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Agile Analytics: 11 Ways To Get There
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The accelerating pace of global business means that enterprises need more agile data-related systems and practices. Becoming more agile - and succeeding at it -- isn't always easy given existing technology investments, constant technological evolution, and lingering cultural obstacles. No matter how agile your company is or isn't now, consider these important points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/26/2016
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5 Reasons Cybercriminals Target Healthcare
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
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Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting healthcare institutions and successfully deploying malware and ransomware to exploit hospitals' need to recover quickly.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 4/21/2016
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Facebook Poaches Google's Regina Dugan For Hardware Push
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The former head of DARPA, who was running Google's Advanced Technology and Products group, will now lead Facebook's new hardware group, Building 8.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/14/2016
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How To Raise Your Salary In Cybersecurity
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau
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The hot skills most in demand today for jobs: threat intelligence, security software development, cloud, auditing, and big data analysis.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 4/11/2016
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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Adoption Hampered By Costs, Survey Finds
Dark Reading Staff,
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Security pros consider the NIST framework an industry best practice, yet half of its adopters say its complete implementation involves a high level of investment.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/30/2016
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Most Federal Agencies Have Suffered A Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff,
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Vormetric report indicates that security spending in federal agencies hampers modern security techniques to safeguard critical data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/28/2016
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CrescentCare CIO: How Analytics Improves Patient Outcomes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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CrescentCare Health in New Orleans has expanded beyond its original charter as the NO/AIDS Task Force to serve the broader community. CIO Seema Gai is leading the charge to incorporate data analytics to improve patient outcomes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2016
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Enterprise Invests More In Software-Defined Data Centers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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When it comes to software-defined infrastructure, a 451 Research survey finds financial services and healthcare lead the field as prime implementers, while retail continues to lag.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/22/2016
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CHIME, HeroX Patient ID Challenge Gains Momentum
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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CHIME launched a prize to fix a stubborn data problem in the healthcare industry. More than 300 companies and individuals have registered to receive more information about the contest, with judging set to begin in May.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/14/2016
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Presidential Candidates Get Graded On Their Cybersecurity Stances
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Cruz, Rubio, Kasich, are all unified when it comes to blaming China -- but no one gets higher than a "C" average grade in any category.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/10/2016
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Ceva Animal Health CIO: Cloud Is Pick Of The Litter For IT
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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CIO Francois Tricot uses cloud technology to keep IT humming for Ceva Animal Health's global operations. His approach can serve as a guide for your own cloud strategy.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/10/2016
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Google X Inspired: 8 Moonshots To Watch
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Think big or go home. Google's pursuit of moonshots -- radical solutions to huge problems using breakthrough tech -- has encouraged others to launch their own projects. Here are eight worth watching.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/8/2016
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How Stryker's First-Ever CISO Reined In Cloud Chaos
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
From her post as deputy CIO of The White House to being named the first-ever CISO at Stryker, a medical device manufacturer, Alissa Johnson is no stranger to challenges. Here's a look at how she reined in an environment loaded with cloud applications and shadow IT.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/7/2016
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Federal IT Survey Reveals Concerns, Progress
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A survey conducted by Lockheed Martin and the Government Business Council finds reasons to be hopeful about federal IT and challenges that need to be addressed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/3/2016
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Healthcare.gov: Hard-Earned Lessons For CIOs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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It's been just over two years since the controversial and troubled launch of Healthcare.gov, a marquee project for a new age of digital government, implementing a politically controversial policy of affordable healthcare insurance for everyone. As of today more than 6 million people have been enrolled through this system. InformationWeek caught up with Healthcare.gov's technology lead to talk about lessons learned.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/2/2016
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8 Secret Habits Of Successful CIOs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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CIOs today must keep the lights on, but also transform the business to meet the demands of real-time customer requirements. How do they stay productive? How do they find the right people to hire? What traits do they nurture? What secrets keep them ahead of the game? We've collected the top secret habits of successful CIOs here.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/24/2016
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Secrets To Successfully Leading A Diverse, Distributed Workforce
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The workplace has become more diverse and dispersed. Managers need to adapt by listening, embracing curiosity, and finding way to encourage engagement.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/17/2016
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5 Secrets Of Successful People-First Companies
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Accenture Technology Vision 2016 report examines five ways that adept digital companies are putting people first. Investing in the development and management of people will be necessary to navigate the tumultuous digital economy, according to Accenture.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/26/2016
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Avnet CIO: Put Business At The Center Of IT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As an IT and electronics distributor, Avnet is in a unique position to view the trends driving the technology industry. It's also in the position of implementing those trends itself, including cloud computing and customer self-service. Here's how CIO Steve Phillips aligns IT with business at Avnet.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/11/2016
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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