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IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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SAP Cloud Plan On Track, Says McDermott
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/2014
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Windows 7's Halloween Deadline: 5 Key Issues
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Starting November 1, Microsoft will no longer sell consumer Windows 7 licenses to OEMs. What does this mean for your PC upgrade options?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/31/2014
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Has Email Peaked?
Phil Simon,
Commentary
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
By Phil Simon , 10/31/2014
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HP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual Tour
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Take a look at HP's unusual "immersive PC," Sprout, and Multi Jet Fusion, a bold foray into 3D hardware.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/31/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 State Of Database Technology Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Databases of the 1990s remain alive and well. Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM databases still rule, with few enterprises taking a chance on new NoSQL offerings.
By InformationWeek Staff , 10/31/2014
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Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/31/2014
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Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
Commentary
Health IT professionals need to fully understand the needs of clinicians and end-users in order to design software that truly works.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 10/31/2014
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Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/31/2014
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Bracket's New IaaS Twist
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Bracket Computing, backed by Andreesen Horowitz, lets customers build "compute cells" on top of IaaS from multiple providers, wrapping apps and data.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 10/30/2014
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Amazon and Microsoft Clouds: Who's Playing Catch-Up?
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Amazon and Microsoft clouds leave HP, IBM, and Google struggling with developers. Here's why.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 10/30/2014
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VA Buckles Down On Cyber Security, Program Management
Henry Kenyon,
News
Agency refocuses IT priorities on data protection, on-time project delivery to overcome past poor performance.
By Henry Kenyon , 10/30/2014
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Cooking Up DevOps With Chef
Kevin Casey,
News
As DevOps grows its foothold in IT departments, so do software platforms for automating configuration, provisioning, and other traditional tasks in managing infrastructure.
By Kevin Casey , 10/30/2014
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HP Debuts Sprout Immersive PC, 3D Printer
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
HP shows it can still innovate with a novel PC designed to scan physical objects and a printer designed to create physical objects.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/30/2014
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Game Of Applications: A Song Of Speed And Strategy
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
As every company that's conquered a market knows, dominance is not just about capturing the crown -- it's about keeping it.
By Lori MacVittie , 10/30/2014
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3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Anant Gupta, President & CEO, HCL Technologies
Commentary
There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
By Anant Gupta President & CEO, HCL Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
News
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Twitter, IBM Partner On Social Insight For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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NoSQL Database Choices: Weather Co. CIO's Advice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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