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The World of DevOps Tools Can Make a Newbie's Head Spin
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
Some toolchain leaders are emerging, but mind the cultural and other details to successfully implement a DevOps strategy.
By Neal Weinberg, technology journalist , 1/18/2018
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Three Key Questions for Federal CIOs
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
The federal initiative to modernize IT systems raise questions that government CIOS -- in fact, all types of CIOs -- need to consider before launching a major project.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 1/17/2018
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AWS Does What it Needs to Do to Achieve Growth in China
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
In the wake of AWS selling off assets in China the company is still expanding its presence there.
By Ben Kepes , 1/17/2018
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Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning: Changing Insurance
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The evolution of analytics and machine learning are shaping the industry’s future, mitigating risk, improving business, and helping develop types of policies that individuals and businesses need, even before they know they do.
By Patti Griffin, Chief Product Officer, Duck Creek Technologies , 1/16/2018
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7 Acquisitions that Point to Cloud Maturity
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
While strides are indeed being made in the world of cloud computing, the most recent mergers and acquisitions show a marketplace that is beginning to mature.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/16/2018
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AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/15/2018
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As Cloud Market Swells, So Does Cloud Environment Complexity
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
As enterprises move beyond the phase of initial cloud adoption and into hybrid and multicloud environments, the complexity of managing all the moving parts begins to set in.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 1/12/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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Saving Lives Starts with Protecting Our Hospitals
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Healthcare organizations and the patients they serve have to step up to ensure that medical records and devices are secured from hackers.
By Antwanye Ford, President & CEO of Enlightened , 1/11/2018
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Guidelines for Using Public APIs
Rich Casselberry, Risk Technologist
Commentary
Developers planning to use public APIs in their software need to consider factors such as what the API provider plans to do with collected data.
By Rich Casselberry Risk Technologist, 1/10/2018
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CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 1/9/2018
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5 Traits of Truly Innovative Companies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
When most people think about innovation, they think of companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google because those companies appear to have some kind of magic that other organizations lack. If your company wants to make lightning strike repeatedly, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/8/2018
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Single Sign-On Vendors Shudder as AWS Enters the Market
Ben Kepes,
Satire
The recent AWS announcement of single sign-on capabilities has the potential to shake up yet another tech sector.
By Ben Kepes , 1/5/2018
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3 Ways the Subscription Economy Will Strengthen Cybersecurity
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Commentary
Subscription-based IT services aren't just about saving money; they can help secure your data.
By Jesper Andersen, CEO, Infoblox , 1/4/2018
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Cloud Computing 2018: More of Everything
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Activity on the cloud adoption front throughout 2017 set the stage for some dramatic changes in how enterprises use the cloud in 2018.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/4/2018
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Intel Processor Security Flaw Prompts Kernel Makeovers in Linux, Windows
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
As-yet undisclosed design flaw in Intel processors has OS programmers working on kernel updates that reportedly could slow performance.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/3/2018
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Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
By Allan Frank, Chief Scientist, LiquidHub , 1/3/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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AI Has a Foothold in Business, Now for the Next Steps
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Everyone's talking about AI, but many companies have trouble getting their efforts off the ground. In a recent survey and brief, EY pinpoints the challenges and opportunities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/1/2018
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How IT Can Improve Asset Management
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The traditional approach to IT asset management is flawed and needs to be replaced with a strategy that factors in the reliance on cloud computing and SaaS.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 12/29/2017
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