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Cloud Technology Partners: Combat the Cloud Resistance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2017
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10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2017
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Six IT Talent Priorities for a Digital Strategy
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
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Building teams to execute on a digital strategy isn't just about hiring talent; companies have to rethink how they collaborate, manage processes, and reward people.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 8/23/2017
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10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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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.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/22/2017
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Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
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Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
By Brent Cromley Jr., SVP of Engineering, Zuora , 8/22/2017
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How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
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The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
By Marty Puranik, founder, president and CEO of Atlantic.Net , 8/21/2017
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Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
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New Forrester research finds that prices for AWS and Azure are still competitive, but customers should be wary of lock-in on SasS products such as Salesforce and Oracle.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 8/21/2017
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Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
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It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
By Dan Timpson, CTO at DigiCert , 8/18/2017
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Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/17/2017
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How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
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There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
By Dave Costakos and Julio Villarreal Pelegrino, Red Hat , 8/17/2017
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9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/14/2017
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Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
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Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
By Robert Reeves, Cofounder and CTO, Datical , 8/14/2017
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
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IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
By Brian Amaro, Senior Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic , 8/11/2017
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How to Build Resilient Work Teams
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/10/2017
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An IT Revolution Approaches
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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.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries , 8/10/2017
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Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
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Agile is useful, but it’s no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 8/9/2017
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Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future
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The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.
By John Crosthwait, Global Technology Consulting Lead, Accenture , 8/8/2017
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Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2017
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Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 8/3/2017
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Are You Digital Enough to Be in Your Business’ Future?
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Today’s business challenges require diverse teams with new competencies, including the ability to collaborate effectively across organizational borders.
By Peter Linder, Ericsson North America , 8/2/2017
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