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6 Ways To Master The Data-Driven Enterprise
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Data-driven companies share characteristics that enable them to achieve more with their data than others in their industries. We reveal what separates the masters from the wannabes.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/4/2015
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IBM, Apple Partner On iPads For Elderly In Japan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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With Japan's steadily climbing percentage of elderly residents, IBM, Apple, and their Japanese partners are combining their efforts to serve an aging population.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2015
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UPS Delivers On Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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At the InformationWeek Conference, data rock star Jackie Woods told the story of how UPS went down the data highway from 2003 to the present. It is a story about being "constructively dissatisfied."
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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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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Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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Get Fast: A Survival Strategy For Software Development
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Speed is of the essence in a world where every company must be a software company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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ConocoPhillips: Lessons In Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Executives from ConocoPhillips emphasize the importance of asking the right questions before pursuing an advanced analytics strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/27/2015
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Tech Buying: 6 Reasons Why IT Still Matters
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here’s why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/27/2015
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IoT Seen As A Major Driver For SAP HANA
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's Bernd Leukert looks ahead for smartwatches, the Internet of Things, and HANA to tie it all together.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/24/2015
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Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/15/2015
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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft IoT: Connecting Kitchens And Factories
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In two new partnerships, Microsoft will work with Fujitsu and Miele to improve manufacturing and make smart ovens a reality.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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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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