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The Cloud Builds on Hard-Earned Credibility
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Cloud computing has overcome some tough resistance over the years, but it has gained acceptance and proven it's value. Now IT pros have to make sure that cloud technology is applied the right way, delivering the solutions that business managers need.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/23/2018
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An Intuitive UI: Not Just for End Users
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Having a simple, understandable user interface on an application aids user acceptance, and even considerations such as interoperability and security.
By Bobby Beckmann, CTO, Lifesize , 2/20/2018
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Unlock the Value: From Data Quality to Artificial Intelligence
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Data quality, data privacy, and advanced technologies such as AI, machine learning, neural networks, and more, are of top concern to data analytics pros and IT managers, says Karen López, Data & Analytics Track Chair for Interop ITX 2018.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/20/2018
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5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted more collaboration between developers and IT operations. Data scientists and data science teams face similar challenges, which DevOps concepts can help address.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/19/2018
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Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
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Senior executives who have been making hollow promises about embracing data-driven strategies need to be convinced that now is the time for real action. Here are some ways that data professionals can gain the support they need.
By Anne Buff, Business Solutions Manager, SAS Best Practices , 2/16/2018
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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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Think, Do We Rule Technology, or Does Tech Rule Us?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
A nugget in CompTIA's predictions for 2018 raises awareness of a somewhat dark side of technology, and the questions we should be asking ourselves.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/8/2018
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Business Resilience: Thriving During Market Disruption
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Being resilient, particularly in a time of disruption, is a relentless, often fanatical pursuit to be at the forefront of your industry.
By Chris Poe, SVP, Technology & Engineering, Carousel Industries , 2/7/2018
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Over 60% of Organizations Have no Formal Transformation Strategy
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor
Commentary
Many organizations are still ill-prepared to master the digital journey, according to research.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 2/6/2018
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10 Things You Need to Know About Kubernetes
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
This open source container orchestration platform looks like it's on its way to becoming a de facto standard.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/6/2018
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Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/5/2018
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Scaling Agile with Agility: A Focus on Teams
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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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Making AI Safe for Civilized Society
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There are plenty of concerns about the safety of artificial intelligence, and it's up to humans to set the standards for safe uses of the technology.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 2/2/2018
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Chewing the Cloudy Fat with Colin Bodell, the Ultimate Cloud Insider
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Cloud pioneer Colin Bodell, now with Groupon, shares his experiences and thoughts on implementing an enterprise cloud strategy.
By Ben Kepes , 2/1/2018
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Breaking the Code: When Everyone Can Create Technology
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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
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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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11 Best-Paying Cloud Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
In a recent survey, IT managers said that they were willing to pay more for employees with these hard-to-find cloud skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/29/2018
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AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 1/26/2018
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Public APIs: Advice for a Producer
Rich Casselberry, Risk Technologist
Commentary
If your company is exploring the possibility of sharing internal data through public APIs, here are some considerations that you should address.
By Rich Casselberry Risk Technologist, 1/26/2018
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