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Containers May Work With, Or In Place Of, Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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OpenStack is presented as a good container management environment; what if container managers can manage the infrastructure as well?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2017
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What A Chief Analytics Officer Really Does
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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There has been plenty of talk about the need for a chief analytics officer or chief data officer. But do you ever wonder what they do for a living?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/17/2017
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'Unbounded IT' Draws On Internal, External Resources, Says Deloitte
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Deloitte Consulting report on the future of IT sees 'Unbound IT' aligned with the 'kinetic enterprise' and able to tap external tech resources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/16/2017
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Why Digitization Requires A New IT Operating Model
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
As enterprises advance in the world of digital business, the old project-based IT model is due for change.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 2/14/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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Amid Constant Change In IT, Interop Emphasizes Full Spectrum IT And Community
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
News
Interop ITX (formerly known simply as Interop) has shed its old skin as a purely networking and infrastructure focused show and has implemented a community-driven approach to build an agenda that reflects the evolving IT landscape.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 2/9/2017
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Microsoft Earnings Report Can't Disguise Amazon Cloud Size
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Google and Microsoft are sometimes portrayed as overtaking Amazon Web Services; better read between the lines.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/2017
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From “Reluctant Accountant” To IT Dream Job: 5 Career Lessons
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Curiosity, connections, and a search for the right fit are some of the keys to working your way into the job you really want.
By Kevin Coppins, General Manager/Americas, EasyVista , 2/6/2017
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Data-Driven Effectiveness Is A Team Sport
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Smart people and the best technology aren't enough to drive a data-driven culture. It's all about people and collaboration, which is easier said than done. If you're serious about affecting change, consider these best practices.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/2/2017
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Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A Dimension Data survey of development professionals found most enterprises have adopted agile methods, but only 14% can update hourly.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/31/2017
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Break Down Those Silos To Gain Business Agility
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If you want your enterprise to be agile, look first at your data silos -- silos packed with information -- that keep people and departments from communicating effectively.
By Christopher O'Malley, CEO, Compuware , 1/31/2017
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What 2017 Will Bring for the Analytics Field
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Enterprises have plenty of data; now it's time to put that data to work, answering questions such as "why" and "what's next".
By Ketan Karkhanis, GM of Salesforce Analytics Cloud , 1/30/2017
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Target CIO Transforms Retailer With In-house Talent, Agile
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Target hired Tesco veteran Mike McNamara 18 months ago as CIO and Chief Digital Officer to transform the company's IT and software development organization. Here's what he did.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2017
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Big Data Leadership: CIO, CAO, Or Maybe The Big Dog
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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In the discussion over who should lead a corporate big data initiative, maybe it should be someone other than the CIO, CAO, or CDO.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 1/27/2017
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IT Service Management In Disruption, Moving Toward Automation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A wave of change is sweeping through the suppliers of ITSM, reflecting the enhanced ability to add analytics and automation to the field.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/26/2017
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Harnessing Analytics' Disruptive Power
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
For a company, product, or service to be disruptive, it takes more than technology. Analytics can point you to your opportunities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/26/2017
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Bridging the Hybrid Developer Divide
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While companies strive to evolve and innovate with concepts such as cloud and DevOps, one challenge is to keep pace with new skills in the IT group.
By Angel Luis Diaz, IBM VP, Cloud Technology and Architecture , 1/26/2017
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Maintaining Team Focus In The Digital Maelstrom
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For all of the devices and applications that are designed to make workers more efficient, factors such as regular interruptions translate into lost productivity.
By Mike Raia, Integrify , 1/26/2017
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What Happens When a Customer of IT Becomes an IT Leader
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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When an executive shifts from being supported by IT to leading IT, one opportunity is to become a more customer-centric IT organization.
By Atticus Tysen, CIO and Senior VP, Intuit , 1/24/2017
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How Kubernetes Came To Lead The Container Management Pack
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Kubernetes advocate points to software's roots inside Google, its self-healing features and its container cluster know-how.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/24/2017
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