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To Find IT Talent, Think Differently – and Move Quickly
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 12/11/2017
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The Clouds Are Different Over China
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
US-based cloud vendors face unique challenges in China, raising the possibility that Chinese cloud vendors might be able to gain leadership roles in the global cloud market.
By Ben Kepes , 12/11/2017
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Five Emerging Requirements Impacting Hybrid Cloud Strategies
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As companies turn to the hybrid cloud to future-proof business and innovate faster, there are some emerging needs that they should address.
By Kip Compton, VP, Cloud Platforms & Solutions, Cisco , 12/8/2017
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Gartner: IT Security Spending to Reach $96 Billion in 2018
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Identity access management and security services to drive worldwide spending growth.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/8/2017
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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for 'Critical' Flaw in Windows Security
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine was found by UK spy agency's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/8/2017
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IT Versus the Organization
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
There are significant gaps in how IT professionals and business leaders view issues such as aligning tech with business goals. Experts share some thoughts on how to close the gaps.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/8/2017
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Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
By Stephan Kudyba, Martin Tuchman School of Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology , 12/8/2017
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The Hidden Costs of Open Source Security Software
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Open source software isn't free, whether looked at in terms of hard dollars or in missed opportunities.
By Andy Jordan, Special Project Lead, Mosaic451 , 12/8/2017
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Android Ransomware Kits on the Rise in the Dark Web
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
More than 5,000 Android ransomware kit listings have been spotted so far this year, with the median price range hitting $200.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/7/2017
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Ransomware Meets 'Grey's Anatomy'
Tom & Natalie Pageler, Neustar CRO & CSO, and MD Stanford University
Commentary
Fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is locked out of its electronic medical records, but in the real world, healthcare organizations face even greater risks.
By Tom & Natalie Pageler Neustar CRO & CSO, and MD Stanford University, 12/7/2017
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A Check-Up for Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
As organizations get ready to invest (or further invest) in AI, some recent research efforts offer insight into what the status quo is around AI in the enterprise and the barriers that could impede adoption.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 12/7/2017
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Hybrid Cloud – You’re Doing It Wrong
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As organizations move to hybrid clouds they have to adjust their thinking and how they look at key concepts.
By Mark Baker, Field Product Manager, Canonical , 12/7/2017
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NIST Releases New Cybersecurity Framework Draft
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Updated version includes changes to some existing guidelines - and adds some new ones.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/6/2017
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9 AI Benefits Enterprises Are Experiencing Today
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes — as well as their workforces.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/6/2017
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How CIO/CFO Relationships Are Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
In an era when organizations have to move forward quickly with innovative -- often expensive -- tech initiatives, CIOs and CFOs may have to form a partnership.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/6/2017
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Monitoring Cloud Performance: Pass the Aspirin
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
Few tools exist to measure or fix multi-cloud problems. Help is on the way; major software vendors are addressing the issue.
By Neal Weinberg, technology journalist , 12/6/2017
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Design Thinking and Agile Improve Application Outcomes
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
While there are benefits from adopting an agile strategy, your organization can take success to the next level by also utilizing design thinking to identify problems.
By Ed Hadley, Senior Director of Product at Mendix , 12/5/2017
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Going All-In with Managed Services, the Right Way
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Utilizing managed services can be cost efficient for an enterprise, but be sure to look beyond cost to how you manage those managed service providers.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/5/2017
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Give Yourself the Gift of Tech Education
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
The special advance rate for Interop ITX event registration expires December 15. Take time out from holiday shopping to invest in your career.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 12/5/2017
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It’s Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
By Barb Darrow, technology journalist , 12/4/2017
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