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Self-Service Tech Support Answers Health Insurer's Call
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City added customer engagement software to answer members' questions without hiring more call center staff.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/21/2014
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What Millennial Workers Want
Toni Cusumano, People & Change Leader, PwC
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Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
By Toni Cusumano People & Change Leader, PwC, 4/21/2014
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Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/19/2014
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Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/19/2014
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Facebook Video: How To Disable Auto-Play
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Use Facebook's newest setting to disable auto-play videos and ads on desktop, limit them to WiFi on iOS and Android.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Windows 8.1 Update: 8 Tips To Avoid Headaches
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows 8.1 Update offers the best blend of legacy and Modern apps yet -- but only if your device is properly configured.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/18/2014
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Juniper, Dell, Brocade, Alcatel-Lucent: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Part 3 in our series comparing vendors' SDN approaches.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/18/2014
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Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's "Nearby Friends" feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 4/17/2014
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LinkedIn Debuts SlideShare App, Mobile Updates
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn's mobile push continues with a new content-driven app and web-based mobile features for SlideShare.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Lync: 10 Ways To Do More
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/15/2014
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Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/14/2014
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Microsoft Cortana: My First Week
Eric Zeman,
News
Microsoft released a developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1, which includes the personal assistant Cortana, a Siri rival.
By Eric Zeman , 4/14/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/14/2014
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Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/14/2014
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Facebook Changes: What To Expect
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here's what it means to you.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/12/2014
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Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Twitter's latest round of changes takes design cues from Facebook and provides new ways to tout your profile and Tweets. Get up to speed.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/12/2014
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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/12/2014
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