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IT Headed For Fundamental Changes, SIM Survey Shows
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT organization budgets look happy and positive on the surface, but there's less money for maintenance and more for cloud and software development. The signs point to tumultuous times ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/8/2016
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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Juniper Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/29/2016
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2017 IT Budgets: One-Third Goes To Cloud, Hosting Services
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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IT professionals and CIOs plan to spend slightly more than a third of their total IT budgets on cloud and hosting services in 2017, according to survey results from 451 Research. While IaaS remains popular, most of the money will be spent on application, management, and security services.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/17/2016
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The Wait At Polls: IT Drives Real-Time Updates
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Voters in Cobb County, Georgia, got more accurate and timely updates on wait times at polling locations open for early voting during this year's US presidential election. Here's how IT made it happen.
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
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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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10 Tools For Effective DevOps Collaboration
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Collaboration for DevOps teams is crucial, but it doesn't happen automatically. Here are 10 tools that can help make it easier (or possible) for your teams to work together.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/4/2016
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Digital Transformation Underway, Many Will Fail At It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Investments in predictive analytics, dashboards, and KPIs are coming to CRM lead management offerings, according to Gartner's most recent Magic Quadrant report for the category. The finding is reflective of an increasing number of IT organizations aiming to deliver more and better intelligence for sales and marketing users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/1/2016
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BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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Poll: Where Are You Spending Your IT Dollars In 2017?
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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We want to know about your top IT spending priorities for the year ahead. Take our flash poll and tell us where your IT dollars are headed.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 10/25/2016
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McDonald's Cooks Up Digital Document Infrastructure
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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McDonald's worldwide has to onboard more than 700,000 people a year. A new cloud-based document infrastructure lets the company save money and time while keeping consistency high.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/17/2016
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Let's Patent This: A Primer For Enterprise App Developers
Lincoln Essig, Partner, Knobbe Martens
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Patents aren't typically the first thing on your mind when you're developing an application for your enterprise. Yet, there's a great deal of creative development work going on at organizations of all types and sizes. Attorney Lincoln Essig provides five steps IT professionals and enterprise app developers can take to make sure your company's intellectual property is protected.
By Lincoln Essig Partner, Knobbe Martens, 10/11/2016
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How We Built Our Own BI: When Off-The-Shelf Apps Won't Do
Sagi Bakshi, GM, ironSource Digital Solutions
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Sagi Bakshi, GM of Digital Solutions for ironSource, needed a business intelligence application to meet all of his organization's unique needs. When off-the-shelf options proved inadequate, his team decided to build its own layer on top of an existing system. Here's how it did it -- and the role IT played in the process.
By Sagi Bakshi GM, ironSource Digital Solutions, 10/5/2016
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How LinkedIn Mobile App Spurred A Complete Code Cleanup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Professional network LinkedIn used the revamp of its mobile app as the impetus to standardize its data foundation.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/5/2016
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10 Priorities, Concerns Facing State CIOs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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State CIOs are not immune to the enterprise transformation issues that are hitting IT organizations everywhere. Here's a look inside the trends at the state government level, from the annual NASCIO State CIO Survey for 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/2016
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SaaS Use: By The Numbers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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EY survey finds security, identity management, systems management likely areas of future growth.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/30/2016
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Beer Giant Taps Salesforce Data For Better Customer Relations
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Anheuser-Busch InBev, owner of more than 200 beer brands, needed a single platform for different customers and brewed up one on Salesforce.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/28/2016
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Top 125 Vendors To Watch
InformationWeek Staff,
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InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/27/2016
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Salesforce Draws Market Strength With Conga
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Conga helps Salesforce customers build contracts, proposals, and other documents. With the company's flexibility, its applications lead the Salesforce App Exchange in service subscriptions.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/16/2016
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What eBay's Machine Learning Advances Can Teach IT Professionals
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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EBay has been gathering data and employing machine learning to connect more buyers to sellers and increase the trustworthiness of transactions. The use-cases are worth exploring for any IT professional looking to help improve a company's bottom line by applying machine learning to its customer-facing applications.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/6/2016
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