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Seven Steps to IT Transformation
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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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The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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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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12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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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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Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but Itís Coming
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Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
By Jim Souders, CEO, Adaptiva , 9/12/2017
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Next on the Chopping Block, Administrative Assistants
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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You probably have noticed that the number of administrative assistants has declined over the years. Now, digital assistants and outsourcers may be ready to replace those who remain.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/6/2017
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What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of IT
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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IT spending patterns make it clear that we are in a software and cloud-based world.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/25/2017
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Six IT Talent Priorities for a Digital Strategy
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
Building teams to execute on a digital strategy isn't just about hiring talent; companies have to rethink how they collaborate, manage processes, and reward people.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 8/23/2017
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A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 8/15/2017
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The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
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As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
By Mo Patel, Practice Director for AI and Deep Learning, Teradata , 8/15/2017
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
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IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
By Brian Amaro, Senior Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic , 8/11/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
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A swarm of collaboration tools in the typical enterprise presents challenges such as data silos and tool overload for managers. The solution just might be more, but better, tools.
By Steve Flavell, co-CEO and co-founder of LoopUp , 7/26/2017
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It Is Time for Enterprise CIOs to Create a New Breed of Innovation
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There still are big opportunities for innovation in the enterprise, particularly when achieving efficiency is the goal.
By Neil Kinson, Chief of Staff, Redwood Software , 7/24/2017
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10 Things IT Pros Should Consider (or Dread) Before the Job Hunt
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Think you've seen changes in your IT group over the years? Well there have been just as many changes in the job market. Here's some advice to help you find that next great job.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/17/2017
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Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
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Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
By Leon Tchikindas, Head of Analytics and Business Operations at Periscope Data , 7/13/2017
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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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10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans ó but that doesnít necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2017
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Exponential Technologies Offer Early Use Case in Tax
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As exponential technologies emerge benefits to end user departments also can grow exponentially, as in corporate tax groups.
By Beth Mueller, U.S. Tax Analytics Leader at Deloitte Tax , 7/7/2017
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Blockchain Moving Beyond Bitcoin
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Experts expect to see the shared database technology securely managing transactions in areas ranging from real estate to digital.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/7/2017
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