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3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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As the world of technology continues to change at a rapid pace, so do the roles and responsibilities of IT leaders.
By Scott Moody, VP of IT, Carousel Industries , 6/20/2018
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Mid-career Decision Point: New IT Certifications?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Knowledge and skills are your most important career tools. Here's how to prove you're staying on top of the game.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/20/2018
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3 Considerations When Implementing Digital Transformation
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Get your digital transformation initiative off on the right foot by addressing three basic issues right up front.
By Fil Firmani, VP Product Management, Duck Creek Technologies , 6/15/2018
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How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/13/2018
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Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/13/2018
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Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/7/2018
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The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
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Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
By Bonnie Crater, CEO, Full Circle Insights , 6/4/2018
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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
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Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/30/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
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A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
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It is clear that artificial intelligence will cause disruption in the workplace, but will it actually lead to mass job losses and discontent?
By Sudhir Agarwal, CEO, Everise, C3 Customer Contact Channels , 5/28/2018
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9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2018
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GDPR and the End of the World
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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Take a Wrong Turn with ERP and Wind up in Court
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Lesson learned decades after the dawn of ERP software: Read the fine print, and understand exactly what it means.
By John Berry, Technology Journalist , 5/24/2018
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DevOps at Scale: Best Practices in Use Today
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IT professionals in the field discuss some of the best practices that help to make DevOps initiatives successful.
By Chuck Gehman, Technical Marketing Engineer, Perforce Software , 5/23/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
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One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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