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The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/20/2017
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Technology Can Reduce the Cognitive Overload in the C-Suite
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As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
By Martin Trevino, Red Alpha Consulting , 9/19/2017
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Top 10 Challenges IT Faces Heading Into 2018
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2017
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Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
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Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/18/2017
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4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent
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Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
By Erin Yang, vice president of technology product management, Workday , 9/18/2017
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One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/18/2017
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A New Era of OpenStack
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The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
By Alan Clark, Chairman of the OpenStack Foundation , 9/15/2017
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3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
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Information securityís role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasnít kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 9/15/2017
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Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/14/2017
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Competing on Analytics: 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/2017
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12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/13/2017
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Digital Transformation Done Right
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A successful digital transformation initiative starts with an organization's leadership instilling a culture that supports the idea of the entire business operating under one digital strategy.
By Sajid Mohamedy, VP, Strategy & Operations, Nisum , 9/13/2017
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Consumers Leave No Doubt: People over Chatbots
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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People complain that virtual agents are too impersonal and can't handle complex requests.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/12/2017
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'We Really Don't Know Clouds At All'
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Just how quickly are enterprises moving workloads to the cloud? InformationWeek is searching for the answer.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2017
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Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but Itís Coming
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Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
By Jim Souders, CEO, Adaptiva , 9/12/2017
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Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
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IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
By Justin Bingham, Co-Founder and CTO Janeiro Digital , 9/11/2017
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Next on the Chopping Block, Administrative Assistants
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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You probably have noticed that the number of administrative assistants has declined over the years. Now, digital assistants and outsourcers may be ready to replace those who remain.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/6/2017
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You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Eric Bruno, Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics
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Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
By Eric Bruno Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics, 9/6/2017
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How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
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SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and CTO, SAS , 9/6/2017
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Top 10 Ways IT Sparks Innovation
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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The pressure to become a digital business is pushing IT leaders to innovate more than ever before. Discover the areas they are focusing on to create change and digitally transform.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/6/2017
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