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Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/18/2019
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No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Emotional cognition is maturing, and there’s a great deal of potential. Perhaps ‘happiness’ is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future.
By Sherry Comes, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 10/18/2019
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SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/17/2019
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SAS Targets Operationalizing AI with ModelOps
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Analytics stalwart SAS wants to help organizations get to that last mile of digital transformation by moving them from pilot projects to deployment to modeling and governance.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/16/2019
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Settling the Soft Skills vs. Technical Skills Debate
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For full-time employees, put more weight on the soft skills. For contractors who don’t make the technical cut, don’t put your money down on them.
By Sabatino Guerriero, Co-Founder, Triple Crown Consulting , 10/16/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2019
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Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
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Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
By Daria Kirilenko and Lucas Kobat, Gartner , 10/15/2019
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Communications Glut and Isolation Stymie Remote Workers
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How can remote office workers -- and their employers -- deal with tech proliferation and the continued sense of isolation that can sap productivity?
By Barbara Darrow, senior director of communications, Oracle , 10/14/2019
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Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Here are some highlights from last month’s Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
By Rob Inman, Vendor Manager, Cloud Infrastructure, PCM Inc. , 10/11/2019
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Blockchain Loses Its Luster, for Now
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Last year if you had a tech problem, blockchain was the answer. Now blockchain has reached the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/10/2019
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MSP Consolidation Crunch: What it Means to Your IT Team
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With a wave of acquisitions going on across the managed service provider market, enterprise IT leaders have to rethink where they get their own services.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 10/9/2019
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Why Scaling DevOps Is a People Problem
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You can have the latest and greatest automation toolset, but without people transformation, DevOps at scale will remain a mirage for many.
By Antony Edwards, COO, Eggplant , 10/9/2019
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2020 IT Budgets Are Up, But ...
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
A Spiceworks report highlights the where's and why's of 2020 IT budget plans.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 10/8/2019
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AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/8/2019
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AI Keeps Buggy Code From Crashing The Cloud
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
AI-based test automation will be a key feature of DevOps in enterprise multi-cloud environments in the 2020s.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 10/7/2019
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Breaking Silos and Curating Data for Impactful AI
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
AI requires both high-quality data and an infrastructure that ensures data is always available. Without that foundation, we’ll never reach the future.
By Jaspreet Singh, Founder and CEO, Druva , 10/7/2019
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Changing Mindsets on IT Automation
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Enterprises are not fully on board yet and in some cases stuck in manual mode. Here are four key areas to consider to get on the road to automation.
By Mike Bushong, VP of Enterprise Strategy, Juniper Networks , 10/4/2019
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Rethinking IT: Tech Investments that Drive Business Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Making the right technology investments can double your growth rate compared to that of your less progressive peers, according to a new report from Accenture.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/2019
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Six Inevitable Technologies and the Milestones They Unlock
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Grand-scale technologies act as nodes of progress that spark continued innovation. Here are several that will continue to impact society.
By Beth Devin, Managing Director, Citi Ventures , 10/3/2019
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A Path from Pilot to Machine Learning Production
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Getting machine learning from the pilot into production is a hot issue in 2019. MLOps is one of the ways enterprises are doing it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/2/2019
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