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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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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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When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
Jeff Bertolucci,
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To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/22/2014
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Teradata Acquires Hadapt, Revelytix For Big Data Boost
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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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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Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/2014
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Apple, IBM Deal: When Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2014
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Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/16/2014
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SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP and Esri port geospatial analysis to SAP Hana, bring mapping to CRM, asset-management, mobile apps, and Lumira data visualizations.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/15/2014
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Big Data Needs Democratization, CloudSigma Says
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
CloudSigma CEO advocates for a public repository of research data accessible not only to powerful institutions, but also to everyday people.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/15/2014
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Oracle Joins SQL-On-Big-Data Bandwagon
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle Big Data SQL release promises secure, SQL-based access to databases, Hadoop, and NoSQL without moving data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/15/2014
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Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/14/2014
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Internet Of Household Things: Convince Me
Junko Yoshida,
Commentary
My washer needs to speak to my grill? I'm talking back to IoT devices that talk behind my back.
By Junko Yoshida , 7/14/2014
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Microsoft Azure Machine Learning: Pier 1 Digs In
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's cloud-based, big data-oriented Azure Machine Learning service gets a customer-analysis workout from retailer Pier 1 Imports.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/14/2014
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Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
Art Wittmann,
News
When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
By Art Wittmann , 7/10/2014
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