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The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/20/2017
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Technology Can Reduce the Cognitive Overload in the C-Suite
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As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
By Martin Trevino, Red Alpha Consulting , 9/19/2017
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Top 10 Challenges IT Faces Heading Into 2018
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2017
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Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
InformationWeek Staff,
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Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/18/2017
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4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent
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Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
By Erin Yang, vice president of technology product management, Workday , 9/18/2017
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3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
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Information securityís role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasnít kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 9/15/2017
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The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/14/2017
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Digital Transformation Done Right
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A successful digital transformation initiative starts with an organization's leadership instilling a culture that supports the idea of the entire business operating under one digital strategy.
By Sajid Mohamedy, VP, Strategy & Operations, Nisum , 9/13/2017
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Supercomputers Aim to Predict Hurricane Damage House by House
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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A University of Texas supercomputer offers hope to help save lives when the next hurricane hits land.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/11/2017
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Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 9/7/2017
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How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
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SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and CTO, SAS , 9/6/2017
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Top 10 Ways IT Sparks Innovation
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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The pressure to become a digital business is pushing IT leaders to innovate more than ever before. Discover the areas they are focusing on to create change and digitally transform.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/6/2017
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Drone Mapping Data Changes Business Economics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Drone mapping data can dramatically impact the profitability of certain businesses. Should you include it in your business app? Consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/5/2017
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Launching a New Office Overseas? Engineer It for Success
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Having learned from his experience opening an operation in Norway, Tapad's Jeff Olchovy shares his advice to others planning overseas expansion.
By Jeff Olchovy, Principal Engineer, Tapad , 9/5/2017
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A Hat Doesnít Make a Captain: 3 Traits of a C-Suite Genius
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What makes an executive successful? Consider traits such as risk taking and never relying on the status quo.
By Manmit Shrimali, founder and CEO of Dextro Analytics , 9/4/2017
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You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Analytics ROI often falls short because businesses overlook important parts of the process.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/1/2017
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The Forgotten Secret to DevOps Success: Measurement
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Measuring the end-to-end DevOps value stream is the key to delivering value and tracking its ROI and allocating resources.
By Tim Buntel, VP, XebiaLabs, and Nicole Forsgren, CEO, DORA , 8/31/2017
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Find the Digital Skills Your Company Needs to Succeed
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Reaching business goals, even surviving in an era of disruption, requires a tech-smart workforce.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/31/2017
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Organizations Struggle with Time to Value for BI
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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New research from TDWI highlights the obstacles analytics projects face and suggests best practices for overcoming those challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/30/2017
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Avoid the Danger Zone of Metrics
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Organizations love metrics, particularly those that show success, but it's crucial to define metrics that truly track progress toward corporate goals.
By Dawn Parzych, Director, Catchpoint , 8/28/2017
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