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RIM's Future: IT Pros Speak | Megaupload Data Owners Sought

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  Thursday, Feb 2, 2012
Between The Lines ColumnistMegaupload Hosting Provider Seeks Out Data Owners
By Mathew J. Schwartz
No promises, but MegaRetrieval campaign tries to reunite legitimate Megaupload users with their data.

Megaupload Users Get Reprieve, But Legal Questions Remain
Megaupload: What's Next for Founders, Users?

New CEO Won't Stop RIM's Bleeding: Exclusive Research
IT pros are split on whether a bolder move might have helped the BlackBerry maker, but they almost universally agree that elevating Thorsten Heins to CEO won't help.

The Social Enterprise: Your Path To Job Security
Make it easier for knowledge workers to do their jobs, and you're in for the long haul.

Microsoft ERP Release Streamlines Retailing
Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail integrates processes from supply chain to point of sale, spanning in-store, Web, and mobile retailing.

4 Things SMBs Should Demand From Vendor Pitches
Skip the sales and marketing fireworks in favor of vendors that show you how you'll get real results.

Do iPads Belong At Sporting Events?
You can bring your iPad to the Super Bowl. Should you be allowed to?

The New IT Rulebook: Not For The Faint Of Heart
Smaller, lighter, and more agile are more than just industry buzzwords. IT organizations that fail to lead those charges will get relegated to cost centers.

Facebook's IPO Filing: A Quick Read
What Facebook's public offering says about social media and social business.

Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another. -- Anatole France


The New IT Rulebook: Not For The Faint Of Heart
Facebook's IPO Filing: A Quick Read
Enterprise Buyer's Guide: Tablets
An Expert Guide to Desktop Virtualization Implementation
Slideshow: Next Generation Defense Technologies
Big Data Management Best Practices That Boost Online Performance
Virtual Event: Clouds, Outsourcing, And Security Services

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  Digital Issue  
This Month: Healthcare providers must collect all sorts of performance data to meet emerging standards. We delve into the huge task ahead.

ALSO: Personal Health Records Flop; Mobile Apps Cut Costs; Personalized Medicine's Trade-Offs:

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Enterprise Buyer's Guide: Tablets
We profile five contenders for your business. Clearly, 2012 will see Android OEMs up their games and the Wintel combo reunite to finally take a serious stab at the tablet market. How will you manage the onslaught?
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Research: 2012 Enterprise Project Management
If businesses rise or fall on their IT prowess, then the way our 508 respondents manage tech projects is a key determinant in business health. So why do just 60% have PMOs?
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An Expert Guide to Desktop Virtualization Implementation
Ensuring that a desktop virtualization implementation delivers a satisfactory end-user experience and uses computer resources effectively can be a challenging task for any business. In this expert Pocket E-Guide, you will discover top strategies for a smooth transition to a virtual desktop environment. Gain insight into the five most common mistakes made during a virtualization implementation, and learn how to ensure your end-users are satisfied with their virtual desktop experience.
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Beyond Job Scheduling:The Road To Enterprise Process Automation
The new global business environment and in particular the Internet with its implied on-line, real-time, 24x7 operation has dramatically altered this rigid notion of job scheduling. This white paper discusses how new solutions can automate and accelerate existing IT processes and adapt to new processes and systems as they arise.
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Slideshow: Next Generation Defense Technologies
DARPA develops leading edge technologies for use in national security and defense from quadruped robots that trek through remote terrain to small satellite modules for use in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.

DARPA Works On Virtual Reality Contact Lenses
Digital images could be directly projected onto lenses to improve soldiers' situational awareness.

10 Tablet Tricks To Try
Do you know your tablet can also act as a teleprompter, whiteboard, heart rate monitor, or even an emergency Windows 7 machine?

6 Predictions For Business Intelligence In 2012
A look at in-memory analysis, visual discovery, big data, mobile BI, cloud and social BI achievements in 2011 and forecasts for the year ahead.

10 Epic iPad Apps
Apple's iPad completely changed the way people think about tablets and mobile computing. These 10 must-have iPad apps will help you understand why.


How To Do Cloud Apps With Microsoft
Microsoft's Office cloud apps and storage are one of the Web's best-kept secrets. Why settle for Google Docs?   View Now

10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers
12 Hadoop Vendors To Watch In 2012


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Valley View: SAP, National Field, Lytro, HP and more
Valley View features SAP President Sanjay Poonan on the company's steller financial results, National Field demo'ing its social enterprise software, and a gadget roundup -- Lytro's amazing camera, HP Ultrabook, Basis health watch and much more.   Watch

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Big Data Management Best Practices That Boost Online Performance
Join Gary Angel, president and CTO of Semphonic, as he details how you can identify the real factors driving online performance and determine the best way to improve results -- with robust, fast data analysis. It happens January 31, 2012. More Information & Registration

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Virtual Event: Clouds, Outsourcing, And Security Services
Join us on Feb. 15 for the our virtual event 'Clouds, Outsourcing, And Security Services': Making Providers Part of Your IT Security Strategy. When you attend, you will be able to access live and on-demand webcast presentations as well as virtual booths packed with free resources, and you can also be eligible to win great prizes!
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InformationWeek 500 2012: Call For Nominations!
We've started accepting nominations for this year's InformationWeek 500 -- our 24th annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Orgs with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now!
Deadline is April 27 -- Don't Miss It!

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