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posted in January 2014
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Super Bowl Organizers Try To Prevent Power Fiasco
Commentary  |  1/31/2014
Smart grid technologies are among the tools helping planners prevent another Super Bowl blackout.
Microsoft CEO Search: 3 Things Satya Nadella Brings
News  |  1/31/2014
Microsoft is set to name Nadella as its next CEO. Take a closer look at who he is and what he brings to the table.
Open Hardware Is Like Linux: True Or False?
Commentary  |  1/31/2014
Examine this analogy closely. Open-source hardware and open-source software involve different processes with different levels of user participation.
Build Vs. Buy: A Dangerous Lie
Commentary  |  1/31/2014
IT's eternal debate sidesteps the complexities of a fragile talent ecosystem and creates a vicious cycle that ensures project failure.
Data Management Key To Banking Analytics
News  |  1/30/2014
Banks aren't doing enough to mine customer data in search of new sources of profit.
5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes To Avoid
News  |  1/30/2014
Don't sell yourself short. Here's how to get the salary and benefits you deserve.
New Domain Names For Sale: 4 Facts
News  |  1/29/2014
First seven new generic top-level domains rolled out for public purchase Wednesday; hundreds more coming. Get prepared.
Microsoft's Open Compute Move: Just Good PR?
News  |  1/29/2014
The disruptive power of Microsoft's Open Compute Group move has spurred debate. Let's talk image versus cold hard revenues.
Oracle's Hurd: A 'Once-In-A-Career Opportunity'
Commentary  |  1/29/2014
President Mark Hurd explains Oracle's strategy on cloud, marketing, innovation, and those pesky startup rivals.
IBM Sells Its Business Machines: Takeaway Lessons
Commentary  |  1/29/2014
You've seen IT silver bullets come and go before? Make no mistake: IBM truly expects data centers to move to the cloud.
Microsoft Makes Azure Server Design Open-Source
News  |  1/29/2014
Open-source hardware movement wins a surprise supporter. Microsoft joins Open Compute project, shares its server design ideas.
3 IT Lessons From Entrepreneurs
Commentary  |  1/29/2014
Think startup culture exists in some alternate reality where normal business rules don't apply? Far from it. In fact, CIOs can learn a lot from entrepreneurs
Why Free Government Data Remains A Tough Sell
Commentary  |  1/28/2014
Open government data holds great economic promise. But solving the technical hurdles addresses only part of the challenge of bringing the data to market.
7 Ways Wearables Will Go To Work
Commentary  |  1/28/2014
Smartwatches, smartglasses, smart ID badges, and activity trackers will all find a home in the enterprise and change how we do our jobs.
Apprenda 5.0 Eases Cloud Application Scaling
News  |  1/28/2014
PaaS enables moving legacy Java and .Net applications to the cloud, brings slider interface to automatically scaling server instances as demand rises and falls.
Prepare For Robotic Warfare, Warns CNAS
News  |  1/27/2014
Unmanned systems and rise of guided munitions could threaten US military's dominance, according to a report by the Center for a New American Security.
Windows vs. Mac: Desktop Battle Lines Drawn
Commentary  |  1/27/2014
Reports and executives' hints frame potential Mac vs. PC debates of the future.
Sports Tech Shows Internet of Things Potential
Sports Tech Shows Internet of Things Potential
InformationWeek Videos  |  1/25/2014
Check out our visit to 94Fifty's CES booth to learn how IoT could help basketball players improve their skills.
White House Launches Big Data, Privacy Review
News  |  1/24/2014
Led by President Obama's counselor John Podesta, the review will help shape an action plan surrounding the collection, availability, and use of big data.
Google - EU Privacy Dispute May Affect US Law
Commentary  |  1/24/2014
A European Union dispute with Google over its privacy policy has US lawmakers considering even stricter privacy protections.
IT Jobs: 3 Reasons To Reject A Counteroffer
News  |  1/23/2014
Accepting a counteroffer may be tempting, but it can pose big problems later. Here's why you should think twice before playing the game.
Facebook To Lose 80% Of Users By 2017
News  |  1/23/2014
Princeton University study says four out of five Facebook users will move on to other social networks.
Edward Marx, Healthcare CIO Of The Year
News  |  1/23/2014
Texas Health Resources CIO Edward Marx, honored by HIMSS and CHIME, recognized the importance of technology in healthcare after a personal crisis.
Bill Gates Offers Microsoft 'Part-Time' Help
News  |  1/22/2014
The Microsoft chairman negotiates CEO rumors while focusing on global poverty efforts.
How Government Can Make Open Data Work
Commentary  |  1/22/2014
The Obama administration has set the right goals with its Open Data Policy, but agencies need to do more to liberate their data. Here are six suggestions.
