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Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
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Senior executives who have been making hollow promises about embracing data-driven strategies need to be convinced that now is the time for real action. Here are some ways that data professionals can gain the support they need.
By Anne Buff, Business Solutions Manager, SAS Best Practices , 2/16/2018
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5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/15/2018
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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2018
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Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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While some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are rapidly coming to a close, new avenues are beginning to open.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/14/2018
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Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
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If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
By Tim Sherwood, VP, Business Development, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Tata Communications , 2/14/2018
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How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/13/2018
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The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
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Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
By Ben Lamm, Co-founder and CEO of Conversable , 2/12/2018
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Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2018
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Net Neutrality: Why itís Vital for Digital Transformation
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The FCC's recent net neutrality ruling has the potential to expose enterprises engaged in digital business, as well as cloud companies and their customers, to high premiums for their Internet access.
By Nick Piette, Community Evangelist, Talend , 2/9/2018
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Think, Do We Rule Technology, or Does Tech Rule Us?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
A nugget in CompTIA's predictions for 2018 raises awareness of a somewhat dark side of technology, and the questions we should be asking ourselves.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/8/2018
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Why Businesses Must Think About Voice Interfaces, Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Alexa's popularity among consumers serves as a wake-up call for businesses. Eventually, voice interfaces will replace keyboards, taps and swipes, but organizations must be wary of approaching voice interface design the same way they've approached web and mobile design. Before you begin, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/7/2018
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Business Resilience: Thriving During Market Disruption
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
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Being resilient, particularly in a time of disruption, is a relentless, often fanatical pursuit to be at the forefront of your industry.
By Chris Poe, SVP, Technology & Engineering, Carousel Industries , 2/7/2018
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Over 60% of Organizations Have no Formal Transformation Strategy
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor
Commentary
Many organizations are still ill-prepared to master the digital journey, according to research.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 2/6/2018
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Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/6/2018
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10 Things You Need to Know About Kubernetes
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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This open source container orchestration platform looks like it's on its way to becoming a de facto standard.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/6/2018
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Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/5/2018
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Scaling Agile with Agility: A Focus on Teams
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
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Expanding a successful department-level agile initiative across an enterprise requires an agile project approach of its own.
By Dave West, CEO, Scrum.org , 2/5/2018
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Making AI Safe for Civilized Society
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There are plenty of concerns about the safety of artificial intelligence, and it's up to humans to set the standards for safe uses of the technology.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 2/2/2018
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5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/1/2018
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Chewing the Cloudy Fat with Colin Bodell, the Ultimate Cloud Insider
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Cloud pioneer Colin Bodell, now with Groupon, shares his experiences and thoughts on implementing an enterprise cloud strategy.
By Ben Kepes , 2/1/2018
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