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Seven Steps to IT Transformation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries, Inc. , 9/25/2017
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Vlocity and its Role in Helping Salesforce’s $20B target
Ben Kepes,
News
Backed by Salesforce and Accenture and focused on vertical industry markets, Vlocity has established itself as a important cloud player.
By Ben Kepes , 9/25/2017
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The Cyber Risk of False Confidence
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
Companies are overly confident about their cybersecurity, and it’s leaving their data (and maybe yours too), open to some major security risks.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/25/2017
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Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
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Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don’t want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
By Laurent Bride, Chief Technical Officer, Talend , 9/21/2017
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TrueAbility Aims to Reinvent IT Certifications
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
In an age of cloud computing and rapidly emerging technologies it's time for new approaches to IT certifications.
By Ben Kepes , 9/19/2017
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Top 10 Challenges IT Faces Heading Into 2018
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2017
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Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/18/2017
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4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent
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Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
By Erin Yang, vice president of technology product management, Workday , 9/18/2017
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One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/18/2017
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A New Era of OpenStack
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The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
By Alan Clark, Chairman of the OpenStack Foundation , 9/15/2017
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3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
Information security’s role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasn’t kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 9/15/2017
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The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/14/2017
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Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/14/2017
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Competing on Analytics: 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/2017
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12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/13/2017
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Digital Transformation Done Right
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A successful digital transformation initiative starts with an organization's leadership instilling a culture that supports the idea of the entire business operating under one digital strategy.
By Sajid Mohamedy, VP, Strategy & Operations, Nisum , 9/13/2017
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'We Really Don't Know Clouds At All'
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Just how quickly are enterprises moving workloads to the cloud? InformationWeek is searching for the answer.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2017
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Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
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IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
By Justin Bingham, Co-Founder and CTO Janeiro Digital , 9/11/2017
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Rackspace, OpenStack and the Multiplicity of Clouds
Ben Kepes,
News
While some wish to view OpenStack as a failure, the open source initiative serves a purpose and is a fit for a growing number of organizations.
By Ben Kepes , 9/8/2017
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You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Eric Bruno, Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics
Commentary
Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
By Eric Bruno Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics, 9/6/2017
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