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Get Serious About SaaS Management in the Enterprise
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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While a software-as-a-service model leaves processing in the service provider's hands, there's plenty of work left for the IT group when it comes to administering the relationship and in supporting employee users.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/26/2020
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AI, ML Keys to Driving an Even More Diverse Workplace
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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But CIOs and IT leaders must also establish an open communication channel to discuss disabilities and accessibility awareness to help reinforce a culture of inclusion.
By Sean Bradley, Co-Founder, President, Chief Strategy Officer, AudioEye , 2/26/2020
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AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/24/2020
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Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?
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While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy?
By Vivek Lakshman, Co-Founder, VP Product, Reve Marketing , 2/24/2020
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IT Disappoints Business on Data and Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Business groups inside organizations express their disappointment with IT in terms of data and analytics in a new survey that looks at priorities and areas at risk for failure.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/21/2020
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Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport
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Here’s how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur.
By Prasad Ramakrishnan, CIO, Freshworks , 2/21/2020
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Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
In addition, more third parties are discovering the attacks rather than the companies themselves.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 2/20/2020
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How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 2/20/2020
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10 Analytics and AI Startups You Should Know About
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
These young companies are examples of how startups are helping enterprises harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 2/19/2020
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Harnessing Big Data: Can Our Laws and Policies Keep Up?
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Public policies and commercial norms could constrain our ability to realize the full potential of big data.
By Tim Molino, Technology Consultant, Peck Madigan Jones , 2/19/2020
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Who Should Own RPA?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Enterprises are running into challenges with robotic process automation because lines of business or IT are missing the bigger picture. Thinking strategically and cross-functionally helps.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/18/2020
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The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Wannabe DevOps trainers are dime a dozen, but truly skilled coaches are worth their weight in gold.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/17/2020
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6 Keys to Digital Transformation Success
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Nearly every enterprise is undergoing a digital transformation. Some are more successful than others. Here are 6 factors shared by the successful ones.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/14/2020
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The End of Agile? Not a Chance.
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Enterprise organizations need to understand the full evolution of Agile to reap its benefits. Here’s some advice on best ways to implement Agile practices today.
By Scott Ambler, VP, Chief Scientist, Project Management Institute , 2/12/2020
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SAP Gives Enterprise IT Customers an Extension
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
ERP giant SAP wants all its customers to migrate to its new platform S/4HANA, but it's a time consuming and expensive process. So the company is extending maintenance on its earlier platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/10/2020
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Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/10/2020
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ITSM Platforms Gain Artificial Intelligence
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
AI will become an integral part of IT service management and related tools. Here's a look at what ServiceNow is doing to incorporate artificial intelligence.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/7/2020
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Why IBM Choosing Arvind Krishna Over Jim Whitehurst Was Wise
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It was widely expected that Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst would be Ginni Rometty's successor. Instead, the job is going to Arvind Krishna -- and that's probably a good thing. – ITPro Today
By Christine Hall, ITPro Today , 2/6/2020
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Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
Commentary
As developers face the challenge of making complex AI and machine learning applications work on edge-computing devices, options to support Tiny ML are emerging.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 2/6/2020
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How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
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Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
By Christopher Tozzi, ITPro Today , 2/5/2020
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IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  2/12/2020
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