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AIOps, DevSecOps, and Beyond: Exploring New Facets of DevOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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The inclusion of security and artificial intelligence in the mix is making DevOps more complex but is also creating new possibilities to hasten delivery.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/29/2020
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How CIOs Can Nurture a Culture of Digital Transformation
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To foster long-term resiliency and workplace innovation, IT leaders must invest in employees’ skills and create an open and inclusive environment where people feel valued.
By Deb Gildersleeve, CIO, Quick Base , 10/29/2020
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CIOs Brace for 2021: A Bumpy Ride With Lots of Opportunity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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How can CIOs help their organizations compete in 2021? Here's a look at the challenges ahead and the traits you need to succeed during what will be a bumpy year that is filled with opportunity.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/28/2020
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Ways to Help CIOs and CFOs Calculate Cloud Costs and ROI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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More tools are available to give enterprise leadership greater clarity on the expenses and opportunities that come from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/28/2020
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Augmented Analytics Evolves to Make AI, BI Easier in 2021
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Augmented analytics has helped enterprises accelerate BI, analytics, and AI programs. Here's how it will advance for 2021.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/27/2020
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IT Succession Planning: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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What are the challenges for when it comes to succession planning, and what can IT leaders do to overcome them?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/27/2020
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Should AI Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Digital transformation strategies are common, but many enterprises lack an AI strategy. Where does it fit? Not everyone agrees.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/26/2020
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CIOs Prep for 2021 Post-Pandemic Opportunity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Gartner's CIO Agenda survey reveals that top CIOs are capitalizing on renewed interest by corporate boards in digital business and technologies for improving customer experience.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/2020
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Why Higher Ed CIOs Should Embrace Moving to the Cloud
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An initial cloud migration investment can deliver both immediate and long-term benefits -- especially if the infrastructure evolves along with an institution’s digital operations.
By Dave Michaud, VP, General Manager, Contegix , 10/21/2020
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Making Developers More DevSecOps Aware
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Interop Digital conference tackled why it is important for IT professionals to develop vulnerability remediation habits.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/19/2020
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To Operationalize AI, Invest in Humans
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Enterprise organizations are showing strong interest in artificial intelligence, but many are struggling to move beyond experimentation.
By Ron Sielinski, Microsoft, and Arun Shastri, ZS , 10/19/2020
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Scale Your Machine Learning with MLOps
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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When it is time for your machine learning pilot programs to graduate and take on the real world, you need to start looking at MLOps.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/16/2020
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IBM Research’s Chief Scientist Talks AI for Cloud Migration
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Part of the future is already here as AI increases its influence on hybrid cloud and the digital transformation equation, according to Ruchir Puri.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/15/2020
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How to Create a Successful AI Program
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Artificial intelligence can be promising and valuable, but you need to focus on a few best practices to get your program moving in the right direction.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/14/2020
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Think Like a Chief Innovation Officer and Get Work Done
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
VMware CTO’s keynote at Interop addressed coping with mismatches between business practices and adopting new technology in an organization.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/13/2020
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How IT Leaders Can Apply Facial Recognition Tech Responsibly
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The best way forward is to treat facial recognition data from the perspective of the rights of the people portrayed.
By Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP and Gartner Fellow, Gartner, Inc. , 10/13/2020
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6 Reasons Why Internal Data Centers Won’t Disappear
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Even with cloud, companies don't want to give up their internal data centers. Why do data centers have such staying power?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/12/2020
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The CIO’s Role in Setting the Remote Work Agenda
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Here’s a six-step roadmap for IT leaders to follow as they continue to prepare for business as “unusual”.
By Sampath Sowmyanarayan, President Global Enterprise, Verizon , 10/12/2020
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What’s Changed: Future of Tech Investment in Uncertain Times
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Women in IT summit looks at what might come next in digital transformation well after the pandemic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/8/2020
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Northwestern Mutual CIO: Riding Out the Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As the head of technology at a mutual company, Northwestern Mutual's CIO said his IT organization was largely insulated from the roller coaster budget changes and cash conservation brought by COVID-19
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/7/2020
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