber-Attacks
Date: 7/15/2014
Harry Regan; Director, Commercial Security Services; Securicon LLC and Paul Christman, Vice President, Dell Software Public Sector
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Can the government lead the way in open exchange of tactics, attack data and efficacy of defenses? Join us for a special, sponsored episode of UBM Tech Radio to find out!
CIO Vs. CMO Vs. CTO: Steel Cage Match For Your Company’s Digital Soul
Date: 7/8/2014
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Influential execs are battling to take the lead in digital transformation. Join InformationWeek’s Lorna Garey and Mike Healey, president of Yeoman Technology Group, an engineering and research firm focused on maximizing technology investments, to discuss the right way to go digital.
Is Digitizing Healthcare Making It Less Safe?
Date: 7/1/2014
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One of the fundamental justifications for the federal Meaningful Use incentives program is that digitizing health records with electronic health records systems will lead to a boost in patient safety and healthcare quality. But will it really? In this program, we will discuss the reasons for concern, and the public health and public policy issues to be addressed.
DevOps Careers Debate: Role vs. Routine
Date: 6/24/2014
Andi Mann, VP, Office of the CTO at CA Technologies, and Rajat Bhargava, co-founder and CEO of JumpCloud
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It’s now common to see “DevOps Engineer” as a formal title, but some argue this misses the point — that DevOps must be part of every IT pro’s day-to-day job. Should companies hire DevOps engineers to drive their programs, or should the DevOps ethos be baked into all operations and app dev roles?
How To Survive A Software Audit
Date: 6/19/2014
Dawson Stoops, co-found and VP of Express Metrix
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More than half of large North American companies have been audited by a software supplier within the last two years, according to a 2013 report. Many companies are taken by surprise and face fines and new fees when audits reveal discrepancies between the software that's installed and what's actually licensed.
Data security and Device Manageability for Today’s Productive Workforce
Date: 6/18/2014
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“PC refresh” used to be such a simple term and concept: Every five years, everyone got a new machine on their desktop. Now, everything has changed and the changes just keep coming.
Is PaaS Really Necessary?
Date: 6/17/2014
Wendy Schuchart, technology journalist; Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax; and Sean Allen, Director of Product Marketing, OutSystems
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Cloud And The Modern Data Center
Date: 6/10/2014
Brian Lillie, CIO, Equinix
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What's the data center of the future look like in the cloud era? Come join the discussion with Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix.
Age Discrimination In IT: Know The Law
Date: 6/3/2014
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In this special episode of InformationWeek Radio, our guest Monrae L. English, a partner with Wild, Carter & Tipton, will address specific scenarios around age discrimination and answer questions from attendees on both sides of this issue.
Moving to the Cloud: True Costs Revealed
Date: 5/29/2014
VMware and Carahsoft
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Cloud computing has introduced a new model of acquiring IT infrastructure — and a different way to build value in an enterprise. As IT organizations transition from managing physical resources to being a broker of IT services, they are able to focus more on innovation for the organization. But to capture that value, IT leaders and program managers must understand the true costs of the IT services they deliver.

Tune in to this radio show to learn how to:

  • Make intelligent choices on whether to maintain apps and IT platforms internally or work with cloud service providers
  • Determine your IT services and application management costs
  • Align the supply and demand of IT services within your organization

Register for this radio show to see what public sector IT leaders can learn from private sector CIOs about moving to the cloud.

Data Scientists: Where To Find Them, How Much You'll Pay
Date: 5/27/2014
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How do data scientists differ from the regular BI and analytics wonks, where can you find them, and what compensation do they command? Join us for a deep dive with Linda Burtch, founder and managing director of executive recruiting firm Burtch Works.
Salary & Careers Series: Information Security
Date: 5/20/2014
Mark Aiello, president of Cyber 360 Solutions; Sara Peters, contributing editor of Dark Reading
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Join Dark Reading contributing editor Sara Peters and Mark Aiello, owner of Boston-based cybersecurity professional services and staffing firm Cyber 360 Solutions, to discuss trends in security compensation and careers.
The Internet of Important Things: GE Power & Water CIO Jim Fowler
Date: 3/5/2014
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GE is a leader in combining connected devices and advanced analytics in pursuit of practical goals like less downtime, lower operating costs, and higher throughput. At GIO Power & Water, CIO Jim Fowler is part of the team exploring how to apply these techniques to some of the world's essential infrastructure, from power plants to water treatment systems. Join us, and bring your questions, as we talk about what's ahead.
Real-World Analytics: ConocoPhillips CIO Mike Pfister
Date: 12/17/2013
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How do you use big data analytics to drive real-world business results? At ConocoPhillips, it came down to collecting more data points, more often, and then figuring out what story the data told. Join us as we talk with ConocoPhillips CIO Mike Pfister about what people across various industries can learn from the company's analytics strategy.
The E-Commerce Experience: Bill Stobbart & Ann Walsh, Penske Truck Leasing
Date: 12/10/2013
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Penske Truck Leasing revitalized its e-commerce experience this year, and this session will bring you both tech and marketing executives discussing the ups and downs of its effort. Penske Truck Leasing is the No. 4 company in the current InformationWeek 500 ranking. Join us as we talk with Bill Stobbart, senior VP of information technology, and Ann Walsh, VP of interactive marketing, about what we can learn from Penske Truck Leasing's journey.
UPMC CIO Dan Drawbaugh
Date: 12/3/2013
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Is your IT team driving revenue? At UPMC, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek 500, generating revenue is an explicit IT goal. Join a live chat with CIO Dan Drawbaugh on this and more.
The New InformationWeek: Rob Preston & Chris Murphy
Date: 11/26/2013
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Hey, we're trying out our new audio chat platform. There may be some kinks, but join us at 2 pm ET on Tuesday if you want to talk more about our site, about InformationWeek in general or about the Giants' chances of making the playoffs.
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