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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation posted in October 2014
Has Email Peaked?
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
Health IT professionals need to fully understand the needs of clinicians and end-users in order to design software that truly works.
Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or A Breakthrough?
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of grinding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset.
3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
News  |  10/23/2014
IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
News  |  10/22/2014
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Commentary  |  10/22/2014
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Commentary  |  10/22/2014
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
If Microsoft 'Loves Linux,' Why Not Red Hat?
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Commentary  |  10/20/2014
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Commentary  |  10/20/2014
If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Slideshows  |  10/20/2014
Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
News  |  10/17/2014
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
News  |  10/16/2014
VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
News  |  10/16/2014
OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
News  |  10/15/2014
Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
News  |  10/15/2014
Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
Deloitte Adds Boomi Integration To CloudMix
News  |  10/14/2014
Deloitte's CloudMix expands integration service to include Dell's Boomi, to connect Salesforce.com apps to enterprise software infrastructure.
DevOps Culture Clash: Think Process
Commentary  |  10/14/2014
Even the most charismatic leader can't just tell people to change from a silo-based culture to DevOps. You have to gradually introduce new goals, one pilot project at a time.
VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
News  |  10/14/2014
VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds
News  |  10/14/2014
VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Commentary  |  10/13/2014
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
News  |  10/13/2014
Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
News  |  10/13/2014
The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
News  |  10/10/2014
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
Engine Yard Appoints Vrolyk CEO
News  |  10/8/2014
Engine Yard replaces John Dillon with Beau Vrolyk as CEO in move to expand Amazon-based platform as a service company.
Amazon Simplifies Importing VMware VMs
News  |  10/7/2014
Amazon enhances vCenter management console connection to ease setup and use for VM administrators.
'Why Not?': Power Phrase For Women In Tech
Commentary  |  10/7/2014
Don't talk yourself out of challenges, jobs, or life experiences, female tech leaders at Interop advise IT professionals -- and a group of high school students in attendance.
CIOs Face Digital Leadership Problem: Gartner
News  |  10/7/2014
Though almost half of CIOs see themselves as digital leaders, few CEOs agree, Gartner research shows.
Amazon Isn't Evil
Commentary  |  10/7/2014
The online retailer has its faults, but it's competing in business, not a bridge tournament.
How IT Can Spur Digital Innovation
News  |  10/6/2014
Digital initiatives are where the action is. These 3 companies show how IT can get involved before there's a breakdown or breach.
IT Has A Reputation Problem
News  |  10/6/2014
Can IT teams deliver the innovation companies need? Our IT Perception Survey reveals many doubters.
Digital Business Side Effect: Income Disparity
News  |  10/6/2014
At Gartner Symposium, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson praises tech advancements such as self-driving cars, but says the real challenge is to make the digital economy translate into wider prosperity.
How's Your Enterprise Wearables Strategy?
Commentary  |  10/6/2014
The Apple Watch release in early 2015 will set the stage for wider enterprise adoption of wearables. Here are some scenarios to prepare for.
Interop: The Future Of Cloud Computing
News  |  10/2/2014
Cloud computing experts debated the best way to take advantage of the new technology trend at Interop 2014.
The New CIO: C Stands For Change
Commentary  |  10/2/2014
What does the CIO role look like now, and what will it look like in the future? Experts at Interop New York share the key skills and traits that will soon separate the winners from the losers.
Fidelity Labs: Financial Services Tech Incubator
News  |  10/1/2014
Artificial intelligence, robotics, and wearables are among the many tech innovations percolating in Fidelity Labs, the Boston-based tech incubator for Fidelity Investments.


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