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Final Presidential Debate Tests UNLV's IT Preparedness
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The UNLV IT staff had to be ready for a variety of requests -- often at the last minute -- as the school prepared to host the third Presidential debate earlier this month. Here's the inside story.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/26/2016
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Are True IT Leaders Born Or Made?
Elliot Luber, Assistant Professor of Business Management & Leadership, SUNY
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Elliot Luber is a visiting assistant professor of business, management, and leadership at SUNY Empire State College's School for Graduate Studies. Here, he shares his views on what makes a great IT leader and provides four tips you can apply now to your own career journey.
By Elliot Luber Assistant Professor of Business Management & Leadership, SUNY, 10/31/2016
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US Presidential Commission Outlines Key Cybersecurity Actions For Future Administrations
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Report outlines ways to lock down critical infrastructure as well as IoT - and the urgent need to expand the security workforce by 2020 with 100,000 new jobs.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/6/2016
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Law Firm Drinker Biddle Leverages Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Law firm Drinker Biddle has set up an information governance and eDiscovery analytics practice, and it's helped clients speed up litigation and regulatory compliance investigations. The firm's chief data scientist shares details about the practice in this interview
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/1/2016
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The Technology Economy Shuffles The C-Suite
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Chief Data 0fficers have been on the rise in enterprise organizations for the past few years. Do they belong in the IT organization, or should they have their own organization?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/18/2016
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Chief Data Officers: More Report To CEO Than CIO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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A Gartner survey of chief data officers found that 30% of them are now reporting to the CEO. Also, many companies are creating a new Office of the CDO with its own staff, budget, and responsibilities separate from IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/14/2016
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IT Priorities Shifting Toward Security, Managing Costs
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A recent IDG survey shows CIOs and IT managers have a renewed concern for operational security and improved customer experience.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/11/2016
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Trump's Election: Poll Failures Hold Data Lessons For IT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Are your data analytics predictions models suffering from the same problems as the models that predicted Hillary Clinton would easily win the US Presidential election? Here are a few things to consider.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/11/2016
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Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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While many smart cities are using IoT for transportation issues, there's a host of other initiatives these urban centers should start to address with the technology. Environmental and sustainability programs top a new list from Gartner.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/9/2016
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Drones As Compute Platforms In The Air: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Intel's Anil Nanduri talks with InformationWeek about the company's newest drone and the demonstration that shows that drones are a dynamic compute platform.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/8/2016
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AI, Cognitive Computing To Disrupt Enterprises: IDC
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IDC is forecasting big growth for cognitive computing and AI in the next 5 years. This infographic shows the growth, industries, and use-cases for these technologies.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/8/2016
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Some SuperPAC Websites Are Not Super-Secure
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers find weaknesses in public websites that could expose personal information of donors and other sensitive data.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/7/2016
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The Wait At Polls: IT Drives Real-Time Updates
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Voters in Cobb County, Georgia, got more accurate and timely updates on wait times at polling locations open for early voting during this year's US presidential election. Here's how IT made it happen.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/7/2016
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CIOs Face Changes, Volatility In 2017, Forrester Predicts
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT transitions will accelerate in 2017 as CIOs look to deliver business outcomes, develop technologies that serve customers, and embrace new technologies such as AI and AR, according to Forrester Research. Here's a look at the research firm's predictions for the new year.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/7/2016
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Data Analytics Pros Don't Feel The Love From C-Suite
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data and analytics initiatives may underpin every digital transformation initiative, but can these programs be trusted? A new survey from KPMG shows that even those running the programs don't always trust them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/3/2016
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How Clinton, Trump Could Champion Cybersecurity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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The major party Presidential candidates, which both have experienced the aftermath of hacks and poor security practices of their own, could serve as 'poster children' and advocate for better cybersecurity, experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/27/2016
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BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
IT organizations should prioritize their self-service analytics tools projects to enable business users to experience the value of analytics and big data investments.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/27/2016
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NSA Contractor Over 20 Years Stole More Than 50 Terabytes Of Gov't Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Harold Martin, now in custody, is a risk to himself and others if freed from custody, a US prosecutor warns in a detailed filing in the case.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/21/2016
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AI Provider Brings IoT Data To Bare Metal Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Falkonry provides AI services to its industrial customers generating great volumes of IoT data. Here's why this company chose a bare metal cloud implementation for its operations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/2016
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BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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When enterprises implement Hadoop, their top use-case was found to be business intelligence (BI). Now a new benchmark study shows which Hadoop SQL engines are best for which workloads. Here is a look at 7 key findings from that study.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/2016
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Gartner: IT Spending Will Hit $3.5 Trillion In 2017
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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At its Symposium/ITxpo show, Gartner released new worldwide IT spending numbers that predict enterprises will spend up to $3.5 trillion on technology in 2017. That's an increase of about 3% over 2016, with much of that money going toward software and services.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/20/2016
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'Kevin Durant Effect': What Skilled Cybersecurity Pros Want
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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For seasoned cybersecurity professionals, motivation for sticking with their current jobs doesn't mean big management promotions or higher salaries, a new Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report finds.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/19/2016
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