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Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2018
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Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/13/2018
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Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/7/2018
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Overstock Accelerates with Big Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Overstock is one of the granddaddies of Internet commerce with 20 years worth of customer data to support its marketing analytics. Here's how it increased the speed of models and analysis by 5x.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/6/2018
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The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
By Bonnie Crater, CEO, Full Circle Insights , 6/4/2018
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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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Take a Wrong Turn with ERP and Wind up in Court
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Lesson learned decades after the dawn of ERP software: Read the fine print, and understand exactly what it means.
By John Berry, Technology Journalist , 5/24/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/17/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
Satire
[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
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Satire
[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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Pioneers Create Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/14/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/10/2018
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The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/3/2018
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