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Rethinking IT: Why Computer Scientists Should Care about Art, Chemistry and Biology
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Career advice for computer scientists and IT professionals: Talk to, listen to, and work with your peers in a multi-disciplinary environment.
By Jeff Welser, VP and Lab Director, IBM Research - Almaden , 2/23/2018
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The Cloud Builds on Hard-Earned Credibility
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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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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5 Things I Learned While Trying to Understand Today's Cloud Pricing
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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I went digging in the weeds of the current cloud pricing battlefield to understand what is going on so you don't have to. Here's what I learned matters a lot, a little, and just enough.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 2/22/2018
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How to Begin Integrating AI into Data Center Operations
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Data center automation is inevitable. Here's how to do it right from the beginning.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/21/2018
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Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
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Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
By H.P. Bunaes, Chief Data Officer , 2/21/2018
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IT Leadership: Navigating Talent Management, Millennials, #MeToo
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Whether you are a CIO, IT manager, or an IT pro, today's dynamic workplace presents new issues and challenges. Here are some of the highlights of the upcoming Interop ITX Leadership and Professional Development Track, to help you succeed.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/21/2018
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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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Vulnerabilities Broke Records Yet Again in 2017
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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Meanwhile, organizations still struggle to manage remediation.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 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
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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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5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/15/2018
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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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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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Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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While some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are rapidly coming to a close, new avenues are beginning to open.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/14/2018
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Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/14/2018
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Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
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If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
By Tim Sherwood, VP, Business Development, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Tata Communications , 2/14/2018
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How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/13/2018
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One in Three SOC Analysts Now Job-Hunting
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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The more experienced a SOC analyst gets, the more his or her job satisfaction declines, a new survey of security operations center staffers shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/12/2018
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The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
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Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
By Ben Lamm, Co-founder and CEO of Conversable , 2/12/2018
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Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2018
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