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IT Succession Planning: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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What are the challenges for when it comes to succession planning, and what can IT leaders do to overcome them?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/27/2020
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Should AI Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Digital transformation strategies are common, but many enterprises lack an AI strategy. Where does it fit? Not everyone agrees.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/26/2020
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Ready to Thrive in a Multi-Cloud Environment?
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When building out a multi-cloud environment, it’s important to focus on a unified strategy with the proper controls in place to manage applications, security and costs.
By Jim Demetrius, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, TBI , 10/26/2020
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The Upside to Deepfake Technology
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Deepfake technology has received its fair share of scorn, but as remote collaboration vendors incorporate more AI features into their offerings, the “deepfake” stigma will wane.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 10/23/2020
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2020: The Year Everyone Became an IT Employee
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The pandemic has rendered IT roles more demanding and more important than ever before. And every employee has essentially become an extension of the IT team.
By Vijay Kurkal, CEO, Resolve , 10/23/2020
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Minimizing Human Errors to Improve Data Center Reliability
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/22/2020
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CIOs Prep for 2021 Post-Pandemic Opportunity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner's CIO Agenda survey reveals that top CIOs are capitalizing on renewed interest by corporate boards in digital business and technologies for improving customer experience.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/2020
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Why Higher Ed CIOs Should Embrace Moving to the Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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An initial cloud migration investment can deliver both immediate and long-term benefits -- especially if the infrastructure evolves along with an institution’s digital operations.
By Dave Michaud, VP, General Manager, Contegix , 10/21/2020
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Citizen Developers: 8 Ways IT Can Strengthen the Ties
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
The exponential growth of citizen developers in organizations is forcing IT to rethink its role and the skillsets that it has historically valued. What are IT organizations doing to adjust?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/20/2020
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Making Developers More DevSecOps Aware
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Interop Digital conference tackled why it is important for IT professionals to develop vulnerability remediation habits.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/19/2020
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To Operationalize AI, Invest in Humans
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Commentary
Enterprise organizations are showing strong interest in artificial intelligence, but many are struggling to move beyond experimentation.
By Ron Sielinski, Microsoft, and Arun Shastri, ZS , 10/19/2020
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Data in Motion Drives Enterprise Change
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Data in motion involves several different situations that might require different architectures, applications and management techniques. Here’s what you need to know.
By Ashish Verma, Deloitte Consulting, and Thomas H. Davenport, Deloitte AI , 10/16/2020
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IBM Research’s Chief Scientist Talks AI for Cloud Migration
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Part of the future is already here as AI increases its influence on hybrid cloud and the digital transformation equation, according to Ruchir Puri.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/15/2020
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Data Analytics Without a Plan is Like Panning for Gold
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Without a strategy in place to analyze and act upon your data, you'll get bogged down, sifting for worthy nuggets.
By Divya Srivastava, Data and Strategic Business Insights Analyst , 10/14/2020
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Fintech at Interop: A New World in Business and Technology
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
Commentary
Here’s a quick glimpse of two of the Fintech sessions at Interop Digital 2020.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 10/13/2020
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Think Like a Chief Innovation Officer and Get Work Done
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
VMware CTO’s keynote at Interop addressed coping with mismatches between business practices and adopting new technology in an organization.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/13/2020
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How IT Leaders Can Apply Facial Recognition Tech Responsibly
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The best way forward is to treat facial recognition data from the perspective of the rights of the people portrayed.
By Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP and Gartner Fellow, Gartner, Inc. , 10/13/2020
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6 Reasons Why Internal Data Centers Won’t Disappear
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Even with cloud, companies don't want to give up their internal data centers. Why do data centers have such staying power?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/12/2020
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The CIO’s Role in Setting the Remote Work Agenda
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Here’s a six-step roadmap for IT leaders to follow as they continue to prepare for business as “unusual”.
By Sampath Sowmyanarayan, President Global Enterprise, Verizon , 10/12/2020
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What’s Changed: Future of Tech Investment in Uncertain Times
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Women in IT summit looks at what might come next in digital transformation well after the pandemic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/8/2020
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