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It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 12/11/2019
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Thereís No Opting Out of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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As the countdown to January continues, itís up to executive teams to ensure their companies are complying and preparing for whatís coming.
By Jung-Kyu McCann, General Counsel, Druva , 12/11/2019
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Reflections on Tech in 2019
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 12/9/2019
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Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
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Thereís a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
By Stephanie Herrera, Global Vice President, Computer Futures , 12/9/2019
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PwC Exec Shares Insights on Digital Transformation Strategy
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Executing a successful digital transformation strategy may be a necessity in the long-run, but can be tricky. A PwC leader sheds light on the subject. -- IT Pro Today
By Brian Buntz, IoT Institute , 12/6/2019
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5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
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Given all they contribute to todayís digital business landscape, chief data officers have a very real opportunity to become the CEOs of tomorrow.
By Mathias Golombek, CTO, Exasol , 12/6/2019
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5 IT Career Tips from Pros Who Know
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
For those looking to put their best foot forward or get unstuck from a career plateau, we've collected tips from IT pros who have navigated a successful career.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/5/2019
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What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you're confused about what digital transformation means, you're not alone. But survey data highlights some agreement about how itís changing the way companies do business.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 12/4/2019
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Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
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ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
By Sean Michael Kerner, ITPro Today , 12/3/2019
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Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/3/2019
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If DevOps Is So Awesome, Why Is Your Initiative Failing?
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True DevOps success means being able to extend initial project results to other critical application pipelines throughout the enterprise. Here are five ways to navigate the obstacles.
By Derek Hutson, CEO, Datical , 12/2/2019
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GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 11/27/2019
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Developing the Developer: How to Attract and Keep Top Talent
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Organizations must have a clear business strategy that aligns software development to wider business objectives. Here are four tips to help in this effort.
By Arun Ramachandran, Global Head of Transaction Banking Development, Finastra , 11/27/2019
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Can an IT Department Function in a 4-Day Workweek Culture?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The idea of a companywide, 4-day workweek seems to have appeal to organizations and employees. But does it make sense for the IT department?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/26/2019
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Strategies You Need to Make Digital Transformation Work
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/25/2019
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How Data Collaboration Solves Big Dataís Biggest Problems
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Imagine the possibilities of combining data across markets and industries without the cost and expertise barriers of implementing traditional data sharing.
By Tal Golan, Chief Strategy Officer , 11/25/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Data Privacy
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Enterprise organizations could be hit with heavy fines if they donít comply with laws (current and upcoming) to protect their customers. CIOs and IT leaders: Are you ready?
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/22/2019
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Survey: Most Data Center Managers Rely on Outdated Security Practices
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While experts arenít surprised, they recommend adding the latest tools to your security strategy now.
By Maria Korolov, Contributing Writer, Data Center Knowledge , 11/22/2019
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The Biggest Mistakes Made by Data Scientists
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While the tools may change, the mistakes stay the same. Here are four common issues that IT leaders should be aware of when managing data science teams.
By Xin Heng, Senior Director of Data, Punchh , 11/22/2019
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CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/20/2019
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Reflections on Tech in 2019
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing,  12/9/2019
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What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  12/4/2019
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Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  12/3/2019
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