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Microsoft Partners Conference: 3 Things to Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding positive momentum into the Worldwide Partner Conference, but he will face questions ranging from recent Office 365 outages to the status of Windows 9.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/12/2014
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Predict The Future (Without Looking Like An Idiot)
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Use these 8 tactics this coming budget season to force your planning in new directions.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 7/11/2014
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Geekend: Doing Nothing Is Worse Than Hurting Yourself
David Wagner, Community Editor
Could you sit still doing nothing for 15 minutes? I bet you can't.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/11/2014
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Chipmaking Spending Boom Coming
Peter Clarke,
Spurred by improved economy and optimism over Internet of Things and wearable devices, semiconductor industry forecasts two years of growth.
By Peter Clarke , 7/10/2014
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Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
Art Wittmann,
When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
By Art Wittmann , 7/10/2014
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Google Leads Coalition For Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Docker unite behind Google's Kubernetes as a container management system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/9/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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CloudPhysics Adds Virtual Storage Troubleshooting Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Storage Analytics app applies predictive analytics to virtual storage problems inside customers' VMware-equipped data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/9/2014
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Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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Retention Strategy: Treat Everyone As An Individual
Larry Bonfante, Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach
It pays for IT leaders to leverage and cater to their people's unique talents, competencies, attitudes, and needs.
By Larry Bonfante Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach, 7/8/2014
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Frank Palermo, SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
By Frank Palermo SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa, 7/7/2014
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Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
Jeff Bertolucci,
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/7/2014
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Too Old To Earn Big In IT?
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
If you're feeling like your IT career has passed its 'sell by' date, you're not alone, according to the results of our latest flash poll.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/7/2014
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Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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