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Content posted in December 2016
Why Recommendation Engines Still Aren't Accurate
Commentary  |  12/28/2016
Those website recommendations engines sometimes can be just what the consumer needs to make a decision. Then again, sometimes those recommendations are way off base.
Will Cloud Service Prices Go Up in 2017?
Commentary  |  12/28/2016
Competition and price cutting might be good for cloud customers, but the glory days of low prices might not make it into 2017.
There’s No 'Thing' You Can Do to Be Agile
Commentary  |  12/27/2016
The Agile concept isn't just about IT and development, but about a mindset that has to extend throughout the business.
The Unblinking Eye: Employee Monitoring in the IoT Era
Commentary  |  12/22/2016
Monitoring machines in the Internet of Things can provide valuable data, but there could be privacy issues when employees are using those machines.
The Cloud May Finally be Ready for Your Legacy Apps
Commentary  |  12/21/2016
If you've been holding off your legacy application migration to the cloud over fear of support and migration issues, 2017 may very well be the time to look at your options.
Innovation Is a Team Sport
Commentary  |  12/20/2016
Lessons in teamwork, innovation and leadership learned in sports carry through in the business world, according to the CTO of Ultimate Software.
AI Is Late: 3 Things To Accelerate It
Commentary  |  12/19/2016
Artificial intelligence applications haven't advanced the way you might hope. However, rather than waiting for AI to happen, you and your peers have to take action.
Why Embedded Analytics Will Change Everything
Commentary  |  12/15/2016
Analytics is being embedded in all kinds of software which suggests a major shift is on the horizon. How we think about analytics will change and so will our use of analytics. We explain why.
Four Keys to Thriving in STEM and IT as a Woman
Commentary  |  12/14/2016
It isn't fair that women have to put in extra effort to succeed in male-dominated STEM fields, but MarkLogic's Sheila Stewart shares four great tips.
Multi-Cloud Management: What to Realistically Expect in 2017
Commentary  |  12/14/2016
Learn what you should realistically expect from your multi-cloud management solution in 2017 -- and what you may have to wait for until 2018 and beyond.
The Non-IT CIO: Information Over Infrastructure
Commentary  |  12/12/2016
The emergence of CIOs whose backgrounds are outside of IT isn't a fluke. It was inevitable.
The DevOps Engineer Is An Optical Illusion
Commentary  |  12/8/2016
IT pros and developers can't be excellent at everything. Instead, embracing specialization and empowering collaboration in your organization can achieve meaningful and lasting DevOps progress.
How Cloud Is Changing IT Investment Planning
Commentary  |  12/6/2016
IT roadmaps are shifting as technologies like cloud, containers, and software-defined infrastructure change where and how enterprise resources are consumed and managed.
Shifting Your DevOps Mindset from Tools to Culture
Commentary  |  12/5/2016
DevOps is based on continuous improvement and development, with employees as active participants in that iterative process. Enabling self-learning and self-improving among employees is central to this school of thought.
Digital Transformation: Why Darwin Was Right
Commentary  |  12/2/2016
While half of surveyed organizations say that digital transformation is a strategic priority, what does that say about the other 50%? If they don't adapt they could face the fate Darwin described in discussing survival of the fittest.
CEOs & CIOs Must Work Together For Data Analytics Success
Commentary  |  12/2/2016
Learn how business and IT executives can forge more fruitful relationships to take advantage of the power of data analytics.


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