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Oracle Support Costs: 2 Savings Strategies
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle software maintenance costs have customers turning to growing ranks of licensing consultants and third-party support providers. Here's the skinny.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/10/2014
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DevOps: Ingredients For The Best Recipe
James Kenigsberg, CTO, 2U
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Here's what one company learned by using the DevOps methodology to create a sense of shared responsibility across teams.
By James Kenigsberg CTO, 2U, 4/22/2014
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Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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Samsung Attacks In Patent Case
Magnus Thordarson,
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Samsung's case against Apple begins; patent infringement complaint against Apple centers on smartphone technology for image storage, video capture, compression, and transmission across devices.
By Magnus Thordarson , 4/22/2014
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Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/22/2014
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Red Hat Containers OS-Centric: No Accident
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat's critics say containers are the wrong idea, and too focused on the operating system. I say maybe Red Hat knows a thing or two about pleasing developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/22/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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Big Switch, Avaya, IBM, VMware: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Part 4 in our series comparing vendors' SDN approaches.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/22/2014
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Cyber Espionage Incidents Triple: Verizon Report
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
As cyber espionage grows quickly, government agencies become the No. 1 target, finds 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 4/22/2014
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Microsoft Bing Enters Prediction Business
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft claims Bing can predict the future, but it is starting out with soft questions like who will win The Voice.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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Sensitive Data: What Constitutes 'Reasonable Protection'?
Wyatt Kash, Editor, InformationWeek Government
Commentary
NIST's Cybersecurity Framework takes on new context for industry execs in light of FTC lawsuit against the Wyndham hotel chain over data security lapses.
By Wyatt Kash Editor, InformationWeek Government, 4/22/2014
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Mainframe Eulogy: Why We Put Gertrude Down
Howard Anderson, Professor, MIT
Commentary
Intrepid CIO Stu Laura mourns the death of Big Iron as he embraces the cloud religion.
By Howard Anderson Professor, MIT, 4/22/2014
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No-Poaching Settlement Could Spur Tech Talent War
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel reportedly close to settling a lawsuit over agreements not to recruit each other's employees. Tech pros could benefit from more open market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/22/2014
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Microsoft Deal With Nokia Closes Friday
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The acquisition gives Microsoft the power to create its own mobile hardware.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/21/2014
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Scale-Out Storage Has Limits
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
Commentary
Disk may scale as your storage needs increase, but what do you do when your datacenter is maxed out?
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland, 4/21/2014
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Watson Not Only Smart Machine In Town
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Up-and-coming vendors in the genre include AlchemyAPI, Digital Reasoning, Highspot, Lumiata, and Narrative Science, Gartner says.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/21/2014
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Samsung's Next Frontier: Apps
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung increasingly looks to software to compete against Apple and Google.
By Eric Zeman , 4/21/2014
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'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD
Mike Jennett,
Commentary
Phone-centric thinking must give way as mobile security, management, and development demands meet wearables, smart autos, and other digital "stuff."
By Mike Jennett , 4/21/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: What's Next For Healthcare Organizations?
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
Healthcare organizations have at least four options for dealing with the delayed implementation of new diagnostic codes.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 4/21/2014
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Heartbleed Will Require Rehab
Alex Moss, Managing Partner, Conventus
Commentary
Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed's long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology.
By Alex Moss Managing Partner, Conventus, 4/21/2014
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What Millennial Workers Want
Toni Cusumano, People & Change Leader, PwC
Commentary
Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
By Toni Cusumano People & Change Leader, PwC, 4/21/2014
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