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Cloud Technology Partners: Combat the Cloud Resistance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2017
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10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2017
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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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IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/19/2017
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TrueAbility Aims to Reinvent IT Certifications
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
In an age of cloud computing and rapidly emerging technologies it's time for new approaches to IT certifications.
By Ben Kepes , 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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One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/18/2017
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A New Era of OpenStack
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The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
By Alan Clark, Chairman of the OpenStack Foundation , 9/15/2017
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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
Commentary
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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Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/14/2017
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3 Ways Blockchain is Changing Cybersecurity
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The tech sector is looking at new uses for blockchain, and information security is one area that holds promise.
By Ralph Tkatchuk, TK Data Sec , 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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Consumers Leave No Doubt: People over Chatbots
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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People complain that virtual agents are too impersonal and can't handle complex requests.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/12/2017
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'We Really Don't Know Clouds At All'
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Just how quickly are enterprises moving workloads to the cloud? InformationWeek is searching for the answer.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2017
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Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/11/2017
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Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
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IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
By Justin Bingham, Co-Founder and CTO Janeiro Digital , 9/11/2017
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Rackspace, OpenStack and the Multiplicity of Clouds
Ben Kepes,
News
While some wish to view OpenStack as a failure, the open source initiative serves a purpose and is a fit for a growing number of organizations.
By Ben Kepes , 9/8/2017
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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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Next on the Chopping Block, Administrative Assistants
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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You probably have noticed that the number of administrative assistants has declined over the years. Now, digital assistants and outsourcers may be ready to replace those who remain.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/6/2017
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You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Eric Bruno, Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics
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Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
By Eric Bruno Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics, 9/6/2017
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