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The Security Skills Shortage No One Talks About
Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan, CEB
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Lack of soft skills in information security is an even bigger problem than the shortage of technical expertise.
By Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan CEB, 9/16/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Geekend: Finding Nemo Is Real... & Evil
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Finding Nemo is supported by science -- which makes it all the more horrifying.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/18/2014
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Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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IT-Business Alignment: Enough Already
Charles Araujo, Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute
Commentary
Achieving business outcomes depends on fostering a new level of cross-departmental intimacy, not alignment.
By Charles Araujo Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute, 9/18/2014
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Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Christopher Stark, President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology
Commentary
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
By Christopher Stark President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology, 9/18/2014
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3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 9/17/2014
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Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/17/2014
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How To Build Battle-Tested Websites
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
It doesn't matter whether your e-commerce D-Day is Black Friday, tax day, or some random Thursday when a post goes viral. Your websites need to be ready.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/17/2014
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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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3 Meltdown Moments In Digital Strategy
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
See if you can relate to these real-life digital business problems.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Adriaan van Wyk, CEO, K2
Commentary
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
By Adriaan van Wyk CEO, K2, 9/17/2014
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