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Six IT Talent Priorities for a Digital Strategy
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
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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Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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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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Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
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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Digital Transformation: 5 Strategies for Success
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The CFA Institute has embarked on a digital transformation project that takes a human-centered approach to modernizing IT and migrating to the cloud.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/21/2017
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Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
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Commentary
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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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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DevOps Can't Happen Without Education
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
The emergence of DevOps practices means IT pros must expand their skills and the companies they work for must help foster that learning.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/16/2017
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Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?
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Commentary
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.
By Xuyen Bowles, Sentek Cyber , 8/16/2017
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A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 8/15/2017
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Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
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Commentary
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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Commentary
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
Commentary
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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Commentary
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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We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
News
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 8/9/2017
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Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
Agile is useful, but itís 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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Commentary
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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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
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
News
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
News
Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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