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5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted more collaboration between developers and IT operations. Data scientists and data science teams face similar challenges, which DevOps concepts can help address.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/19/2018
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Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Senior executives who have been making hollow promises about embracing data-driven strategies need to be convinced that now is the time for real action. Here are some ways that data professionals can gain the support they need.
By Anne Buff, Business Solutions Manager, SAS Best Practices , 2/16/2018
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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2018
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How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/13/2018
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One in Three SOC Analysts Now Job-Hunting
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The more experienced a SOC analyst gets, the more his or her job satisfaction declines, a new survey of security operations center staffers shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/12/2018
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The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
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Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
By Ben Lamm, Co-founder and CEO of Conversable , 2/12/2018
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Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2018
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Over 60% of Organizations Have no Formal Transformation Strategy
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor
Commentary
Many organizations are still ill-prepared to master the digital journey, according to research.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 2/6/2018
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Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/6/2018
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Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/5/2018
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Scaling Agile with Agility: A Focus on Teams
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Expanding a successful department-level agile initiative across an enterprise requires an agile project approach of its own.
By Dave West, CEO, Scrum.org , 2/5/2018
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5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/1/2018
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Chewing the Cloudy Fat with Colin Bodell, the Ultimate Cloud Insider
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Cloud pioneer Colin Bodell, now with Groupon, shares his experiences and thoughts on implementing an enterprise cloud strategy.
By Ben Kepes , 2/1/2018
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Breaking the Code: When Everyone Can Create Technology
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We are heading toward a new digital world where low-code or no-code platforms will enable anyone to assemble applications.
By Otto Berkes, CTO, CA Technologies , 2/1/2018
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CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Research shows that chief data officers are helping their organizations turn data into dollars.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/31/2018
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Measure DevOps for Efficiency, not Just Speed
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Satire
Update your traditional IT metrics to look across functions and the entire DevOps value chain.
By Esther Shein, Technology Journalist , 1/30/2018
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Dev and Some Ops: Reliving the Clear Fad of the 90s
Robert Reeves, CTO & Co-Founder, Datical
Commentary
Don't treat DevOps as a fad by failing to bring everyone in operations on board.
By Robert Reeves CTO & Co-Founder, Datical, 1/29/2018
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11 Best-Paying Cloud Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
In a recent survey, IT managers said that they were willing to pay more for employees with these hard-to-find cloud skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/29/2018
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10 Questions to Get Your Digital Transformation Strategy Right
Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk
Commentary
Don't underestimate the scope and challenges of a digital transformation initiative.
By Andi Mann Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, 1/24/2018
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The 6 Biggest Challenges Facing DevOps
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Commentary
About decade after it debuted the DevOps concept has evolved and built up a base of advocates, but it still presents challenges.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 1/23/2018
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