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Getting Back To Coding
News  |  7/31/2014
Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI (you aren't gonna need it). Resist "featuritis" and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.
Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Commentary  |  7/31/2014
The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
News  |  7/30/2014
Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Commentary  |  7/29/2014
Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting
Commentary  |  7/29/2014
Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.
Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
News  |  7/29/2014
Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
News  |  7/28/2014
Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
When Patients Fear EHR
Commentary  |  7/28/2014
When patients believe paper medical records are safer and more private than electronic ones, their health can suffer.
Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Commentary  |  7/26/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
News  |  7/26/2014
Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
News  |  7/25/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
IT Leaders, You're The Cavemen Who Survived
Commentary  |  7/24/2014
The ability to spot an anomaly in hundreds of lines of code isn't all that different from Neanderthal man picking out the weakest wooly mammoth -- and don't let anyone tell you different.
EHR Vendors: Step Up Your Game
Commentary  |  7/24/2014
Electronic medical record vendors need to take a clue from video game design. It's time to deliver intuitive, simple to learn, and easy to use EHR technology.
Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Commentary  |  7/24/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
7 Cloud Service Startups To Watch
Slideshows  |  7/24/2014
From databases to mobile management, cloud service startups want to tackle classic enterprise problems. Check out these interesting options -- including a service to keep an eye on shadow IT.
Apple Documents Undisclosed iOS Services
News  |  7/23/2014
Apple describes services as "diagnostic," but does not address criticism that backdoors undermine security and privacy.
Forget 'Things' It's The Internet Of Business Models
Commentary  |  7/23/2014
With the Internet of Things, sensors and telematics don't mean much if they're not helping disrupt traditional business models.
Amazon Fire Phone Early Reviews Tepid
Commentary  |  7/23/2014
Early reviews of Amazon's first smartphone won't send consumers rushing to buy. Did Amazon miscalculate on key features?
Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
News  |  7/23/2014
A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
Agile Dev: Don't Take The Easy Way Out
News  |  7/23/2014
It's easy to lose track of Scrum principles and best practices. Do these Scrum anti-patterns affect your development process?
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
News  |  7/23/2014
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
News  |  7/23/2014
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
The Internet of (Passive) Things
Commentary  |  7/23/2014
IoT is not only about sensors, actuators, and connected thermostats. Manufacturers need to incorporate all bar-coded products into their plans.
Location Analytics + Maps: 10 Eureka Moments
Slideshows  |  7/23/2014
Multiple data sources combined with geographic information (GIS) technology can provide a new level of business insight. Ask smart questions and see where the data takes you.
Apple 'iTime' Patent Describes Modular Wearable
News  |  7/22/2014
"Electronic wristband" might work with swappable modules as Apple appears to be thinking beyond the smartwatch for its first wearable.
NY Seeks Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
News  |  7/22/2014
Proposal would require state's digital currency dealers to follow strict anti-money-laundering and consumer protection rules.
Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
News  |  7/21/2014
New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
News  |  7/21/2014
The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
Our Cloud Disaster Recovery Story
Commentary  |  7/21/2014
I put my money where my mouth is with cloud DR, and it not only benefited my organization but also earned us a prestigious award.
Microsoft's Productivity Story: Showtime For Nadella
News  |  7/21/2014
Give the Microsoft CEO credit for his articulate vision. Now comes the hard part: execution.
Why Enterprises Need To Adapt To Agile
Commentary  |  7/21/2014
Today's large businesses are not too big and inflexible to be agile. Here's why.
EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
News  |  7/19/2014
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in-app goods crackdown.
Salary Negotiation For Women: Ask The Expert
Commentary  |  7/18/2014
InformationWeek salary survey data shows the gender pay gap remains alive and well in IT. One reason: Women walk a tricky tightrope during the negotiation process.
IT Career Advice: How To Sell
Commentary  |  7/18/2014
IT leaders must sell ideas and projects to be successful, but few are trained in sales. Here are some tips.
5 Reasons Going Paperless Won't Work
Commentary  |  7/18/2014
Paperless processes have their virtues, but don't confuse the means with the ends.
Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Slideshows  |  7/18/2014
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
Microsoft Shows Tech 'Monopolies' Don't Last
Commentary  |  7/18/2014
As nature abhors a vacuum, innovators abhor a monopoly, especially in the fast-paced IT industry.
Geekend: Familiar Faces Can Be Friendly (Or Dangerous)
Commentary  |  7/18/2014
Studies show we pick our friends -- and employees -- based on visible and invisible similarities.
Microsoft Slicing 18,000 Jobs: More Change Ahead
News  |  7/17/2014
Microsoft announces largest layoff in its history as it restructures and integrates recently acquired Nokia devices unit. CEO Satya Nadella promises sweeping organizational changes.
IBM-Apple Deal Feeds CIO App Ambitions
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
But do CIOs want Apple-only, ready-made apps? Custom, in-house apps have advantages.
Net Neutrality: Let's Move Beyond Class Warfare
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
The Hatfields say consumers will suffer if we prioritize Net traffic. The McCoys say we're headed for communism if we don't. They're both wrong: The problem is lack of broadband competition, not lack of openness and equality.
7 Ways To Escape Communications Dark Ages
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
Here's how unified communication tools can improve processes, cut costs, and drive new business. Second of a multipart series.
CIO-CMO Relationship: Plagued By Digital Pretenders
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.
Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
News  |  7/17/2014
Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
Data-Driven Personalization: Its Time Has Come
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Despite privacy concerns, the long-term impact will be better products and services and more loyal customers.
Internet Of Things: 4 Areas IT Can Prep
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Most IT groups are not ready for the Internet of Things. It's time to get proactive -- or risk expensive missteps that will be difficult to fix.
Health Company's Invention Program No 'Shark Tank'
News  |  7/16/2014
Carolina Health Systems and Edison Nation have created Edison Nation Medical, an incubator designed to help employees -- and anybody else -- submit medical inventions to be patented, manufactured, and sold.
6 Ways To Create An Agile Company Culture
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Your entire company food chain must be committed to agile techniques to get any real results.
Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
News  |  7/16/2014
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
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