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Three Key Questions for Federal CIOs
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
The federal initiative to modernize IT systems raise questions that government CIOS -- in fact, all types of CIOs -- need to consider before launching a major project.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 1/17/2018
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Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning: Changing Insurance
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The evolution of analytics and machine learning are shaping the industry’s future, mitigating risk, improving business, and helping develop types of policies that individuals and businesses need, even before they know they do.
By Patti Griffin, Chief Product Officer, Duck Creek Technologies , 1/16/2018
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7 Acquisitions that Point to Cloud Maturity
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
While strides are indeed being made in the world of cloud computing, the most recent mergers and acquisitions show a marketplace that is beginning to mature.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/16/2018
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As Cloud Market Swells, So Does Cloud Environment Complexity
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
As enterprises move beyond the phase of initial cloud adoption and into hybrid and multicloud environments, the complexity of managing all the moving parts begins to set in.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 1/12/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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How to Cope with Stress in Tech
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Always a concern, workplace stress has soared to new levels in the tech sector.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 1/10/2018
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CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 1/9/2018
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Tech Dream Teams: How Startups and Enterprises Can Work Together
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Startups and large enterprises can each benefit from working together, but too many partnerships fall apart or never get started.
By Alex Goryachev, Senior Director, Cisco , 1/9/2018
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5 Traits of Truly Innovative Companies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
When most people think about innovation, they think of companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google because those companies appear to have some kind of magic that other organizations lack. If your company wants to make lightning strike repeatedly, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/8/2018
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3 Ways the Subscription Economy Will Strengthen Cybersecurity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Subscription-based IT services aren't just about saving money; they can help secure your data.
By Jesper Andersen, CEO, Infoblox , 1/4/2018
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Cloud Computing 2018: More of Everything
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Activity on the cloud adoption front throughout 2017 set the stage for some dramatic changes in how enterprises use the cloud in 2018.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/4/2018
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Implementing DevOps: Mind the Details
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
When it comes to DevOps success or failure, little things count the most. Start small, make sure everyone's really in, and count – and celebrate – the team's successes.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/3/2018
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To Build Software that is Easy to Use, Engage the Right Partners
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Developing software that is intuitive and meets user needs calls for a close partnership between a vendor and a couple of key customers.
By Paul Brient, CEO PatientKeeper , 1/2/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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How IT Can Improve Asset Management
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The traditional approach to IT asset management is flawed and needs to be replaced with a strategy that factors in the reliance on cloud computing and SaaS.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 12/29/2017
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Enterprises Cautiously Migrate Toward IaaS
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
On-premises, infrastructure-as-a-service will coexist for quite a while with large organizations moving more workloads to the public cloud, yet operating their own data centers for years to come.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/28/2017
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How to Maintain the Spirit of Open Source
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As the popularity of open source grows, it's important to remember that with growth comes complexity and that being involved in open source comes with the mindset that collaboration makes the world a better place.
By Alan, SUSE, and Chairman of the OpenStack Foundation , 12/27/2017
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Two Banks: Emergent Concepts vs. Legacy Tech
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
A couple of banks have taken differing paths with their technology makeovers, with one seeming to be successful at it.
By Ben Kepes , 12/27/2017
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Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/26/2017
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7 Skills Every IT Project Manager Needs
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Project managers on the IT team don't need to be the all-knowing tech expert, but there are key tech skills that help them succeed.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/22/2017
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