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Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
By David DeRam, Co-founder and CEO of Greenlight Guru , 8/13/2018
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Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 8/3/2018
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Digital Transformation Has a Digital Divide
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Companies in all industries are talking about digital transformation, but success may depend on whether the firms have world-class or ordinary IT organizations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/2/2018
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Tips for Assessing Cloud Migration Options
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The decision process for selecting the right cloud options for various applications starts with an assessment of each individual application.
By Aater Suleman, CEO of Flux7 , 7/31/2018
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10 Top Barriers to AI Success
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Enterprises are eager to experience the potential benefits from deploying artificial intelligence, but if they want to be successful, they’ll need to overcome these technological, organizational and cultural challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/31/2018
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The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 7/26/2018
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Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
Commentary
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 7/25/2018
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How Your CRM Project Can Fail
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Setting and sticking to business goals and engaging end users are among the ways to help your CRM implementation succeed.
By Ralph Tkatchuk, TK Data Sec , 7/25/2018
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Make Technology-Driven Change Stick
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Successful implementation of a technology project starts with an understanding among the project team and the business teams that will use the technology.
By Paul Whitelam, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, ClickSoftware , 7/23/2018
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Location Counts When It Comes to IT Salaries
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Education, skills, certification and experience all have an impact on IT paychecks, but so does where you live and work.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/23/2018
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How Cloud is Transforming the Data Center
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Consider how cloud options have changed the way we think of data centers in just a few years.
By Patrick Lohmeyer, Associate Vice President, Offering Development at PCM , 7/19/2018
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How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/17/2018
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5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/16/2018
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What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/13/2018
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Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
Commentary
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 7/11/2018
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10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2018
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Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
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Commentary
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
By Michael Biltz, Managing Director, Accenture Technology Vision , 7/10/2018
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The Truth About Blockchain
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/9/2018
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8 Things They Don't Teach You in Project Management School
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Project management is about more than shepherding software through the development process. Don't forget the humans and the team dynamic.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 7/9/2018
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Collaborative Design: Let the Customer Guide the Way
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Communication between organizations -- IT buyers and suppliers -- today should be viewed as a dialogue that extends beyond selling and customer support to driving business strategy and product design.
By Philippe Vincent, CEO, Virtual Instruments , 7/9/2018
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