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Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2017
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Transitioning to Microservices: The Story of Two Monoliths
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Now is a great time to be thinking about architecture, but it’s also important to do it in a way that is incremental and allows you to test ideas and validate them.
By Rob Zuber, Chief Technology Officer, CircleCI , 5/25/2017
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LinkedIn Leads Standardized Cloud Gear Alliance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A group of major backers has formed the Project19 Foundation to support standardized gear and networking across cloud data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/25/2017
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Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
By Tim Bucher, Senior Vice President, Seagate Technology , 5/24/2017
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Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIOs See Role Becoming ‘More Strategic’
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/23/2017
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Will Edge Computing Replace the Cloud?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
New technology breakthroughs plus the IoT are driving new interest in edge computing.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/23/2017
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10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.
By Craig Williams, Chief Information Officer, Ciena , 5/23/2017
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DevOps: A Bullet Train with No Passengers?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Fast digital pipelines won’t save organizations that can’t consistently birth and nurture great ideas.
By Christopher O'Malley, CEO, Compuware , 5/22/2017
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Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2017
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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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MIT's McAfee: Smart Machines Pick up the Pace
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
MIT's Andrew McAfee looks at all those things we said computers could never do, but they did. And, he warns of the HiPPO.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/18/2017
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MTM's Kleyman: Build Your Business on a Secure IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
CTO of MTM Technologies Bill Kleyman says your future customers will reach you over the Internet of Things.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2017
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On-Premises Workloads Require Higher Staff Investment Than Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2017
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CA Leader: Don't Let Legacy Hold You Back
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
In his Interop ITX keynote, CA Technologies CTO Otto Berkes took a hard look at technology change and how organizations approach it.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/17/2017
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Welcome to InformationWeek's Interop ITX News Desk
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Follow the action at Interop ITX and hear from the experts through the InformationWeek News Desk, streaming live from Las Vegas.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/17/2017
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IT Value: What’s Your Story?
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
It's time for IT to show business leaders where IT brings value to the organization. Metrics are nice, but storytelling is better.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 5/17/2017
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For CIOs, It's Nature v. Nurture Revisited
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Are CIOs shaped most by nature or nurture? One of them may get you into the C-suite, but the other one can bring you success there.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/16/2017
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GE Draws Up Playbook for Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2017
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The Modern Data Strategy in the Interop Spotlight
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
As Interop ITX opened with summits and workshops, experts from Silicon Valley Data Science highlighted some of the new considerations for a modern data strategic plan.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/15/2017
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Why Automation and AI are Cool, Until They're Not
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Enterprises and jobs are changing fast as more tasks are automated with increasing levels of machine intelligence. Automation displaced manufacturing jobs, but it also enabled the creation of new businesses and career opportunities. Will knowledge workers and their employers adapt fast enough?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/15/2017
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