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AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/10/2019
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The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/9/2019
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AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/8/2019
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Detroit's IT Makeover, a Year Later
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Detroit CIO Beth Niblock and her IT team have been helping the city advance through the tech world that we call the 21st century.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 3/29/2019
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Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/5/2019
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Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Hereís a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/2018
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Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Detroit CIO, Beth Niblock, explains the process of creating data transparency in the wake of Detroit's bankruptcy.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 7/12/2018
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Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/30/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/17/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/15/2018
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How to Kickstart Digital Transformation: Government Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/15/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 5/10/2018
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Has IT Gone Packaged Software Crazy?
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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When it comes to software, why choose out-of-the-box plain vanilla when thereís a rainbow of other flavors that you can choose from and swirl together?
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 4/26/2018
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Diversity: It's About Inclusion
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Unrealistic entry-level job requirements, black-hoodie hacker image problems are among the 'uncomfortable conversations' needed to remedy cybersecurity's diversity gap.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/25/2018
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Technology Faces State-of-Mind Hurdles
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Cloud and open source advocate Sam Ramji, vice president for product management for the Google Cloud Platform, provides a sneak peek into his Interop ITX keynote.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 4/11/2018
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Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  12/4/2019
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