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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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The Weather Company: Cloud Journey Requires Cultural Change
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2015
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Esurance Puts Analytics Closer To The Customer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A new rules-engine platform lets the insurance company offer more personalized packages when selling policies online. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/28/2015
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10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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State government CIOs have some of the same hiring problems as their private-business counterparts. Here are 10 of the biggest trends in IT hiring and what executives can do to get the best talent.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/20/2015
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Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
News
Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4/10/2015
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Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/7/2015
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Microsoft's Revolution Analytics Deal Is Finalized
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft outlines plans to add R-language-based advanced analytics capabilities and integrations after finalizing its purchase of Revolution Analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/6/2015
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MongoDB Counters Couchbase Performance Claims
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
MongoDB test reports superior durability and throughput compared to Cassandra and Couchbase, but is it another case of biased, vendor-sponsored research?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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ClearStory Data Touts Speedy Big Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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ClearStory taps HDFS and Apache Spark in the cloud to let business users blend high-scale, variable data and analyze it with in-memory speed.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
By James Kobielus , 3/27/2015
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Retailers Adopt Intel-Sharing Portal Used By Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Th Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) is working with the Financial Services ISAC (FS-ISAC) on its new threat intelligence-sharing platform.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/24/2015
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Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Couchbase says the coming Multi-Dimensional Scaling feature will bring read/write, indexing, and query advantages over MongoDB and Cassandra.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2015
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Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/23/2015
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Spark Promoter Databricks Should Let Software Shine
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Can Databricks effectively shepherd the most promising open source project for big data analytics while also promoting its commercial cloud service?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/19/2015
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Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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ISACs Demystified
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
How some intelligence-sharing organizations operate in the face of today's threat landscape.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/12/2015
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IBM Buys AlchemyAPI: What Watson Gains
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to improve Watson's capacity for natural-language processing, image analysis, and understanding human behavior.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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Cisco Bets Big On Selling Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Cisco will resell Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR Hadoop distributions along with its Unified Computing Systems for big data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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How Data Restrictions Hurt The Global Economy
Michael I. Roth, Chairman and CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. and Chair of the Business Roundtable Global IT Subcommittee.
Commentary
Many countries are creating policies to restrict the flow of data, driven by privacy or protectionist concerns. Such limits could stifle economic growth.
By Michael I. Roth Chairman and CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. and Chair of the Business Roundtable Global IT Subcommittee., 3/3/2015
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