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Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2015
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Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Cloud Computing: 8 Continuing Ed Programs For IT Pros
InformationWeek Staff,
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Continuing education is a sure-fire way to increase your salary or get a new job. If your interest in IT is cloud computing, several high-profile universities offer courses in this area of technology.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/6/2015
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Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The new application performance monitoring platform is more in sync with companies building applications as microservices.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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iPhone 6 Plus Driving Record Phablet Adoption
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 Plus accelerated consumer interest in phablets, which now account for one in five new smartphone sales.
By Eric Zeman , 5/6/2015
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SAP Simple Finance: Gateway For The Little Guy
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP Simple Finance is the software giant's answer for customers who aren't huge.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/2015
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Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
More and more people are searching the Web on their smartphones and tablets, and Google is looking to serve up more ads and services to users through their mobile devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/6/2015
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Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/6/2015
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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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IT Life Radio: You're Doing Gamification Wrong
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If you are having trouble with gamification, or need help trying to figure out where to start, tune in to IT Life Radio on Wednesday, May 6, at 3 p.m. ET.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/5/2015
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IBM Watson Dives Further Into Cloud, Healthcare Analytics
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/2015
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Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Chief Slams Google As Lollipop Hits 10 Percent
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The newest version of Android -- Lollipop -- is catching on slowly, and Microsoft had something to say about Google's mobile operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 5/5/2015
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Tech Innovation From Unexpected Sources: A Healthcare Provider
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/5/2015
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Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2015
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FCC's Wheeler Dishes On Comcast, Time Warner, Net Neutrality
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
At TechCrunch Disrupt NY, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked Time Warmer, Comcast, net neutrality, and whether he'll serve under the next president or just play with his grandkids.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Technology Is A Human Endeavor
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
IT leaders share their insights on why technology doesn't mean anything without people.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/5/2015
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H-1B Visas: 10 Numbers To Know In 2015
Kevin Casey,
News
Statistics around this year's record-setting volume of new H-1B visa applications point to continuously growing demand for a supply that's unlikely to rise soon.
By Kevin Casey , 5/5/2015
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CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/4/2015
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