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From AI to Teamwork: 7 Key Skills for Data Scientists
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Today’s data scientists need more than proficiency in AI and Python. Organizations are looking for specialists who also feel at home in the C-suite.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/18/2021
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Cloud Outage Fallout: Should You Brace for Future Disruption?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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The outage of Fastly’s services lasted all of 49 minutes, yet its widespread impact shows how pervasive reliance on the cloud has become.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/17/2021
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The CIO’s Role in Innovation
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
Commentary
Innovation often comes from customer-driven feedback loops, but a CIO’s organization can be the perfect “internal” testbed for innovation.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 6/17/2021
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University CIO Modernizes Networking Infrastructure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The University of Texas Arlington sought an AI-enabled Wi-Fi platform to improve student experience. The project came in the middle of a total IT overhaul.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/16/2021
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3 Ways CIOs Can Enable Innovation Within a Hybrid Workforce
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Preserving the momentum of innovation activities and generating new ones is a riddle that many CIOs needed to solve in the hybrid workplace.
By Whit Andrews, Distinguished Research VP, Gartner, Inc. , 6/16/2021
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10 Digital Transformation Mistakes to Avoid
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Most companies accelerated their digital transformation plans in 2020. Now, it's time to readjust to the new 'new normal.'
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/15/2021
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Green IT: Are We There Yet?
Mary E. Shacklett, Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data
Commentary
IT teams have long been trying to economize energy consumption in data centers, but they still have a way to go. Here are eight approaches that IT can use to further green initiatives.
By Mary E. Shacklett Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, 6/15/2021
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How and Why Enterprises Must Tackle Ethical AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Artificial intelligence is becoming more common in enterprises, but ensuring ethical and responsible AI is not always a priority. Here's how organizations can make sure it is.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/14/2021
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Becoming a Self-Taught Cybersecurity Pro
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Cybersecurity pros are in high demand. Here's how one system administrator developed his own personal online night school curriculum to gain the expertise for a successful security career.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/9/2021
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IT Leadership: 10 Ways to Unleash Enterprise Innovation
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Most businesses consider themselves innovative, but their company culture and results suggest otherwise. Here are some insights that might help move the needle.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/8/2021
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Ancestry’s DevOps Strategy to Control Its CI/CD Pipeline
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Genealogy company sought a different approach to corral its software development and deployment.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/4/2021
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LogMeIn CIO: The Art of Integrating Acquisitions
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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LogMeIn has integrated 10 acquisitions and divested two business unit sales over the last five years. The company's CIO shares his secrets on how to do it successfully.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/2/2021
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Hiring and Attracting Tech Talent With an Engineering-First Mindset
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
In a job market where a skilled engineer can go across the street for a bigger paycheck, the best way to get and keep great employees is by building an environment where they can thrive.
By Nadav Lev, Senior Vice President of R&D, Axonius , 6/2/2021
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One10’s AIOps and Cloud Journey to Software Modernization
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
CIO discusses how the organization migrated custom solutions to cloud-based applications and AIOps to cut costs and the burden on in-house developers.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/1/2021
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Investing in the Cybersecurity Workforce of Tomorrow
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How can organizations help bridge the cybersecurity skills gap? Consider untapped talent pools, including those within your organization, partner with community groups, and more.
By Sandra Wheatley, SVP, Fortinet , 6/1/2021
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How Enterprises are Evolving Their NLP
Mary E. Shacklett, Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data
Commentary
Natural language processing is the subset of AI that powers voice bots and text-based analytics. Here's how it's evolving in the enterprise.
By Mary E. Shacklett Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, 5/28/2021
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How SolarWinds Changed Cybersecurity Leadership's Priorities
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new survey shows how IT security leaders have changed their focus after the SolarWinds attack and a year of the pandemic.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/26/2021
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How CIOs Can Advance Company Sustainability Goals
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Companies are under pressure to reduce their carbon footprint. CIOs play a critical role.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/26/2021
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Return to Office Risks Worth Considering
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
In 2019, most white-collar employees worked in an office. In 2020, they worked from home. Now, it's a mix, but enterprises may not be prepared.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2021
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How IT Corrected Business Blind Spots During the Pandemic
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IT leaders have been essential in correcting blind spots -- business and technology issues that lingered just outside the priority view -- that were exposed by the pandemic.
By Michael Cantor, CIO, Park Place Technologies , 5/25/2021
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