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Embracing cloud for survival

Cloud enables innovation, cost savings and agility – which are all crucial for a telco’s survival, says Ernest Cu of Globe Telecom.

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.

Government security breaches decrease: report

Australian government networks are being targeted daily by cyber crooks but improved security has seen the number of ‘confirmed significant compromises’ decrease since 2012, a study has found.

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

Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

Cisco will pay incoming CEO Chuck Robbins a higher salary than outgoing chief John Chambers made in fiscal 2014.

IT GOVERNANCE

Why CIOs can't wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts

Rapidly changing business and technology needs are forcing IT leaders to renegotiate their IT outsourcing contracts and rethink their sourcing portfolios sooner rather than later. Here’s how to do it.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

How to apply Lean methodology to IT

Nigel Brabyn of Nelson Forests sets out to discover double handling of data and information ‘log jams’.

LEGAL

Congress probes Internet of Things privacy, security

With billions of new sensor-enabled devices coming online each year, lawmakers and regulators have been considering a host of security and privacy questions arising from the so-called Internet of Things (IoT).

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

Building a digital business

IT heads from GE Australia, ING Direct, RACQ, and the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences discuss their drivers for digital transformation

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Spotify gets the IFTTT treatment

When Deezer became the first subscription-based streaming-music service to integrate with rules-based automation engine IFTTT (If This Then That) last week, it was obvious that other services would follow suit over time. Few predicted that it would happen this soon.

CLOUD COMPUTING

CRM backups or audit trails? Yes, please

You’d think that either thorough backups of your CRM system or full audit trails would be enough to keep you out of trouble. Life should be so simple.

DATA CENTER

IBM aims Watson's cognitive computer power at CVS customers

IBM's Watson will be working for drugstore chain CVS in a partnership that has the supercomputer pointing its cognitive computing power at customers with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity offering care providers insights into their patients' behaviors.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

The US Navy is 3D-printing custom drones on its ships

The U.S. Navy has been testing the use of 3D printers on its ships to produce custom drones outfitted for specialized missions.

INDUSTRIES

Endpoint security firm SentinelOne challenges traditional anti-virus software

Next-generation endpoint protection vendor SentinelOne has received the same certification that many traditional antivirus platforms seek, meaning it can be considered suitable for meeting certain requirements of industry and governmental regulations.

INTERNET

Google rejects French request to expand right to be forgotten

Google won't comply with an order from France's privacy watchdog group to apply the right to be forgotten to all its search results around the world.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Why enterprises are embracing rogue IT

IT departments used to fear employees walking through the door armed with smartphones, tablets and personal cloud storage accounts. But much of that initial fear has subsided, as companies realize embracing rogue IT can lead to better collaboration with IT and more productivity from business teams.

NETWORKING

Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

Cisco will pay incoming CEO Chuck Robbins a higher salary than outgoing chief John Chambers made in fiscal 2014.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Satechi's US$23 'Cortana button' brings the digital assistant to your car or countertop

Once you've experienced Cortana in Windows 10, you might wish there were an easier way to summon the virtual assistant.

SECURITY

Endpoint security firm SentinelOne challenges traditional anti-virus software

Next-generation endpoint protection vendor SentinelOne has received the same certification that many traditional antivirus platforms seek, meaning it can be considered suitable for meeting certain requirements of industry and governmental regulations.

STORAGE

This new 3D XPoint memory could last forever

Intel and Micron this week unveiled a new type of memory they plan to mass produce that is purportedly 1,000 times faster than NAND flash and has 1,000 times the endurance.

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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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