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  • Find Out What Agility Really Means

    Posted August 29, 2013 - 9:28 am

    It's not just just flexible systems. CIOs need to get in touch with the broader definition of business agility in three areas: market, organization and process.
  • The $1 million a year software developer

    Posted August 28, 2013 - 6:00 am

    The unfortunate story of a Wall Street programmer who went to jail for code theft also demonstrates how one man became a million dollar developer
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    Canon Cast Study Commonwealth Medical College imageRUNNER Solution

    Posted August 27, 2013 - 11:15 am

    Northeast Pennsylvania addressed the looming threat of physician shortages by launching a new medical school-The Commonwealth Medical College.
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    Saving Lives and Eliminating Human Suffering

    Posted August 27, 2013 - 11:15 am

    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is one of the largest and most respected of its kind. They needed advanced hardware and software solutions to face their unique challenges-like precisely tracking funds and resource consumption.
  • HR departments invaded by data scientists

    Posted August 27, 2013 - 8:41 am

    As leading HR departments turn to 'talent analytics' for a wide range of staffing issues, CIOs are at the center of this data-driven transformation
  • Data+ Awards: BI helps Quintiles speed new drugs to market

    Posted August 26, 2013 - 11:07 am

    Developing a new drug can cost millions of dollars and require years of research. The quicker a pharmaceutical company gets a product to market, the less time and money it spends on R&D and the faster it can begin to earn a return on its investment.
  • Data+ Awards: Florida youth welfare agency pinpoints aid with BI

    Posted August 26, 2013 - 11:05 am

    Five years ago, the Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board (JWB) was facing a budget shortfall. A meltdown in real estate values had diminished the property tax revenue that the Clearwater, Fla.-based agency depends upon for funding. So the JWB developed a BI initiative to assess the value of each program it offers.
  • Data+ Awards: Intel uses BI to quickly contain and remediate security threats

    Posted August 26, 2013 - 11:04 am

    ollowing two security lapses several years ago, Intel executives pushed for an information security overhaul. But at a company with more than 100,000 employees in 63 countries, deploying a system capable of detecting, reporting and responding to suspicious activity meant gaining insight into a massive enterprise IT architecture -- and that was a big challenge.
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    Be Ready for Big Data

    Posted August 26, 2013 - 9:45 am

    Learn considerations for building your own environment, how to best manage the batch processing and the choices you have for outsourcing some or all of the environment or services.
  • How analytics tools measure a corporate turnaround

    Posted August 22, 2013 - 3:14 pm

    SAP's HANA database and other tools power an executive dashboard at struggling medical device maker Boston Scientific.
  • Cloud BI vendor Birst bags $38 million in venture funding

    Posted August 21, 2013 - 3:28 pm

    Birst, a San Francisco company that offers cloud-based business intelligence services, has scored a $38 million venture investment led by existing backer Sequoia Capital and including newcomer Northgate Capital. Birst has raised $84 million to date, including $26 million last year in a round also led by Sequoia.
  • 8 things you need to know about SEO now

    Posted August 20, 2013 - 12:46 pm

    Google has been busy making big algorithm changes for the past year and a half. Here are eight things SEO experts say you should be doing now to keep your content high in search result rankings.
  • Self-service BI isn't self-enabled

    Posted August 20, 2013 - 6:56 am

    For many companies, the self-service business intelligence (BI) experience is similar to the early days of agile development. Back then, companies flocked to agile methodologies, drawn by the promise of faster delivery cycles, improved business-IT relations and expedited delivery.
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    Systems Management 2.0: How to Gain Control of Unruly & Distributed Networks

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 4:15 pm

    You'd think that your networks are impossible to manage... But, we've seen worse.
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    ESG: Dell PowerEdge VRTX - Meets SMB and Office Demands

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 3:00 pm

    IT organizations deserve massive credit for the incredible job they do given the circumstances that they are often faced with.
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    Everything You Need in One Place

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 1:45 pm

    This document provides a quick, convenient overview of the program - your single source for everything you need in order to get ready.
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    BlackBerry Enterprise Update

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 1:45 pm

    Get a sneak peek at the BlackBerry® enterprise roadmap, looking ahead to products and services on the horizon. Come away with the insight you need enhance your BlackBerry deployment for the future.
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    The BlackBerry 10 Ready Program: Make Your Move Easy With These Services, Tools and Offers

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 1:45 pm

    Explore the enterprise-focused program designed to make your transition to BlackBerry® 10 seamless. Find out how to leverage your existing BlackBerry® investments and make the most of BlackBerry 10 from day one.
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    The Forrester Wave™: File Sync And Share Platforms, Q3 2013

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 1:45 pm

    The Forrester Wave™: File Sync And Share Platforms, Q3 2013
  • Oracle unveils HTML5-based mobile BI app designer

    Posted August 19, 2013 - 12:37 pm

    Oracle is latching onto the self-service BI (business intelligence) trend with a new tool for creating HTML5-based mobile applications.
  • SAP creates LAVA 'design language' to heat up analytics

    Posted August 16, 2013 - 4:05 pm

    SAP's Business Objects BI (business intelligence) product line may soon begin receiving a visual overhaul based on a new "design language" or methodology called LAVA (Lightweight Applied Visual Analytics).
  • Obama and Romney big data experts continue the battle as businesses

    Posted August 15, 2013 - 3:33 pm

    Big data is used to help Democrat Senate candidate Cory Booker in New Jersey.
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    Enterprise-Class Videoconferencing for the Masses

    Posted August 14, 2013 - 5:00 pm

    More workers collaborate via videoconferencing than ever before. Yet many are doing so over consumer-grade applications versus the secure, in-room and immersive platforms that businesses have invested in.
  • IBM, universities partner on 'big data' skills training

    Posted August 14, 2013 - 2:47 pm

    IBM is hoping to help create the next generation of "big data" specialists through a series of partnerships with universities around the world, as well as influence the curriculum.
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    Toad for Oracle Tips and Tricks

    Posted August 14, 2013 - 1:15 pm

    Toad™ for Oracle® has been the IT community's tool of choice for more than a decade. With Toad, you are a member of an elite community of two million plus Oracle professionals.
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