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How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/17/2018
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5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/16/2018
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TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/16/2018
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What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/13/2018
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Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
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Detroit CIO, Beth Niblock, explains the process of creating data transparency in the wake of Detroit's bankruptcy.
By InformationWeek , 7/12/2018
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Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
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Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 7/11/2018
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Microsoft July Security Updates Mostly Browser-Related
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Patch Tuesday includes 53 security updates, including mitigation for the latest side-channel attack.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/10/2018
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Report: AI Is More Hype Than Reality
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The 2018 Interop ITX State of AI report includes some sobering statistics that will sound familiar to many business and IT leaders.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/10/2018
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10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2018
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Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
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Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
By Michael Biltz, Managing Director, Accenture Technology Vision , 7/10/2018
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The Truth About Blockchain
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/9/2018
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The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
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Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
By Steve Cox, group vice president, Oracle ERP EPM Product Marketing , 7/6/2018
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The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT
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With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute and data closer to the user is now a necessity.
By Debashis Saha, Vice President of Platform Engineering, Intuit , 7/4/2018
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Fundings Provide a Peek into Emerging Tech
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Venture and angel fundings highlight where new technologies and companies are on the cusp of growth.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 7/3/2018
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Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/29/2018
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The Big Data Question: To Share or Not To Share
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Your business's unique data may be your enterprise's greatest asset. Should you share it with partners and vendors, or should you keep it proprietary?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/28/2018
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10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Technology job seekers under 40 are looking for positions that include these keywords.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 6/28/2018
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Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/27/2018
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The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
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Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
By Sham Telang, CTO, LegalZoom , 6/26/2018
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AI and IoT: Techís New BFFs
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Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
By Stephan Fabel, Cloud Architect and Product Manager, Canonical , 6/22/2018
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