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Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/17/2020
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How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 1/17/2020
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Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
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Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
By Gaurav Sharma, Director of Operations, Chetu , 1/17/2020
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IT Hiring Hits a Tiny Speed Bump
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT hiring in December lost momentum, but it looks like it might just be a momentary blip. Here's why CompTIA remains confident about IT jobs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/15/2020
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How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
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As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
By Hector Aguilar, President of Technology, Okta , 1/15/2020
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IT Careers: Top 10 US Cities for Tech Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you would consider relocating to further your IT career, these cities offer some excellent options.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 1/14/2020
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Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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While you might think of 5G wireless as a cool consumer tech concept, don't lose sight of the fact that it will have a significant impact on enterprise IT.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 1/14/2020
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Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/13/2020
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6 Ways to Get Your Board on Board with Digital Transformation
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While cost efficiencies are important milestones, the real value of digital transformation lies in long-term innovation. Hereís how you can get some mileage by making your case.
By Fidelma Russo, CTO and EVP, Iron Mountain , 1/13/2020
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5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year
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Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations.
By Brendan Mislin, Managing Director, Accenture Industry X.0 , 1/10/2020
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Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
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Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 1/9/2020
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Restart Data and AI Momentum This Year
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Organizations have invested heavily in data and AI technologies, yet many are still waiting to see big results. Here's one more change they need to make.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/8/2020
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Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
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Gen Zís high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Hereís some advice for CIOs.
By Martin Henley, SVP, Technology Services, Globality , 1/8/2020
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How App Strategies Are Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/7/2020
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Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
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Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
By Cameron Jenkins, EVP, Modern Systems, an Advanced company , 1/6/2020
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Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Developers donít sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just whatís going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 1/5/2020
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The 'Not This Year' Tech Trends for 2020
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Analyst firm ABI Research paired its upbeat predictions for tech concepts in 2020 with a real-world look at the ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/3/2020
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How to Create a Culture of Innovation
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Here are five key techniques to support and encourage entrepreneurship in your employees -- while simultaneously keeping everyone moving in the right direction.
By Arvind Kapur, Co-Founder and CEO, Saggezza , 1/3/2020
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9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Facing economic uncertainty, many IT leaders are looking to become more efficient while also investing in the latest technology.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 1/2/2020
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How the Humanities Can Help Us See Whatís Next in Tech
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Skills like communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are key for developing the next-gen of leadership and equipping employees for the future.
By Cathy Southwick, CIO, Pure Storage , 1/2/2020
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