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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in May 2015
6 Cool Tech Internships You Wish You Had
Slideshows  |  5/31/2015
Interns at top tech companies such as Facebook and Google enjoy many of the same perks available to full-time employees.
10 Tech Stars: Will They Deliver in 2015?
Slideshows  |  5/29/2015
Juniper Research names the top 10 tech leaders and -- as with any good top 10 list -- we quibble with the rankings.
GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Commentary  |  5/28/2015
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
News  |  5/28/2015
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
New IT Skills: Why Communication, Accountability, Initiative Are Hot Now
Slideshows  |  5/28/2015
Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data and information supplied by CompTIA and Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, we've identified eight crucial, non-technical skills that companies are looking for in their IT hires.
Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Slideshows  |  5/27/2015
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Influenced IT, Too
News  |  5/26/2015
If you have ever played a game against a computer, you played against an algorithm that used at least some math laid down -- or inspired -- by John Nash. Many of those same algorithms are being extended to cognitive computing outside of game situations.
EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
News  |  5/26/2015
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Commentary  |  5/26/2015
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed
News  |  5/26/2015
Intel hopes its hardware hooks and software shortcuts provide container speed while keeping virtual machine security.
Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Commentary  |  5/25/2015
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
News  |  5/22/2015
Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
The Great File Migration Is Underway
Commentary  |  5/21/2015
As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
Driverless Cars, AI, Robots: Why CIOs Should Care
Commentary  |  5/20/2015
Everybody loves to talk about a future filled with driverless cars, robots to tend to our every need, and artificial intelligence that can solve our problems. But does it all really matter for CIOs?
Gartner Doubles Estimate Of Amazon Cloud Dominance
News  |  5/20/2015
In Gartner's fifth Magic Quadrant on cloud infrastructure services, Amazon extends lead, while Microsoft and Google try to keep up.
On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
News  |  5/20/2015
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
IT Life Radio: Be A Better Manager
Commentary  |  5/19/2015
Do you wish you were a better manager? Tune in Wednesday at 3 pm ET and learn to improve a critical skill.
Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Commentary  |  5/19/2015
From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
News  |  5/18/2015
AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Commentary  |  5/18/2015
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
News  |  5/15/2015
Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
Commentary  |  5/15/2015
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
4 Stages Of Hybrid Cloud Evolution
Commentary  |  5/11/2015
Hybrid cloud computing will involve companies using APIs from different clouds to bring services into a "home cloud" to work with company data, IBM's Rippert says.
The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
News  |  5/11/2015
Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
'Father Time' Still Negotiating The Future
News  |  5/11/2015
Harlan Stenn, chief maintainer of the Network Time Protocol, remains in limbo between full-time NTP work and a return to private consulting.
Windows 10, HoloLens, Office: Microsoft Details Its Vision
Slideshows  |  5/10/2015
Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.
Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates Galore: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/9/2015
Microsoft's Ignite keynote kicked off a week of news related to Windows 10, security, Office 2016, Microsoft Edge, and more.
Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
Google Pledges Diversity In Its Workforce
News  |  5/7/2015
With a workforce that is 70% male and more than 60% white, Google has detailed its plan to increase diversity. The search giant is one of several Silicon Valley giants looking for a more representative employee pool.
Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
News  |  5/6/2015
The new application performance monitoring platform is more in sync with companies building applications as microservices.
SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
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.
IT Life Radio: You're Doing Gamification Wrong
Commentary  |  5/5/2015
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.
Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
News  |  5/5/2015
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
Tech Innovation From Unexpected Sources: A Healthcare Provider
Commentary  |  5/5/2015
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
News  |  5/4/2015
Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Commentary  |  5/4/2015
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."


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