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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
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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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How CIOs Can Help Their Workforce Thrive
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IT leaders must remember that in our ever-changing world, keeping employee skills sharp and ensuring they have the resources they need to stay current is key.
By Paul Gaynor, Global/US Alliances Technology Consulting Leader, PwC , 9/23/2019
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How the Chief Data Officer Role is Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The CDO role continues to change with competitive pressures. Where are you on your journey and what do you need to do to get to the next level?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/23/2019
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How a Digital Talent Strategy Ensures Tech Staffing Success
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Are you looking at the big picture? Todayís enterprise organizations must align their digital talent strategy through a lens of recruitment and retention.
By Todd Chusid, Senior Digital Strategist, Anexinet , 9/20/2019
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Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/18/2019
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How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Automation isnít new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/16/2019
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No Quick Fix for Security-Worker Shortfall
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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Security professionals see acquiring skills as the way forward, but only half of companies are training their workers, with more continuing to search for highly skilled employees.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/13/2019
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How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
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Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
By Malek Hakim, Performance Engineer, Priceline; Mehdi Daoudi, CEO, Catchpoint , 9/13/2019
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8 AI Trends in Today's Big Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/11/2019
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How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 9/10/2019
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Does AI Competence Matter?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/6/2019
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