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Andy Jassy: Speed is Not Preordained; It's a Choice
5 Chatbot Use Cases to Steal
Ways to Make IT a Profit Center
What's Holding DevOps Back?
How Enterprises Prioritized AI in 2020
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ServiceNow Targets AI Business Value with Acquisition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Element AI is ServiceNow's 4th artificial intelligence acquisition of 2020.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/3/2020
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Cut IT Waste Before IT Jobs
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Remember that cutting IT jobs doesnít just reduce the bottom line, it means the removal of talent, careers and institutional knowledge.
By Martin Thompson, Founder, ITAM Forum , 12/3/2020
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Andy Jassy: Speed is Not Preordained; Itís a Choice
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
AWS CEO talks cloud, the changing landscape of enterprise IT, and the need to be maniacal and relentless to drive reinvention.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/2/2020
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7 Business Continuity Lessons Any Organization Can Learn
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Commentary
Here are some habits that organizations can apply to overcome the challenges, keep employees safe, manage risk and come through any crisis, stronger than ever.
By Brad Minnis, VP of Environment, Health Safety, and Security, Juniper Networks , 12/2/2020
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Malicious or Vulnerable Docker Images Widespread, Firm Says
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
A dynamic analysis of the publicly available images on Docker Hub found that 51% had critical vulnerabilities and about 6,500 of the 4 million latest images could be considered malicious.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/1/2020
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Former NSS Labs CEO Launches New Security Testing Organization
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Member-based CyberRatings.org to offer free and tiered paid access to tested security product and services ratings.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/1/2020
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Ways to Make IT a Profit Center
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
While the idea of monetizing IT and converting it into a profit center is attractive, there are plenty of elements that should be thought through before deciding to go forward.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 12/1/2020
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Driven by Ransomware, Cyber Claims Rise in Number & Value
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Companies are on track to file 27% more cyber claims in 2020, one insurer estimates, while another underwriter finds five out of every 100 companies file a claim each year.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/30/2020
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Baltimore County Public Schools Closed Due to Ransomware Attack
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
News
The incident struck the day before Thanksgiving and interfered with online classes for some 115,000 students, officials report.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/30/2020
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5 Chatbot Use Cases to Steal
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Chatbots are the top use case of AI in the enterprise. If you are looking for a chatbot use case, here are five to consider.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/30/2020
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Establish AI Governance, Not Best Intentions, to Keep Companies Honest
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
AI governance is a board-level responsibility to mitigate pressures from regulators and advocacy groups.
By Scott Zoldi, Chief Analytics Officer, FICO , 11/30/2020
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What's Holding DevOps Back?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
DevOps teams are at different stages of maturity. However, there are some common challenges they face along the way.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/27/2020
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Tech Decision Making: The Rise of the Developer
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Developers and technologists are increasingly being given a "seat at the table" and forming peer relationships with executives regarding enterprise technology investments.
By Shiven Ramji, Chief Product Officer, Auth0 , 11/27/2020
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What Must Enterprises Learn to Increase ROI from the Cloud?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/25/2020
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Reducing Security Talent Attrition by Increasing Diversity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
CIOs and other IT leaders must attract, retain and hire professionals with broad cybersecurity skills, but thatís not as easy as it sounds. Hereís some advice.
By Sandra Wheatley, SVP, Fortinet , 11/25/2020
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Rethinking the IT Organization in a Post-COVID World
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Pursuing initiatives across organization redesign, operational cost reduction, and process automation is a must to ensure success in the new business paradigm.
By Suketu Gandhi, Partner; Anshuman Jaiswal, Principal; Dominique Harris, Principal; and Hrishikesh Tendulkar, Manager, Kearney , 11/25/2020
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Baidu Apps Leaked Location Data, Machine Learning Reveals
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Several apps available on the Google Play Store, including two made by Chinese Internet giant Baidu, leaked information about the phone's hardware and location without the user's knowledge, research finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/24/2020
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Alexa, Disarm the Victim's Home Security System
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers who last year hacked popular voice assistants with laser pointers take their work to the next level.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/24/2020
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How Enterprises Prioritized AI in 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Last year at this time, IT leaders were creating budgets and plans for AI initiatives. Here's how a pandemic impacted them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/24/2020
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What Comes Next for the COVID-19 Computing Consortium
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Supercomputing and academic resources to accelerate research into the virus shift gears as vaccines to fight the pandemic might be nearing production.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/24/2020
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