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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2018
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Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/14/2018
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Technology Debt Crisis 2025
Lenny Liebmann, Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong
Commentary
Consider all the code written over 50 years and all the places its running. Add to that all the code we will write in the coming years. That is technology debt.
By Lenny Liebmann Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong, 2/12/2018
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Scaling Agile with Agility: A Focus on Teams
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Expanding a successful department-level agile initiative across an enterprise requires an agile project approach of its own.
By Dave West, CEO, Scrum.org , 2/5/2018
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Breaking the Code: When Everyone Can Create Technology
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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We are heading toward a new digital world where low-code or no-code platforms will enable anyone to assemble applications.
By Otto Berkes, CTO, CA Technologies , 2/1/2018
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Measure DevOps for Efficiency, not Just Speed
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
Update your traditional IT metrics to look across functions and the entire DevOps value chain.
By Esther Shein, Technology Journalist , 1/30/2018
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Dev and Some Ops: Reliving the Clear Fad of the 90s
Robert Reeves, CTO & Co-Founder, Datical
Commentary
Don't treat DevOps as a fad by failing to bring everyone in operations on board.
By Robert Reeves CTO & Co-Founder, Datical, 1/29/2018
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Dev and Security Adjustments to Prepare for GDPR
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Adoption of DevOps can help organizations comply with GDPR and other privacy standards by building security into software from the start.
By Mike D. Kail, Chief Technology Officer, CYBRIC , 1/25/2018
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The 6 Biggest Challenges Facing DevOps
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Commentary
About decade after it debuted the DevOps concept has evolved and built up a base of advocates, but it still presents challenges.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 1/23/2018
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10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/22/2018
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The World of DevOps Tools Can Make a Newbie's Head Spin
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
Some toolchain leaders are emerging, but mind the cultural and other details to successfully implement a DevOps strategy.
By Neal Weinberg, technology journalist , 1/18/2018
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Implementing DevOps: Mind the Details
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
When it comes to DevOps success or failure, little things count the most. Start small, make sure everyone's really in, and count and celebrate the team's successes.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/3/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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Design Thinking and Agile Improve Application Outcomes
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Commentary
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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Warning Signs Your Business Might Need a DevOps Upgrade
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Commentary
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,
News
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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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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Home-Grown Solutions: Keep Out!
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Commentary
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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DevOps Benefits Shine Through at Summit
Tony Kontzer,
News
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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How to Break into an Analytics Career
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 11/20/2017
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