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Data is useless

Data used to be hard to collect, expensive to store, and slow to analyze. All that has changed. Most businesses are now drowning in data, but still haven’t learned how to swim. They need to learn how to transform data from a useless...

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Oracle: We're going to sue that whistleblower cloud employee

Svetlana Blackburn 'was terminated for poor performance,' the company says

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Open source job market booming

The demand for open source talent is high, according to a new report from and The Linux Foundation

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5 things containers need to win the enterprise

Container technology like Docker and CoreOS offers tremendous benefits in terms of flexible service and application delivery, but it needs these five key elements to take off in the enterprise


APIs abound, but challenges remain

Most organizations use APIs to build mobile and Web applications, integrate back-office systems, enable third-party developers, and incorporate third-party services. But IT departments face many challenges, ranging from infrastructure...

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8 fears keeping security professionals up at night

As the need for enterprise data and technology grows, it only widens the skills gap for security professionals. That means, security professionals are feeling the pressure to get more done with less

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Verizon releases first-ever data breach digest with security case studies

Verizon is known for its huge annual Data Breach Investigations Report, but this morning it released a less data-heavy digest organized by case study

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10 tips for integrating NoSQL databases in your business

NoSQL databases provide the agility, scalability, performance and availability to support many applications today, but implementing them is not always easy

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8 ways IBM Watson Analytics is transforming business

IBM Watson Analytics is a cloud-based data discovery service intended to provide the benefits of advanced analytics without the complexity. Here are eight organizations using Watson Analytics to transform their operations

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A tech policy agenda for an uncertain political future

The top tech priorities for Congress and President Obama this year should be fostering data-driven innovation and the Internet of Things, increasing digital trade and passing the TPP, fighting patent litigation abuse and patent...

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5 reasons 2016 will be the year of the 'new IT'

Digital transformation is rewriting the rules of IT, and CIOs need to revamp their approaches if they want their companies to survive and thrive. Here are five predictions for what 2016 will bring under the 'new IT'

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Why we need a national IoT strategy

New report calls for a concerted effort from the government to develop a cohesive strategy to support the development and adoption of Internet of things technologies

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4 ways businesses can close the legacy tech skills gap

As older IT professionals age out of the workforce, companies need to ensure they have the right knowledge and skills to keep their legacy tech running smoothly

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IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

Two-thirds of polled IT pros agree that the free upgrade makes them more likely to adopt the new OS

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

Quickly estimate the cost of your cloud environment

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5 steps to becoming an enterprise architecture ninja

Enterprise architects who have a clear view of where they fit in the EA pecking order and a roadmap for taking their practice to the next level are likely to prosper

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Some enterprise users feel neglected by Apple

If Apple wants to wins hearts and minds of enterprise customers, it can start by showing interest in them

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Bad IT: Don’t make these mistakes in your organization

Here are some real-life examples of less-than best practices -- as well as the lessons that can be learned from them

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