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How to navigate big data in healthcare

Kaiser Permanente CMIO John Mattison cautions healthcare organizations to take a hard look at the way they approach data to ensure that health information is an asset, not a liability. He also cites the need for a new role: a health data concierge.

Thwarting attackers with threat intelligence

News reports show cyber attacks continue to outpace IT’s ability to protect critical data, but teams that have built systems to deliver accurate threat intelligence can often end an attack before damage is done.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

LEGAL

Omega and other luxury watch brands target knock-off smartwatch faces

After battling counterfeit watches for decades, luxury brands decide to play watch face whac-a-mole.

OUTSOURCING

Why vendor commitment is important (or death by Google Glass)

If a vendor can’t showcase what it does, do what it says or has the attention span of a 4-year-old, avoid that company, writes Rob Enderle, who said that point was driven home this week at Demo 2014.

PROJECT MGMT

CA Clarity now reflects the impact of IT budget changes

Project and portfolio managers who want to play with their projected budget numbers can now get a hand from a new extension of CA's Clarity project and portfolio management software, called the Executive Playbook.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Microsoft study finds everybody wants DevOps but culture is a challenge

Resolving cultural barriers between developers and operations is the biggest obstacle.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Cloud discussion now on how and not why: Bulletproof

Managed Cloud provider sees local expectations for the Cloud continually evolve.

DATA CENTER

Towards 2020 in Malaysia: VMware interview

VMware's Laurence Si and Matthew Hardman together with IDC Asean's Roger Ling and VADS CEO Ahmad Azhar Yahya outline how Malaysian businesses are taking to the software defined environment path.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Stratasys now sells professional-grade 3D printers on Amazon

Called the Mojo, it can produce objects of up to 5-in. x 5-in. x 5-in. in size.

INDUSTRIES

How to navigate big data in healthcare

Kaiser Permanente CMIO John Mattison cautions healthcare organizations to take a hard look at the way they approach data to ensure that health information is an asset, not a liability. He also cites the need for a new role: a health data concierge.

INTERNET

Borrow free e-books from your library with OverDrive and 3M Cloud Library

I was recently listening to public radio show Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! while waiting for my bus when author Elizabeth Gilbert of Eat, Pray, Love fame came on as a guest. I became intrigued enough to download her second book to my iPhone 6 Plus then and there, and powered through the first two chapters during my commute.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

A US$550 trade-in is unlikely to lure iPhone users to Passport, but BlackBerry's trying anyway

Assuming there are any iPhone users just waiting for a reason to switch, this deal's actually not the best way to trade.

NETWORKING

Bitdefender security appliance for home networks seeks to replace end-point antivirus

Antivirus firm Bitdefender unveiled a hardware security appliance for home networks Tuesday that aims to protect devices by scanning network traffic to detect and block potential security threats.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Microsoft cold-shoulders Server 2003 and XP users hit with Microsoft Update error 0x80248015

Microsoft has yet to provide a solution for customers who can't connect to Microsoft Update to install last week's out-of-band patch KB 3011780.

SECURITY

The Regin malware threat: Real protections against a mysterious danger

Regin's a puzzle, with a long career that apparently has yet to affect the U.S. If that should happen, however, the classic protective measures will be your best defence.

STORAGE

Want a 100TB disk drive? You'll have to wait 'til 2025

An industry consortium today released a roadmap that new recording technologies could yield 100TB hard drives in about 10 years.

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BLOGS

Intelligent Infrastructures

Financial Services CIOs need to play it smart and recognise that selectively relying on cloud services enables them to build agile infrastructures

Fresh blood

CIOs should look to start-ups for new ideas

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