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Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
By David DeRam, Co-founder and CEO of Greenlight Guru , 8/13/2018
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Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 8/3/2018
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The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 7/26/2018
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How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/17/2018
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TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/16/2018
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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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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
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Commentary
One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
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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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
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Commentary
Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/17/2018
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building an Enterprise Data Warehouse
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Commentary
While it's a challenging and time-consuming process, the creation of an enterprise data warehouse stocked with the right data will ease management, empower the business, and enhance the customer experience.
By Bobby Beckmann, CTO, Lifesize , 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
InformationWeek,
Satire
[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 InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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Pioneers Create Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/14/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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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 Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/10/2018
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The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/3/2018
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How to Spin Up an AI Flywheel with Data
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Commentary
Gather as much data as you can about your customers, optimize metrics to address business questions, and build out your AI-based applications.
By Sameet Agarwal, Vice President of Engineering, Snowflake Computing , 4/30/2018
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