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Content posted in August 2017
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How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
Commentary  |  8/7/2017
In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
Regulatory Oversight vs. Crowdsourcing: The Best Approach for Quality
Commentary  |  8/4/2017
If you are looking for data quality, should you rely on professionals or passionate amateurs? Here are the pros and cons.
Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
News  |  8/4/2017
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
News  |  8/4/2017
Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
Commentary  |  8/3/2017
Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
Commentary  |  8/3/2017
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
Get to Know the DPO: Under GDPR, You May Need One
Commentary  |  8/3/2017
Getting ready for GDPR now will allow ample time for testing and assessing the new protocols, hiring the right data protection officer and ensuring they are operating effectively.
Are You Digital Enough to Be in Your Business’ Future?
Commentary  |  8/2/2017
Today's business challenges require diverse teams with new competencies, including the ability to collaborate effectively across organizational borders.
5 Things to Know About IT Candidates
Commentary  |  8/2/2017
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.
Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Commentary  |  8/2/2017
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
Visualization Enables High Dimensional Analytics
Commentary  |  8/1/2017
High dimensional data is our greatest asset in learning from data sets with hundreds, even thousands, of variables.
Why Businesses Need to Update Their DR Plan Now
Commentary  |  8/1/2017
With cyberattacks becoming more common, and natural and man-made disasters not going away, disaster recovery programs are more important than ever.
NIST, IEEE Pair Up to Drive Cloud Interoperability
News  |  8/1/2017
Two major standards bodies have grabbed the bull by the horns in an attempt to make workloads and services mobile across clouds.
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