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CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 1/9/2018
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To Build Software that is Easy to Use, Engage the Right Partners
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Developing software that is intuitive and meets user needs calls for a close partnership between a vendor and a couple of key customers.
By Paul Brient, CEO PatientKeeper , 1/2/2018
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DevOps Turns Kaiser Permanente from Cranky to Capable
Tony Kontzer,
News
Transforming software development at a large healthcare company isn't easy, but realistic goals, tenacity, and a special attention to organizational culture helped Alice Raia and her team succeed.
By Tony Kontzer , 11/14/2017
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Mischel Kwon Unplugged
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Security Pro File: Kwon talks about her tenure at DOJ and US-CERT, winning a WiFi antenna contest at DEF CON, voice lessons - and her brief stint as an industry 'float princess.'
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/2/2017
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Medical Teams' Simple, but Powerful Digital Transformation Story
Ben Kepes,
News
While we’re bombarded by technology that is presented as "cool" it is refreshing to see technology used for the good of humankind.
By Ben Kepes , 11/1/2017
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Top 10 Ways IT Sparks Innovation
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
The pressure to become a digital business is pushing IT leaders to innovate more than ever before. Discover the areas they are focusing on to create change and digitally transform.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/6/2017
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You Have One Year to Make GDPR Your Biggest Security Victory Ever
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
The EU's new razor-toothed data privacy law could either rip you apart or help you create the best security program you've ever had. Here's how.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/25/2017
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Trump Issues Previously Delayed Cybersecurity Executive Order
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
EO calls for immediate review of federal agencies' security postures, adoption of the NIST Framework, and a focus on critical infrastructure security.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/11/2017
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How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2017
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US Presidential Commission Outlines Key Cybersecurity Actions For Future Administrations
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Report outlines ways to lock down critical infrastructure as well as IoT - and the urgent need to expand the security workforce by 2020 with 100,000 new jobs.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/6/2016
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10 Tech Jobs Set For Big Pay Raises In 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Big data, security, and developer jobs are expected to get salary boosts in the coming year, according to Robert Half's 2017 Technology & IT Salary Guide. Here's a look at 10 hot jobs to watch.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/15/2016
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AI, Cognitive Computing To Disrupt Enterprises: IDC
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IDC is forecasting big growth for cognitive computing and AI in the next 5 years. This infographic shows the growth, industries, and use-cases for these technologies.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/8/2016
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CIOs Get Strategic As IT Budgets Stay Flat
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Tech budgets are moving out of IT control and are expected to remain flat, but CIOs are gaining more influence across the broader enterprise, according to CEB Global's 2017 IT Budget Survey.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/7/2016
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CIOs Face Changes, Volatility In 2017, Forrester Predicts
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IT transitions will accelerate in 2017 as CIOs look to deliver business outcomes, develop technologies that serve customers, and embrace new technologies such as AI and AR, according to Forrester Research. Here's a look at the research firm's predictions for the new year.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/7/2016
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Digital Transformation Underway, Many Will Fail At It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IDC has issued its IT FutureScape forecast for 2017, which includes 10 predictions for IT. Here's how cloud, mobile, social media, big data, AI, virtual reality, and other innovations are changing the world.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/3/2016
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Healthcare's Looming Disruption: How Can IT Prepare?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new Gartner Maverick report says that annual physical medical exams and primary care doctors are about to be disrupted by IoT medical devices and algorithm. Here's how IT must shift to accommodate the change.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/31/2016
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BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
IT organizations should prioritize their self-service analytics tools projects to enable business users to experience the value of analytics and big data investments.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/27/2016
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Tech And Tasers: IT Support In Washington's Prison System
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
The 185 IT professionals at the Washington Department of Corrections support the needs of approximately 8,000 corrections officers and staffers and track some 33,000 assets -- including everything from iPhones to Tasers. Here's the story of how the organization revamped its IT support and service management tools and processes -- and the surprising culture changes that came about as a result.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 9/29/2016
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The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. Here's a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/15/2016
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US Cyber Command Could Be Elevated To Major Cyber Weapon Unit
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Obama administration debates separating Cyber Command from NSA in battle against cyber threats and Islamic State, say sources.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/10/2016
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