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10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
Slideshows  |  8/22/2017  | 
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Commentary  |  8/22/2017  | 
Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
Insurance Struggles with Lead Gen & Data Analytics
News  |  8/22/2017  | 
Insurance agencies struggle to reach new prospects. To adapt to changing markets, they must overcome challenges with data integration, data quality, and systems fragmentation.
How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
Commentary  |  8/21/2017  | 
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
News  |  8/17/2017  | 
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?
Commentary  |  8/16/2017  | 
The likelihood of a company suffering a breach is worse than most believe. Here's a checklist for building out a plan to deal with a breach.
The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
Commentary  |  8/15/2017  | 
As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Slideshows  |  8/14/2017  | 
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
Commentary  |  8/14/2017  | 
Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
How to Build Resilient Work Teams
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
An IT Revolution Approaches
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
News  |  8/9/2017  | 
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future
Commentary  |  8/8/2017  | 
The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.
Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
News  |  8/7/2017  | 
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017  | 
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
News  |  8/4/2017  | 
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
News  |  8/4/2017  | 
Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
Are You Digital Enough to Be in Your Business’ Future?
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
Today's business challenges require diverse teams with new competencies, including the ability to collaborate effectively across organizational borders.
5 Things to Know About IT Candidates
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
If you're having trouble finding and keeping IT personnel, you're not alone. One problem might be that you don't understand what they want, as a new Manpower study suggests.
Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
Visualization Enables High Dimensional Analytics
Commentary  |  8/1/2017  | 
High dimensional data is our greatest asset in learning from data sets with hundreds, even thousands, of variables.
The Value Equation for Customer-Centric Innovation
Commentary  |  7/31/2017  | 
The value equation for customer-centric innovation comes down to shifting the focus from cost savings to revenue growth and a competitive differentiation.
Software Is Changing the World, Just As I Foresaw
Commentary  |  7/31/2017  | 
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/31/2017  | 
AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
Pressure to Digitize Pushes Enterprises to Transform
Commentary  |  7/28/2017  | 
Enterprises in traditional industries, from manufacturing to logistics and retail, are scrambling to update their offerings to better support emerging technologies.
4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Commentary  |  7/28/2017  | 
Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
A swarm of collaboration tools in the typical enterprise presents challenges such as data silos and tool overload for managers. The solution just might be more, but better, tools.
Digital Transformation Myths and How They Hold You Back
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
Most companies have learned that digital transformation isn't easy, and often the challenges appear when they try to do to much too fast.
What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
News  |  7/25/2017  | 
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
It Is Time for Enterprise CIOs to Create a New Breed of Innovation
Commentary  |  7/24/2017  | 
There still are big opportunities for innovation in the enterprise, particularly when achieving efficiency is the goal.
Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
News  |  7/24/2017  | 
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
The Unstoppable Progression of Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  7/24/2017  | 
New developments in gateways, plugins, and more, offer far more value to users of object storage than ever before.
Setting the Table for DevOps Team Structure
Commentary  |  7/21/2017  | 
Building a DevOps team is about people, organization, even tables, chairs and office space.
HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?
Commentary  |  7/21/2017  | 
More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?
Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
News  |  7/20/2017  | 
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
Commentary  |  7/19/2017  | 
Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but it's possible that the records don't tell the real story.
Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Commentary  |  7/19/2017  | 
November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
Consumers Welcome AI, Despite Lingering Privacy Concerns
Commentary  |  7/19/2017  | 
Potential societal benefits of artificial intelligence outweigh concerns, although people want some transparency.
Three Big Data Developments No One is Talking About
Commentary  |  7/18/2017  | 
What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Commentary  |  7/18/2017  | 
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
News  |  7/17/2017  | 
Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
10 Things IT Pros Should Consider (or Dread) Before the Job Hunt
Slideshows  |  7/17/2017  | 
Think you've seen changes in your IT group over the years? Well there have been just as many changes in the job market. Here's some advice to help you find that next great job.
To Deliver Digitization, IT Needs Fusion Teams
Commentary  |  7/14/2017  | 
Cross-functional "fusion" teams can present benefits to organizations, and can help members in their career development, if those teams are done right.
Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
News  |  7/14/2017  | 
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
Commentary  |  7/13/2017  | 
Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
News  |  7/12/2017  | 
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
Predictive Analytics: Intersection of Humans, Machines
Commentary  |  7/11/2017  | 
Is big data moving your decision-making needle, or, has it only confirmed what you already knew? Predictive analytics and a human touch help make sense out of your data.
Why Remote Teams are Essential Today: Get Them Right
Commentary  |  7/11/2017  | 
Remote teams, particularly for startups depending on developers and data science in metropolitan areas, are these days. So, you have to do team management right.
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