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Anyone see a problem with this plan?

IT manager pilot fish is also a clinical psychologist, and he's worked out a way to piece together an electronic clinical records system for this large mental health center. Then his boss discovers the project.

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Bitglass Report: Microsoft Office 365 is disrupting the Google Apps disruptor

Some would call it poetic justice, others a simple reflection of marketplace dynamics. Call it what you will, recent survey findings will have Microsoft execs rubbing their hands together in glee.

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Google Container Engine: Could it be evil?

Google Container Engine is out of beta. The search-engine-cum-advertising-broker is also all about that containerization. But is Google's use of open-source projects such as Docker and Kubernetes *entirely* unselfish?

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Yahoo woos mobile developers with new tools

Yahoo has updated its mobile development suite to give programmers more tools to build out their apps, including the introduction of real-time analytics, a way to embed advertisements, and connectivity to Tumblr.

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9 things you need to know to run a successful software development team

Experienced software engineering leaders share what it takes to get the most out of your team.

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The 15 biggest enterprise-focused ‘unicorns’

These are 15 of the highest-valued enterprise software companies that have received venture funding but have not yet been sold or gone public.

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How to drive a Web browser with R (and RSelenium)

RSelenium lets you do everything from submitting a simple Web form to testing a Web application in different browsers. Here's how to get started.

Salesforce platform gets a new look and feel

Salesforce is updating its user interface, offering customers a modern cross-platform design with greater flexibility.

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VMware updates desktop virtualization software for Mac and PC

VMware has released new versions of its desktop virtualization products with support for Windows 10 and more.

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Alibaba adds artificial intelligence capability to its cloud offerings

On Tuesday, the Chinese e-commerce giant announced DT PAI, a platform designed to comb through a client's data and analyze it for useful information.

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Fit the chart to the story, not the data

Finding the best chart to show your data is more about the stories contained within the data than it is about the data types. Knowing the guidelines for a data type is one thing, but the best articulation of the data depends on what...

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Microsoft tests SharePoint 2016 and enterprise cloud hybrid search

The beta software lets IT departments try out the latest features in SharePoint, while a new search feature lets users look up information across on-premises data and Office 365.

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Update: Intel backs $100M funding round into OpenStack cloud

Looking to fuel enterprise adoption of the cloud, Intel is leading a $100M investment in Mirantis, an emerging player in the OpenStack arena.

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How Facebook engineers conquer elusive app memory leaks

Facebook reveals techniques it used to reduced the number of elusive memory errors that would crash its iOS app

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Up, down, and out: 20 years of Internet Explorer

On IE's 20th anniversary, the story of the Web browser that had it all and lost its way.

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The Windows 10 developer’s dilemma: Go Universal or stick with the desktop?

Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform offers code-once-run-anywhere upside, but development drawbacks abound.

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Promise and peril in the journey to DevOps

Steep learning curves, cultural warfare and unbridled criticism are among the land mines littering the path to DevOps. However, plenty of perks await organizations that complete the trek successfully.

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Former Google engineer revs up a new Linux filesystem

An ex-Googler is writing a file system, Bcachefs, to match the speed of traditional Linux file systems with the advanced scalability and reliability of newer file systems.

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