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Three Key Questions for Federal CIOs
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
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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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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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Saving Lives Starts with Protecting Our Hospitals
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Commentary
Healthcare organizations and the patients they serve have to step up to ensure that medical records and devices are secured from hackers.
By Antwanye Ford, President & CEO of Enlightened , 1/11/2018
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Guidelines for Using Public APIs
Rich Casselberry, Risk Technologist
Commentary
Developers planning to use public APIs in their software need to consider factors such as what the API provider plans to do with collected data.
By Rich Casselberry Risk Technologist, 1/10/2018
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Vendors Rush to Issue Security Updates for Meltdown, Spectre Flaws
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Apple says all Mac and iOS systems are affected by new side-channel attack vulnerabilities.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/4/2018
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Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
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Commentary
Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
By Allan Frank, Chief Scientist, LiquidHub , 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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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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How Innovation is Changing the Analytics Landscape
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Satire
The collision of emerging technologies and new enterprise strategies is bringing dramatic change to the world of analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 12/19/2017
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Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Cloud security architecture skills to customer-service savvy are among the key IT security skills needed next year as CIOs ramp up hiring.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/18/2017
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To Find IT Talent, Think Differently – and Move Quickly
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 12/11/2017
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Clear the Barriers to DevTestOps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
A key to a successful DevOps initiative is ensuring that team members stay involved at all stages of the development, test, and deployment cycle.
By Lubos Parobek, VP of Product, Sauce Labs , 11/30/2017
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Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
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Commentary
Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
By Rostow Ravanan, CEO, Mindtree , 11/29/2017
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IT Job Satisfaction on the Upswing
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
IT was once viewed as a back-office function, filled with disgruntled, reserved workers, but the view of the IT role and worker is changing, and it’s showing in IT job satisfaction levels.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 11/29/2017
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How Your DevOps Team Should Procure User Feedback
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Gathering user feedback is a key element of a DevOps strategy, but you have to be proactive in collecting that feedback.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 11/28/2017
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Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.
By Ben Kepes , 11/20/2017
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Companies Blindly Believe They've Locked Down Users' Mobile Use
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
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
News
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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