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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Commentary
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Chipmaking Spending Boom Coming
Peter Clarke,
News
Spurred by improved economy and optimism over Internet of Things and wearable devices, semiconductor industry forecasts two years of growth.
By Peter Clarke , 7/10/2014
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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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Google Leads Coalition For Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Docker unite behind Google's Kubernetes as a container management system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/10/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Commentary
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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CloudPhysics Adds Virtual Storage Troubleshooting Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Storage Analytics app applies predictive analytics to virtual storage problems inside customers' VMware-equipped data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/9/2014
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Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
News
What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Samsung Smartphone Juggernaut Shows Signs Of Weakness
Eric Zeman,
News
Slower-than-expected smartphone and tablet sales lead Samsung to warn investors about profit drop.
By Eric Zeman , 7/8/2014
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Oracle Upgrades Virtualization Server For OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Oracle VM 3.3 includes a technology preview of its OpenStack distribution, enables virtualized Oracle databases to run in the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/8/2014
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Isis Flees Brand Tainted By Terror
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
News
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
Commentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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Retention Strategy: Treat Everyone As An Individual
Larry Bonfante, Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach
Commentary
It pays for IT leaders to leverage and cater to their people's unique talents, competencies, attitudes, and needs.
By Larry Bonfante Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach, 7/8/2014
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