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Tech Skills and Business Skills: Find a Balance
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Technology and business are evolving rapidly. You can contribute to your career and your organization more effectively by keeping one thing in mind.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/24/2019
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How to Make the Leap to DevOps
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While itís easy to make the business case for DevOps, executing it may be the trickiest leadership task youíll ever face. Here are three steps that can help.
By RJ Jainendra, VP and General Manager, DevOps, ServiceNow , 6/24/2019
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Diversity in IT: The Business and Moral Reasons
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Everyone talks about diversity, but progress is slow in the real world of business and IT.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 6/20/2019
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Post-Hadoop Data and Analytics Head to the Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data and analytics in the cloud era may favor platforms based on platforms that are more flexible than Hadoop. But that doesn't mean there's no future for the early big data technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2019
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The Impact of Convergence on IT Strategies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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According to industry hype, the latest emerging technology will change everything. No technology is an island, however, which is where things get interesting.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/18/2019
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Overwhelmed by DevOps Tool Proliferation?
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Hire a research engineer, who can can help maximize the adoption of useful applications, minimize risk and complexity, and avoid time sinks.
By Aleksey Vorona, Research Engineer, xMatters , 6/18/2019
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Waiting for the AI Revolution? Donít.
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Thereís no one-size-fits-all solution to becoming AI-ready, but the building blocks for maximizing its value over the long term are already available.
By Dejan Deklich, Chief Product Officer, 8x8 , 6/13/2019
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The Future of B2B E-Commerce
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IT leaders can close the digital gap by taking product, customer, inventory, invoice and other information and make it a more modern user experience.
By Steve Shaffer, CEO, Insite Software , 6/12/2019
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How to Hire Reliable Remote Tech Talent
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
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If your company is considering hiring remote IT workers, these five tips may help guide you to success.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 6/12/2019
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Four Things Modern CIOs Need to Know
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Chief information officers stand at the forefront of how companies make and adapt to technological change. Here are four takeaways from the MIT CIO Symposium that they should keep in mind.
By Barbara Darrow, Senior Director of Communications, Oracle , 6/10/2019
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Kubernetes Advantage: Considerations for a Multi-Cloud World
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As more IT leaders deploy Kubernetes into mainstream production environments, the ecosystem around Kubernetes will grow and drive innovation.
By Kip Compton, Senior Vice President, Ciscoís Cloud Platforms and Solutions group , 6/10/2019
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Analytics Without Behavior Change Is Just Expensive Artwork
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IT leaders should keep in mind that a good data analytics design starts with understanding how data is being used within their enterprise organizations.
By Matthew Halliday, Co-Founder, VP of Products, Incorta , 6/7/2019
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Data Is the Lifeblood of Sales Intelligence Programs
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Turn sales professionals into their own data masters. Help them organize disparate data, which can lead to intelligence and actionable insights.
By Dave Egloff, Senior Director, Gartner , 6/7/2019
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Taking First Steps Toward the Intelligent Workplace
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CIOs must focus on smarter workplace experiences with technologies such as artificial intelligence and digital assistants -- or risk being left behind.
By David Maffei, President and Chief Revenue Officer, Akumina , 6/5/2019
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Data Science: A Guide to Careers and Team Building
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
A collection of information to help IT professionals learn how to make a career out of data science or how to build a team of data scientists.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 6/4/2019
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Must Have IT Skills You Need to Remain Competitive
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Engineers, developers, and IT managers might want to consider training on these skill sets to keep themselves invaluable to their organizations.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/3/2019
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How IT Can Facilitate Great Customer Experiences
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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In a modern enterprise environment, the IT group plays a key role in improving the customer experience and the organization's 360-degree view of each customer.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/31/2019
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Five-Step Action Plan for DevOps at Scale
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DevOps is achievable at enterprise scale if you start small, create a dedicated team and effectively use technology patterns and platforms.
By Aater Suleman, CEO and Co-Founder, Flux7 , 5/30/2019
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Top Reasons Big Data in the Cloud Is Raining on On-Premise
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The marketplace is finally flush with analytics-specific services that deliver on the cloudís promise of reduced cost and complexity, and greater agility.
By Alex Gorelik, Founder and CTO, Waterline Data , 5/30/2019
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Is Lean IT Killing Your Digital Transformation Plans?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
There is value in IT adopting the Lean concepts established in manufacturing, but do so with care, particularly is you are heading through digital transformation initiatives.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/28/2019
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The Art and Science of Robot Wrangling in the AI Era
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