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Ways to Make IT a Profit Center
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
While the idea of monetizing IT and converting it into a profit center is attractive, there are plenty of elements that should be thought through before deciding to go forward.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 12/1/2020
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5 Chatbot Use Cases to Steal
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Chatbots are the top use case of AI in the enterprise. If you are looking for a chatbot use case, here are five to consider.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/30/2020
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Establish AI Governance, Not Best Intentions, to Keep Companies Honest
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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AI governance is a board-level responsibility to mitigate pressures from regulators and advocacy groups.
By Scott Zoldi, Chief Analytics Officer, FICO , 11/30/2020
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What's Holding DevOps Back?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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DevOps teams are at different stages of maturity. However, there are some common challenges they face along the way.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/27/2020
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Tech Decision Making: The Rise of the Developer
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Developers and technologists are increasingly being given a "seat at the table" and forming peer relationships with executives regarding enterprise technology investments.
By Shiven Ramji, Chief Product Officer, Auth0 , 11/27/2020
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What Must Enterprises Learn to Increase ROI from the Cloud?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/25/2020
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Reducing Security Talent Attrition by Increasing Diversity
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CIOs and other IT leaders must attract, retain and hire professionals with broad cybersecurity skills, but that’s not as easy as it sounds. Here’s some advice.
By Sandra Wheatley, SVP, Fortinet , 11/25/2020
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Rethinking the IT Organization in a Post-COVID World
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Pursuing initiatives across organization redesign, operational cost reduction, and process automation is a must to ensure success in the new business paradigm.
By Suketu Gandhi, Partner; Anshuman Jaiswal, Principal; Dominique Harris, Principal; and Hrishikesh Tendulkar, Manager, Kearney , 11/25/2020
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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/23/2020
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Apple Discusses Going Cloud Native and the Growing Pains
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/20/2020
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How to Create High-Impact Development Teams
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Focus on the marathon, not the sprint. Here are three best practices for constructing effective, efficient dev teams.
By Ashish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CTO, Productiv , 11/20/2020
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Time to Rethink Your Enterprise Software Strategy?
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While it may be counterintuitive to make sweeping changes to enterprise software strategies amid a pandemic, the payoff could be substantial in the long run.
By Rob Roberts, Director, Opportune LLP , 11/19/2020
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Looking at the Cloud in 2021: Growth and Changes
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
CIOs will have a host of cloud options to choose from in 2021 as the cloud business evolves, according to a new Forrester Research report.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/18/2020
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Can Low Code Measure Up to Tomorrow’s Programming Demands?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
It might be useful for organizations to adopt AI, automation, low-code, or no-code options for software development, but there may be limits to weigh.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/16/2020
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How DevOps Teams Get Automation Backwards
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Will automation speed up your processes, or will you end up with a brittle system that will demand constant attention and frequent, time-consuming fixes?
By Matt Dickens, CPO and Co-Founder, Gearset , 11/16/2020
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Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2021
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the world of data and analytics in the enterprise? Here are the trends for 2021.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/13/2020
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What Rubber Bands Can Tell Us About Enterprise AI
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If we pay close attention to how AI is falling short and leaving humans with extra work, we can see exactly where the future lies (and how to get there).
By Dominic Gallello, CEO, Symphony AzimaAI , 11/13/2020
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Ways to Fight the Skills Gap in DevOps and the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/12/2020
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Why Distributed Cloud Is in Your Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Most companies have a hybrid cloud strategy but IT departments are struggling with it. Distributed cloud addresses some of the issues.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/12/2020
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The Ever-Expanding List of C-Level Technology Positions
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
IT professionals are gaining more opportunities to move up the corporate ladder. Here are 10 C-level IT titles that we know of right now, along with salary averages for those roles.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 11/10/2020
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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  11/23/2020
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Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2021
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  11/13/2020
Commentary
Can Low Code Measure Up to Tomorrow's Programming Demands?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  11/16/2020
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