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Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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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Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/2015
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Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Chief Slams Google As Lollipop Hits 10 Percent
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The newest version of Android -- Lollipop -- is catching on slowly, and Microsoft had something to say about Google's mobile operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 5/5/2015
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Tech Innovation From Unexpected Sources: A Healthcare Provider
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/5/2015
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Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2015
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FCC's Wheeler Dishes On Comcast, Time Warner, Net Neutrality
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
At TechCrunch Disrupt NY, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked Time Warmer, Comcast, net neutrality, and whether he'll serve under the next president or just play with his grandkids.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Technology Is A Human Endeavor
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
IT leaders share their insights on why technology doesn't mean anything without people.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/5/2015
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H-1B Visas: 10 Numbers To Know In 2015
Kevin Casey,
News
Statistics around this year's record-setting volume of new H-1B visa applications point to continuously growing demand for a supply that's unlikely to rise soon.
By Kevin Casey , 5/5/2015
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CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/4/2015
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Free Android Apps Secretly Talk To Ad, Tracking Sites
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies.
By Eric Zeman , 5/4/2015
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Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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6 Ways To Master The Data-Driven Enterprise
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
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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Laptops For Business: 8 Worth Buying
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Among the advances you'll find in this year's crop of notebook computers are: Fast-charging battery systems; ultra-thin, ultra-light form factors; new interfaces; and hybrid devices that transform easily between tablet and laptop.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/3/2015
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Windows 10 Updates, Edge Browser: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft updated its eager customer base with more details on Windows 10, its new Edge Browser, Hololens, and more during its 2015 Build conference.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/2/2015
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Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/2/2015
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IBM, Apple Partner On iPads For Elderly In Japan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
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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Apple Watch Parts Not So Pricey
Eric Zeman,
News
A breakdown of the Apple Watch components shows the bill of materials could be as low as $81.20 -- far less than the $349 retail price.
By Eric Zeman , 5/1/2015
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Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/1/2015
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Mobile App Dev: Like Shipping Software On Floppy Discs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Gilt Groupe, the high-fasion online retailer, shares some of the creative ways it handles the development challenges unique to mobile, now that mobile apps are becoming 'legacy' code.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/1/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2015
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