Self-learning supply chains? The store of the future? A conversation with an expert about what comes next

Suresh Acharya heads JDA Labs, the 50 person research group at JDA Software Group, the supply chain and retail software giant

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Intel's new PC, IoT chief brings fresh ideas to the veteran chip maker

IDG News Service spoke with Venkata Renduchintala, Intel's second-in-command, on a range of topics including VR headsets, IoT, automotive cars and competitors and the decision to cut products.

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Engineering firm uses cloud storage to speed file loads, and then unplugs its MPLS net

Moving to Panzura also facilitated the migration from AWS to Azure and helps safeguard against ransomeware

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Linux at 25: Linus Torvalds on the evolution and future of Linux

The creator of Linux talks in depth about the kernel, community, and how computing will change in the years ahead


IDG CEO interview series

If you'd like to learn more about what your key vendors are up to, here's your chance, straight from the CEO's mouth. Ciena, SnapLogic and HP Enterprise are among the companies to spill the beans to IDG Chief Content Officer John...

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LinuxCon: Q&A with inventor of, um, Microsoft PowerShell

The creator of Microsoft's recently open-sourced scripting and configuration framework PowerShell, Jeffrey Snover, sat down with Network World at LinuxCon North America 2016.

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Why Box’s CEO is so cloud crazy

Aaron Levie, the outspoken founder and CEO of enterprise file sharing and storage powerhouse Box, talked to Network World ahead of the company’s news about its Zones and Accelerator projects. Levie also discussed start-ups, the march...

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Tech 'utopia is creepy,' according to Nicholas Carr

The controversial author of 'IT Doesn’t Matter' is back with a new book in which he picks apart the optimism propagated by Silicon Valley.

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IT COST commission says feds could save $5.8 billion on IT

A joint private-public commission, IT COST, recently offered 21 recommendations to improve transparency, reduce waste and increase the efficiency of IT spending within federal agencies.

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U.S. IT employment grows, with IT services jobs leading the way

CompTIA labor data indicates that digital transformation will drive employment, automation will have a greater impact on U.S. jobs than offshoring and IT outsourcing job growth will outpace corporate IT roles.

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How to benchmark your IT outsourcing vendor management skills

Alsbridge’s Jeff Augustin discusses vendor management and governance practices that help IT organizations gauge their effectiveness in service delivery management and general strategy.

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Auto parts supplier has big plans for its nascent IoT effort

Early benefits include a better understanding of what is happening on the shop floor, but automation is the goal

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How to contract for outsourcing agile development

The buttoned-up contracting approaches used for traditional software won’t work for outsourced agile projects. Here’s how to implement different protections for agile development agreements.

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Need to integrate a few apps to solve a business problem? There is recipe for that

Workato takes a community approach to app integration that makes sharing data so easy even non-technical users can do it

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Health insurer dedicates IT group to work with Digital Experience team

Collaborative effort speeds digital innovation at HealthNow New York

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Otis Elevator looking to IoT, digital transformation to provide a business lift

A large infusion in R&D and IT will be used to network field technicians and develop advanced capabilities for newly connected elevator cars

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Extreme Networks bolsters ‘customer intimacy’ to spur growth

CEO Ed Meyercord talks about Enterasys merger and an expanding set of software capabilities undergirding Extreme’s wired-wireless switches


SolarWinds CEO reflects on taking the company private

Kevin Thompson took his company private for $4.5 billion, and the trend is only going to get hotter, says a managing partner at an equity investment firm that has amassed a large portfolio of tech companies

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