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On-premises HR users risk being left behind, Oracle says

The shift to cloud-based software isn’t simple. Some customers have had to hire integrators to make the move, and cite ROI of three or four years.

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CRM implementation: Change is hard but it's worth it

Implementing new CRM like Salesforce requires stopping and examining your processes. But there are ways to do it right.

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A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

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How United Airlines can meld action and social media to save its brand

If executives at United Airlines want to rescue their brand, and quite possibly the fate of their company, they need to make concrete changes and then use social media to turn around the conversation.

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New guidelines point to an augmented future

The augmented reality guidelines will promote interoperability, their creators said.

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Cisco fortifies storage throughput, analytics

Cisco took the wraps off several products aimed at helping fibre channel customers increase the speed, capacity and management of their storage environments.

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Sprinklr takes on the big boys of customer experience

It’s a busy space with some high-profile players, so you’d be forgiven for being unaware of Sprinklr.

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Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

Microsoft is acquiring Deis, a company that makes tools to work with the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration system. The deal, announced Monday, marks Microsoft’s continued interest in container orchestration.

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RStudio makes another high-profile hire

After Jenny Bryan and Max Kuhn joined the company last fall, Hadley Wickham told me he didn't plan to add to his team "in the near future." It looks like the near future has passed.

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Email-based attacks exploit unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word

Attackers for the past few months have been exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word to compromise computers and infect them with malware.

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A.I. player AlphaGo to play Chinese Go champion

DeepMind’s AlphaGo program will test its artificial intelligence capabilities in May against top Go player Ke Jie.

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 beta program for business users

Business users get access to their own version of the Windows 10 beta program this week. Microsoft unveiled the Windows Insider Program for Business, alongside its first post-Creators Update Windows 10 beta.

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Pairing Galaxy S8 with Microsoft apps seen as benefit to business customers

Samsung and Microsoft? Yes, they are indeed working together on providing access to Windows apps for Galaxy S8 phones.

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Review: Amazon QuickSight covers the BI basics

A promising data analysis tool in the cloud, QuickSight is easy to use but limited in terms of visualization types.

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Tableau moves to subscription pricing for its BI products

Tableau is making a big change in the way it sells its business intelligence products. The company announced Thursday that all of its software will be available as a subscription, rather than a single license plus a service fee.

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Crunchbase ramps up to deliver business information everywhere

Once just a useful tool for Silicon Valley types, Crunchbase has a deeper vision.

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Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite management

Users don't directly see these capabilities, but they are core to managing your productivity and collaboration platform.

Bet he really missed his self-modifying code, too

A bank has lots of old-school Cobol code for handling its customers' money, and this programmer pilot fish keeps it nice and maintainable. Then he comes across the code of a former assembly-language coder.

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