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Where Your IT Dollars Are Headed In 2017
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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We polled InformationWeek readers to find out about IT spending priorities for 2017. Here's what we learned. See how your budget plans for next year stack up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 11/10/2016
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10 Free Tools Software Developers Should Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Dev teams and software developers need tools to get their jobs done, and there are plenty of free options. Here are 10 to consider for your tool kit.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/9/2016
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IT, OT, IoT: Does Hitachi Have a Dictionary for This Alphabet Soup?
Ben Kepes,
Satire
Drawing on a long history in the industrial space and as an IT supplier, Hitachi has mapped out its own strategy for the industrial IoT.
By Ben Kepes , 10/23/2017
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Welcome to the Analytics Economy
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An analytics economy is emerging, where organizations differentiate themselves and succeed with a blend of data, analytics, and collaboration.
By Randy Guard, Executive VP and CMO, SAS , 10/23/2017
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IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
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IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 10/20/2017
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Management Tools Bring Structure to Multi-Cloud Environments
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
New tools help enterprises organize and maximize their expanding multiple cloud infrastructure.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/19/2017
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BI Will Change the Role of IT as We Know It
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IT’s role within an organization has always been a critical one, but the advancement of business intelligence and data analytics will make IT exponentially more strategic.
By Bobby Beckmann, CTO, Lifesize , 10/19/2017
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DevOps Fails More Often Than Not – Here’s Why
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DevOps presents an opportunity to build better software, but there's no guarantee of success. A look at how to do DevOps right.
By Mark Tomcza, Global DevOps Solutions Architect, Electric Cloud , 10/18/2017
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15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/17/2017
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Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
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As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we’ll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
By David Rosen, Digital Transformation Technologist and Strategist, Tibco , 10/17/2017
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3 Ways You're Not Thinking of Digital Transformation
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To achieve the benefits of digital transformation, an organization has to do more than buy new technology tools.
By Sunny Bajaj, CEO and Founder of DMI , 10/16/2017
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Azure Stack and Comparisons with Eucalyptus
Ben Kepes,
News
Microsoft's Azure Stack is another cloud provider move to validate the hybrid cloud.But will it succeed?
By Ben Kepes , 10/13/2017
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Survey: Show Enterprise Architecture More Love
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
News
EA planning helps link IT with business users, especially for digital transformation projects, according to a recent CompTIA survey.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 10/12/2017
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Tips for Transitioning from the IT Department to CEO Chair
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Prevedere CEO Rich Wagner takes a look at the skills that IT leaders share and what they might need to work on to move into a CEO role.
By Rich Wagner, president and CEO, Prevedere , 10/12/2017
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What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
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With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios can’t keep up with this shift.
By Matt McWha and Veena Variyam, CEB (Now Gartner) , 10/11/2017
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10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
If your organization doesn’t have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/11/2017
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Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/11/2017
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Our Coming 5G World and IoT
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The future of IoT and 5G networking isn’t something that “will happen” in the coming years. To some extent, it’s already here, setting the stage for further growth.
By Richard Adler, distinguished fellow, Institute for the Future , 10/10/2017
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AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/10/2017
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The Programmable Infrastructure
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Interop ITX 2017 keynoter, Susie Wee, VP and CTO of DevNet Innovations for Cisco, sat down with us at the InformationWeek News Desk to talk about the intersection of applications and infrastructure.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/10/2017
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While AWS and VMware Draw Closer, Amazon Still Looks to Dominate
Ben Kepes,
News
AWS and VMware now are partners but it might be only a matter of time before AWS moves to take its own path.
By Ben Kepes , 10/9/2017
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The Need for Speed: Why and When Does It Matter?
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With wait time or idle time being a waste of time with new benefit, think about how you can mitigate or even eliminate the problem.
By Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO, Datical , 10/6/2017
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