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Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2017
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Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive VP and CTO, SAS , 6/19/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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3 Cool AI Projects
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Are you ready for AI and machine learning? Here's an overview of three use cases to give you a flavor of just what is possible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/18/2017
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Data & Analytics: Solve Your Top Challenges at Interop ITX
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Looking to solve your data & analytics challenges? Our Interop ITX experts have the answers. Here are some of the take-aways you can expect by attending these sessions.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/18/2017
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Future of Data Summit: Secure IoT with Blockchain
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
IoT security is essential for the Internet of Things to reach commercial success. Here's one way to protect this technology and data from hackers.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/11/2017
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Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
At Interop ITX, coming up next month, a track of more than two dozen presentations will provide valuable advice to IT executives, including pointers on how to balance technical and soft skills for their teams and themselves.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/10/2017
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How to Rescue Your Data Analytics Program from Failure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You've invested in your analytics program, but where's the return? Here's how to make this investment of time and money pay for itself.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/3/2017
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Future of Data Summit Tackles AI, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Learn about how real-world enterprise organizations are advancing projects in AI, machine learning, virtual reality, and more, to add value for consumers and drive revenues.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/14/2017
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Measuring DevOps: The Key Metrics That Matter
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
Determining DevOps' ultimate value to an organization is essential for receiving maximum benefits.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/2/2017
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Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You may have been successful with a center of excellence for your business intelligence or analytics practice. But big data success requires a different approach, a bus.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/28/2017
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How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2017
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Product Management Should Be At The Core Of Every Company
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
At the heart of product management is the ability to discover the customers' pain and then leading the way in solving that pain in the best way possible.
By John Shapiro, Intuit , 2/22/2017
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Bloomberg Adds Machine-Learning To Apache Solr Search
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Bloomberg has created an open source way to use machine-learning models to weight searches, then add their values to the Solr search engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/22/2017
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Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Jeff Jameson, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
By Jeff Jameson Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 2/16/2017
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IoT And Privacy: Turning Pitfalls Into Benefits
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/16/2017
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How Cross-Functional IT Teams Can Work Toward A Common Goal
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Breaking down the silos is critical in an enterprise IT strategy, and there are ways to get different IT and business groups on the same team.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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How To Tackle Today's Data Quality Challenges
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If your data quality is suspect, your analytics program may also be doomed. Here's a look at today's data quality challenges and how to tackle them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/13/2017
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IT Transformation Checklist: 10 Steps to Success
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
When launching a IT transformation project, there are some steps you definitely don't want to take, and 10 steps that could lead to success.
By Florian Gröne and Christopher Perrigo, strategic advisors for PwC , 2/7/2017
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