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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in September 2015
Apple's Tim Cook Dishes On Microsoft, Enterprise Sales
News  |  9/30/2015
In a chat with Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie, Tim Cook discussed Apple's enterprise push and business partnerships.
Microsoft Azure: More Mature Cloud Platform
News  |  9/30/2015
With Azure, Microsoft stakes claim against Amazon and Google, touting its ability to serve as a more muscular cloud partner for the enterprise data center.
Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
News  |  9/29/2015
The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
DeepSQL: Containerized Database With New Performance Levels
News  |  9/29/2015
Deep Information Sciences has put its high-performance version of MySQL in a Docker container for flexibility and mobility.
Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite Is Now Available
News  |  9/29/2015
Azure users now have the option of joining the Internet of Things and collecting and analyzing their machine data with Microsoft's IoT Suite.
'Netflix And Chill' Button Shows What's Wrong With IoT
Commentary  |  9/28/2015
Netflix's slightly tongue-in-cheek invention shows that the Internet of Things is way too complicated for consumers.
Big Data Ethics: 8 Key Facts To Ponder
Slideshows  |  9/25/2015
There's a lot of gray area when it comes to the ethical collection, use, and analysis of data. Consider these 8 issues organizations should ponder when assessing their data use practices.
WAN Redesign Sparks New IT Ideas For Esselte Group
Commentary  |  9/25/2015
What started as a project to improve Esselte Group's WAN has led the company's IT leadership to start thinking about how to redesign its IT infrastructure. The project earned the company a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
Red Hat To Be First $2 Billion Open Source Company
News  |  9/24/2015
Red Hat reports 13% growth in the second quarter, improved cloud and emerging technology sales, and an expanded revenue estimate for third quarter.
Amazon Cloud, Analytics Help Researchers Fight Famine
News  |  9/23/2015
Researchers in the US and China explore rice genomes with AWS analytics tools to develop drought and disease resistant crops.
HP Enterprise's Analytics Strategy: Solve Everyday Problems
News  |  9/23/2015
HP Enterprise will offer a a portfolio of IT operations management, security and other products. But it plans to differentate all of them by harnessing the power of its HP Haven big data platform.
Amazon Disruption Produces Cloud Outage Spiral
News  |  9/22/2015
Amazon DynamoDB failure early Sunday set off cascading slowdowns and service disruptions that illustrate the highly connected nature of cloud computing.
Business Matters: Kristi Hedges On Leadership
Commentary  |  9/22/2015
In this episode of InformationWeek's Business Matters, George Colombo talks effective leadership and communications with Kristi Hedges, serial entrepreneur, communications expert, author, and sought-after leadership coach.
Amazon Adds Storage For Infrequently Accessed Data
News  |  9/21/2015
Standard-IA holds data that's not accessed often, but when it's needed, it's needed fast, not like the chilled-out pace of Glacier data retrieval.
Salesforce Drives Analytics Deeper Into Sales Process
News  |  9/18/2015
Salesforce's announcements at Dreamforce this year illustrate how it's seizing hold of analytics and putting it to work for its systems.
Salesforce IoT Cloud Success Rests On Informatica Partnership
News  |  9/17/2015
Salesforce has set up its Internet of Things cloud, but it's counting on Informatica to help customers move data into it.
SalesforceIQ Gathers Intelligence For Customers Big And Small
News  |  9/17/2015
SalesforceIQ, which works with enterprises and small business, will gather information from email and other applications for sales guidance.
InformationWeek Presents 'Get To The Point'
InformationWeek Presents 'Get To The Point'
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/17/2015
At this year's InformationWeek Conference, host Brian Gillooly (Center) moderated the popular "Get To The Point" segment, which pits two technology whizzes against one another. This year's topic was Youth Verses Experience. Joe Masters Emison, CTO of BuildFax (Left), matched wits with Toby Redshaw, (Right) former CIO of American Express, now CEO of Kevington Advisors. Topics ranged from shadow IT to how to deal with insider threats.
Dreamforce 2015: 8 Ways Analytics Changes Business
Slideshows  |  9/17/2015
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and a cast of thousands took the stage at Dreamforce 2015 to talk about how analytics, particularly when based on information drawn from mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), is going to change the way we do business.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick: Every Car Should Be Ours
News  |  9/16/2015
Uber's CEO thinks his company should handle every car and truck on the road, and that if this happened, you'd like it.
