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SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

It's one thing to announce and another to deliver, one Hana expert says

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IBM 'major announcement' points to deal on chip manufacturing

IBM issues media advisory, raising the possibility that it has struck a deal with GlobalFoundries

Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

Investments in software companies through the third quarter surpassed those for all of 2013

Cisco Exec: Turnover in Engineering No Problem

The engineering reorganization currently underway at Cisco is intended to streamline product development and delivery to customers, says EVP Pankaj Patel.

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BMC Turnaround a Lesson in Corporate Leadership

When most companies are in trouble, they clean house or sell off assets. BMC has done neither. So far, it's working. Other firms would be wise to follow CEO Bob Beauchamp's example.

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6 Marketing Strategies for Selling Older Merchandise

Marketing and merchandising experts share their top strategies for getting rid of last season's inventory -- without having to write it off.

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Offshoring Remark Haunts GOP Senate Candidate in Georgia

Offshore outsourcing doesn't always get much attention in U.S. Senate races, but the issue is pitting two political newcomers against each other in Georgia.

Sexism, Alive and Well in the Tech World

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has backed off from his remarks, but the bottom line is that Microsoft, along with much of the tech industry, still sees women as second-class citizens.

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CIOs and CMOs Must Join Forces to Win Digital Consumers

Winning in the age of the digital consumer and the ‘mobile moment’ requires the CIO and the CMO to work together, Forrester CEO George Colony said at Dreamforce. Together, they can truly understand customer behavior and how customers...

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From CIO to CEO

Geoff Scott, CEO of the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group, discusses his career transition

SAP looks to long-time ally IBM for help expanding in the cloud

The move will give SAP access to a total of 60 data centers around the world

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It’s Risky Business When CMOs Tackle Tech Alone

Marketing executives who think they should make technology decisions without the CIO are gambling that nothing will go wrong, says Forrester.

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CIOs Face Cloud Computing Challenges, Pitfalls

What’s the hardest part about migrating to the cloud? Giants talk security, vendor lock-in, shadow IT and other common challenges.

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CIOs Adopt Down-to-Earth Cloud Strategy

For CIOs at these large companies, being selective is the key to cloud success.

13 Tips to Achieve Cloud Success

Sixteen CIOs and IT leaders shared lesson learned on cloud deployment, use, skills and more.

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CIO-to-CMO Transition of Power Is Becoming a Reality

Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2017 CMOs will spend more money on IT than CIOs. All signs indicate that shift is well underway.

How to Succeed at Project Governance

The State of Georgia saved millions of dollars in project costs by implementing processes and a tool that enables the Project Management Office (PMO) to manage projects proactively, identify key predictors for project success, and...

Europe to get €2.5 billion big data boost from Commission, industry

Europe is lagging behind and urgently needs a big data investment to get on the bandwagon, Neelie Kroes said

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The Coming War for Developers

The emergence of next-generation social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology has sparked a war for developers able to continue the fast pace of innovation. Enterprises that want to remain in business tomorrow would be wise to make...

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