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What Might Be Missing from Your Open Source Evaluation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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When implementing open source software, look beyond the license terms to understand who is driving change on the software.
By Ben Slater, CPO, Instaclustr , 2/19/2019
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Searching For a Cloud-Native App Strategy Amid the Chaos
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As it gets easier and easier to deploy cloud-native apps, maintaining order increasingly becomes a challenge.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/19/2019
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TaylorMade IT Spin-Off Taps Cloud Database
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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When TaylorMade Golf spun off from Adidas, it had to separate all its operations, including IT, and used the opportunity to try the Oracle Autonomous Database.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/15/2019
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Myth or Matter: Is There a DevOps Talent Shortage?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Enterprises that hold out to hire DevOps unicorns may be overlooking worthwhile workers who are already available.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/14/2019
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Tightening the Belt on Excess Spending for Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Migration to the cloud is part of many transformation plans but it can spiral into expenses that could be avoided.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/13/2019
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The Problem with AI Facial Recognition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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AI facial recognition algorithms are far from perfect. Here's what you should know if your enterprise is considering deploying this technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/11/2019
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Where Third-Party Vendors Stand in the Wake of AWS Backup
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Amazon’s offering is meant to deliver convenience—and it may push competing backup services to change tactics.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/8/2019
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Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/5/2019
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Digital Transformation Rx: Moving Health Care to the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Modernizing an industry that is under federal compliance mandates and historically has been slow to embrace new IT can require an extra bit of finesse.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/31/2019
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When Marketers Run Technology, Where Does IT Fit?
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Yes, even as CMOs expand their control over marketing technology, there remains a role for IT in the process.
By Bryan Yeager, Research Director, Gartner , 1/28/2019
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Finding a Balance Between Microservices and Micromanagement
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Microservices architecture is seen by some as a more effective way to scale DevOps. However putting the pieces together can require more handholding than anticipated.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/28/2019
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Q&A: Cloud Services Offer Retailers New Competitive Edge
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Incumbent retailers can no longer count on size and scale to fend off startup rivals. Google Cloud’s Pravin Pillai discusses how cloud-based solutions can make these enterprises nimbler.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/21/2019
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Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Breaking out of old perceptions about the role of IT departments be the key to being part of companies’ overall digital transformation strategies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/17/2019
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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
Commentary
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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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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Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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For all the market research numbers floating around about cloud computing, what is missing is advice on what IT organizations should be doing with IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud concepts.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 12/31/2018
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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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Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
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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Cloud Computing 2019: The Cloud Comes of Age
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A Forrester study predicts that enterprises must respond nimbly to address changing cloud markets and technologies.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/10/2018
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