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How to move to DevOps to drive open networks

It’s time to re-examine traditional IT organizational structures and move toward a cloud-oriented, DevOps-based model. This transformation will be challenging, take time and impact the way networks are built and managed. Here are some recommendations for IT leaders.

How predictive analytics will revolutionise healthcare

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System is using Microsoft's Cortana Analytics Suite and Microsoft Dynamics to create a new type of healthcare. It will use predictive analytics to focuses on prevention, better care and cutting costs.

Japan’s Kii unlocks the Internet of Things

Kii is only one of many companies that want to stake their claim to a place in the mushrooming IoT sector but Arai might well be right in saying that this is a market where a newcomer with little legacy can win.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Simon Page new JB Hi-Fi CIO

JB Hi-Fi has snared former Australia Post executive, Simon Page, as its new CIO. Page has spent the past two years as GM of technology, retail at Australia Post.

IT GOVERNANCE

It's SysAdmin Day: Let us celebrate with coffee

Ross Derewianko is a systems administrator for Ping Identity, a maker of cross-platform identity management and security software. We spoke to him on SysAdmin Day to get his thoughts on the holiday and on his job.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Simon Page new JB Hi-Fi CIO

JB Hi-Fi has snared former Australia Post executive, Simon Page, as its new CIO. Page has spent the past two years as GM of technology, retail at Australia Post.

LEGAL

Italian police shutter Dark Web marketplace

Italian police have shut down a Dark Web marketplace offering illegal goods ranging from child pornography to forged luncheon vouchers, and seized 11,000 bitcoin wallets worth about 1 million euros, authorities said Friday.

OUTSOURCING

Despite H-1B lottery, offshore firms dominate visa use

Offshore outsourcing firms that do most of their work in India remain the largest users of the H-1B visa for computer-related jobs, seemingly unaffected by the odds of the visa lottery, according to new data.

PROJECT MGMT

Digital enterprises are getting VERY personal with customers

Typical medical laboratory reports could hardly be less personal. Whether they're for basic blood work or a battery of tests for serious disease, the black-and-white printouts of results--presenting a sea of cryptic abbreviations and numbers--remain largely indecipherable to the patients whose health depends upon them.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Amazon Echo review: Betcha can't buy just one of these voice-activated connected-home controllers

Amazon's Echo is the best voice-controlled product that I've seen at the consumer level. It's versatile, powerful, and amazingly quick to recognize your speech and then do something, whether that's answering a trivia question, playing music, giving you the weather forecast, or controlling your home's lighting.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Banks balance security and workflow when encrypting in the cloud

Financial institutions are using different kinds of encryption depending on security and workflow requirements.

DATA CENTER

IO appoints new Director of Data Centre Operations in Singapore

Based in Singapore, the newly appointed Aaron Rasmussen will take charge of the operations at IO’s Singapore data centre facility.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Queensland start-up to 3D print limb of sickly border collie

A Queensland based 3D printing company could soon boast that its tech has helped a deformed border collie’s limb.

INDUSTRIES

Malaysia's nanotechnology initiative targets 30% E&E growth by 2020: MIMOS

Nanotechnology poised to be a new economic drIver as four agreements are signed in Kuala Lumpur during NanoMalaysia Jumpstart seminar.

INTERNET

DNS server attacks begin using BIND software flaw

Attackers have started exploiting a flaw in the most widely used software for the DNS (Domain Name System), which translates domain names into IP addresses.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Windows 10 Mobile may not reach as many phones as Microsoft hoped

Microsoft's goal of upgrading all Windows Phone 8 handsets to Windows 10 is looking increasingly unlikely, as many phones lack the prerequisite software updates.

NETWORKING

Wi-Fi sensibility: Not really risky, but not really needed

Windows 10--bear with me--has shipped, but this column isn't about the new operating system, which has received generally positive reviews from our friends at PCWorld and elsewhere. Rather, it's about a feature that started receiving attention a few weeks before release and more on the ship date: Wi-Fi Sense.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows 10 Mobile may not reach as many phones as Microsoft hoped

Microsoft's goal of upgrading all Windows Phone 8 handsets to Windows 10 is looking increasingly unlikely, as many phones lack the prerequisite software updates.

SECURITY

Wi-Fi sensibility: Not really risky, but not really needed

Windows 10--bear with me--has shipped, but this column isn't about the new operating system, which has received generally positive reviews from our friends at PCWorld and elsewhere. Rather, it's about a feature that started receiving attention a few weeks before release and more on the ship date: Wi-Fi Sense.

STORAGE

5 things CIOs need to know about data lakes

A data lake is a massive storage repository that can hold all types of data until it is needed for business analytics or data mining. But it's not a panacea for big-data projects.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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