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Enterprise Guide to Data Privacy
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Enterprise organizations could be hit with heavy fines if they donít comply with laws (current and upcoming) to protect their customers. CIOs and IT leaders: Are you ready?
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/22/2019
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Dealing with IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/21/2019
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Businesses Arenít Ready for Californiaís Data Privacy Act
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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A year and a half after GDPR, Californiaís own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
By Terri Coles, ITPro Today , 11/20/2019
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CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/20/2019
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Most Companies Lag Behind '1-10-60' Benchmark for Breach Response
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Average company needs 162 hours to detect, triage, and contain a breach, according to a new CrowdStrike survey.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/19/2019
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How IT Success Metrics Are Changing
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Keeping the lights on isn't enough anymore. In this century, the IT departmentís goals must align with those of the business.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/19/2019
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Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/18/2019
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How CIOs Can Solve Their Crushing Talent Deficit
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Rather than doubling down on recruitment advertising, here are five other ways that IT leaders can mitigate their tech talent shortage.
By Keyur Ajmera, VP, Infrastructure Shared Services, iCIMS , 11/18/2019
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IT Ecosystems Have Come of Age: Has Your Organization?
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To navigate the new world of IT ecosystems, forward-thinking IT leaders need to embrace organizational transformation -- and avoid making these five mistakes.
By Martin Henley, Senior Vice President, Technology Services, Globality , 11/15/2019
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Stalled Enterprise AI Gets Unstuck from Surprising Source
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Enterprises have stalled in deploying AI to production, but platform investments from commercial providers may help them wrangle their open source models.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/14/2019
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How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
The Agile model and its adopters are moving forward rapidly. Here's how you can stay on top of the latest improvements.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/13/2019
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10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/12/2019
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Robotic Process Automation: 4 Key Considerations
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Project sponsors and managers of automation initiatives should carefully consider building these elements into their projects from the outset.
By Kent Landrum and Steven Bradford, Opportune LLP , 11/12/2019
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Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 11/11/2019
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What Happens When You Inject Security into DevOps: DevSecOps
Bill Kleyman, Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions, Switch; Writer/Speaker
Commentary
If you think that the security reviews that your DevOps team conducts are enough, give it another thought.
By Bill Kleyman Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions, Switch; Writer/Speaker, 11/7/2019
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Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Jim Ditmore,
Commentary
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
By Jim Ditmore , 11/7/2019
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How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/6/2019
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Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
If you're a data scientist, you'll earn the most money on one of the coasts, but data analysts will do better looking for jobs in the center of the country.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 11/5/2019
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Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 11/5/2019
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Transform IT to Become the Agile Business Partner
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer
Commentary
Top-performing IT organizations are three times more likely to have positioned themselves as "partners" with the business units that they support, according to research by The Hackett Group.
By Crystal Bedell Technology Writer, 10/31/2019
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