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Rethinking Technology Road Maps for the Second Half of 2020
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Businesses are now able to look again at the future of technology and their technology road maps in a new light -- and many realize that their priorities have drastically changed.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/2/2020
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How CTOs Can Innovate Through Disruption in 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CTOs and other IT leaders need to invest in innovation to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis ready for the next opportunities.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/1/2020
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Finding Balance in Dev vs. Ops for Site Reliability Engineers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Results from a recent survey show some organizations have pushed SREs in directions that underutilize and squander their talents.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/30/2020
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CIOs Shift IT Budgets Amid COVID Crisis
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIOs have shifted their budgets to fund the great migration to enable employees to work from home, even as they are rethinking investments to make going forward.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/24/2020
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Corporate Governance in the Era of Offsite Employees
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Here are six questions CIOs should ask themselves to assure that corporate governance and security are "up to the task" for remote work.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 6/23/2020
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Post-Pandemic: Tech Risk Considerations
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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While the full extent of the impact is not yet known, the following guidelines can help tech risk managers in successfully addressing the many challenges companies are facing now -- and later.
By Nicole Lauer, Vivek Mehta, Joshua Galvan -- Tech Risk Management, KPMG , 6/23/2020
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Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/22/2020
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The Future of Work: Best Managed with Agility, Diversity, Resilience
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
The pandemic has had an uneven impact on businesses and industries. However, the common thread has been rapid and sometimes dramatic change.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/17/2020
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Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 6/16/2020
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Should IT Professionals Retrain for a New Normal?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Tech workers coping with changing roles or a job loss due to the pandemic may have to realign their skillset to get back in the running.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/16/2020
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10 Principles Guide How Agile Organizations Use Technology
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
CIOs and IT teams have a great opportunity to show how the strategic use of technology can help the company achieve its agile goals.
By Sam Goodner, Chief Strategy Officer of FlashParking , 6/16/2020
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Tech Giants Back Off Selling Facial Recognition AI to Police
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have all taken steps to stop making their facial recognition AI software available to the police. Now it's time for lawmakers to set some rules.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2020
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8 Tips for Growth in an XaaS Business Model
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Companies should use an XaaS strategy to outpace competition, cut acquisition costs and boost efficiency. Here are ways you can get there.
By Vik Viniak, Managing Director, Accenture , 6/15/2020
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CIO Re-Energizes IT Infrastructure with Public Cloud Move
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIO Chris Foster said the move to public cloud has cut costs (but not staff), provided access to advanced technology such as machine learning and AI, and accelerated efforts to work-from-home.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/11/2020
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IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2020
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Revisiting Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Best-of-class DR/BC plans cover both IT and the business. Unfortunately, in many companies, the emphasis for recovery is on the IT, and not on business operations.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 6/10/2020
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Federal IT Leaders Find Success in Modernization
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A study on federal early technology adoption offers intriguing insights for all government and commercial IT leaders.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/5/2020
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How Atlassian IT Strategy Eased Crisis Management
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Can strategy and IT budget planning help an organization weather a crisis like COVID-19? Here's how it helped at Atlassian.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/3/2020
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Your Metrics Are Going Haywire. Now What?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
You can’t wait for the world to go back to “normal” or expect your old metrics to work in the future. Listen intently, experiment relentlessly, and spread your bets.
By Matthew Halliday, Co-Founder, VP of Products, Incorta , 6/2/2020
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Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/1/2020
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