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Digital Transformation Myths and How They Hold You Back
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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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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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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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Setting the Table for DevOps Team Structure
Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk
Commentary
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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Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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
News
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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Three Big Data Developments No One is Talking About
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What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
By Nick Elprin and Philip Levinson , 7/18/2017
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Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
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
News
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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To Deliver Digitization, IT Needs Fusion Teams
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Cross-functional "fusion" teams can present benefits to organizations, and can help members in their career development, if those teams are done right.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 7/14/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
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Commentary
Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
By Leon Tchikindas, Head of Analytics and Business Operations at Periscope Data , 7/13/2017
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Unlocking Speed and Efficiency with Compliance as Code
Nathen Harvey, Vice President of Community Development, Chef
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A key element of DevOps is the ability to build security and compliance into the application process -- continuous compliance.
By Nathen Harvey Vice President of Community Development, Chef, 7/13/2017
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What to Consider Before Leaping into Microservices
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Step one in a microservices strategy is to figure out whether microservices are right for your organization.
By Didier Tabares, senior software developer at PSL , 7/12/2017
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CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/12/2017
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Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/11/2017
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10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2017
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Pedal to the Pavement: Chinese VCs Take on Ride Hailing
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Chinese giants Alibaba and Tencent to challenge the world in bicycle rentals, while spiffing up their digital services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/10/2017
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Blockchain Moving Beyond Bitcoin
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Experts expect to see the shared database technology securely managing transactions in areas ranging from real estate to digital.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/7/2017
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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/6/2017
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