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Where Your IT Dollars Are Headed In 2017
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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We polled InformationWeek readers to find out about IT spending priorities for 2017. Here's what we learned. See how your budget plans for next year stack up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 11/10/2016
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10 Free Tools Software Developers Should Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Dev teams and software developers need tools to get their jobs done, and there are plenty of free options. Here are 10 to consider for your tool kit.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/9/2016
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QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
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There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
By Dave Costakos and Julio Villarreal Pelegrino, Red Hat , 8/17/2017
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Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?
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The likelihood of a company suffering a breach is worse than most believe. Here's a checklist for building out a plan to deal with a breach.
By Xuyen Bowles, Sentek Cyber , 8/16/2017
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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
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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
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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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An IT Revolution Approaches
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For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries , 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
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Agile is useful, but itís no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 8/9/2017
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The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/8/2017
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Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future
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The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.
By John Crosthwait, Global Technology Consulting Lead, Accenture , 8/8/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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
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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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Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
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
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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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