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CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/20/2019
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How IT Success Metrics Are Changing
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Keeping the lights on isn't enough anymore. In this century, the IT departmentís goals must align with those of the business.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/19/2019
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How CIOs Can Solve Their Crushing Talent Deficit
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Rather than doubling down on recruitment advertising, here are five other ways that IT leaders can mitigate their tech talent shortage.
By Keyur Ajmera, VP, Infrastructure Shared Services, iCIMS , 11/18/2019
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IT Ecosystems Have Come of Age: Has Your Organization?
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To navigate the new world of IT ecosystems, forward-thinking IT leaders need to embrace organizational transformation -- and avoid making these five mistakes.
By Martin Henley, Senior Vice President, Technology Services, Globality , 11/15/2019
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How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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The Agile model and its adopters are moving forward rapidly. Here's how you can stay on top of the latest improvements.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/13/2019
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How to Build an Optimal Machine Learning Team
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An effective ML team is constantly evolving based on many different factors. Assess your specific needs and use cases before putting a team into action.
By Rahul Parundekar, Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Figure Eight , 11/13/2019
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Is the Computer Science Degree Dead?
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Recent trends point to a decline in traditional education due to changing views and alternative education opportunities.
By Raj Sabhlok, President, ManageEngine and Zoho.com , 11/6/2019
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How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 11/4/2019
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Attributes Employers Look for in a Coder Beyond Coding Skills
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Here's a look at some of the lesser known skills that can help software developers land the job of their dreams.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/30/2019
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Creative Ways to Get More Mileage from Your Data
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Use analytics to your advantage to support your HR department, sales and marketing teams, team managers and ultimately your customers.
By Rafael Lourenco, EVP, ClearSale , 10/30/2019
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Settling the Soft Skills vs. Technical Skills Debate
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For full-time employees, put more weight on the soft skills. For contractors who donít make the technical cut, donít put your money down on them.
By Sabatino Guerriero, Co-Founder, Triple Crown Consulting , 10/16/2019
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Communications Glut and Isolation Stymie Remote Workers
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How can remote office workers -- and their employers -- deal with tech proliferation and the continued sense of isolation that can sap productivity?
By Barbara Darrow, senior director of communications, Oracle , 10/14/2019
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Why You Should Cultivate Gender Diversity in IT Leadership
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Itís time to rethink our corporate environments by recognizing the unique experiences, skill sets and strengths that come from diversity in teams and leadership.
By Debbie Shotwell, Chief People Officer, Saba , 10/14/2019
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MSP Consolidation Crunch: What it Means to Your IT Team
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With a wave of acquisitions going on across the managed service provider market, enterprise IT leaders have to rethink where they get their own services.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 10/9/2019
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Why Scaling DevOps Is a People Problem
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You can have the latest and greatest automation toolset, but without people transformation, DevOps at scale will remain a mirage for many.
By Antony Edwards, COO, Eggplant , 10/9/2019
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Changing Mindsets on IT Automation
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Enterprises are not fully on board yet and in some cases stuck in manual mode. Here are four key areas to consider to get on the road to automation.
By Mike Bushong, VP of Enterprise Strategy, Juniper Networks , 10/4/2019
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5 Ways CIOs Can Better Compete to Recruit Top Tech Talent
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A CIO shares lessons heís learned about finding and securing the best job candidates for IT teams.
By Richard Hoehn, CIO/CTO, FreightWise , 10/2/2019
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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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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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Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
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But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
By Dirk Beyer, SVP Data Science Research, Neustar , 9/27/2019
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