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IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
Commentary
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/22/2014
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7 Ways To Be A Great Developer, Offsite
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
News
Working remotely requires special discipline and unique habits. Learn them to really contribute to the project.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 10/22/2014
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Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
Commentary
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology, 10/22/2014
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Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/2014
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Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
Commentary
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Richard Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health
Commentary
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/2014
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If Microsoft 'Loves Linux,' Why Not Red Hat?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/21/2014
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Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/21/2014
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How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Lucas Carlson, Chief Innovation Officer, CenturyLink
Commentary
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/2014
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Who Makes Your Health IT Decisions?
Dick Taylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys
Commentary
With the right IT governance, your organization can make better decisions about where to invest for more effective use of technology.
By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 10/21/2014
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Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/2014
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IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/20/2014
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Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/2014
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IBM Sells Chip Business, Declines Continue
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/20/2014
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Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/20/2014
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