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Globally, Chief Digital Officers Start to Take Hold
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A PwC survey of 2,500 leading companies finds 19% have apppointed CDOs, up 300% from the year before.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/26/2017
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Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2017
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What Execs Should Know About Deep Learning
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Deep learning takes a step beyond machine learning, and it's first killer app is computervision.
By Mo Patel, Practice Director of AI and Deep Learning, Teradata , 6/22/2017
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Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2017
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Digital Transformation is about Customer Ownership
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Commentary
Automation is just the beginning, understanding your customer is the new imperative.
By David Yang, Founder and Chairman of the Board of ABBYY , 6/21/2017
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Want to Succeed at Data-Driven Transformation? Start Slow
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Some organizations race into data-driven transformation. Others want to get everything "right" first. There's an optimal balance between the two.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/21/2017
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Alibaba Edges in as Microsoft, Amazon Grow Stronger
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure as a Service shows a newcomer, Chinese supplier Alibaba; Amazon maintains its leadership.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/20/2017
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IT Risk: Itís not 'Cyber' Ė Itís Worse
Jeremy Bergsman, IT practice leader, Gartner
Commentary
While hackers haven't put big companies out of business, there are plenty of examples of companies that failed because they were slow to respond to tech-driven market shifts.
By Jeremy Bergsman IT practice leader, Gartner, 6/20/2017
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Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive VP and CTO, SAS , 6/19/2017
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Blockchain Barges into Insurance via IBM, AIG
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM helps AIG create a cross-country, multi-party international risk policy tailored to use blockchain's security and trust.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2017
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Hybrid Cloud Is Gathering Steam for Small, Medium Businesses
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Harvard Business Review Analytics finds smaller enterprises gaining more from hybrid cloud than large enterprises.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/15/2017
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An All-in-One Service Chaining Solution
InformationWeek Staff,
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Samar Sharma, innovator and architect at Cisco Systems stops by the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk about the Cisco products that were nominated for and won Best of Interop Awards.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/15/2017
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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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The Uber of Roadside Assistance
InformationWeek Staff,
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Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/13/2017
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DevOps Research Says Practice Yields Benefits Beyond Code
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Survey: Organizations that adopt disciplined DevOps thrive in ways that remain difficult for others; automation, quality, continuous delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/13/2017
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Toolmaker Adopts Amazon Greengrass for IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/12/2017
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Five Ways Big Data is Transforming Epidemics
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Big data and analytical tools have transformed every industry from healthcare to retail to government, and now are transforming the way epidemics are approached.
By Nita Madhav, Senior Director of Data Science for Metabiota , 6/8/2017
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Research Suggests New Strategies for IT Training
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Giving test subjects direct instruction made them more likely to fall for phishing attacks and less likely to explore the advanced features of software. Mindfulness training had the opposite effect.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 6/8/2017
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Red Hat: Linux Handlers Can Learn To Manage OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Red Hat cloud architect Julio Villarreal-Pelegrino says you don't need to know OpenStack to succeed at implementing it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/7/2017
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Harvard Business Publishing Cuts IT Costs 18% With Cloud Move
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Director of IT Ken Griffin tells an Interop ITX audience there are savings on Amazon, provided you make it through the expensive, "migration bubble".
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/6/2017
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