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Kick the IT-Business, Love-Hate Bond up a Notch
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Satire
As businesses wrestle with the challenges that come with new technologies and concepts such as transformation it's more important than ever that IT and business leaders work as partners.
By Esther Shein, Technology Journalist , 12/13/2017
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10 Surprising Ways Machine Learning is Being Used Today
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As machine learning technologies evolve developers in a range of fields are finding innovative ways to solve challenges.
By Roxanna "Evan" Ramzipoor, Sift Science , 12/13/2017
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The Hidden Costs of Open Source Security Software
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Open source software isn't free, whether looked at in terms of hard dollars or in missed opportunities.
By Andy Jordan, Special Project Lead, Mosaic451 , 12/8/2017
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Hybrid Cloud – You’re Doing It Wrong
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As organizations move to hybrid clouds they have to adjust their thinking and how they look at key concepts.
By Mark Baker, Field Product Manager, Canonical , 12/7/2017
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9 AI Benefits Enterprises Are Experiencing Today
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes — as well as their workforces.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/6/2017
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Monitoring Cloud Performance: Pass the Aspirin
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Few tools exist to measure or fix multi-cloud problems. Help is on the way; major software vendors are addressing the issue.
By Neal Weinberg, technology journalist , 12/6/2017
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Design Thinking and Agile Improve Application Outcomes
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While there are benefits from adopting an agile strategy, your organization can take success to the next level by also utilizing design thinking to identify problems.
By Ed Hadley, Senior Director of Product at Mendix , 12/5/2017
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Going All-In with Managed Services, the Right Way
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Utilizing managed services can be cost efficient for an enterprise, but be sure to look beyond cost to how you manage those managed service providers.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/5/2017
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It’s Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
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Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
By Barb Darrow, technology journalist , 12/4/2017
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Warning Signs Your Business Might Need a DevOps Upgrade
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These four warning signs just might indicate that you need to implement or update DevOps initiatives within your organization.
By Justin Rodenbostel, Executive Director at SPR , 12/4/2017
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Capital One: DevOps at Its Core
Tony Kontzer,
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Financial services firm Capital One is committed to using DevOps, and the approach is working.
By Tony Kontzer , 11/30/2017
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Clear the Barriers to DevTestOps
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A key to a successful DevOps initiative is ensuring that team members stay involved at all stages of the development, test, and deployment cycle.
By Lubos Parobek, VP of Product, Sauce Labs , 11/30/2017
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Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
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Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
By Rostow Ravanan, CEO, Mindtree , 11/29/2017
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How Your DevOps Team Should Procure User Feedback
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Gathering user feedback is a key element of a DevOps strategy, but you have to be proactive in collecting that feedback.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 11/28/2017
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9 Ways to Reduce Latency When Connecting to Public Clouds
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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The more companies rely on cloud applications, the more important it becomes to be proactive in ensuring that latency and quality issues are kept to a minimum.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/28/2017
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Home-Grown Solutions: Keep Out!
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Don't build custom software for general purpose computing needs that are better served by third party applications.
By Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO, Datical , 11/27/2017
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The Need for Inclusion in AI and Machine Learning
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If companies are forward-thinking in their application of predictive analytics, AI, and machine learning they can make these technologies inclusive, and available and relevant to all people.
By Steven Aldrich, Chief Product Officer at GoDaddy, and Bärí A. Williams, Associate General Counsel at Marqeta , 11/21/2017
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DevOps Benefits Shine Through at Summit
Tony Kontzer,
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Real-world DevOps implementers highlight how varied organizations discovered benefits from DevOps, even if they had to clear some hurdles on the path to success.
By Tony Kontzer , 11/21/2017
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Hacking ‘Hack Week’ -- A Few Things We Learned
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Good intentions alone don't make for a successful hackathon. Here are some lessons learned at Adobe.
By David Parmenter, Director of Data and Engineering, Adobe , 11/21/2017
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Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy
Ben Kepes,
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The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.
By Ben Kepes , 11/20/2017
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