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DevOps: Big Effort, Big Benefits
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Authors of the book Driving IT Innovation advise companies to act now, and not to stand by and wait for DevOps to be a fully mature IT concept.
By Heather Smith, senior research associate, and James McKeen, professor emeritus, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University , 1/14/2019
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Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
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Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 1/14/2019
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Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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A key to success with an IoT strategy is to keep the IT group involved in the process even at the pilot stage.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 1/10/2019
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What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Enterprises often make the same mistakes when adopting technology, generation after generation. A PwC tech leader outlines seven considerations to keep in mind.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/4/2019
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5G: The Next Retail Disrupter is on the Horizon
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5G won’t just be an improvement over 4G. It will be an entirely new form of connectivity. But will retailers be ready?
By Corey Pierson, Co-Founder and CEO, Custora , 1/3/2019
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A Roadmap for Becoming a Customer-Centric CIO
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The CIO’s role isn’t just about technology enablement these days; it’s customer-facing, and it requires leadership, innovation, and strategic use of data.
By Cynthia Stoddard, SVP and CIO, Adobe , 12/21/2018
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Planning for RPA? Read This First
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Understand how three key elements are crucial to the success of an automation project.
By Jim Shand, Director in AlixPartners’ Digital Practice , 12/19/2018
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Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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From issues such as privacy and data bias regulation to model training and self-service AI, you can expect a broad range of key advances in the artificial intelligence space.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 12/18/2018
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Debunking Three Common Cloud Misconceptions
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Combatting the misconceptions surrounding cloud computing requires continuous exploration of new opportunities emerging today because of ongoing cloud technology innovations.
By Jeff Canter, Chief Operating Officer, NICE inContact , 12/18/2018
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Avoid Automation Failure: Invest in Your Workforce
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With a wave of intelligent automation on the horizon, now is the time for enterprises to invest in the talent they need to build a workforce for the future.
By Cliff Justice, U.S. Leader, Intelligent Automation, KPMG , 12/14/2018
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5 Machine Learning Resolutions for 2019
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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More organizations are using machine learning for competitive reasons, but their results are mixed. It turns out there are better -- and worse -- ways of approaching it. If you want to improve the outcome of your efforts in 2019, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/13/2018
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Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Leading consultancies and analyst firms offer their predictions on how key technologies, such as cloud computing, AI, IoT, and robotics will shape up in 2019.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/12/2018
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Adopting Disruptive Tech is a Challenge; Here’s How to Make it Easier
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A good way to help your organization embrace new technology is something that has been a prominent entity at user group meetings for decades.
By Paul Mac Farland, Director of Solutions Engineering, Confluent , 12/6/2018
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Build Reliability into Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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When building and using autonomous and intelligent systems, it’s important to know they’re behaving reliably, because if things go wrong, they can do so at scale, fast.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/6/2018
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On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry
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All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience.
By Matt Joe, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Avanade , 12/3/2018
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AWS Aims to Speed and Simplify Robot Development
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Robotics use cases are endless, but the overhead of developing them is stymying progress. AWS Robomaker, announced at AWS re:Invent, with lowers the barriers so developers can spend more time innovating.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/3/2018
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Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/29/2018
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Using Blockchain to Support Trustworthy Transactions on the IoT
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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Recent computer industry developments set the stage for demonstrations of how blockchain can help to turn Internet of Things networks into trusted environments.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 11/27/2018
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Open Source at 20: What's Next?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/21/2018
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Five Tips to Becoming a More Agile Business
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Companies across every industry will need to become more nimble and responsive to remain competitive in today’s fast changing marketplace.
By Kenan Rodrigues, Head of Business Transformation for Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries, JPMorgan Chase , 11/21/2018
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5 Data and AI Trends for 2019
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  1/7/2019
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Act Now to Reap Automation Benefits Later
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  1/3/2019
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Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief,  12/31/2018
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