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2020: The Year Everyone Became an IT Employee
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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The pandemic has rendered IT roles more demanding and more important than ever before. And every employee has essentially become an extension of the IT team.
By Vijay Kurkal, CEO, Resolve , 10/23/2020
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Citizen Developers: 8 Ways IT Can Strengthen the Ties
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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The exponential growth of citizen developers in organizations is forcing IT to rethink its role and the skillsets that it has historically valued. What are IT organizations doing to adjust?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/20/2020
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Making Developers More DevSecOps Aware
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Interop Digital conference tackled why it is important for IT professionals to develop vulnerability remediation habits.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/19/2020
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To Operationalize AI, Invest in Humans
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Enterprise organizations are showing strong interest in artificial intelligence, but many are struggling to move beyond experimentation.
By Ron Sielinski, Microsoft, and Arun Shastri, ZS , 10/19/2020
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How to Create a Successful AI Program
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Artificial intelligence can be promising and valuable, but you need to focus on a few best practices to get your program moving in the right direction.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/14/2020
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The CIO’s Role in Setting the Remote Work Agenda
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Here’s a six-step roadmap for IT leaders to follow as they continue to prepare for business as “unusual”.
By Sampath Sowmyanarayan, President Global Enterprise, Verizon , 10/12/2020
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IT Spending, Priorities, Projects: What's Ahead in 2021
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIOs spent a huge portion of their 2020 IT budgets early in the year to move workers home. Cyber security is among the top priorities for 2021.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/2/2020
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Focus on Today’s Workforce -- and Close the Gap to the Future
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To evolve for the workforce of the future amidst COVID-19, you need to build a strong digital infrastructure foundation now. Here’s how to do it.
By David Sapin and Emily Stapf, Principals, PwC , 10/2/2020
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Tips to Help IT Leaders Navigate Organizational Change
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IT leaders must move from defense to offense and motivate their teams by establishing a clear mission and a path to success.
By Sean McDermott, Founder and CEO, Windward Consulting , 9/30/2020
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Intel Shares Its Transformation Strategy at DevOps World
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Changing human behavior and leadership support were integral to driving a more agile approach to software and firmware development.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/29/2020
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IT Leader Profile: Upgrading ERP During a Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Mukul Agrawal serves as global head of ERP and IT services at Vistaprint. Here's a look at what he's done and what he has been working on lately.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/23/2020
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MassMutual Explores Health Data from Wearables
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Life insurance giant MassMutual is exploring the use of health data from wearables to further refine its data science-created underwriting models.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/16/2020
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The Right Tech Exec to Lead Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
Commentary
Accountability for diversity and inclusion revolves around data. The ability to manage that data can raise thorny questions over which executive should lead the way.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 9/16/2020
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Tech Conference Diversity: Time to Get Real
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Tech conferences still tend to reflect traditional biases. In today's world, diversity and inclusion should be priorities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/15/2020
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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
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Here’s why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don’t spiral out of control.
By Rani Johnson, Chief Information Officer, SolarWinds , 9/14/2020
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Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Data science jobs aren't as plentiful as they used to be. Here's a snapshot of where average salaries and postings stand today.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 9/9/2020
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What Emoji Use at Work Can Tell Us About Team Dynamics
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A new big data research project found that emoji use at work varies significantly based on the user’s role, company and conversational situation.
By Andy Horng, Co-Founder and Head of AI, Cultivate , 9/7/2020
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Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
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Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
By Amit Modi, CTO, Movius Corp. , 9/4/2020
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FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
News
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 9/3/2020
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Today's New IT Project Manager
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Among the IT functions changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic is project management. The days of "walk around" project management seem to be gone. Some thoughts on what the future looks like.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 9/2/2020
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