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Mid-career Decision Point: New IT Certifications?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Knowledge and skills are your most important career tools. Here's how to prove you're staying on top of the game.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/20/2018
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Cut Data Center Costs Without Sacrificing Performance
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While organizations are placing greater demand on data centers, IT managers do have ways to work within tight budgets.
By Tim Dixon is CEO of InterOptic , 6/19/2018
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5 Lessons for SREs and Their Teams
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Now that SRE has become a cool job there's been some washing of the title. Sysadmins and IT ops are being rebranded as SREs without businesses actually making any the changes to their tasks. Here's what you should expect as an SRE as well as tips for excelling in the role.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 6/18/2018
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Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2018
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5 Steps to Put a Faltering DevOps Plan Back on Track
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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The best laid plans of DevOps adopters often go awry. Here's how you can fix things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/14/2018
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5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/12/2018
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How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement
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Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause.
By Gianni Giacomelli and Prashant Shukla, Genpact , 6/11/2018
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Top 11 MBA Programs for IT Leaders
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
These leading university masters programs could help you take your IT career to the next level.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 6/5/2018
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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
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Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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How to Be the Global IT Executive
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IT managers who can adapt their personal styles to the needs of local cultures and employees are best positioned to succeed in the global arena.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 5/31/2018
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Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/30/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
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A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
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It is clear that artificial intelligence will cause disruption in the workplace, but will it actually lead to mass job losses and discontent?
By Sudhir Agarwal, CEO, Everise, C3 Customer Contact Channels , 5/28/2018
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9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2018
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GDPR and the End of the World
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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GSK Updates Analytics Platform for Faster Drug Development
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
GSK began an overhaul transformation of its R&D data and analytics infrastructure three years ago. Here's what it looks like today.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/21/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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