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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/11/2017
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3 Keys to Building a Successful App Ecosystem
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Openness, trust, and shared economic opportunity are among the keys to building a successful app ecosystem.
By Max Mancini, Vice President of Ecosystem, Atlassian , 7/10/2017
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Pedal to the Pavement: Chinese VCs Take on Ride Hailing
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Chinese giants Alibaba and Tencent to challenge the world in bicycle rentals, while spiffing up their digital services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/10/2017
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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/6/2017
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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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The Uber of Roadside Assistance
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Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/13/2017
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Make Smart Business Decisions Through Data-driven Alerts
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Alerts fed by business intelligence are a nice fit for companies operating in today's competitive round-the-clock world.
By Daan Pepijn, Security and ERP Consultant , 6/5/2017
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Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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Gartner Chart Puts Salesforce at Top of Low-Code Platforms
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2017
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Luxury Fashion Finds Bigger Sales, Returns In Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Net-A-Porter didn't know how much money it was leaving on the table when the Web site failed to keep up with traffic. New microservices captured it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/26/2017
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Walmart: Agility Enabled with React.js, Node.js
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Alex Grigoryan needed to attack multiple fronts as he revamped the Walmart Web site; the answer was decentralized agile teams with Node.js.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2017
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Low Code: What IT Needs to Know
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As low code, which minimizes the amount of coding needed to build out applications, becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise.
By Clare Grant, general manager, Mobile, Red Hat , 4/11/2017
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All Together Now: DevOps, UC & Collaboration
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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An Interop ITX speaker believes that DevOps can help unified communication (UC) teams work together more efficiently and effectively on a wide range of issues and challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/6/2017
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4 Trends In 2017 That Every Developer Needs To Understand
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Developers need to be ready for the opportunities that quantum computing, big data, and mixed reality might bring to all computing sectors, including commercial computing, in 2017.
By Martin Puryear, Head of Curriculum and Technology at Coding Dojo , 2/3/2017
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Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A Dimension Data survey of development professionals found most enterprises have adopted agile methods, but only 14% can update hourly.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/31/2017
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Maintaining Team Focus In The Digital Maelstrom
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For all of the devices and applications that are designed to make workers more efficient, factors such as regular interruptions translate into lost productivity.
By Mike Raia, Integrify , 1/26/2017
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Software Chooses Consumer Over Engineering
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There's a new emphasis in the software world with a focus on ease of use and more standardized platforms that support speed to market and innovation by makers.
By Jeff Phillips, Software Platform Section Manager at National Instruments and Bob O ' Donnell, TECHnalysis Research Chief Analyst , 1/17/2017
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Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home
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The evidence is clear, digital transformation is the biggest driver in business today. Businesses that donít embrace the journey will be left behind by competitors and customers.
By Alison Gleeson, Senior Vice President of Americas Sales, Cisco , 1/10/2017
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