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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
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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
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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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Smartphones Of The Future: 6 Cool Technologies
Kim Davis, Editor, SaaS In The Enterprise
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What will smartphones do next? Check out these technologies and ideas for next-gen gadgets.
By Kim Davis Editor, SaaS In The Enterprise, 7/14/2014
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In Praise Of Clichés
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Sometimes leaders say obvious things just because they think it's expected of them, and I'm totally OK with that approach.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/14/2014
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SoftLayer Cloud Business Thriving Inside IBM
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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A year after it was acquired by IBM, SoftLayer gains SSDs, new data services, and expanded reach as IBM pursues its goal of 40 cloud centers by year's end.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/14/2014
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Suppliers Held Hostage To Procurement Platforms, Services
Kate Vitasek,
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Pricing models penalize suppliers for increasing their business with retail, other customers.
By Kate Vitasek , 7/14/2014
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How Wearables & IoT Will Go To Work
Shane O'Neill,
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Join Forrester analyst J.P. Gownder and InformationWeek editors on InformationWeek Radio to discuss how wearable devices and the Internet of Things are taking hold in the workplace.
By Shane O'Neill , 7/14/2014
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Digital Business Reality Check: InformationWeek Video
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Accenture's Mark McDonald, SnapLogic's Gaurav Dhillon, and UPMC's Rebecca Kaul weigh in on the practicalities of digital transformation.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/14/2014
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Government Security: Saying 'No' Doesn't Work
Steve Jones, Group Strategy Director, Big Data & Analytics, Capgemini
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It's time for government agencies to move beyond draconian security rules and adopt anomaly analytics.
By Steve Jones Group Strategy Director, Big Data & Analytics, Capgemini, 7/14/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Insurance
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Insurance IT salaries are flat, but demand and compensation are highest for people with experience in social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud, according to InformationWeek's 2014 US IT Salary Survey.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/14/2014
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Accenture Strategy Talks Digital Strategy & Digital Disruption
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Mark McDonald discusses the need for a new definition of "digital" that is no longer based on something you own.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/14/2014
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Digital Strategy/Disruption: SnapLogic Interview
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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SnapLogic CEO discusses how digital disruption will create new revenue streams in a variety of industries.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/14/2014
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UPMC Tech Dev Center Chief Discusses Digital Strategy/Disruption
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Rebecca Kaul discusses the importance of a separate development group that isn't part of core IT operations.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/14/2014
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Microsoft Partners Conference: 3 Things to Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding positive momentum into the Worldwide Partner Conference, but he will face questions ranging from recent Office 365 outages to the status of Windows 9.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/12/2014
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Google Struggles With 'Right To Forget'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google says it's having problems following the European censorship decision that lets users seek removal of embarrassing search results.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/12/2014
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Predict The Future (Without Looking Like An Idiot)
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Use these 8 tactics this coming budget season to force your planning in new directions.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 7/11/2014
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Silent Circle Challenges Skype, Telecoms With Encrypted Calling
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Blackphone maker's affordable encrypted calls could appeal to security-conscious businesses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/11/2014
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Nadella Charts Microsoft's Future: 5 Key Points
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella distances himself from predecessor Ballmer's vision, pins company's future on a "mobile-first, cloud-first" agenda.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/11/2014
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FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon's own employees acknowledge the ease with which children could make purchases.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/11/2014
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Geekend: Doing Nothing Is Worse Than Hurting Yourself
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Could you sit still doing nothing for 15 minutes? I bet you can't.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/11/2014
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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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