How FedRAMP Lifts All Cloud Ships
Commentary  |  1/22/2014
FedRAMP's role in making cloud services more secure also helps agencies offset some of the complexity of their IT operations, says NIST's Ron Ross.
Defense Dept. Calls For Expanded Nuclear Monitoring
News  |  1/22/2014
US must ramp up surveillance and big data analytics tools to meet challenge of global nuclear proliferation monitoring, warns DOD Defense Science Board report.
Let's Build A Healthcare IT System For Technophobes
Commentary  |  1/22/2014
We need more fearless software designers who think like regular folks.
A Tale Of Two Cyberheists
Commentary  |  1/22/2014
Both Target and SnapChat recently fell victim to high-profile security breaches, but the long-term damage to SnapChat will be much greater. Here's why.
Social Security Administration To Build Private Cloud
News  |  1/22/2014
SSA issues request for information seeking software that would help automate the agency's IT processes and create a self-service portal.
Software Contracts 101: What To Look For
Commentary  |  1/21/2014
Before signing on the dotted line, evaluate these contract provisions. First of a two-part series.
Traits That Make A Great Data Scientist
News  |  1/21/2014
Not everyone has the chops to cut it as a data scientist. Here are the skills that matter most, says tech consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
Why IT Must Steal VCs From Silicon Valley
Commentary  |  1/21/2014
You don't need a Sand Hill Road address to bring venture capital to your area -- and IT executives who nurture a vibrant startup ecosystem reap big benefits.
Defense CIO Takai: Why FedRAMP Helps Everyone
News  |  1/21/2014
FedRAMP, and Teri Takai's role on the Joint Authorization Board, are helping redefine cloud computing security standards.
Is Windows 8-Vista Comparison Fair?
News  |  1/21/2014
Windows 9 rumors spell quick burial of Windows 8. Is this is a flop of Vista proportions?
Why Most Companies Renovate Instead Of Innovate
Commentary  |  1/21/2014
Low-risk, incremental improvements aren't innovation, but that's where most companies focus, Accenture finds.
Windows XP Last-Minute Upgrades: 3 Tips
News  |  1/21/2014
Under the gun with your XP upgrade? IT exec shares advice for a smoother, more successful OS migration.
Budget Bill Boosts Cybersecurity Spending
News  |  1/17/2014
Congress's $1.1 trillion spending package increases cybersecurity funding, but seeks more transparency in IT spending.
Net Neutrality: Regulation Makes Evil Empire Giggle
Commentary  |  1/17/2014
Want a faster, better, cheaper, more available Internet? Painful Net neutrality regulations won't help. Competition will.
Intel Desperately Seeking Mobile Momentum
News  |  1/17/2014
Posting mixed earnings, Intel tries to catch up in mobile while getting ahead in wearable tech and the Internet of Things.
Look Out, Nest: 5 Smart Home Startups
News  |  1/17/2014
Is every dream home a startup? Not yet, but Google's charge into the smart sensor market should spark more interest in this sector. Here are some names to watch.
IBM Bets Big On Global Datacenter Network
News  |  1/17/2014
IBM will spend $1.2 billion and build out 40 SoftLayer-based datacenters to deliver enterprise cloud services. Locales range from China to Mexico.
When Analytics Meets Receivables
Commentary  |  1/16/2014
TermSync uses data analytics to help small and midsized businesses better understand how and when they're being paid.
Internet Of Things: 8 Cost-Cutting Ideas For Government
Slideshows  |  1/16/2014
Cisco says tech's new trend darling could mean $4.6 trillion in savings and revenue to governments worldwide during the next 10 years. Examine the ideas.
Microsoft CEO Search: Ericsson's Vestberg A Contender
News  |  1/16/2014
As Microsoft works to replace Steve Ballmer, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg reportedly lands on the short list.
The Second Machine Age: Meet Your Computer Overlords
Commentary  |  1/16/2014
A maddeningly reasonable and readable new book by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee argues that while a robot may take your job, the economy will prosper.
LinkedIn Adds Volunteer Listings
News  |  1/16/2014
Users can search for unpaid opportunities in LinkedIn's new Volunteer Marketplace.
3 Trends Are Reshaping Healthcare IT
Commentary  |  1/16/2014
Skepticism of innovative health technology is nothing new. But trends such as social technology will redefine healthcare's future.
PaaS Is Dead. Long Live PaaS
Commentary  |  1/15/2014
Platform-as-a-service is not dead -- Red Hat exec Krishnan Subramanian says it has evolved to a higher state.
Windows 9: What We Know
News  |  1/15/2014
With Windows 8.1 floundering, Windows 9 rumors have picked up steam. What can you expect from the next version of Windows?
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