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Content posted in July 2019
IT Careers: How to Get a Job as a Site Reliability Engineer
Slideshows  |  7/31/2019
If you have a passion for development and systems, site reliability engineering might be a good career path for you.
Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Will AI and automation eliminate the need for the people who now keep IT infrastructures in operation? Not if those people take charge of their own futures.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
Atlassian CIO's Lessons for Better M&As and Divestitures
News  |  7/30/2019
Is there anything more headache inducing than the idea of IT efforts needed for a merger or acquisition? Here's a look at one CIO's journey and lessons learned.
Dos and Don'ts: Robotic Process Automation
News  |  7/29/2019
RPA is the fastest growing category of software today, driven by enterprise digital transformation efforts. Here's how to make the most of it.
The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
Commentary  |  7/29/2019
Before making the cloud decision, IT leaders need the facts and the criteria to choose the option that's best for their business, operational and financial goals.
IBM’s Rob High and Rumjog’s Thomas Young Talk Edge Computing
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
The scope of what can be done through edge computing is growing fast, but it will take more talent and new strategies to reap the benefits.
We Are Technology’s Weakest Link
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
Technology's shortcomings have less to do with technology and everything to do with us.
Reap the Benefits of IT Automation
Commentary  |  7/25/2019
Among the keys to successful IT automation is the need to ensure that senior management understands the importance of IT infrastructure, and then to show them the real business benefits.
Slash Data Center Costs by Optimizing Hardware Investments
Commentary  |  7/25/2019
CIOs can quickly find themselves on an expensive hardware-replacement treadmill, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Lessons in Efficiency from a No-Code Use Case: Project HOME
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
A nonprofit for housing sees a 30% reduction in time spent on contract management, thanks to a no-code development platform.
In Taxing Times, Blockchain Systems Could Minimize Disruption
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
Blockchain has the potential to cut through multilayered, complex transactions to streamline processes, improve margins, and grow top line revenue.
Digital Transformation Challenges IT Leaders
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Tech disruption is uprooting traditional business practices while creating new responsibilities -- and opportunities -- for IT.
What’s the Long-Term Impact of Salesforce’s Tableau Acquisition?
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Three key questions should be answered for enterprises to glean a clearer understanding of their options.
Going Up? Otis Elevator Hits Digital Transformation Button
News  |  7/22/2019
Otis pioneered predictive maintenance before most heard the phrase Internet of Things. Now the 166-year-old company is prepping the elevator of the future.
Robotic Process Automation: Is It Ready for Big Business?
Commentary  |  7/22/2019
Despite the positive market forecasts, a closer look at RPA brings to light challenges that indicate the technology is still in its infancy.
Expect AI Flash Mobs of Fake News
Commentary  |  7/22/2019
Truth imperiled by coordinated attacks using deepfake videos and new NLG-powered fake news articles.
What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
Technology Innovations: Let’s Be Responsible
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
As technology evolves, CIOs and IT leaders must also change the way they communicate about it in our digital-first world.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
IT planning authorities are everywhere, but finding truly knowledgeable experts with your organization's best interests at heart can be a challenge.
What’s Holding Back Edge Computing for Enterprises?
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
The combination of technology readiness and business appetite puts us a little closer to wide-scale availability of a new breed of IT infrastructure.
AWS Summit Focuses on Smoother Integrations
Slideshows  |  7/16/2019
Amazon touts ease of using custom code on its platform and the acceleration of the speed of execution in the development cycle.
Customer-Led Automation Changes the Service Game
Commentary  |  7/16/2019
Customer self-service is ready to take the next step toward customer-led service, where enterprises are supporting requests from bots as often as from people.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
Continuous Learning the Key to IT Skills Gap
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
CIOs and IT leaders struggle to fill IT positions with staff who hold the right skills. But the answer is right under their noses: Educate existing teams.
How to Prep Your Career for the AI Job Apocalypse
Commentary  |  7/12/2019
Will your job end up being automated or eaten by an AI or robot? Here's a deeper look at careers that will continue to be in high demand in the decade ahead.
Creating a Culture of Global Innovation
Commentary  |  7/12/2019
The breakneck speed of technology innovation means that success requires embracing disruption/change and empowering people to be creative in its application.
IBM Builds AI Ladder with Partnerships
News  |  7/11/2019
IBM is creating a richer technology stack to help customers ascend the 'AI Ladder,' gaining the foundation for an artificial intelligence practice.
Human Capital Management Technology May Be 'Demo Candy'
Commentary  |  7/11/2019
AI is being embedded in human capital management applications, but there are many reasons they're not necessarily ripe for prime time, according to Gartner.
What Does Your Management Style Say about Your Age?
Slideshows  |  7/10/2019
Depending on how you answer specific questions, we might be able to guess your age.
What Does ‘Save to Transform’ Mean for CIOs?
Commentary  |  7/10/2019
Many companies are now pursuing the seemingly conflicting goals of cost reduction, growth, and digital transformation. This has huge implications for CIOs.
Transform your IT Help Desk
Commentary  |  7/9/2019
CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
Chief Data Officers: Biggest Mistakes, Best Practices
News  |  7/9/2019
CDOs are everywhere today, but are they really doing an effective job? Here's how you and your organization can make the most of data and analytics investments.
IBM Garage Talks Accelerating Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  7/8/2019
ADP, Delos, and the City of New York share their experiences working with design thinking teams from IBM.
A Robot That Can Throw Bananas? Why CIOs Should Take Notice
Commentary  |  7/8/2019
Scientists are now developing models that allow robots to learn from experience. Pay attention, because deep learning is poised to drive significant advances.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
Database Deployments Moving to the Cloud
News  |  7/5/2019
Of the top five database vendors by revenue, four are also cloud service providers -- Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. The future of DBMS is in the cloud.
A Practical Guide to DevOps: It’s Not that Scary
Commentary  |  7/5/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about how to embrace DevOps in their enterprise organizations.
Retain Your IT Staff by Doing These 3 Things
Commentary  |  7/5/2019
Your team relies on you, their IT leader, to help them manage their careers. If you're not doing it, someone else will do it for you. At another company.
How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning
Commentary  |  7/3/2019
If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here's a short list of options for beginners.
Don’t Mind the IT Skills Gap: Hire for What Can’t Be Taught
Commentary  |  7/3/2019
Once talent is in the door, it's up to organizations and IT leaders to cultivate their professional growth, including specific IT skills and domain knowledge.
TCS Taps Cornell Tech for Digital Transformation Ideation
News  |  7/2/2019
Unveiling of the new TCS Pace Port at the Tata Innovation Center reveals plan to work with academics and startups to find new hires and help industries evolve.
How to Evaluate an IT Job Candidate as a Coach Would
Commentary  |  7/2/2019
To create a winning IT team, it pays to treat job candidates like potential prospects for a sports franchise.
7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence
Slideshows  |  7/1/2019
Artificial intelligence is actually a term that encompasses a host of technology and tools. Here's a closer look at some of the more important ones.
Top 5 Issues Exhausting Your IT Team and How to Solve Them
Commentary  |  7/1/2019
Chief information officers and IT leaders need to stay relevant and continually address the common problems that drag down their teams.


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