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8 Cloud Tools For Road Warriors
By Michael Endler
Cloud services have become indispensable for doing business on the move. Check out these valuable tools.
Between The Lines Columnist

10 Cloud Computing Pioneers
7 Dumb Cloud Computing Myths

Windows 8 Fizzling, Time For Windows Classic?
If Windows 8 sales don’t improve soon, Microsoft might have to pull a Coke and cut its losses on its radically reengineered OS.

Red Hat Unwraps OpenShift Enterprise At Amazon Event
Red Hat broadens its open source cloud development platform, which increasingly competes with VMware's Spring and Cloud Foundry. Revenues Surge, But Should You Ignore Losses?
Why cloud application vendors are held to a different standard when it comes to profitability.

Nexus 4 Returns To Google Play Store Tuesday
Those unable to snag a Nexus 4 when the smartphone went on sale Nov. 13 have a second chance beginning Tuesday afternoon.

4 Key Elements: Strategic IT Plans
Hope is not a strategy. Thousands of IT projects launch every day -- and more than one-third crash before they get off the ground.

10 Cities Raise Tech IQs In IBM Challenge
IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge helps 100 cities around the globe improve education, infrastructure, public safety and economic development. Look how 10 winning cities are tackling tough problems.

"To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail." -- Abraham Maslow


4 Key Elements: Strategic IT Plans
10 Cities Raise Tech IQs In IBM Challenge
Fundamentals: Cloud ID Management
The Benefits of a Hybrid Security Architecture
10 Cloud Computing Pioneers
Why Big Data Doesn't Have to Mean Big Security Challenges
InformationWeek 2013 U.S. IT Salary Survey

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"Don't improve soon? Geesh! How long has it been on the streets -- three weeks?"
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"A Chrome-based laptop with a touch (rotating, please?) screen would be a winner for me, depending of course on the price."
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Tune into Valley View, tomorrow, Nov 28 at 11 am PT/ 2 pm ET! We've got an exciting show for you tomorrow, including Dwolla, which is trying to shake up the online payments space, and Microsoft, fresh off the launch of Windows Phone 8. We'll also have some fun with Justin Kan, CEO of concierge service Exec (BYTE reporter Boonsri Dickinson asked Exec to do some crazy things for her), and Dipti Vachani of TI (EETimes editor Sylvie Barak talked with her about being a female executive in a male-dominated industry).

And don't forget our Elevator Pitch segment, featuring Kaggle and Clearstory in the big data segment, and SugarSync, one of the industry leaders in the personal cloud arena.

We'll also be giving away an Apple Mini iPad so don't forget to Register for prizes

Valley View

Fundamentals: Cloud ID Management
Worried about controlling access to all the cloud applications your employees use? IT has a variety of options to help manage cloud-based identities, including Active Directory synchronization, federation and purpose-built cloud services that provide single sign-on for online applications.
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Research: 6 Big Data Lies
Our 2013 Big Data Survey shows we're not lacking facts, figures or the tools to wrangle them. So why do just 9% rate themselves as extremely effective users of data? And how do we expect to improve when just 31% have a wide array of business users accessing information and just 20% plan to grow their dedicated analytics teams?
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The Benefits of a Hybrid Security Architecture
Forward-thinking security professionals are moving toward a hybrid security architecture that offers the best of both on-premise and cloud solutions. ESG examines the benefits of a hybrid security approach and reveals research on how large organizations are tackling increasingly dangerous web threats and ensuring data protection for mobile users.
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Five Fundamental Principles to Empower IT Operations Management
Today's IT service management tools were defined and built to eliminate the human element by focusing on automation. Although automation is important, equally important is the knowledge of the human element. See how critical knowledge can be captured from any source and utilized to solve the growing complexity of operational challenges in today's IT environments.
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10 Cloud Computing Pioneers
Cloud computing has rewritten decades of technology rules. Take a closer look at 10 innovators who helped make it possible.

10 Wearable Health Tech Devices To Watch
Wearable medical technology is becoming a hot commodity. As these devices come to market, they have the potential to help both patients and clinicians monitor vital signs and symptoms.

Spy Tech: 10 CIA-Backed Investments
Check out some of the latest technologies to win funding from In-Q-Tel, the venture investment arm of the CIA and other intelligence agencies. That's the first step toward use by agents and analysts.

Google-Branded Touch Chromebook Planned
Production of a touchscreen Chromebook is underway, reports Taiwanese financial newspaper.

10 Best Apps For Samsung Galaxy Notes
Check out these 10 great apps that take advantage of the Samsung phablet's S Pen stylus.


10 Cities Raise Tech IQs In IBM Challenge
IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge helps 100 cities around the globe improve education, infrastructure, public safety and economic development. Look how 10 winning cities are tackling tough problems.   View Now

10 Cloud Computing Pioneers
Spy Tech: 10 CIA-Backed Investments


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Alteryx: Big Data Analytics For Mere Mortals
Alteryx CEO Dean Stoecker gives Valley View judges the company's 2-minute elevator pitch. Alteryx provides a platform for business users to create and publish powerful analytics applications.   Watch

Hearsay Social Brings An Enterprise Focus
Taptera's Enterprise Mobile Application Suite



Why Big Data Doesn't Have to Mean Big Security Challenges
As big data environments ingest more data, organizations will face significant risks and threats to the repositories containing this data. Failure to balance data security and quality reduces confidence in decision making. Join us as we discuss several requirements security and risk professionals must do to create an awareness and understanding of the associated responsibilities and risks at the highest levels of the organization. It happens Wednesday, December 12, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2013 U.S. IT Salary Survey
For the 16th consecutive year, InformationWeek is conducting its U.S. IT Salary Survey. To date, more than 200,000 IT professionals have participated in this survey. Take our survey now, and be eligible to win some great prizes.
Survey ends Jan. 18

Don't Miss Cloud Connect Silicon Valley
Cloud Connect returns to Silicon Valley, April 2-5, 2013, for four days of lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions on a comprehensive selection of cloud topics taught by leading industry experts. Use priority code DIWEEK by Jan. 1 to save up to $700 with Super Early Bird Savings.
Register Today!

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