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Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or A Breakthrough?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of grinding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Health IT Leader DeSalvo Takes Dual HHS Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Karen DeSalvo will remain active on health IT issues while leading efforts on Ebola and other public health threats at the Department of Health and Human Services.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/29/2014
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Windows 10, iPads, IoT: Interop Attendees Speak
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Watch candid interviews with Interop New York attendees and keynote speaker Harper Reed on 3 hot topics: Windows 10, iPad vs. large-screen phones, and Internet of Things.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/28/2014
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/27/2014
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MetLife Geek-A-Thon Refurbishes Computers For Students
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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MetLife's IT staff spent two days updating 311 computers to provide disadvantaged school children with their own home computers.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/27/2014
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In Government, No Excuse For Missing Documents
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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To meet regulatory obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/27/2014
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DeSalvo Joins HHS In Fight Against Ebola
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Dept. of Health and Human Services taps ONC's Dr. Karen DeSalvo to help address Ebola and other public health concerns.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/24/2014
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A Serious Proposal For Healthcare IT Interoperability
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
The healthcare industry should give serious consideration to a ubiquitous, public, open approach to health information exchange based entirely on web standards.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10/24/2014
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Ebola Misdiagnosis: Experts Examine EHR Lessons
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Putting fault aside, facts of the case align with a common pattern where the use of EHRs contributes to medical errors. What should this unusual case teach us about EHRs and routine?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/23/2014
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5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Christian P. Hagen, Partner, A.T. Kearney
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Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
By Christian P. Hagen Partner, A.T. Kearney, 10/22/2014
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Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/2014
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White House Launches More Open Data Initiatives
Henry Kenyon,
News
Agencies' use of open data helps citizens, boosts economy, says government official.
By Henry Kenyon , 10/17/2014
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ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Mark Warner, US Senator
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US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
By Mark Warner US Senator, 10/17/2014
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Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/15/2014
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Where Government Leads: Designing For User Choice
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
Commentary
When used to benefit the individual, "choice architecture" helps citizens make better choices. It means thinking hard about software defaults.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 10/15/2014
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Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/13/2014
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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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Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/10/2014
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Twitter Sues US Government Over Surveillance
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Twitter claims the government is restricting its free speech by limiting what it can disclose about requests for customer data.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/9/2014
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Internet Of Things Needs Government Support
Scott Amyx, Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey
Commentary
The US risks being left behind as other countries invest in ubiquitous computing. Here's a seven-point framework to bolster the US's support of IoT technologies.
By Scott Amyx Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey, 10/9/2014
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