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A rough week for Qualcomm, Oracle sued by U.S Labor Department: News IT leaders need to know

This week’s highlights also include Microsoft acquiring Simplygon and Avaya filing for bankruptcy.

Enterprise customers can now upgrade to Windows 10 for free

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Why Enterprise CIOs need to justify running their own data centres

If your CIO comes to you on Monday and says you need to replace your old data centre, you should tell him or her that the primary strategy should be to outsource as much of the data centre environment as possible. 735 more words


Webcast: How to save on Oracle licensing fees by replatforming on Dell EMC

On Jan 24th, I will host a webcast on Oracle cost optimization via database replatforming.

Database license fees drive over 80% of total system cost. Many organizations virtualize their applications, but Oracle is often an exception for a variety of reasons. 163 more words


Mommy Brain

Lately, my child has decided that sleeping at night is for chumps. Why sleep when there are so many other interesting things to do like practicing your ABC’s, singing the Sponge Bob Square Pants theme song, trying to pull your socks off, or throwing your blanket onto the floor? 509 more words

Outgoing DOD CIO reviews state of agency programs

Outgoing chief information officer for the Defense Department, Terry Halvorsen, said that despite making progress on achieving Joint Information Environment goals, technological change continues to outpace the ability to reform procurement and tech deployment. 49 more words


RedFlagDeals reveals database breach, plus patches from others: Security news IT leaders should know

This week’s highlights also include MongoDB attackers moving on AWS ElasticSearch and report of browsers revealing personal information.

MongoDB attackers now targeting ElasticSearch

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Why breastfeeding advocates should talk more about sleep training

Most pro-breastfeeding groups seem to view sleep training as a dirty word. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about the most gentle and gradual of methods or full extinction; they start to get very uncomfortable as soon as you broach the subject of sleep training. 1,751 more words