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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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IT-Business Alignment: Enough Already
Charles Araujo, Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute
Commentary
Achieving business outcomes depends on fostering a new level of cross-departmental intimacy, not alignment.
By Charles Araujo Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute, 9/18/2014
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3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
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IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 9/17/2014
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What's Your CIO Legacy?
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 9/17/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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9 Signs Your Boss Hates You
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Worried the boss has a target on your back? Here are some contempt warning signals -- and what you can do about it.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/16/2014
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Beware Cloud Companies Bearing Self-Service Plans
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
Commentary
There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 9/16/2014
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How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
Commentary
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 9/15/2014
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Employee Fatigue: Hurting Your Business Ethics?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
If you really want an ethical company, encourage your employees to adopt good sleep habits and give more work breaks.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/15/2014
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The Test System That Wasn't
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Why is Grumpy IT Guy extra grumpy today? It's crazy vendor day!
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 9/12/2014
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Big Data Hot Job: Data Engineer
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Big data teams need data engineers as well as data scientists, says Trifacta's CTO. Here's how to distinguish between the two.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/10/2014
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CIO Worries: Security, Talent & (Sadly) 'Alignment'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
SIM IT Trends Study also shows IT spending trending up.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 9/10/2014
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CIO + CFO Doesn’t Equal Mars Vs. Venus
Keith Fowlkes,
Commentary
From my decades of experience, CIOs and CFOs have more in common than you may think.
By Keith Fowlkes , 9/9/2014
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Aging Of America: Internet To The Rescue
Howard Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Commentary
We're running out of money, not technology solutions.
By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 9/9/2014
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Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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15 Tech Job Descriptions, Translated
Jeff Bertolucci,
Commentary
What is that job listed on Craigslist really about? Here's a quick-and-dirty guide to help you decide whether to apply.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/8/2014
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CIO Of The Future In One Word: Fast
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
David Wright, CIO of McGraw-Hill Education, has a clear vision of IT's future. Learn from his experience and pick his brain at InformationWeek's IT Leadership Summit at Interop New York.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014
InformationWeek Staff,
News
IT pros are feeling optimistic again about their careers. Raises are up, and median total compensation hit $92,000 for staffers and $120,000 for managers in 2014, according to InformationWeek's annual survey.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/8/2014
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What Willie Nelson Taught Me This Summer
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
What does it take to maintain fire and passion for your career over the decades?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/5/2014
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