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Pressure to Digitize Pushes Enterprises to Transform
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Enterprises in traditional industries, from manufacturing to logistics and retail, are scrambling to update their offerings to better support emerging technologies.
By Praful Saklani, founder and CEO, Pramata , 7/28/2017
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4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/28/2017
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MillerCoors’ $100-Million IT Lawsuit Warning
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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There are lessons to be learned by CIOs planning outsourcing projects in the dueling lawsuits involving MillerCoors and HCL.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 7/27/2017
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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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Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
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A swarm of collaboration tools in the typical enterprise presents challenges such as data silos and tool overload for managers. The solution just might be more, but better, tools.
By Steve Flavell, co-CEO and co-founder of LoopUp , 7/26/2017
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Digital Transformation Myths and How They Hold You Back
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Most companies have learned that digital transformation isn't easy, and often the challenges appear when they try to do to much too fast.
By Jonathan Bingham, co-founder and CEO of Janeiro Digital , 7/26/2017
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What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 7/26/2017
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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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It Is Time for Enterprise CIOs to Create a New Breed of Innovation
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There still are big opportunities for innovation in the enterprise, particularly when achieving efficiency is the goal.
By Neil Kinson, Chief of Staff, Redwood Software , 7/24/2017
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The Rise and Fall of Ruby on Rails
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Once the rising star of web development, Ruby on Rails has fallen into a secondary role in the corporate world.
By Kristoffer Frisch-Ekenes, Bootcamp Leader at Coding Dojo , 7/24/2017
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Setting the Table for DevOps Team Structure
Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk
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Building a DevOps team is about people, organization, even tables, chairs and office space.
By Andi Mann Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, 7/21/2017
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HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/21/2017
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Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2017
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Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/19/2017
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Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
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Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but it’s possible that the records don’t tell the real story.
By Matthew Magne, SAS , 7/19/2017
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Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading,
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November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 7/19/2017
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Consumers Welcome AI, Despite Lingering Privacy Concerns
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Potential societal benefits of artificial intelligence outweigh concerns, although people want some transparency.
By Jocelyn Aqua, Privacy and Cybersecurity Principal, PwC , 7/19/2017
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Containerization Gains Traction; We’re All Better for it
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Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
By Charles Fullwood, Force 3 , 7/18/2017
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Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/18/2017
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Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/17/2017
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