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QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/17/2017
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A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 8/15/2017
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The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
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As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
By Mo Patel, Practice Director for AI and Deep Learning, Teradata , 8/15/2017
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9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/14/2017
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Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
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Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
By Robert Reeves, Cofounder and CTO, Datical , 8/14/2017
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
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IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
By Brian Amaro, Senior Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic , 8/11/2017
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How to Build Resilient Work Teams
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/10/2017
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We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
News
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 8/9/2017
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Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
Agile is useful, but it’s no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 8/9/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
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In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
By Shafat Qazi, Founder and CEO, BQE Software , 8/7/2017
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Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
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Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
By Hunter Jensen, founder and CEO, Barefoot Solutions, , 8/3/2017
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Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 8/3/2017
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Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/2/2017
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Visualization Enables High Dimensional Analytics
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High dimensional data is our greatest asset in learning from data sets with hundreds, even thousands, of variables.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 8/1/2017
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Why Businesses Need to Update Their DR Plan Now
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With cyberattacks becoming more common, and natural and man-made disasters not going away, disaster recovery programs are more important than ever.
By Kevin Beasley, CIO at VAI , 8/1/2017
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Software Is Changing the World, Just As I Foresaw
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/31/2017
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10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2017
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MillerCoors’ $100-Million IT Lawsuit Warning
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
There are lessons to be learned by CIOs planning outsourcing projects in the dueling lawsuits involving MillerCoors and HCL.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 7/27/2017
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