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How a Digital Talent Strategy Ensures Tech Staffing Success
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Are you looking at the big picture? Today’s enterprise organizations must align their digital talent strategy through a lens of recruitment and retention.
By Todd Chusid, Senior Digital Strategist, Anexinet , 9/20/2019
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Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2019
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Have Just a Bit of Patience with 'Transformation'
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Digital transformation, cloud adoption and AI seem to be taking longer than people expected. Why is that a surprise?
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 9/19/2019
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Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/18/2019
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Doing Digital Transformation Right
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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To make the most of going digital, organizations must transform legacy operations and invest in new digital business, according to consulting firm McKinsey.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/17/2019
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How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Automation isn’t new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/16/2019
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How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
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Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
By Malek Hakim, Performance Engineer, Priceline; Mehdi Daoudi, CEO, Catchpoint , 9/13/2019
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How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 9/10/2019
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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
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Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
By Kishore Durg, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Cloud, Technology Services , 9/10/2019
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Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
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Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
By George Nelson, VP of cloud services, ServerCentral Turing Group , 9/9/2019
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How Do Companies Maximize the Impact of AI & Automation?
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Here are three ways IT leaders can ensure ethical deployment of AI and automation as well as achieve a positive impact on the organization.
By Neeti Mehta, SVP and Co-Founder of Automation Anywhere , 9/6/2019
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Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/5/2019
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Behind the Buzzword: The Reality of Real Time
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To strategically control and analyze data, companies need to know which version of real time works for them. Don’t get caught up in the hype.
By Jake Stein, SVP of Stitch, Talend , 9/5/2019
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Digital Transformation: What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night?
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Here are the top four concerns bugging CEOs and board members about digital makeovers -- and fixes CIOs can apply to mitigate the impact of those worries.
By Brad Fisher, Partner and U.S. Leader for Data & Analytics, KPMG , 9/4/2019
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Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer
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With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
By Crystal Bedell Technology Writer, 9/1/2019
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Do Self-Service and Low-Code Curb Shadow IT?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Self-service may help reduce shadow IT, but it won’t eliminate it. Business-IT relationships help.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/28/2019
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AI Rushes Forward Driven by a Sense of Urgency
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We don’t know where we are going with artificial intelligence, but we are going there fast.
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Expertise , 8/27/2019
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Chatbots Should Be Your Most Reliable ‘Employee’
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For those starting out, there are five key steps to help elevate and influence customer journeys and build strong relationships and loyalty with audiences.
By Raj Patil, CEO and President, Orion , 8/26/2019
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Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs
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Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask.
By David F. Katz, Jack Pringle, Partners, Adams and Reese , 8/23/2019
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Flexport Tackles Trump Tariffs with Data and Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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In business for just 6 years, newcomer Flexport is disrupting the freight forwarding and import/export global shipping logistics arena with data and analytics.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/22/2019
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Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  9/3/2019
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IT Careers: 10 Places to Look for Great Developers
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/4/2019
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Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer,  9/1/2019
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