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The Wrong Reason To Hire More Developers
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
Commentary
Leaders confuse the need to use software to advance their businesses with a mandate to have an internal core development competency.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 12/11/2014
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CIO Hiring 100 IT Pros: What He Needs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
You may be surprised what tops Choice Hotels CIO's list of toughest IT skills to find.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/11/2014
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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Juan Valencia, Principal Engineer, ShareThis
Commentary
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
By Juan Valencia Principal Engineer, ShareThis, 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Amazon, VMware On Collision Course
Gregory Ness,  VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox
Commentary
At this year's Re:Invent conference, Amazon showcased new features and agility plans that could push it solidly ahead of its cloud competitors.
By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox, 12/18/2014
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IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/18/2014
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Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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Death To Fillable PDFs And MS Word Forms
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Your "convenient" enterprise forms are killing me. We need new approaches and more communications.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 12/18/2014
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Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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BlackBerry Returns To Its Roots With Classic
Eric Zeman,
News
BlackBerry hopes keyboard aficionados will pick up the Classic smartphone in lieu of iPhones and Androids.
By Eric Zeman , 12/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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3 OpenStack Predictions For 2015
Boris Renski, CMO, Mirantis
Commentary
VMware customers will surge, Debian will become the vendor-neutral platform, and instability will lose its cool factor.
By Boris Renski CMO, Mirantis, 12/17/2014
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Atlantic.Net Cloud Stretches To The Pacific
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Small, low-cost IaaS provider opens its first West Coast cloud facility.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/16/2014
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SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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7 Tips: Work Fitness Into The Workday
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Get up, stand up! The human body wasn't designed to sit for hours at a time, so sneak these moves into your workday.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/16/2014
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Crazy Tech CEO Quotes: 2014 Edition
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Chief executive officers aren't always on their A-game. Revisit some of the most colorful quips from tech leaders this year.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/16/2014
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IT Hiring, Budgets In 2015: 7 Telling Stats
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
30% of companies plan to expand IT staff next year, while 74% expect more demand for IT resources. How do your plans stack up?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/15/2014
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DigitalOcean Displays 'Meteroic' Rise As Web Host
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Netcraft survey on world's largest web hosts shows DigitalOcean has risen to No. 3 from 568th place two years ago.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/2014
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