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Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/25/2018
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5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer
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Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so itís critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers.
By Madhu Venkatesh, Senior Director, Software Engineering, Workday , 9/25/2018
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The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job
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Get ready for a radical shift in job roles and functions, with greater value being placed on different or new skillsets.
By Dennis Walsh, President, Americas & APAC, Redwood Software , 9/24/2018
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Device-as-a-Service Will Power the Access Economy
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
The next phase in our move to the rent-don't-buy economy shapes up with "device as a service".
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 9/21/2018
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How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
Commentary
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 9/19/2018
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Building a Smart City Doesnít Have a Common Blueprint
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While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
By Jean Turgeon, VP and Chief Technologist, Avaya , 9/18/2018
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DevOps: From a Business and Executive Perspective
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
Commentary
Some of the roadblocks to a successful DevOps initiative have nothing to do with technology or the IT group. Business unit leaders and executives have to get involved in the initiative as well.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 9/18/2018
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Who Is Winning the Race for Tech Talent?
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Commentary
Ever wonder how Google, Microsoft, and IBM are winning the race for tech talent? It just might boil down to the ability to weave relevant learning and development opportunities into every stage of employee life cycles.
By Jamie Farrell, Chief Business Officer, Trilogy Education , 9/17/2018
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Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/17/2018
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4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
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Commentary
Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
By Todd Pekats, Vice President of Cloud Computing, PCM, Inc. , 9/14/2018
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AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
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As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
By Ger Daly, Senior Managing Director, Accenture , 9/14/2018
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How to Unlock Growth: Pay Down Technical Debt
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Commentary
Dealing with a couple decades of technical debt takes effort across the organization, but you can do it if you give your team time to lay out a plan and take the first few steps.
By Joy Driscoll Durling, CIO and Digital Enablement Officer, Vivint Smart Home , 9/13/2018
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Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
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The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
By Sarah Squire, Senior Technical Architect, Ping Identity , 9/12/2018
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Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2018
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10 Highest-Paying IT Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Adding one of these capabilities to your resume might lead to a salary increase.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/12/2018
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Study: DevOps Outsourcing Can Cost You
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
The new report by DORA on the state of DevOps in 2018 found outsourcing to be the crutch of low software delivery performers.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/12/2018
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Enter the Co-Economy: A New Era for Innovation
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The days when businesses could succeed with innovation without partnering are pretty much gone.
By Maciej Kranz, VP Strategic Innovation, Cisco , 9/10/2018
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What Boards and CEOs Should Be Asking CIOs
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Boards and CEOs are more tech-savvy than they once were, but they still don't always know the best questions to ask CIOs. With the push for digital transformation they need to be armed with the right questions at the right time.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/10/2018
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How to Ditch Operations Ticketing Systems
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Damon Edwards, founder, Rundeck Inc. says ticketing systems are expensive and wasteful. Here's his advice for IT groups that want to ditch the old queue.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/10/2018
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Panacea or Alchemy the Truth About AI
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Is artificial intelligence a date with the devil or natural evolution?
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Expertise , 9/7/2018
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IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
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AWS vs. Azure: Users Share Their Experiences
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