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Future Of Work: 5 Trends For CIOs
Jacob Morgan,
Commentary
Social business, big data, and the Millennial workforce are just some of the trends causing disruption. Here's how CIOs can stay ahead of the curve.
By Jacob Morgan , 9/2/2014
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Gaming: Your IT Career Hunt Secret Weapon?
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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One CIO's resume says he is a level 70 paladin and priest with a focus on healing abilities. Should you list gaming experience on your resume?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/29/2014
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Facebook News Feeds To Get Event Ads
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's newest ad unit lets businesses promote events within users' news feeds. Here's what to expect.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/29/2014
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IT Vs. Seth Meyers: 5 Great IT Jokes
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Readers responded to a call for IT humor with a pile of jokes and stories, in anticipation of Late Night host Seth Meyers’ keynote at Interop. Here are 5 that stood out.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 8/29/2014
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Twitter Analytics Now Available To Everyone
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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All Twitter users can access a detailed report on their followers and individual tweets, including impressions, clicks, and engagement. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/28/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Facebook Click-Bait Crackdown, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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You'll never believe what happens next! Facebook imposes new content standards for businesses that use click-bait tactics.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Location Tracking: 6 Social App Settings To Check
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/2014
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Instagram Adds Analytics For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Instagram will launch a new suite of advertising tools to give businesses more insight into how their campaigns perform.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/22/2014
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Facebook Adds Analytics To App Links
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With help from Facebook, Mixpanel, and Parse, developers who implement App Links can now track how their links are used.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/22/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Facebook Messenger: How To Turn Off Notifications
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
If you want to shut off alerts from friends within Messenger, you'll need to look beyond the app, iOS and Android users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/18/2014
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