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How Machine Learning is Influencing Diversity & Inclusion
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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Here's how IT leaders can better manage the bias that becomes embedded in algorithms and datasets to help increase opportunities for minority tech professionals.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 7/29/2020
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4 Ways to Excel as a Female Data Scientist
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Glassdoor has ranked data science as one of the top 10 best jobs in the US every year since 2015. Hereís how you can stand out in this field.
By Alicia Frame, Lead Product Manager and Data Scientist, Neo4j , 7/24/2020
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Tales of the Work From Home World
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Whether COVID-19 causes your organization to return to work-from-home or not, here are some remote work tips for managers and employees.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 7/22/2020
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How to Plan Today for Tomorrow's Lights-Out Data Center
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A data center managed entirely by automated systems sounds like the setting for a science fiction movie. Yet human-less data centers are making their mark.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/20/2020
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DevOps Isnít a Dirty Word
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Hereís how visionaries can most effectively make the case for DevOps transformation.
By Chris OíMalley, CEO, Compuware; and Gene Kim, DevOps Researcher and Author , 7/20/2020
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Overcoming the IoT Security Skills Gap
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While the tech industry is currently challenged by an IoT skills gap, there are steps that companies and leaders can take to minimize these issues and drive change.
By Brad Ree, CTO, ioXt Alliance , 7/15/2020
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Traits of High-Performing IT Teams
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IT teams face unprecedented challenges, navigating a fast-paced landscape amid the pandemic. Adopting Agile principles may help drive performance and success.
By Yoav Boaz, Vice President of Product, Clarizen , 7/1/2020
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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/30/2020
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Finding Balance in Dev vs. Ops for Site Reliability Engineers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Results from a recent survey show some organizations have pushed SREs in directions that underutilize and squander their talents.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/30/2020
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Corporate Governance in the Era of Offsite Employees
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Here are six questions CIOs should ask themselves to assure that corporate governance and security are "up to the task" for remote work.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 6/23/2020
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Post-Pandemic: Tech Risk Considerations
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While the full extent of the impact is not yet known, the following guidelines can help tech risk managers in successfully addressing the many challenges companies are facing now -- and later.
By Nicole Lauer, Vivek Mehta, Joshua Galvan -- Tech Risk Management, KPMG , 6/23/2020
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Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 6/16/2020
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Should IT Professionals Retrain for a New Normal?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Tech workers coping with changing roles or a job loss due to the pandemic may have to realign their skillset to get back in the running.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/16/2020
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Will Remote IT and Gig-based Teams Lead the Future of Work?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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An assessment of projects managed by Gigster show increased interest among enterprises to use for-hire expertise.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/11/2020
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IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2020
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10 Tips for Managing a Remote DevOps Team
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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The pandemic has many DevOps teams working from home. Here's how to help your team succeed under what may be very different circumstances.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 6/9/2020
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Office Everywhere: Remote Work Going Forward
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Almost overnight, companies pivoted to remote work, but long-term viability requires an all-in commitment to digital transformation across technology and culture.
By Brooke Huling, VP, Dell Technologies , 6/4/2020
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Agile May Be Key for Companies Experiencing VUCA
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During this time of uncertainty, businesses are trying to adapt to the new normal. Hereís why the Agile philosophy is suitable for unforeseen business obstacles.
By Zak Meziane, Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Coach , 6/3/2020
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Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/1/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/27/2020
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Gartner Forecast Sees 7.3% Shrinkage in IT Spending for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/15/2020
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10 Ways AI Is Transforming Enterprise Software
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  7/13/2020
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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  6/30/2020
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