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How Automation Empowers the CIO to Think Outside the IT Department
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The CIO's role is evolving into one that is more business focused, and it's a new generation of tech tools that enables that shift.
By Nancy Harris, EVP and Managing Director of Sage North America , 11/20/2018
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The Errors That Should Keep Alexa (and Your IT Team) Up at Night
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The key to innovating with conversational technologies is understanding what consumers will expect from voice technology.
By Matt Chotin, Senior Director of Technical Evangelism, AppDynamics , 11/19/2018
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CIO Strategy: Kimberly-Clark's Digital Transformation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Consumer products icon Kimberly-Clark's CIO launched a digital transformation at the highest strategic levels. Here's her game plan.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/19/2018
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6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
Calvin Hennick, Technology Writer
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Look for new technologies to emerge – and for emerging technologies to become the norm – in the new year.
By Calvin Hennick Technology Writer, 11/16/2018
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Voice is Dead, Long Live Voice
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How do we maintain the human touch in a world of systems designed to fake it?
By Christopher Connolly, vice president of product marketing, Genesys , 11/16/2018
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Key Characteristics of Digitally Mature Organizations
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/14/2018
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The CIO’s Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard
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CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard.
By Mark Davis and David Pierce, Deloitte , 11/14/2018
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The Security Missing From 5G
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
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For all of the excitement about the coming 5G mobile networks, there are a few words of caution from security experts.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 11/9/2018
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The Deadly 7: Why So Many IT Transformations Fail
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Solid planning and effective execution of that plan can help an IT transformation set the stage for a new era of enterprise success.
By Erik Vogel, HPE Pointnext , 11/8/2018
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To Nurture IT Talent in a Tough Market, Think Differently
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
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Hiring IT pros these days calls for new approaches to get closer to candidates and to make your company stand out as the best option.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 11/8/2018
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Why SaaS Cannot Be Ignored by Today’s Businesses
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Now is the time for companies to transition to a SaaS model, if they haven’t already done so.
By Craig Powell, Motus CEO , 11/7/2018
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Are Company Valuations Bogus?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Boards of directors should know that the value of their company's intangible assets probably outweighs the value of their tangible assets. However, their lack of specific knowledge about the details is resulting in lawsuits.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/7/2018
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DevOps Vendors at the Forefront in 2019
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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As DevOps becomes a widespread enterprise trend, vendors are expanding and improving tools to incorporate DevSecOps and further address cloud and open source needs.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/7/2018
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5 Predictions for 2019: Business Value From Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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You'll get more value out of your data projects and programs in 2019, according to five predictions from Forrester Research.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/6/2018
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Consumer Privacy and the Role of Technology in Compliance
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It's time for organizations to look inward to ensure that their privacy policies build trust with customers while enhancing the customer experience.
By Brian Cleary, VP of Solutions Marketing, RedPoint Global , 11/6/2018
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Who's Hot in Data & Analytics: Top Vendors to Watch
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Organizations are using data to facilitate digital transformation, making data analytics a booming market. We highlight vendors that are addressing enterprise challenges with products for advanced analytics, machine learning, and data governance.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/6/2018
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What it Takes to Succeed in Tech; Lessons from an Accidental CTO
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To really find success in business, let curiosity lead you and never stop learning.
By Sri Shivananda, Chief Technology Officer, PayPal , 11/5/2018
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Cloud Vendors on the Rise in 2019
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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The largest cloud providers may be familiar names, but their offerings are changing and the cloud marketplace is rapidly evolving. Browse our list of cloud vendors to watch in 2019.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/5/2018
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Is an Internet Bill of Rights Necessary?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Would new restrictions help safeguard Internet users or simply give the government unnecessary control over thoughts and services? Opinions vary.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/4/2018
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Getting DevOps Wrong: Top 5 Mistakes Organizations Make
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
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Time spent working on DevOps projects has opened a window into some common mistakes that organizations make when trying to deliver a true DevOps initiative.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 11/2/2018
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Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief,  11/13/2018
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Getting DevOps Wrong: Top 5 Mistakes Organizations Make
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker,  11/2/2018
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AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief,  9/27/2018
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