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TOP STORY: Full Nelson: Shopkick And Novitaz Aim To Drive Rich Retail Experience

MORE NEWS: Health Information Exchanges Improve Efficiency

ANALYTIC REPORT: E-Health Records: Getting Started with Meaningful Use

WHITEPAPER: Business Architecture: From Value Proposition to Business Transformation

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: 12 CIOs' 'Career Killer' Pet Peeves

VIDEO: Startup Countdown: One Minute With shopkick

BLOG: Small Business Employment Grows, But Slowly

WEBCAST: Road Map To Efficiently Sharing Document-Based Information

RESOURCES: Take Our Corporate Web Presence Survey: You Could Win an Ipod Touch

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Thursday, August 5, 2010


"Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself." -- Thomas J. Watson



Full Nelson: Shopkick And Novitaz Aim To Drive Rich Retail Experience

Retailers looking to lure customers into their stores and up to their cash registers have been waiting for the perfect system to pull in people with special offers. Shopkick and Novitaz are helping pave the way.


Online Sales Tax Gains Momentum In Congress

Email Beats Social Media For Grabbing Consumers' Attention

Carriers Going For Mobile Payments


Health Information Exchanges Improve Efficiency

Complying with government mandates, developing viable business model are top concerns of HIEs, finds eHealth Initiative.

DHS Ramping Up Defense Of Critical Control Systems

The discovery of the first worm to target networks controlling power plants points has prompted an expansion of specialized forensic teams to combat the cybersecurity threat.

Yahoo VP Srinivasan Steps Down

Once considered the most powerful person in online search and Yahoo's fifth employee, Srinija Srinivasan, resigned from the web portal after a 15-year career.

CMS Introduces Bootable Server Backup

BounceBack Instant Server Recovery is designed for SMBs running Microsoft's Foundation or Small Business Server to resume business quickly in the event of a server disk failure or other disk problems.

Clear Targets Apple Devices With iSpot WiMax Device

Clearwire on Wednesday announced the iSpot, a mobile WiMax hotspot designed exclusively to provide wireless broadband to Apple's stable of iOS devices.

Android Takes Lead In U.S. Smartphone Market

RIM's BlackBerry OS slipped into second place after more than two years leading the market and Apple's iOS held third place with a slight gain attributed to the iPhone 4 launch.

Commerce Department Seeks Advice On Cybersecurity

Businesses, academics and the general public have been asked for input on cybersecurity's economic impact, authentication and identity-management technologies, research and development priorities and more.

Advocates Propose Child ID Theft Prevention Database

Database, to be shared with credit reporting agencies, would verify if a social security number belongs to a minor.

Software Innovation At Stake in SAS Suit

Does World Programming's SAS clone infringe on copyrights? Pending court ruling could put tech investment in jeopardy.

Practical Analysis: Do Oracle Exadata Gains Warrant The Risk?

Our survey reveals an audience even more skeptical than it was six months ago about the benefits of application-tuned appliances.

Global CIO: Larry Ellison And The New Oracle Rock The Tech World

From optimized systems and new Fusion apps to slashing CIOs' integration burdens, Oracle promises to redefine not only product categories but also customer expectations.

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E-Health Records: Getting Started with Meaningful Use

The federal government recently released requirements that doctors and hospitals must meet to qualify as meaningful users of electronic health records and be eligible for incentive funds. We take a look at the core requirements, the government's intentions, potential pitfalls, and reaction from the medical community.

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Featured Report

Get Ready For I/O Virtualization

As virtual servers, storage, and applications become the norm data center, vendors are offering products to consolidate host communications into a single channel and manage that channel with a central appliance. Get the lowdown on the various options before diving in.

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Business Architecture: From Value Proposition to Business Transformation

Learn how performance advancements in virtualization technology are benefiting development, testing, and deployment activities in Microsoft, Oracle and SAP environments.
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Business Analytics: Optimizing Your Operations

By leveraging the latest business analytics technology, companies can get the most out of their information assets to make more informed decisions and then take action faster to optimize the business to better serve their customers, enhance processes and expand the business.
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Slideshow: 12 CIOs' 'Career Killer' Pet Peeves

Don't derail your career by making these missteps with your boss. Get the inside scoop on what not to say in these excerpts from our CIO Profiles.   View Now


Slideshow: RFID In Healthcare

Slideshow: Cloud Security Pros And Cons


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Startup Countdown: One Minute With shopkick

Shopkick provides a system for retailers to send offers to customers as soon as they walk into the store.   Watch


08.04.10 Bigger Isn't Always Better





Featured BloggerSmall Business Employment Grows, But Slowly

By Jake Widman

According to Intuit's Small Business Employment Index for July, the sector accounted for about 40,000 new jobs in July, down from June's revised total. Compensation and hours worked, on the other hand, continued to rise.


American Airlines' iPhone App Gets Timely Fix

By Bob Evans

Last week we noted a glitch in a new iPhone app from American Airlines that prevented some long-time members of the AmericanAdvantage club from being able to use the slick application, which helps orchestrate everything from check-ins to seat assignments to upgrades. American says it learned of the problem quickly and corrected the bug within hours.

Outrage Over U.S. Plan To Train Offshore Workers

By Paul McDougall

Many InformationWeek readers are against outsourcing; many are for it. But for once we seem to have found consensus on at least one aspect of this divisive issue'it's not something U.S. taxpayers should be funding.

The Truth About iSCSI

By George Crump

Over the next several entries we are going to explore several of the protocols that are available to IT managers as they try to select a protocol for use in their environments. First up is iSCSI. The protocol it seems most will look to first because it is believed to be both cost effective and easier to use then the currently more commonplace fibre channel. The truth about iSCSI though is that it is a real storage protocol and it needs to be treated like one. Enhances Voice Services

By Paul Korzeniowski

Vendors catering to small and medium businesses' voice communications needs are becoming as common as dandelions in open fields. One new entrant,, which has been offering such services for a couple of months, enhanced its Phonebooth service by cutting pricing and adding new features.


Road Map To Efficiently Sharing Document-Based Information

Hear how Global Aerospace has crafted a strategy to stay ahead of the curve by taking a global approach to managing content and content-centric processes. Learn how the appropriate ECM solution can provide insurance companies with an efficient, cost-effective way to manage and share critical content and processes, as well as help organizations successfully address regulatory requirements, security concerns and underwriting challenges.

It happens Tuesday, Aug. 10.

More Information & Registration


Take Our Corporate Web Presence Survey: You Could Win an Ipod Touch

This year, thousands of security professionals from around the world are making plans to be a part of Black Hat USA 2010. But not all of those people will actually be in Las Vegas. With Black Hat Uplink, you can experience essential content that shapes the security industry for the coming year.

Events will be streamed live on July 28-29, but you will be able to view Uplink presentations for 90 days after that.

Survey ends Aug. 6

Tapping Into Commercial Clouds: An Executive Roundtable

Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

It happens in Washington DC: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Seating is Limited. RSVP Today!

Hacking 2010: Understanding The New Wave Of Cyberattacks

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey to determine what's important to you when you're choosing data center networking vendors as well as how the vendors are actually doing against those criteria.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Join us Aug. 11

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