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Companies Blindly Believe They've Locked Down Users' Mobile Use
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
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IT security teams may be in for a surprise about their mobile exposure as the GDPR compliance deadline approaches, according to a new survey.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/14/2017
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Emerging IT Security Technologies: 13 Categories, 26 Vendors
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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A rundown of some of the hottest security product areas, and vendors helping to shape them.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/13/2017
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How to Get Your IT 'Dream Job'
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
Interop ITX infrastructure track chair Keith Townsend talks about working his way up from the help desk.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/13/2017
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5 Tech Trends That Will Redefine Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Digital transformation requires fundamental changes to the business. Are you ready yet? If you're not thinking about how the following 5 trends affect your business you need to start doing so now.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/13/2017
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Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Determining if your organization is an intelligent enterprise or a slow learner may be challenging, but a new index quantifies criteria in terms of data usage, workflow efficiency, and progress toward the IoT.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/8/2017
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Embrace the Cyber Security-Physical Security Nexus
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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It's time for the IT security team and the physical security team to work together on a "cyber-physical" security strategy.
By Nitin Natarajan, Principal, Cadmus , 11/6/2017
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The Bots Are Ready to Chat, But Are You?
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Companies should create a chatbot readiness checklist to help define a bot design strategy.
By Rajesh Kamath, head of financial services solutions and incubation, Incedo , 11/2/2017
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Medical Teams' Simple, but Powerful Digital Transformation Story
Ben Kepes,
News
While we’re bombarded by technology that is presented as "cool" it is refreshing to see technology used for the good of humankind.
By Ben Kepes , 11/1/2017
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will You Sink or Swim?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
These are exciting times for those determined to propel their business towards the next age of digitalization, but beyond the sophisticated tools and intelligent machines, leaders have to give thought to how their employees will help to drive success.
By Adam Corey, Chief Marketing Officer, Tealium , 10/31/2017
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Non-RDMBS Emerges as an Analytics Data Choice
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
A study finds that 70% of all analytics data now comes from non-relational sources. What does that mean for you?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/31/2017
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Securing Travel and Trade with Blockchain
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Among the growing number of potential applications for blockchain is border management and security.
By James Canham, managing director, Accenture Border Services , 10/27/2017
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Amazon Key: Just a Few Key Concerns
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
The introduction of Amazon Key as an in-home delivery service stretches trust just a bit too far.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/26/2017
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Kiosks are Looking at You, Too
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
Customer-facing kiosks are taking on a new look, and providing retailers, restaurants and other businesses with new functions, such as sizing up potential customers.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 10/25/2017
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Top Data Challenges Created by Digital Transformation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As data becomes more valuable to organizations, its usefulness for analytics means that more data needs to be stored for longer periods of time.
By Joan Wrabetz, VP, Strategic Marketing for Datacenter Systems, Western Digital , 10/24/2017
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IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 10/20/2017
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15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/17/2017
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Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we’ll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
By David Rosen, Digital Transformation Technologist and Strategist, Tibco , 10/17/2017
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3 Ways You're Not Thinking of Digital Transformation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
To achieve the benefits of digital transformation, an organization has to do more than buy new technology tools.
By Sunny Bajaj, CEO and Founder of DMI , 10/16/2017
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Survey: Show Enterprise Architecture More Love
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
News
EA planning helps link IT with business users, especially for digital transformation projects, according to a recent CompTIA survey.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 10/12/2017
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What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios can’t keep up with this shift.
By Matt McWha and Veena Variyam, CEB (Now Gartner) , 10/11/2017
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