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Just Let Me Code!
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Managing the complexity of development toolchains -- from SCM, to the build tools, to the testing, to the deployment stack -- now so overwhelms the developer experience, it's hard to get any real programming done.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/24/2014
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Google Maps Engine Gets Workforce Management Tool
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google Maps Engine Pro customers now have free access to Maps Coordinate to manage workers and share location information in real time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Why Facebook’s 'Buy' Button Will Fail
David Rekuc, Marketing Director, Ripen eCommerce
Commentary
Even if Facebook is able to overcome its trust problem, it still faces an even more serious threat: timing.
By David Rekuc Marketing Director, Ripen eCommerce, 7/24/2014
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Forget 'Things' – It's The Internet Of Business Models
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
With the Internet of Things, sensors and telematics don't mean much if they're not helping disrupt traditional business models.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/23/2014
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Facebook Referral Traffic Skyrockets
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook drove nearly one-quarter of all Web traffic in June while other social networks experienced significant drops, says new report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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Amazon Fire Phone Early Reviews Tepid
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Early reviews of Amazon's first smartphone won't send consumers rushing to buy. Did Amazon miscalculate on key features?
By Eric Zeman , 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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The Internet of (Passive) Things
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
IoT is not only about sensors, actuators, and connected thermostats. Manufacturers need to incorporate all bar-coded products into their plans.
By Lori MacVittie , 7/23/2014
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Social Networks Bomb In Customer Satisfaction
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
User satisfaction with social networks remains low despite individual increases by Facebook and LinkedIn this year, according to a new report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Facebook, Twitter Push E-Commerce, Like It Or Not
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook and Twitter test e-commerce waters with a 'Buy' button and a payments infrastructure acquisition -- but are users and businesses ready?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Facebook's Save Button Bookmarks Content For Later
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
If you're short on time, a new bookmarking feature on Facebook lets you save links, places, music, and more. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/21/2014
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Microsoft's Productivity Story: Showtime For Nadella
Kevin Casey,
News
Give the Microsoft CEO credit for his articulate vision. Now comes the hard part: execution.
By Kevin Casey , 7/21/2014
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SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Gaurav Dhillon says IT organizations need to change as quickly as the technology they deal with.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
CommentaryVideo
Anaplan CEO says the well known saying "the world is getting flat" should also apply to IT organizations.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Microsoft Shows Tech 'Monopolies' Don't Last
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
As nature abhors a vacuum, innovators abhor a monopoly, especially in the fast-paced IT industry.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/18/2014
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Oracle Social Cloud Gains LinkedIn Support
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Oracle Social Cloud's LinkedIn integration gives marketers publishing, automation, and analytics tools to help manage their LinkedIn presence.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/17/2014
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Telemedicine Guidelines Leave Plenty Of Questions
Jeremy Johnson, Principal, Gray Plant Mooty
Commentary
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.
By Jeremy Johnson & Catie Bitzan Amundsen , 7/17/2014
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ServiceNow Says IT Service Automation's Time Has Come
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CEO Frank Slootman, backed by KPMG survey results, says time is right to build services that cut across devices and employee groups.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/17/2014
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