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Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
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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Google Search Indexing To Go Mobile-First
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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In an announcement that could have far-ranging implications for websites of all sizes, Google said that it would place even more emphasis on mobile search, especially in the ways the company's algorithm ranks sites.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/8/2016
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Gartner: Enterprise Mobile Devices Yet To Show Their Strength
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Annual Personal Technologies Study finds convertible tablets on the rise with room inside the enterprise for other mobile devices to grow.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/1/2016
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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Jupiter Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/29/2016
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What Healthcare Analytics Can Teach The Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Analytics are taking on a lead role in all phases of the healthcare system. Those personal fitness devices? Their value is in what they say about us, not the data itself.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/22/2016
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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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Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
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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Google Search Indexing To Go Mobile-First
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
In an announcement that could have far-ranging implications for websites of all sizes, Google said that it would place even more emphasis on mobile search, especially in the ways the company's algorithm ranks sites.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/8/2016
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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
News
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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Android Marketshare Hits Record 88%, Report Finds
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
A recent report from Strategy Analytics finds that Android has reached a record 88% marketshare during the third quarter of 2016. At the same time, Apple's iOS lost some ground, and other mobile operating systems have all but disappeared.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/4/2016
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AWS Dominates IaaS, Stumbles In Managed Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the worldwide public IaaS market, is in tight competition in the PaaS market. But it's an also-ran when it comes to the managed private cloud category, according to a report from Synergy Research Group.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/3/2016
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Digital Transformation Underway, Many Will Fail At It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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IDC has issued its IT FutureScape forecast for 2017, which includes 10 predictions for IT. Here's how cloud, mobile, social media, big data, AI, virtual reality, and other innovations are changing the world.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/3/2016
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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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Will Digital Economy Create A Developer Shortage?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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As more companies seek to transform themselves digitally and effectively become software companies, some are going to have trouble filling "the developer gap," according to a Cloud Foundry report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/2/2016
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Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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Achieving IT Agility: 4 Steps To Start Your Journey
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
IT agility is about far more than adopting agile development practices. It requires a complete rethinking of your entire IT organization in order to help your company achieve the digital transformation needed to survive. That's the conclusion of a new report from The Hackett Group, which identifies four key steps to take as you begin your journey toward IT agility.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 10/28/2016
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Analytics, IoT Crucial To Mobile E-Commerce Growth
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
As more and more companies delve into mobile e-commerce, the amount of data generated is putting new challenges for developers and IT departments. But analytics, IoT, and other tools have help make sense of that data, according a report from Frost & Sullivan.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/28/2016
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Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
During its recent Symposium ITXpo, Gartner released predictions about the future of technology for IT departments and users. Here's a look at those predictions and what they might mean for you and your organization.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/28/2016
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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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Bank Of America's Digital Transformation: Where IT Fits In
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is in the midst of sweeping digital transformation involving all aspects of its customer-facing operations. InformationWeek spoke with several of the company's technology executives to find out where IT fits in its evolving technology roadmap.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 10/27/2016
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