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10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/22/2017
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How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
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The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
By Marty Puranik, founder, president and CEO of Atlantic.Net , 8/21/2017
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QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/17/2017
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Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?
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The likelihood of a company suffering a breach is worse than most believe. Here's a checklist for building out a plan to deal with a breach.
By Xuyen Bowles, Sentek Cyber , 8/16/2017
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A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 8/15/2017
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9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/14/2017
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Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
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Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
By Robert Reeves, Cofounder and CTO, Datical , 8/14/2017
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How to Build Resilient Work Teams
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/10/2017
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An IT Revolution Approaches
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For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries , 8/10/2017
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Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
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Agile is useful, but itís no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 8/9/2017
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The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/8/2017
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Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future
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The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.
By John Crosthwait, Global Technology Consulting Lead, Accenture , 8/8/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
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In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
By Shafat Qazi, Founder and CEO, BQE Software , 8/7/2017
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Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
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Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
By Hunter Jensen, founder and CEO, Barefoot Solutions, , 8/3/2017
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5 Things to Know About IT Candidates
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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If you're having trouble finding and keeping IT personnel, you're not alone. One problem might be that you don't understand what they want, as a new Manpower study suggests.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/2/2017
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Pressure to Digitize Pushes Enterprises to Transform
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Enterprises in traditional industries, from manufacturing to logistics and retail, are scrambling to update their offerings to better support emerging technologies.
By Praful Saklani, founder and CEO, Pramata , 7/28/2017
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4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/28/2017
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