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9 CIO Tech Priorities For 2015
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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What's on the agenda for CIOs this year? Top executives at last week's NRF Big Show had plenty of advice for retailers, but these tips apply to any customer-facing company.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/20/2015
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IBM Can't Shrink Its Way To Greatness
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM saw revenue declines in every major business unit in 2014. Can the company do more than please investors with fatter margins?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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FTC Seeks Internet Of Things Rules
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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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 Windows Phone Plan Needs Focus
Eric Zeman,
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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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Microsoft: Cloud, Surface Rise While Profits Fall
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's latest earnings report reflects "momentum through transition" as cloud products and its Surface tablet strengthen, while profit drops.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Molina Healthcare Looks To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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The Fortune 500 company expects operating savings from this private cloud strategy, using Nutanix appliances.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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Google OKs Docker Container Registry Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google adds Docker container registry and encryption service to keep customers' containerized workloads private and secure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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5 Cloud Contract Traps To Avoid
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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A cloud contract is just that, a contract. As such, it carries with it all of the normal pitfalls of a contractual relationship -- and a few specialized ones. Here's how to identify and avoid the risks.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 1/27/2015
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Cablevision's Freewheel Promises Inexpensive WiFi Calling
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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By bypassing cellular networks, Cablevision aims to woo budget-conscious mobile customers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/26/2015
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Drones, Phones & More: What Tech Will Last A Century?
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
The first transcontinental phone call was made 100 years ago this week. What technology including the phone will make it another 100 years?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/26/2015
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Can Argonaut Project Make Exchanging Health Data Easier?
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Dr. John Halamka talks about the Argonaut Project, which aims to bring open standards to the arcane world of healthcare interoperability.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/26/2015
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Docker: Less Controversy, More Container Adoption In 2015
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker CEO Ben Golub shrugs off the Rocket project flap, says Docker is well positioned for enterprise uptake in the coming year.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/26/2015
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Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The company's focus on mobility has led it to expand its presence in Silicon Valley.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/24/2015
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Video: Windows Holographics, Deflategate & Stupid Passwords
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at Windows holograms, what CIOs can learn from Deflategate, and the 25 worst passwords of 2014.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 1/23/2015
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5 Reasons Tech Vendors Exaggerate
Romi Mahajan,
Commentary
From overeager marketing to the need for differentiation, vendors often overstate a productís capabilities. Vendors and buyers alike need to be more honest with each other -- and themselves.
By Romi Mahajan , 1/23/2015
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'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/23/2015
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Chromebooks Win For California Students
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
In an area where computers at home aren't common, Chromebooks in the classroom are making a measurable difference in student performance.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/23/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Backup Technologies Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Backup may not get the attention other technologies get, but few are more important to your business' survival. IT pros' No. 1 challenge: high cost of backup systems and procedures.
By InformationWeek Staff , 1/23/2015
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BlackBerry CEO: Net Neutrality For Mobile Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/2015
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4 Takeaways From Accenture's $14 Trillion IoT Prediction
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Accenture's report says the industrial Internet of Things will create more jobs than it kills, but that companies aren't doing much to exploit it yet.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Cloud SLAs: Improvements Still Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
There's been a slight improvement in cloud SLAs as leading service providers like HP, Amazon, and Google guarantee 99.95% uptime by the month, not year. But performance issues remain.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/22/2015
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Google Wireless Service Will Challenge Status Quo
Eric Zeman,
News
Google plans to resell access to Sprint and T-Mobile's networks in a bid to improve wireless pricing and performance, and drive more revenue.
By Eric Zeman , 1/22/2015
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