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4 Outsourcing Lessons IT Can Learn From Automakers
Heiner Himmelreich, Partner, managing director, and global topic leader, The Boston Consulting Group
Commentary
Automakers get 80% of a vehicle's components from suppliers. Why are they better at outsourcing than IT?
By Heiner Himmelreich Partner, managing director, and global topic leader, The Boston Consulting Group, 9/25/2014
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6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Himanshu Sareen, CEO, Icreon Tech
Commentary
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
By Himanshu Sareen CEO, Icreon Tech, 9/23/2014
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Google Glass And Consumers: Nothing To See Here
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Google Glass may soon transform the workplace, but the mainstream disconnect runs deep.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/2/2014
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Businesses Gain From Internet Fast Lanes
Mani Zarrehparvar, President, Visage Mobile
Commentary
Don't socialize the Internet; embrace pay-to-play.
By Mani Zarrehparvar President, Visage Mobile, 10/2/2014
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Interop NY 2014: Top Tweets
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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What's causing a buzz with IT pros at Interop New York? Take a peek.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/2/2014
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The New CIO: C Stands For Change
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
What does the CIO role look like now, and what will it look like in the future? Experts at Interop share the key skills and traits that will soon separate the winners from the losers.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/2/2014
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Robots Confront Safety Standards
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
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An emerging crop of industrial robots promise to be user-friendly tools for novice users in a wide variety of small companies, but they might be held back by safety standards, experts say.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 10/1/2014
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State Street Finds Internal Social Network Sparks Innovation
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at Large
News
David Saul, chief scientist of financial services firm State Street, tells InformationWeek Leadership Summit attendees that companies must tap their employees for innovation, or they are wasting resources.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large, 10/1/2014
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SEC CIO Grows Tech In Leaps & Bounds
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial Director
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CIO Tom Bayer has helped Securities and Exchange Commission improve its systems to better monitor today's electronic markets.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director, 10/1/2014
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How CIOs Can Help CMOs Take Technology Leadership
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
From the InformationWeek Leadership Conference at Interop: Business units won't wait, so you may as well help them do things right.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/1/2014
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IT Jobs: How To Master Applicant Tracking Systems
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Applicant tracking systems don't decide who gets interviews, but they do play an important role. Here are five ways to make your IT resumé stand out.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/1/2014
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Are Docker Containers Essential To PaaS?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Platform-as-a-service is changing along with the rise of next-generation applications, but is Docker crucial? Interop panelists debate.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/1/2014
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Matchstick Tries To Outshine Chromecast
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Startup Match.tv aims to challenge reigning streaming media device makers with its open-hardware Matchstick plug-in.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/1/2014
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Microsoft Announces Windows 10
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft execs emphasize the desktop UI, say Windows 10's final version will be shaped by customer feedback.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/30/2014
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Myo: More Muscle For Wearables?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Myo armband aspires to become the mouse of the mobile world, but it has a way to go to get there.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/30/2014
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Oracle CEO Hurd Stays Ellison's Course
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle flexes its muscle with a wave of SaaS releases and high-profile customer interviews. But is it leading or following in the cloud?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Atlantic.Net Challenges Amazon With Cheap Cloud Server
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
For 99 cents per month, the cloud service courts startups and developers with virtual servers that offer fast spinup, low cost, and 100% uptime.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/30/2014
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3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Tracy Cashman, SVP & Partner, WinterWyman
Commentary
Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
By Tracy Cashman SVP & Partner, WinterWyman, 9/30/2014
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Stop Doing This On LinkedIn Now
Kevin Casey,
News
Watch out for these missteps that might undermine your presence on the professional networking site.
By Kevin Casey , 9/30/2014
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Cellphones OK For EU Airlines
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
European regulators allow voice calls throughout flights.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/29/2014
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Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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