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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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The Uber of Roadside Assistance
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Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/13/2017
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Make Smart Business Decisions Through Data-driven Alerts
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Alerts fed by business intelligence are a nice fit for companies operating in today's competitive round-the-clock world.
By Daan Pepijn, Security and ERP Consultant , 6/5/2017
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Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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Gartner Chart Puts Salesforce at Top of Low-Code Platforms
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2017
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Luxury Fashion Finds Bigger Sales, Returns In Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Net-A-Porter didn't know how much money it was leaving on the table when the Web site failed to keep up with traffic. New microservices captured it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/26/2017
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Walmart: Agility Enabled with React.js, Node.js
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Alex Grigoryan needed to attack multiple fronts as he revamped the Walmart Web site; the answer was decentralized agile teams with Node.js.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2017
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Low Code: What IT Needs to Know
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As low code, which minimizes the amount of coding needed to build out applications, becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise.
By Clare Grant, general manager, Mobile, Red Hat , 4/11/2017
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All Together Now: DevOps, UC & Collaboration
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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An Interop ITX speaker believes that DevOps can help unified communication (UC) teams work together more efficiently and effectively on a wide range of issues and challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/6/2017
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4 Trends In 2017 That Every Developer Needs To Understand
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Developers need to be ready for the opportunities that quantum computing, big data, and mixed reality might bring to all computing sectors, including commercial computing, in 2017.
By Martin Puryear, Head of Curriculum and Technology at Coding Dojo , 2/3/2017
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Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A Dimension Data survey of development professionals found most enterprises have adopted agile methods, but only 14% can update hourly.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/31/2017
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Maintaining Team Focus In The Digital Maelstrom
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For all of the devices and applications that are designed to make workers more efficient, factors such as regular interruptions translate into lost productivity.
By Mike Raia, Integrify , 1/26/2017
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Software Chooses Consumer Over Engineering
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There's a new emphasis in the software world with a focus on ease of use and more standardized platforms that support speed to market and innovation by makers.
By Jeff Phillips, Software Platform Section Manager at National Instruments and Bob O ' Donnell, TECHnalysis Research Chief Analyst , 1/17/2017
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Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home
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The evidence is clear, digital transformation is the biggest driver in business today. Businesses that donít embrace the journey will be left behind by competitors and customers.
By Alison Gleeson, Senior Vice President of Americas Sales, Cisco , 1/10/2017
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Machine Learning, Analytics Offer Untapped Potential, McKinsey Says
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Incorporating data analytics' value into corporate culture is essential to competing against digital disruptors. InformationWeek interviewed McKinsey partner and lead researcher Michael Chui about a new report addressing competition in a data-driven era.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/29/2016
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Amazon Tests New Retail Consumer Checkout System
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A store in downtown Seattle lets shoppers pull items off shelves and exit the store, with the cost of the items automatically added to their account.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/8/2016
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Trainline Tosses Exadata, Takes Oracle Into The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Trainline migrates to the cloud, takes Oracle database applications with it for performance faster than Exadata's.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/6/2016
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AWS Smooths Developers' Path To Cloud, Enterprise To Follow?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Services is filling the gaps in its software development/deployment process in a bid to attract enterprise developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/6/2016
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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Juniper Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/29/2016
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