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Intermountain Healthcare Balances IoT Adoption And Security Vigilance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intermountain, a Salt Lake City healthcare provider, innovates with Internet-connected patient devices, but clamps down on security exposures when it sees them.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2016
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Artificial Intelligence: Don't Fear It, Embrace It
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Adam Coates, the director of the Baidu Research's Silicon Valley AI Lab, says don't fear artificial intelligence. Instead, look to it to save lives. He spoke at the InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference this week.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2016
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Tech Futurist Vivek Wadhwa: Let There Be Disruption
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Digital transformation will lead to disruption in every market: It's up to executives to decide whether they will float or be swamped by the changes. That's the message Vivek Wadhwa delivered at the InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/4/2016
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Toyota Drives Profits With Analytics
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Toyota Financial Services uses analytics to keep consumers in cars and minimize payment contract risk. And it has paid off.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/4/2016
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Warp Speed: Faster Development Cycles Are The New Normal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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At the InformationWeek Elite 100 conference, tech leaders described how warp speed is the new normal when it comes to development cycles. But that's an opportunity as much as a challenge.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/3/2016
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Horizon Prioritizes Data And Patient Experience
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey implemented a fee-for-value healthcare delivery model that uses new technologies to gather data and improve member experience. More than 80 business processes were created or modified, transforming systems for enrollment, claims processing, billing, customer service, provider portals, sales, and benefit monitoring. These efforts earned the company the No. 3 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/2/2016
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Penn Medicine: Using Data To Save Patient Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Penn Signals is a system that uses existing data from electronic health records to perform real-time predictive analysis of heart failure patients. The goal? Penn Medicine wanted to place patients in proper risk groups and assign them to cardiology resources in order to get them the best care and improve their outcomes. This work earned the company the No. 4 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/2/2016
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FICO Predictive Suite Updated, Real-Time Rises: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Real-time open source data projects gain momentum; FICO updates its predictive analytics suite. Samsung introduces new devices for IoT; and a new contest for creating tools to analyze satellite data is launched -- all in this Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 1, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/1/2016
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Kafka Summit: Big Data In Real-Time Gains Momentum
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Confluent hosted the first Kafka Summit focused on use-cases for the open source real-time streaming and messaging technology for big data -- featuring support and integration announcements from partners. Here's why this technology is so hot right now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2016
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Samsung ARTIK Cloud Aims For IoT Interoperability
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
To help IoT devices work together and enable a new class of IoT apps and services, Samsung introduces a cloud service that aims to break down silos.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2016
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Apache Apex Is Promoted To Top-Level Project
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Streaming and batch big data analytics technology Apache Apex has been elevated to a Top-Level Project by the Apache Software Foundation. Used by organizations including Capital One and GE, the technology can help developers more quickly create apps that leverage real-time data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/27/2016
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Agile Analytics: 11 Ways To Get There
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The accelerating pace of global business means that enterprises need more agile data-related systems and practices. Becoming more agile - and succeeding at it -- isn't always easy given existing technology investments, constant technological evolution, and lingering cultural obstacles. No matter how agile your company is or isn't now, consider these important points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/26/2016
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10 Big Data Books To Boost Your Career
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
People with big data and data science skills are some of the most sought after professionals because demand is outstripping supply. Here are 10 books that can help you learn everything about the emerging field and the tools you will need to conquer it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/25/2016
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5 Reasons Cybercriminals Target Healthcare
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
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Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting healthcare institutions and successfully deploying malware and ransomware to exploit hospitals' need to recover quickly.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 4/21/2016
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IBM's Strategy Fails To Boost Revenue, Impress Investors
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM embarked on its first quarter breaking out "strategic imperatives," as part of an effort to showcase businesses such as cognitive computing that the company believes will shape its future. Yet, overall IBM's revenue experienced a decline compared to last year's first quarter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2016
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Amazon Echo Now Offers Children's Health Advice
Eric Zeman,
News
The latest update to Amazon's Echo and Alexa lets people seek out health advice from Boston Children's Hospital, and even find home improvement contractors via HomeAdvisor.
By Eric Zeman , 4/18/2016
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Data Outliers: 10 Ways To Prevent Big Data Damage
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Most business decision-makers aren't trained to understand data outliers, but they can learn the basics. Executives, managers, and employees without math degrees can ask smarter questions about analyses they're basing crucial judgments on. Here are some things to know.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/18/2016
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Pivotal Changes Elephants, Big Data-As-A-Service Growing: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Google machine learning wants to harness your unscheduled minutes. Pivotal expands its alliance with Hortonworks. The big data-as-a-service market is forecast to grow in a big way. Dell updates Statistica for "citizen" data scientists. All that and how your emoji choices may be driving your friends away, in the Big Data Roundup for the week ending April 17, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/17/2016
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Hortonworks, Pivotal Expand Open Source Big Data Alliance
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Pivotal has ditched its own Hadoop distribution in favor of Hortonworks' Hadoop as the two companies expanded their alliance to distribute each other's open source big data implementations to customers.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/15/2016
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OpenText Tackles Digital Transformation, Extends EIM Platform To Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
OpenText Release 16 addresses EIM customer demand for digital transformation and hybrid deployments. CEO Mark Barrenechea told us about the forces driving these demands and how OpenText is pursuing its own transformation, including standardizing on a single ERP system.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/13/2016
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