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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
News  |  4/30/2015
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
Google's Urs Hoelzle: Cloud Will Soon Be More Secure
News  |  4/30/2015
Google's chief data center architect, Urs Hoelzle, says cloud security will improve faster than enterprise security in the next few years.
Information Security: Identifying Your Weakest Links
News  |  4/30/2015
Modern security execs use existing tools to identify areas of risk and find new ones to track, evaluate, and share their progress.
Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
News  |  4/29/2015
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."
Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
News  |  4/28/2015
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.
The Weather Company: Cloud Journey Requires Cultural Change
News  |  4/28/2015
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.
Esurance Puts Analytics Closer To The Customer
News  |  4/28/2015
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.
Dollar General Turns Mobile Data Into Action
News  |  4/28/2015
The retailer's mobile strategy helps managers stay on the floor while accessing fresh data. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
CVS Revamps To Meet Specialty Medicine Needs
News  |  4/28/2015
Dealing with cancer, MS, and rheumatoid arthritis is tough enough. CVS is making it easier for patients to get the specialized treatments they need. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
News  |  4/28/2015
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.
WEX Taps Smartphones For Fleet Management
News  |  4/28/2015
The payment company uses apps and QR codes to connect drivers, vehicles, and payments. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Get Fast: A Survival Strategy For Software Development
News  |  4/28/2015
Speed is of the essence in a world where every company must be a software company.
IoT And The Looming Mobile Tidal Wave
Commentary  |  4/28/2015
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.
Tech Buying: 6 Reasons Why IT Still Matters
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here's why.
Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/25/2015
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
News  |  4/24/2015
Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
News  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Slideshows  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Slideshows  |  4/23/2015
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
Box Looks Beyond Storage
News  |  4/23/2015
At its second annual developer conference, Box rearranged its platform to entice enterprise developers.
Apple Watch Apps Booming, But Display Toughness Questioned
Commentary  |  4/22/2015
The Apple Watch will have no shortage of apps available out of the gate, but the most popular model is also the most susceptible to damage, according to tests.
Bypassing The Password, Part 3: Freedom Compromised
Commentary  |  4/22/2015
Want to protect your privacy from government snoops? Say no to biometrics. Say yes to strong password protection and encryption.
Microsoft Office 365 Security Updates Revealed
News  |  4/22/2015
New features for Office 365, announced during the RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco this week, aim to enhance data privacy.
Google's Mobile Search Shift Demands Website Upgrade
News  |  4/22/2015
"Mobilegeddon" is here. It's not the end of the world, but it may mean the end of your stale website.
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
Bypassing The Password, Part 2: Trusted Identities
Commentary  |  4/21/2015
The federal government's collaborative efforts with the private sector to "mov[e] beyond the password" are difficult to trust when there are potentially ulterior motives at play.
Plan X: DARPA's Revolutionary Cyber Security Platform
Slideshows  |  4/21/2015
DARPA's Plan X aims to make active cyber defense more accessible to the masses through agility, training, and intuitive interfaces.
Bypassing The Password, Part 1: Windows 10 Scaremongering
Commentary  |  4/20/2015
Microsoft's hype of its upcoming biometrics system in Windows 10, spouting the virtues of biometrics over traditional password-based security, seems misguided at best -- misleading at worst.
Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
News  |  4/18/2015
Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/18/2015
Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Slideshows  |  4/17/2015
The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
News  |  4/16/2015
Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
News  |  4/16/2015
New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
Why Companies Should Pay Attention To AngularJS
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
When Google and Microsoft collaborate on a project, it's worth noting.
Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
News  |  4/15/2015
Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Commentary  |  4/15/2015
HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
News  |  4/14/2015
Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
News  |  4/14/2015
Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
Microsoft: Skype For Business Arrives
News  |  4/14/2015
Microsoft is delivering on its promise to make Skype for Business generally available to Office 365 customers.
Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Slideshows  |  4/12/2015
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/11/2015
Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
News  |  4/10/2015
The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
News  |  4/10/2015
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
HP Retreats From Public Cloud
News  |  4/9/2015
Rather than challenge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft as a cloud computing provider, HP has decided to focus on competitions it can win.
Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Slideshows  |  4/9/2015
In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
News  |  4/9/2015
Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
Salesforce Unifies B2B Marketing, Reporting, Sales Support
News  |  4/9/2015
Salesforce Pardot Intelligent Engagement Studio and Sales Cloud Engage support marketing, measurement, and sales-rep-crafted micro-campaigns.
Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
News  |  4/8/2015
Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
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