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IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/19/2017
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Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but Itís Coming
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
By Jim Souders, CEO, Adaptiva , 9/12/2017
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Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/11/2017
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Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
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IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
By Justin Bingham, Co-Founder and CTO Janeiro Digital , 9/11/2017
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Drone Mapping Data Changes Business Economics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Drone mapping data can dramatically impact the profitability of certain businesses. Should you include it in your business app? Consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/5/2017
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact B2B Commerce
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The evolution of artificial intelligence promises massive changes in how commerce gets done and customer relationships.
By Ray Grady, president and chief customer officer at CloudCraze , 8/29/2017
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QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/17/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
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Commentary
In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
By Shafat Qazi, Founder and CEO, BQE Software , 8/7/2017
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The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
By Hunter Jensen, founder and CEO, Barefoot Solutions, , 8/3/2017
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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/11/2017
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3 Keys to Building a Successful App Ecosystem
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Openness, trust, and shared economic opportunity are among the keys to building a successful app ecosystem.
By Max Mancini, Vice President of Ecosystem, Atlassian , 7/10/2017
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Pedal to the Pavement: Chinese VCs Take on Ride Hailing
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Chinese giants Alibaba and Tencent to challenge the world in bicycle rentals, while spiffing up their digital services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/10/2017
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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/6/2017
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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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The Uber of Roadside Assistance
InformationWeek Staff,
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Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/13/2017
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Make Smart Business Decisions Through Data-driven Alerts
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Alerts fed by business intelligence are a nice fit for companies operating in today's competitive round-the-clock world.
By Daan Pepijn, Security and ERP Consultant , 6/5/2017
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Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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