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Monday, 4 May 2015

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 May 04, 2015


20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2015

We hand-picked these 20 real-world projects from among the InformationWeek Elite 100 winners, looking for ideas that would spark new thinking in your IT organizations.

UPS: Where Good Is Never Enough
UPS, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is analyzing a constantly changing, 100-terabyte data warehouse in order to start predicting problems and delays and dealing with them sooner.
IBM, Apple Partner On iPads For Elderly In Japan
With the country's steadily climbing percentage of elderly residents, three companies are combining their efforts to serve an aging population.
Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ready for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?
ConocoPhillips: Lessons In Analytics
Executives from ConocoPhillips emphasize the importance of asking the right questions before pursuing an advanced analytics strategy.


  • Securing the Cloud Connection

    Download this eBook for a primer on securing internal and external connections; how to manage remote private clouds; when a VPN makes sense; and how software-defined networking comes into play.

  • Optimize MySQL Cluster Environments with HGST Flash Pools

    HGST Flash Pools for MySQL will transform the way you operate, support and innovate Master/Slave cluster environments by eliminating the barriers that substantially increase administrative complexity and operating costs associated with scaling MySQL applications.

  • The Convergence of NPM and APM

    Today, enterprises rely heavily on applications for nearly all business-critical processes. These applications are delivered via a combination of hardware, software and services, known as the application delivery chain. To make this delivery chain work together effectively, IT must take ...

  • 4 Ways to Optimize Your Hybrid Networks

    How can IT achieve the flexibility and agility it needs to offer multiple types of applications in multiple locations? Just as enterprises take advantage of applications hosted in multiple locations (i.e., public clouds, private clouds, or SaaS applications), they ...


  • Big Data & the Service Desk

    See how you can improve customer satisfaction, reduce ticket volumes, increase IT staff efficiency, and enable process improvement. Register for this online event today!



NASA MESSENGER Prepares For Impact On Mercury
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is beaming back some final, incredible photos as it prepares to smash into the planet's surface -- a hard landing for the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.

20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2015
We hand-picked these 20 real-world projects from among the InformationWeek Elite 100 winners, looking for ideas that would spark new thinking in your IT organizations.

9 Top-Paying Tech Firms: Glassdoor
The tech sector dominates Glassdoor's list of the top 15 highest-paying companies in the US.

Time Killers At Work: How To Avoid Them
Here are four ways we lose precious time at work, and alternatives that can return hours to our weeks.

Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.


Laptops For Business: 8 Worth Buying



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