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How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/31/2015
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9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2015
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SmartThings Hub Gets Smarter
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The IoT controller has gained battery backup and the ability to handle streaming video.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/3/2015
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VMware Evo Rail Offers Hyper-Converged Infrastructure On The Go
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware's hyper-converged appliance, EVO Rail, got off to a slow start but now comes without the added vSphere pricing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/3/2015
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Salesforce App Eases Tasks For Sales Reps
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce reveals Service Wave Analytics, a role-specific application built on its Wave Platform that gathers information for service representatives and their managers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/3/2015
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Windows 10 Runs On 1.5 Million Business PCs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Windows 10 Enterprise has been downloaded on 1.5 million devices. That indicates a strong trend of adoption among business users.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/3/2015
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True Digital Organizations Put People First
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Digital transformation means significant and sweeping organizational change. It is not something that will be led by IT, it is not something that a chief digital officer can do alone. It requires culture change, and lots of it.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 9/3/2015
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Using Data To Fight Wildfires: An Inside Look
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Data gathering and analysis are now part of an array of tools used to fight wildfires in the US. Here's what it all looks like.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/3/2015
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Data, Analytics Help Fight Forest Fires
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Cameron Tongier of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Management Branch spoke with InformationWeek from his temporary office near a fire line in Idaho. He's one of several front-line wildfire managers we spoke with about the long arc of data analysis that leads up to daily situation reports for wildfire managers.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/3/2015
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Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Updates to Google Apps offer a way to track recent document changes and content creation assistance driven by machine learning.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/2/2015
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Microsoft, Google, Mozilla Abandon RC4 Cryptographic Standard
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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With Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla turning against the RC4 cryptographic suite, the standard will likely die in 2016.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/2/2015
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Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/2/2015
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iPhone 6s: Will Sales Fall Short Of Expectations?
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A Bloomberg Intelligence report indicates Apple faces an uphill sales battle as the expected iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus may underwhelm.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Application containers have been around for a while in the Linux world, but now Microsoft is moving them into the mainstream. Here's what you need to know about this evolution of server virtualization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/2/2015
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Microsoft Insider: 2 Days On Redmond Campus
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Ever wonder what life is like in Redmond? Here's what I saw during a two-day experience on Microsoft's massive campus.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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Google's Nest Thermostat Gets Redesign
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The updated Google Nest thermostat can now sense your presence from across the room.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/1/2015
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Google Self-Driving Car Prototype Cruises Into Austin
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Google's self-driving car will join its self-navigating Lexus vehicles in Austin this month.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/2015
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iOS 9 Ad Blocking Could Alter Internet Commerce
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Whether it's a cynical move or not, Apple's upcoming release of iOS 9 can give users the ability to block ads on a mobile browser. This is a serious concern for online advertisers.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/1/2015
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VMware Goes All-In On Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/1/2015
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Where Data Science Meets IT
InformationWeek Staff,
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See what happens when data scientist David Chudzicki of Kaggle sits down with Jackie Woods, director at UPS, to talk about the intersection of data science and IT at the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/1/2015
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WiFi Hotspots, Routers Latest Front For Advertisers
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Recently, you may have noticed ad popping up when connecting through a router or public WiFi hotspot. It's the latest gimmick to serve up more advertising.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/1/2015
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