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Whole Foods and Its Amazonian Approach
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
In the wake of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Peyton Maynard-Koran has brought a new approach to IT infrastructure in the grocery chain.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/18/2018
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What Do Modern Analytics Look Like With Agile Deployment?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
When deploying an analytics initiative throughout an organization it's time to utilize agile concepts.
By Josh Parenteau, Director of Market Intelligence, Tableau , 4/17/2018
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What Iím Looking Forward to at Interop ITX 2018
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Satire
An IT professionals maps out his tour of Interop ITX, coming up in two weeks.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/17/2018
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No More IT Islands
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
IT professionals no longer fit into the buckets of specialization that marketers and HR staffers love.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/13/2018
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Why IT Professionals Move to Las Vegas
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Las Vegas may well become the next high-tech hotbed as more IT talent and related investment flow into the city. On and off The Strip, there are all kinds of opportunities to cash in on digital transformation, from gaming to the maker movement and beyond. You may enjoy life more, too. Here's why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/12/2018
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Three Big Pitfalls for Big-Company CIOs, and What to Do About Them
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
Scale and longevity can be advantages for large enterprises facing competition from startups, but those enterprises need to transform their IT culture, achieve single-speed IT, and jettison inefficient distributed infrastructure.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 4/12/2018
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Get an AI Head Start: Buy It
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIOs want to invest in AI projects, but some just aren't ready to build it out themselves. So Oracle and SAP are both offering AI technologies to enterprise customers to get them started.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/11/2018
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Technology Faces State-of-Mind Hurdles
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
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 Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/11/2018
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Informatica CEO: Enterprises in 2018 Focus on AI, Data Catalog
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data management cloud and enterprise software vendor Informatica has seen a surge in interest for data catalog as organizations grapple with the looming GDPR deadline and data privacy issues. Here's what else the company's CEO sees as big trends in data for 2018.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/10/2018
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How to Transition from Being a Cloud 'Rookie' to Aficionado
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Dabbling in the cloud rather than having a cloud strategy with assigned responsibilities is a step toward disaster.
By Melodye Mueller, VP of Marketing and Strategic Alliances, CloudHealth Technologies , 4/10/2018
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The State of the Cloud 2018
Joe Masters Emison, Co-Founder, BuildFax
Satire
It's time to stop with the excuses and recognize why an organization needs to move to the cloud.
By Joe Masters Emison Co-Founder, BuildFax, 4/9/2018
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Town of Cary Embraces the IoT to Serve Citizens
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Alexa, Waze, apps. Citizens are getting more tech savvy and city governments are struggling to keep up. North Carolina's Town of Cary has an award-winning strategy, though. We reveal what that is.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/6/2018
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Why IT Costs Keep Rising (and How to Resist the Climb)
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
It will take a multi-pronged approach for IT organizations to stop the escalation of IT costs.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 4/6/2018
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Itís About Augmented Intelligence, not Artificial Intelligence
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The adoption of AI applications isn't about replacing workers but helping workers do their jobs better.
By Roger Gorman, Founder and CEO of ProFinda , 4/5/2018
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Emerging Technologies Remain a Gamble in 2018
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT leaders face a tornado of vendor news and business user demands relating to emerging technologies such as blockchain, AI, and augmented reality. Those leaders need to put those technologies and the business need in perspective.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/5/2018
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In Cyber-Defense, Good Enough is Far Better Than Perfect
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Commentary
Agile and DevOps concepts help businesses get the basics of applications to market quickly, and those same concepts can help prepare the military for its challenges.
By Col. Jeffrey Collins, Air Force CyberWorx , 4/4/2018
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Tech Trends: Top 8 Priorities for IT
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Survey data from The Hackett Group show how IT leaders are supporting the business side of their organizations.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 4/3/2018
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Your First AI Project: Avoid Customer-facing Chatbots
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Your competitor has a shiny new AI-driven chatbot, so shouldn't you be developing one, too? Not necessarily. Here's why these customer-facing bots may not be the best first project for your AI program, and what you should choose instead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/3/2018
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Five Traits to Look for in a Data Protection Officer
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Commentary
It's crucial for a data protection officer -- required under the EU's GDPR -- to have a enterprisewide view of an organization's stored data and how it is used, or not used.
By Kon Leong, president, CEO and co-founder, ZL Technologies , 4/3/2018
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Big Data Maturity: You're Not As Mature As You Think
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Big data is past the hype stage, but are organizations really past the challenges and getting the most value out of big data technologies? Not so much. Here's a look at the state of big data maturity and the challenges that remain.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/2/2018
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