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The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Wannabe DevOps trainers are dime a dozen, but truly skilled coaches are worth their weight in gold.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/17/2020
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IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT pros must do real research about their value in the market if they want to be paid fairly. InformationWeek’s 2020 IT Salary Report can help technologists get started.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2020
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The End of Agile? Not a Chance.
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Enterprise organizations need to understand the full evolution of Agile to reap its benefits. Here’s some advice on best ways to implement Agile practices today.
By Scott Ambler, VP, Chief Scientist, Project Management Institute , 2/12/2020
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Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/10/2020
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Bridge the IT Skills Gap With Data and Analytics
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Enterprises can benefit in many ways from internal and external data analysis. One of the most obvious is using data analytics to help close your IT team’s skills gap.
By Zvi Guterman, CEO, CloudShare , 2/10/2020
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Stop ‘Vacation Shaming’ Your IT Staff
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Burnout from lack of time off takes a toll on your employees, hampers their productivity and erodes your ability to retain strong IT team members. Nobody wins.
By Mark Runyon, Principal Consultant, Improving , 2/7/2020
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Why IBM Choosing Arvind Krishna Over Jim Whitehurst Was Wise
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It was widely expected that Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst would be Ginni Rometty's successor. Instead, the job is going to Arvind Krishna -- and that's probably a good thing. – ITPro Today
By Christine Hall, ITPro Today , 2/6/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 2/3/2020
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Elevating the Human Enterprise with a Machine-First Mindset
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The purpose of adopting a machine-first approach is to bring together diverse technologies including automation, AI and analytics in a holistic way.
By PR Krishnan, EVP, Tata Consultancy Services , 2/3/2020
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AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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We've updated our collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/29/2020
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Towards Singularity: A False Separation of IT and Business
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
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It's time for the IT group and the business units they support to put aside historical and perceived differences. The two have to think as one.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 1/28/2020
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IT Pros Wooed With These Perks in Tight Job Market
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The unemployment rate is at 3.5% and IT pros are in high demand so employers are increasingly offering these perks to win the recruitment wars.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2020
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Struggling to Lead IT in a Matrix Organization?
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Try building a public brain. Pull out your Post-its and Sharpies and find a blank wall. Here’s how.
By William Treseder, SVP of Product, BMNT , 1/22/2020
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How to Manage the Human-Machine Workforce
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Today's managers and executives need to oversee humans and machines in this age of AI and RPA, but should machines be managed as humans in a way that some suggest?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/21/2020
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IT Hiring Hits a Tiny Speed Bump
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT hiring in December lost momentum, but it looks like it might just be a momentary blip. Here's why CompTIA remains confident about IT jobs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/15/2020
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IT Careers: Top 10 US Cities for Tech Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you would consider relocating to further your IT career, these cities offer some excellent options.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 1/14/2020
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Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
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Gen Z’s high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Here’s some advice for CIOs.
By Martin Henley, SVP, Technology Services, Globality , 1/8/2020
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How to Create a Culture of Innovation
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Here are five key techniques to support and encourage entrepreneurship in your employees -- while simultaneously keeping everyone moving in the right direction.
By Arvind Kapur, Co-Founder and CEO, Saggezza , 1/3/2020
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9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Facing economic uncertainty, many IT leaders are looking to become more efficient while also investing in the latest technology.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 1/2/2020
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How the Humanities Can Help Us See What’s Next in Tech
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Skills like communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are key for developing the next-gen of leadership and equipping employees for the future.
By Cathy Southwick, CIO, Pure Storage , 1/2/2020
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