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Cloud ERP: 9 Emerging Options
Kevin Casey,
News
ERP no longer equals on-premises. Is the ultimate legacy software ready to drive the next wave of cloud adoption?
By Kevin Casey , 1/28/2015
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SAP On Cloud HR: Q&A With Mike Ettling
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
SAP has combined SuccessFactors and on-premises HR apps into a single business. Unit president Mike Ettling talks Workday, Oracle, and the "journey" to cloud HR.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Bill Gates, Office for Android, Outlook Upgrade: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week, we analyze Microsoft's earnings call, question Windows 10, listen to Bill Gates, and glimpse at Outlook for iOS and Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/31/2015
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Social Media Betrays Your Credit Card Activity: Study
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Using time and location data culled from social media posts or other sources, researchers say they can identify your purchases from amongst anonymized transaction data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/31/2015
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Microsoft Outlook, Office On iOS & Android: First Look
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has released Office for Android tablets and Outlook capabilities for iOS and Android devices. Here's a closer look.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/30/2015
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Microsoft Upgrades Azure SQL Database Service
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft cloud-database service nears parity with on-premises Microsoft SQL Server with support for larger databases and in-memory performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/30/2015
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Amazon's Cloud Business: New Openness, Products, Competition In 2015
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Amazon will reveal its cloud computing service revenue for the first time later this year, bringing new insights while cloud competition sharpens.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/30/2015
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Chief Data Science Officers Won't Supplant CIOs
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Some believe a new C-level data scientist will inevitably control the purse strings on data-related projects. Here's why that's a bad idea.
By James Kobielus , 1/30/2015
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Data Analyst: Does Everybody Need To Be One?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Microsoft Power BI and IBM Watson Analytics attempt to make data analysis accessible to all. But don't confuse access to tools with reaching correct and valuable conclusions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Spire Readies Satellite Swarm
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
To bridge an anticipated gap in weather satellite coverage, Spire intends to launch 100 satellites the size of wine bottles.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/29/2015
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Microsoft HoloLens Vs. Google Glass: No Comparison
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's HoloLens and Google Glass both are headsets. But with its ability to respond to wearers' voices, hands, and eyes, the HoloLens has a brighter future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Scott Kriz, CEO of Bitium
Commentary
Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
By Scott Kriz CEO of Bitium, 1/29/2015
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Amazon WorkMail: A Challenger To Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Amazon Web Services may go head-to-head with Google when it launches WorkMail in the second quarter, but it wants to be BFFs with enterprise IT.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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FCC: Stop Blocking Personal WiFi
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Great news for travelers: Hotels and other businesses cannot interfere with your personal WiFi hotspot.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/28/2015
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Windows 10: 7 Pressing Questions For Microsoft
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Windows 10 announcements and earnings call gave a snapshot of its future but also raised many questions in the tech community.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/28/2015
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Oracle Service Cloud Upgraded, Explained
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Oracle adds co-browsing to cloud service suite formerly known as RightNow. Here's a fresh look at Oracle's cloud customer-service portfolio.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/28/2015
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When Facebook's Down, Thousands Slow Down
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Cloud ERP: 9 Emerging Options
Kevin Casey,
News
ERP no longer equals on-premises. Is the ultimate legacy software ready to drive the next wave of cloud adoption?
By Kevin Casey , 1/28/2015
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Apple iPhones Drive Record Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
About 74.5 million people bought iPhones during the last three months of 2014.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/27/2015
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FTC Seeks Internet Of Things Rules
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
More responsible business practices and new laws are needed to make the Internet of Things viable, the FTC says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Power BI Makeover: 6 Big Improvements
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's revamp of its cloud-based Power BI will challenge IBM, Tableau, and other business intelligence vendors. Here are six new ways it should appeal to users.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Windows Phone Plan Needs Focus
Eric Zeman,
News
Despite some good signs, Microsoft's Windows Phone plan still needs work. Chase pulling its app doesn't help.
By Eric Zeman , 1/27/2015
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