Salesforce Brings Internet Of Things Data Into CRM
News  |  9/16/2015
IoT Cloud will enable customers to use sensor-gathered data in their customer relationship management software and take action on what they find.
Planet Labs Revolutionizes Earth Views With Inexpensive Satellites
News  |  9/16/2015
Shoebox-sized Dove satellites capture ongoing high-resolution images of earth from small, low-cost satellites.
How To Get More Resources For IT
Commentary  |  9/16/2015
If IT can't get the resources you see IT needs, you need to take a hard look at why. Does the CEO undervalue IT, or is IT just not valuable to your organization?
Salesforce Expands Wave Analytics Platform Capabilities
News  |  9/15/2015
Salesforce tries to inject more analytics into customers' operations as they use CRM data and third-party applications.
Brisk Pulls Data From Salesforce Partners
News  |  9/15/2015
A new product from a Swedish firm pulls together "personalized" sales rep information from many Salesforce partner apps.
Heartland CEO: Dealing Honestly With Data Breaches
Heartland CEO: Dealing Honestly With Data Breaches
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/10/2015
At this year's InformationWeek Conference in Las Vegas, Heartland CEO Robert O. Carr spoke about how his company publicly confronted a huge data breach that exposed millions of credit card records to cyber-criminals. Is honesty the best policy when it comes to security? Carr thinks it is.
Salesforce Beefs Up Heroku For Custom Enterprise Apps
News  |  9/10/2015
Salesforce App Cloud ties together Salesforce's CRM apps, Force.com platform, and Heroku platform to run various parts of an application.
iSchool Bus Takes Tech To Teachers
Commentary  |  9/10/2015
The iSchool Initiative is teaching school districts how to build better classrooms with technology.
Vint Cerf Wants Your Help Re-Imagining The Internet
News  |  9/10/2015
Vint Cerf, recognized as one of the fathers of the Internet, is using social media to generate new ideas about how the Web should evolve.
Cloudera Sees Spark Emerging As Hadoop Engine
News  |  9/9/2015
Cloudera launches the One Platform Initiative to advance Spark as the data processing successor to MapReduce inside Hadoop.
Will Windows 10 Make It To 20? IT Watchers Discuss
Slideshows  |  9/9/2015
Industry analysts and InformationWeek editors predict the future of Microsoft's iconic operating system.
IT Life Radio: Better IT Project Management With Accounting
Commentary  |  9/8/2015
The latest episode of IT Life Radio will investigate how accounting practices could help IT projects.
Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan: Managing Change
News  |  9/8/2015
Since her appointment 18 months ago, Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan has been focused on virtualizing the company's infrastructure and implementing a software-defined network in its data centers that can accommodate multi-tenancy. That's the easy part of her job.
VMware Moves Open Door For Security Partners
News  |  9/8/2015
Steve Herrod, former VMware CTO turned venture capitalist, sees new roles for startups with security centered on virtual machines, containers, and other isolation techniques.
VMware Evo Rail Offers Hyper-Converged Infrastructure On The Go
News  |  9/3/2015
VMware's hyper-converged appliance, EVO Rail, got off to a slow start but now comes without the added vSphere pricing.
True Digital Organizations Put People First
Commentary  |  9/3/2015
Digital transformation means significant and sweeping organizational change. It is not something that will be led by IT, it is not something that a chief digital officer can do alone. It requires culture change, and lots of it.
Using Data To Fight Wildfires: An Inside Look
Slideshows  |  9/3/2015
Data gathering and analysis are now part of an array of tools used to fight wildfires in the US. Here's what it all looks like.
Data, Analytics Help Fight Forest Fires
Commentary  |  9/3/2015
Cameron Tongier of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Management Branch spoke with InformationWeek from his temporary office near a fire line in Idaho. He's one of several front-line wildfire managers we spoke with about the long arc of data analysis that leads up to daily situation reports for wildfire managers.
VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
News  |  9/2/2015
VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
Microsoft Insider: 2 Days On Redmond Campus
Slideshows  |  9/2/2015
Ever wonder what life is like in Redmond? Here's what I saw during a two-day experience on Microsoft's massive campus.
Where Data Science Meets IT
Where Data Science Meets IT
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/1/2015
See what happens when data scientist David Chudzicki of Kaggle sits down with Jackie Woods, director at UPS, to talk about the intersection of data science and IT at the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
VMware Goes All-In On Containers
News  |  9/1/2015
New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.


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