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Samsung Electronics is taking its enterprise business in Hong Kong to the next level with the opening of its Executive Briefing Center (EBC) last Thursday.
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India-based IT services and consulting firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced Tuesday (August 26, 2014) its partnership with Cloudera (US-based provider of enterprise analytic data management solutions) to see to the certification of TCS' global team of Big Data experts through the Cloudera Certified Professional (CCP) programme. In addition to, TCS' products receive validation via the Cloudera Certified Technology Program (CCTP). Cloudera solutions in this area are based on Apache Hadoop and the CCTP is a means for users considering the purchase and implementation of certain Apache Hadoop platforms and applications to verify that they have been tested, validated and certified to work with a Cloudera enterprise data hub.
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Freeing itself from the fetters of public-investor expectations, IT infrastructure company Compuware is becoming privately held, with equity investment firm Thoma Bravo purchasing the company outright for approximately US$2.5 billion.
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Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesnt matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle -- when the sun comes up, youd better be running.
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Oregon officials still need Oracle's cooperation to meet a looming deadline related to the state's troubled health-insurance exchange website, even as both sides have lodged lawsuits against one another.
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Millennials and their quirky work habits get all the attention these days, but the younger Gen Z is turning out to be even more of a mystery.
Strategic Finance
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Samsung Electronics is taking its enterprise business in Hong Kong to the next level with the opening of its Executive Briefing Center (EBC) last Thursday.
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India-based IT services and consulting firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced Tuesday (August 26, 2014) its partnership with Cloudera (US-based provider of enterprise analytic data management solutions) to see to the certification of TCS' global team of Big Data experts through the Cloudera Certified Professional (CCP) programme. In addition to, TCS' products receive validation via the Cloudera Certified Technology Program (CCTP). Cloudera solutions in this area are based on Apache Hadoop and the CCTP is a means for users considering the purchase and implementation of certain Apache Hadoop platforms and applications to verify that they have been tested, validated and certified to work with a Cloudera enterprise data hub.
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Freeing itself from the fetters of public-investor expectations, IT infrastructure company Compuware is becoming privately held, with equity investment firm Thoma Bravo purchasing the company outright for approximately US$2.5 billion.
Accounting
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Congress has been pursuing an investigation into alleged misconduct at the IRS, and as a part of that investigation it requested emails from former IRS director Lois Lerner for the timeframe in question. The response Congress got was those emails--along with any archive or backups of those emails--have been erased and are no longer available. There are legal and compliance requirements organizations must abide by when it comes to retention of information, and the IRS apparently dropped the ball.
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Accounting software vendor, MYOB, has invested in a minority stake in point of sale (POS) start-up, Kounta.
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Wynyard Group has launched an advanced risk management and compliance software solution specifically designed to help New Zealand government departments, agencies, state-owned enterprises, Crown entities and ministerial offices comply with the New Zealand Information Security Manual (NZISM).
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Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesnt matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle -- when the sun comes up, youd better be running.
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Oregon officials still need Oracle's cooperation to meet a looming deadline related to the state's troubled health-insurance exchange website, even as both sides have lodged lawsuits against one another.
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Millennials and their quirky work habits get all the attention these days, but the younger Gen Z is turning out to be even more of a mystery.
Technology
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Freeing itself from the fetters of public-investor expectations, IT infrastructure company Compuware is becoming privately held, with equity investment firm Thoma Bravo purchasing the company outright for approximately US$2.5 billion.
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Oregon officials still need Oracle's cooperation to meet a looming deadline related to the state's troubled health-insurance exchange website, even as both sides have lodged lawsuits against one another.
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One of the best ways to stay productive is to stay organized. After all, more work gets done when you do away with the distractions. Distractions like trying to remember what needs to be done--and when it needs to be done. Or where your files are. Or what your passwords are. Here are five apps that can help.
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Cisco Systems will cut as many as 6,000 jobs over the next 12 months, saying it needs to shift resources to growing businesses such as cloud, software and security.
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One of the first casualties of Microsoft's massive layoffs will be the company's Xbox Entertainment Studios, the company said, although some of its flagship entertainment offerings will remain.
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Microsoft's 14 percent staff reduction, the largest in its history and focused heavily on employees acquired from Nokia's devices and services business, has some observers thinking Satya Nadella got a bad case of Lumia-induced indigestion.