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What Tech Jargon Reveals about Bias in the Industry
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Tech language was developed in the early days of computing, during a time when globally racism was much more explicit and often went unchallenged. But there is no reason we can’t change it now.
By Stephen Frost, Raafi-Karim Alidina, Frost Included , 12/4/2020
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Tech Decision Making: The Rise of the Developer
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Developers and technologists are increasingly being given a "seat at the table" and forming peer relationships with executives regarding enterprise technology investments.
By Shiven Ramji, Chief Product Officer, Auth0 , 11/27/2020
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Reducing Security Talent Attrition by Increasing Diversity
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CIOs and other IT leaders must attract, retain and hire professionals with broad cybersecurity skills, but that’s not as easy as it sounds. Here’s some advice.
By Sandra Wheatley, SVP, Fortinet , 11/25/2020
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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/23/2020
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Apple Discusses Going Cloud Native and the Growing Pains
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/20/2020
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How to Create High-Impact Development Teams
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Focus on the marathon, not the sprint. Here are three best practices for constructing effective, efficient dev teams.
By Ashish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CTO, Productiv , 11/20/2020
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Ways to Fight the Skills Gap in DevOps and the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/12/2020
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IT Employment Trending Up; Data, Cybersecurity Skills in Demand
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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There's a light at the end of the tunnel for IT pros who have been keeping a close eye on the job market. Plus, here are the skills that employers want in 2021.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/11/2020
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The Ever-Expanding List of C-Level Technology Positions
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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IT professionals are gaining more opportunities to move up the corporate ladder. Here are 10 C-level IT titles that we know of right now, along with salary averages for those roles.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 11/10/2020
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How CIOs Can Nurture a Culture of Digital Transformation
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To foster long-term resiliency and workplace innovation, IT leaders must invest in employees’ skills and create an open and inclusive environment where people feel valued.
By Deb Gildersleeve, CIO, Quick Base , 10/29/2020
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IT Succession Planning: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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What are the challenges for when it comes to succession planning, and what can IT leaders do to overcome them?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/27/2020
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2020: The Year Everyone Became an IT Employee
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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
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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
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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
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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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