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Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Youíve just been asked to look at a multi-cloud solution. You might put on a brave face for upper management, but deep down you know this isnít going to be easy. Youíre right.
By Steven Puddephatt, Technical Architect, GlobalDots , 3/27/2020
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CIOs: Hereís How to Boost Your Business Model Resilience
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This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times.
By Daniel Sun, Research VP, Gartner, Inc. , 3/25/2020
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How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Disruptive ideas can give organizations ways to maintain operations in a time of quarantines and social distancing.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/24/2020
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Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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RPA is a fast-growing category of software, driven by global enterprise digital transformation efforts. Is it ready for prime time? This guide covers the benefits, best practices and use cases today.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 3/23/2020
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Pitfalls to Avoid in the COVID-19 Rush to Work from Home
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As everybody rushes to set up workstations at home amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there are some obstacles to avoid.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2020
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Digital Innovation: Start by Wooing Your Own Workplace
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IT executives can drive successful outcomes for companies looking to expand on their internal technologies by adopting a product management mentality.
By Kaylan Kumar, CTO, HCL Technologies , 3/23/2020
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3 Technologies That Can Ease the M&A Process
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Internal integration following a merger or acquisition can result in a range of complexities, but there are technologies that can improve this process.
By Albert Nguyen, Associate Director, Bits In Glass , 3/20/2020
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Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave of AI, Machine Learning, BI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Business intelligence will move beyond dashboards, and AI and machine learning will become easier for less skilled workers as augmented analytics are embedded into platforms.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/19/2020
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The IT and Security Teams: Buddies or Rivals?
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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InformationWeek, Dark Reading, and Interop have partnered to explore the evolving relationship between the general IT team and the security team. We invite you to take our survey.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 3/19/2020
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Maximize Your Customer Experience ROI
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Customer experience leaders may struggle to show how their efforts will generate positive business results. They need a solid business model that can reliably predict quantifiable benefits.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/18/2020
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Why Isnít Machine Learning Living up to the Hype?
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An obsession with tasks is leading to marginal returns on tech investments. Now is the time to rethink our approaches to machine learning.
By Kevin Walkup, President, COO, Harmonate , 3/18/2020
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C-Suite Taps IT Leaders Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Businesses are confident overall in their ability to weather the storm caused by coronavirus COVID-19 disruptions, and technology is playing a strong role in the C-suite.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2020
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Digital Transformation Falling Flat? Bring in the Pirates
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IT leaders should reflect on how and why digital transformations fail and tap nonconformists who are not afraid to think outside the box as a start.
By Todd Chusid, Senior Digital Strategist, Anexinet , 3/17/2020
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Developing a Continuity Plan for the Post-Coronavirus World
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These baseline business continuity strategies will help ensure your organization is positioned to keep operations going even as the business environment is up-ended.
By Jason Albuquerque, CSO and CIO, Carousel Industries , 3/16/2020
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A Radical Plan for Enterprise Transformation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If you want the big rewards of new technology implementations, you need the right approach and a full commitment.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/13/2020
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AI Adoption Spectrum: Are You Ahead of the Pack?
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Having a well-defined AI strategy and investing in business models that leverage AI and data can help companies become innovative leaders. Where do you stand?
By Rajan Kohli, President, Wipro Digital , 3/13/2020
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The Role of AI in the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine
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AI can spot patterns in data and make predictions, and the hope is these tools could identify drug prospects to test on humans within months.
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Excellence , 3/12/2020
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How Cloud, Security and Big Data Are Forcing CIOs to Evolve
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The good news is that the enterprise-level disruptions to the CIO role represent an opportunity to re-examine their positions and make meaningful adjustments -- especially at the mid-market level.
By Wayson Vannatta, CIO, WatchGuard Technologies , 3/11/2020
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Data Governance Is Improving, ButÖ
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Corporate memories are at risk because the growth in data is outpacing companies' ability to govern and manage it.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/10/2020
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4 Questions Businesses Should Ask About AI, 5G and Innovation
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As we move into the 2020s, leaders must self-reflect and focus on how they can improve upon past AI, 5G and other innovation technologies to drive results.
By Athina Kanioura, Accenture Applied Intelligence and Mark Curtis, Fjord , 3/10/2020
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Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave of AI, Machine Learning, BI
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  3/19/2020
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How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  3/24/2020
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Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek,  3/23/2020
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