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The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Get ready for a radical shift in job roles and functions, with greater value being placed on different or new skillsets.
By Dennis Walsh, President, Americas & APAC, Redwood Software , 9/24/2018
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Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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It may sound radical, but one way to deal with increasing cloud complexity is a complete reboot of your cloud architecture.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/24/2018
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Device-as-a-Service Will Power the Access Economy
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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The next phase in our move to the rent-don't-buy economy shapes up with "device as a service".
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 9/21/2018
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Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/20/2018
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How to Drill DevOps into Your Organizational Culture
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Establishing the right culture will get your DevOps initiative off on the right foot.
By Christian Beedgen, Co-founder and CTO, Sumo Logic , 9/20/2018
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IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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While cloud spending continues to grow as a percent of the total IT budget, traditional IT still commands the majority of IT dollars.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/20/2018
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Where AI Can Turn 'Buzz' into 'Biz' Today
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AI can expedite manual processes that exist throughout an enterprise, but the nature of the human insight is necessary to rationally manage these processes and make contextual decisions.
By Bas de Vos, Director of the Innovative Think Tank, IFS Labs , 9/19/2018
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How Enterprises Can Scale their Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Enterprise organizations are already seeing benefits from their machine learning practices, but Forrester Research says they've only scratched the surface.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2018
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How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
Commentary
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 9/19/2018
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Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
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While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
By Jean Turgeon, VP and Chief Technologist, Avaya , 9/18/2018
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DevOps: From a Business and Executive Perspective
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
Commentary
Some of the roadblocks to a successful DevOps initiative have nothing to do with technology or the IT group. Business unit leaders and executives have to get involved in the initiative as well.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 9/18/2018
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Who Is Winning the Race for Tech Talent?
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Ever wonder how Google, Microsoft, and IBM are winning the race for tech talent? It just might boil down to the ability to weave relevant learning and development opportunities into every stage of employee life cycles.
By Jamie Farrell, Chief Business Officer, Trilogy Education , 9/17/2018
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Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/17/2018
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4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
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Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
By Todd Pekats, Vice President of Cloud Computing, PCM, Inc. , 9/14/2018
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AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
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As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
By Ger Daly, Senior Managing Director, Accenture , 9/14/2018
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Ethics, Privacy Issues Highlight Strata Data Conference
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and unified data platforms are the focus for data scientists attending the Strata Data Conference in New York.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/2018
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How to Unlock Growth: Pay Down Technical Debt
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Dealing with a couple decades of technical debt takes effort across the organization, but you can do it if you give your team time to lay out a plan and take the first few steps.
By Joy Driscoll Durling, CIO and Digital Enablement Officer, Vivint Smart Home , 9/13/2018
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Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2018
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Study: DevOps Outsourcing Can Cost You
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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The new report by DORA on the state of DevOps in 2018 found outsourcing to be the crutch of low software delivery performers.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/12/2018
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Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
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Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
By Steven Weil, Security Director, Point B , 9/11/2018
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IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
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Building a Smart City Doesn't Have a Common Blueprint
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AWS vs. Azure: Users Share Their Experiences
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