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Myo: More Muscle For Wearables?
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Myo armband aspires to become the mouse of the mobile world, but it has a way to go to get there.
Oracle CEO Hurd Stays Ellison's Course
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Oracle flexes its muscle with a wave of SaaS releases and high-profile customer interviews. But is it leading or following in the cloud?
Parenting Tips From IT Pros
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Make sure you're raising Junior the IT way.
3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
Healthcare & Data: Partners At Last
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Thirty years ago, healthcare data was the province of PhDs. No more. Happily for patients and doctors alike, the use of data to improve lives is an accepted practice that will only grow.
15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
Shellshock's Threat To Healthcare
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
The Bash bug is everywhere, including in medical devices. The industry must be better prepared to protect itself and patients.
New Role Needed: Business Information Officer
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
Rather than take responsibilities away from the CIO, companies should create this new position to help the CIO cement strategic relationships with other divisions.
5 Steps To Build A Strong IT Brand
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
As IT departments become strategic partners providing quantifiable ROI, CIOs need to pay more attention to their brands.
DevOps Talent: Grow It Internally
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
Automation and web-scale operations will flourish with home-grown DevOps talent. Here's how to nurture your organization's expertise.
3 Trends Make Digital Disruption An Urgent Priority
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
Join us at our InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit to sharpen your leadership skills and expand your strategic thinking about digital business.
Geekend: Blackberry's Passport & Phone Design's Future
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
BlackBerry's chunky Passport begs the question: Is it time to ditch the rectangular phone for something new?
Will Electronic Health Records Ever Be Usable?
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
AMA attempts to address the frustration EHRs create, especially for doctors and other healthcare workers.
Grumpy IT Guy: Finance Wars
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
Finance gets mad that we moved their printer and starts acting out. I may ask them to manage virtual machines if they don't start doing their own work.
Care Management, Customer Service Must Converge
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
By knowing patients better, healthcare organizations can make them healthier while also making them better customers.
Quantified Self Should Be About Health, Not Ego
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Silicon Valley is obsessed with data collection, including personal data. But for health and fitness monitoring technologies, the real goal must be meaningful health results.
My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
Developers Suffer As Documentation Vanishes
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Paltry documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
OpenStack Can Be 'Rosetta Stone' Of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Nebula chief strategy officer Chris Kemp explains OpenStack's ambitions to be the universal translator between public and private cloud systems.
One Big Idea For Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
A single, global file management system turns data center-centric thinking inside out. It grants ease of access around the world but keeps control centralized.
Mobile Healthcare Tools Empower Consumers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Mobile apps such as online comparison tools help consumers make informed healthcare decisions.
4 Outsourcing Lessons IT Can Learn From Automakers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Automakers get 80% of a vehicle's components from suppliers. Why are they better at outsourcing than IT?
6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
Data Science That Makes a Difference
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
Who Will Be The Netflix Of Healthcare?
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
Healthcare disruption is real, the MediFuture event showed. How you react determines whether it's a threat or an opportunity.
5 SaaS Myths Busted
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
From "SaaS promotes shadow IT" to "SaaS saves time and money," an InformationWeek survey finds that it's time to retire some old saws.
Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
The 'Rock Star' Government CIO, Redefined
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Relationships matter for CIOs who must navigate politics and bureaucracy to assert authority over a centralized, coordinated IT strategy.
4 Penetration Testing Tips: Interop Preview
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Jumpstart your enterprise security testing efforts with this advice from Interop speaker David Rhoades of Maven Security Consulting.
6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
4 Awful Company Retreat Ideas
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Company retreats can be done right -- but not if they involve hypnotists. Avoid these event choices.
Healthcare Needs Cyber Security Leadership & Governance
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Cyber security breaches point to a bigger problem than inadequate security technology or processes. They point to failed leadership and governance strategies.
Ellison & 7 Other Tech Lions Still Roaring
Commentary  |  9/22/2014
Larry Ellison's non-retirement reminds us of a few other tech industry elder statesmen still in the thick of running their companies.
Radar Gun Targets Texting & Driving
Commentary  |  9/22/2014
Commsonics' new "texting gun" aims to stop one of the most dangerous practices on the road.
Is Your Healthcare IT Governance Keeping Up?
Commentary  |  9/22/2014
Some healthcare organizations struggle with ineffective steering committees, budgets that slash critical IT support, and disengaged users. Is yours one of them?
Apple Watch? No, Thank You
Commentary  |  9/20/2014
Apple has some convincing to do around its much-hyped Apple Watch: 67% of people are not eager to buy, according to our latest flash poll.
Will Social Media Revolutionize Healthcare?
Commentary  |  9/19/2014
Without a doubt. In fact, several medical providers and IT vendors are plowing ahead already.
Geekend: Finding Nemo Is Real... & Evil
Commentary  |  9/19/2014
Finding Nemo is supported by science -- which makes it all the more horrifying.
SAP $8.3 Billion Concur Buy Caps Pricey Cloud Push
Commentary  |  9/19/2014
SAP's latest cloud deal will add millions of subscribers and narrow the gap with Salesforce.com. But it could slash profits.
Tech Sales Reps Gone Wild
Commentary  |  9/19/2014
Today, Grumpy IT Guy is grumpy about sales reps who don't know when to quit.
6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
EHR Success: 4 Change Management Process Tips
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
Implementing a successful EHR system depends on first developing an efficient change management plan. Here's how to do it.
IT-Business Alignment: Enough Already
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
Achieving business outcomes depends on fostering a new level of cross-departmental intimacy, not alignment.
3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
If Social Networks Had Theme Songs
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
A description of every major social network through the joy of song.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
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