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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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HelloFresh Moves Analytics To Hadoop
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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HelloFresh, one of the popular new fresh meal delivery services, was outgrowing its home-grown business intelligence system. To meet the needs of its growing business and data volumes, the company moved to MapR's Hadoop.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/23/2016
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Consumer Reports Finds Middle Ground Between Cloud And On-Premises
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Consumer Reports runs its back-end accounting on Oracle E-Business Suite, but has found a way to get all the benefits of cloud computing while keeping control over the upgrade cycle afforded by on-premises solutions. Here's how they did it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/21/2016
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The Technology Economy Shuffles The C-Suite
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
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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2017 IT Budgets: One-Third Goes To Cloud, Hosting Services
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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IT professionals and CIOs plan to spend slightly more than a third of their total IT budgets on cloud and hosting services in 2017, according to survey results from 451 Research. While IaaS remains popular, most of the money will be spent on application, management, and security services.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/17/2016
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Google Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise IT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization -- and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft in offering more of these services through the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/16/2016
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10 Tech Jobs Set For Big Pay Raises In 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Big data, security, and developer jobs are expected to get salary boosts in the coming year, according to Robert Half's 2017 Technology & IT Salary Guide. Here's a look at 10 hot jobs to watch.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/15/2016
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Samsung's $8 Billion Harman Deal Drives New Era For IT Pros 
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
Commentary
As connected cars become more commonplace, IT professionals need to consider how employees are using these software-platforms-on-wheels to access and share work-related information. Samsung's announcement that it would acquire Harman International Industries -- owner of multiple car audio brands -- raises the urgency of these questions.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/15/2016
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Chief Data Officers: More Report To CEO Than CIO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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
News
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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Google's Urs Holzle: Moore's Law Is Ending
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google's Urs Holzle says cloud suppliers won't be able to bank the gains of Moore's Law much longer and will have to eke out advances elsewhere.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/10/2016
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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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The Wait At Polls: IT Drives Real-Time Updates
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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 Get Strategic As IT Budgets Stay Flat
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Tech budgets are moving out of IT control and are expected to remain flat, but CIOs are gaining more influence across the broader enterprise, according to CEB Global's 2017 IT Budget Survey.
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
News
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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Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Investments in predictive analytics, dashboards, and KPIs are coming to CRM lead management offerings, according to Gartner's most recent Magic Quadrant report for the category. The finding is reflective of an increasing number of IT organizations aiming to deliver more and better intelligence for sales and marketing users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/1/2016
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Healthcare's Looming Disruption: How Can IT Prepare?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new Gartner Maverick report says that annual physical medical exams and primary care doctors are about to be disrupted by IoT medical devices and algorithm. Here's how IT must shift to accommodate the change.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/31/2016
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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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