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The Rise and Fall of Ruby on Rails
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Once the rising star of web development, Ruby on Rails has fallen into a secondary role in the corporate world.
By Kristoffer Frisch-Ekenes, Bootcamp Leader at Coding Dojo , 7/24/2017
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Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/24/2017
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HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/21/2017
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Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2017
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Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/19/2017
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Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading,
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November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 7/19/2017
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Cloud Outages: Who’s at Fault?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Cloud outages do happen. So, how can you and your IT group minimize the impact on the company?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/19/2017
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Containerization Gains Traction; We’re All Better for it
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Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
By Charles Fullwood, Force 3 , 7/18/2017
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Three Big Data Developments No One is Talking About
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What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
By Nick Elprin and Philip Levinson , 7/18/2017
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Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/18/2017
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Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/17/2017
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10 Things IT Pros Should Consider (or Dread) Before the Job Hunt
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Think you've seen changes in your IT group over the years? Well there have been just as many changes in the job market. Here's some advice to help you find that next great job.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/17/2017
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To Deliver Digitization, IT Needs Fusion Teams
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Cross-functional "fusion" teams can present benefits to organizations, and can help members in their career development, if those teams are done right.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 7/14/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
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Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
By Leon Tchikindas, Head of Analytics and Business Operations at Periscope Data , 7/13/2017
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What to Consider Before Leaping into Microservices
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Step one in a microservices strategy is to figure out whether microservices are right for your organization.
By Didier Tabares, senior software developer at PSL , 7/12/2017
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CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/12/2017
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Predictive Analytics: Intersection of Humans, Machines
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Is big data moving your decision-making needle, or, has it only confirmed what you already knew? Predictive analytics and a human touch help make sense out of your data.
By Mike Flannagan, Senior Vice President Analytics, SAP , 7/11/2017
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Why Remote Teams are Essential Today: Get Them Right
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Remote teams, particularly for startups depending on developers and data science in metropolitan areas, are these days. So, you have to do team management right.
By Fred Stevens-Smith, Co-founder and CEO, Rainforest , 7/11/2017
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3 Keys to Building a Successful App Ecosystem
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Openness, trust, and shared economic opportunity are among the keys to building a successful app ecosystem.
By Max Mancini, Vice President of Ecosystem, Atlassian , 7/10/2017
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