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Ascent Conference Insights: Bots, Data, and SaaS Culture
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Suggestions on how automation can be leveraged and ways to use SaaS more efficiently peppered conversations with Zendesk and Hugo.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/21/2019
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Oracle’s Mark Hurd Passes Away at 62
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Co-CEO dies one month after taking a leave of absence to address an undisclosed health issue.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/18/2019
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SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/17/2019
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When Using Cloud, Paranoia Can Pay Off
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Journalists are increasingly concerned about what cloud providers may access or share with governments - and companies should worry as well.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/14/2019
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Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
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Here are some highlights from last month’s Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
By Rob Inman, Vendor Manager, Cloud Infrastructure, PCM Inc. , 10/11/2019
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Tech Nation Report: Robust Online Collaboration in DevOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Cross-national perspectives on scaling up companies, hiring talent, and collaboration marked the release of a report on British tech.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/10/2019
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What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/4/2019
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IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 10/1/2019
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Takeaway from MLOps NYC: Open Source Frameworks Need TLC
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/30/2019
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Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
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IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
By Barry Baker, Vice President, Z Software at IBM , 9/30/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2019
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Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/26/2019
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Q&A: Google Cloud's Lin Talks Next Phase of Anthos
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Google offers a look at some additional features being introduced to Anthos and where it fits in cloud transformation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/20/2019
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Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2019
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Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
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While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 9/19/2019
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Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As the dust clears from HPE's acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/2019
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How Data Scientists Can Tear Down Fears of Innovation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
AI and other fresh ideas can put organizations on the path to transformation, but their champions may face systemic pushback from entrenched team members.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/11/2019
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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
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Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
By Kishore Durg, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Cloud, Technology Services , 9/10/2019
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Q&A: Denim Group CTO on DevSecOps and Resolving Disconnect
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Sorting out the conflicting approaches of security and development teams is essential for digital transformation to advance, particularly in regulated sectors.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/9/2019
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Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer
Commentary
With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
By Crystal Bedell Technology Writer, 9/1/2019
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