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How IT Can Improve Asset Management
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The traditional approach to IT asset management is flawed and needs to be replaced with a strategy that factors in the reliance on cloud computing and SaaS.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 12/29/2017
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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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Whitman is out at HPE; Apparently the 'Job is Done'
Ben Kepes,
News
Splitting up HP and selling off so many parts may have been good for shareholders, but CEO Meg Whitman's strategy would have left HP's founders wondering what became of their company.
By Ben Kepes , 12/18/2017
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AWS Ignites Debate About the Death of IT Ops
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Amazon's announcements at AWS RE:Invent make it highlight an AWS message that serverless is the way to go, which isn't good news for those in operations jobs.
By Tom Petrocelli, Contributing Analyst, Amalgam Insights. , 12/11/2017
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Give Yourself the Gift of Tech Education
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
The special advance rate for Interop ITX event registration expires December 15. Take time out from holiday shopping to invest in your career.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 12/5/2017
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9 Ways to Reduce Latency When Connecting to Public Clouds
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
The more companies rely on cloud applications, the more important it becomes to be proactive in ensuring that latency and quality issues are kept to a minimum.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/28/2017
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The Cloud: We're Not in 2012 Any More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Forrester's upcoming cloud 2018 predictions report, scheduled for release tomorrow, highlights just how dramatic developments in security, analytics, and applications tools have advanced the cloud.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 11/6/2017
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The Need for Speed: Why and When Does It Matter?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With wait time or idle time being a waste of time with new benefit, think about how you can mitigate or even eliminate the problem.
By Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO, Datical , 10/6/2017
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The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/14/2017
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12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/13/2017
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How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
By Dave Costakos and Julio Villarreal Pelegrino, Red Hat , 8/17/2017
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An IT Revolution Approaches
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries , 8/10/2017
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Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2017
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Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 8/3/2017
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Cloud Technology Partners: Combat the Cloud Resistance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2017
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Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/24/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2017
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Blockchain Moving Beyond Bitcoin
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Experts expect to see the shared database technology securely managing transactions in areas ranging from real estate to digital.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/7/2017
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