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3 Ways Shadow Analytics May Be Working Against You
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Analytics is popping up in more functional areas of businesses, outside of IT's control. Like BYOB, the trend is inevitable. How will your organization manage it?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/16/2017
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Why You Need To Embrace DevOps Differently
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Before you jump into DevOps understand what problems you are trying to solve, and whether you need to make a complete commitment to all of the elements or just specific aspects.
By Sebastian Velez, Director at the Center of Excellence at PSL , 1/13/2017
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Be Recognized For IT Excellence
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Organizations of all sizes and from all sectors are invited to apply for the 2017 InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 1/12/2017
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Addressing The Runaway Demand For Information Security
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With organizations going through digital transformation,IT leaders must fundamentally change how information security services are delivered, and make security part of everyone's job.
By By Jeremy Bergsman, IT Practice Leader at CEB , 1/12/2017
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3 No-brainer Uses for the Public Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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While many enterprise needs will require the use of a private or hybrid cloud architecture, there are some uses that truly take advantage of the benefits that only the public cloud can deliver.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/11/2017
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Measuring the Performance of Enterprise Architecture
Imre Kabai,
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Enterprise architecture teams often struggle with measuring and communicating the value of their function. We have implemented a set of simple and straight-forward performance indicators to address this problem.
By Imre Kabai , 1/11/2017
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Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home
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The evidence is clear, digital transformation is the biggest driver in business today. Businesses that donít embrace the journey will be left behind by competitors and customers.
By Alison Gleeson, Senior Vice President of Americas Sales, Cisco , 1/10/2017
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5 Things That Will Keep IT Execs Up At Night In 2017
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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The dawn of a new year brings hope of great things to come. But there also are challenges that are sure to keep IT executives awake with worry.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/6/2017
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GoDaddy Revamps BI Tools To Enable Self-Service
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Domain registrar and web hosting provider GoDaddy generates a lot of data, and it wanted to help its internal users get better insights without requiring intervention from the technical staff.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/4/2017
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IT Products Go from Big Noise to Big Business
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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There's been a positive change in the enterprise computing business of late; more product announcements truly are focused on how technology can help a company do business.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 1/3/2017
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Machine Learning, Analytics Offer Untapped Potential, McKinsey Says
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Incorporating data analytics' value into corporate culture is essential to competing against digital disruptors. InformationWeek interviewed McKinsey partner and lead researcher Michael Chui about a new report addressing competition in a data-driven era.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/29/2016
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eBay Container Management Tool Works With Kubernetes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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eBay wants to expand its use of Docker containers and has composed a tool, TessMaster, to help them run on Kubernetes cluster management.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/28/2016
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At AWS, 'Enterprise Strategy' Consists Of Helping Migrations
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Head of Enterprise Strategy Stephen Orban describes how AWS will try to assist more enterprise workloads in a move to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
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The Cloud May Finally be Ready for Your Legacy Apps
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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If youíve been holding off your legacy application migration to the cloud over fear of support and migration issues, 2017 may very well be the time to look at your options.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/21/2016
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Innovation Is a Team Sport
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Lessons in teamwork, innovation and leadership learned in sports carry through in the business world, according to the CTO of Ultimate Software.
By Adam Rogers, CTO of Ultimate Software , 12/20/2016
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Self-Service Access, Cloud Drive Big Data Value
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data governance has emerged as a top concern, and business intelligence remains the top workload for big data technology Hadoop, according to the third edition of the Big Data Maturity Survey.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/20/2016
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10 Tech Companies That Stole the Spotlight In 2016
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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A look back how companies like Google and newer players on the scene like Docker changed the IT landscape this year.
By Cynthia Harvey , 12/14/2016
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EBay, Challenged To Personalize Email Marketing, Customizes CRM
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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EBay put custom CRM on top of its SendGrid email system to be able to address millions of customers with an individual message.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/14/2016
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Multi-Cloud Management: What to Realistically Expect in 2017
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Learn what you should realistically expect from your multi-cloud management solution in 2017 -- and what you may have to wait for until 2018 and beyond.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/14/2016
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Trulia Pursues Data-Driven Transformation, Cloud Migration
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Trulia transformed its data stack to accommodate real-time high-volume data collection, and to provide customers with recommendations. Now, to gain greater reliability and elasticity, the organization plans to migrate its data operations to AWS.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/13/2016
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