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How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/17/2018
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5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/16/2018
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What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/13/2018
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Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
Commentary
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 7/11/2018
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10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2018
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Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
By Michael Biltz, Managing Director, Accenture Technology Vision , 7/10/2018
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The Truth About Blockchain
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/9/2018
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8 Things They Don't Teach You in Project Management School
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Project management is about more than shepherding software through the development process. Don't forget the humans and the team dynamic.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 7/9/2018
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Collaborative Design: Let the Customer Guide the Way
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Communication between organizations -- IT buyers and suppliers -- today should be viewed as a dialogue that extends beyond selling and customer support to driving business strategy and product design.
By Philippe Vincent, CEO, Virtual Instruments , 7/9/2018
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The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
By Steve Cox, group vice president, Oracle ERP EPM Product Marketing , 7/6/2018
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The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute and data closer to the user is now a necessity.
By Debashis Saha, Vice President of Platform Engineering, Intuit , 7/4/2018
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Fundings Provide a Peek into Emerging Tech
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Venture and angel fundings highlight where new technologies and companies are on the cusp of growth.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 7/3/2018
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Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/29/2018
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Forget the Robot Apocalypse: Learn How and Why to Automate
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Enterprise executives considering an automation initiative need to be clear with internal and external stakeholders about how automation fits into the organizationís priorities.
By Brett Fraser, Program Leader, Booz Allen Hamilton , 6/29/2018
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10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Technology job seekers under 40 are looking for positions that include these keywords.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 6/28/2018
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Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/27/2018
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The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
By Sham Telang, CTO, LegalZoom , 6/26/2018
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Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Aimee Lessard didn't start off as a high-ranking analyst with the intelligence community and data analytics private sector companies. She learned on the job. Here are some of her recommendations for how to get started with analytics, machine learning and AI.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/26/2018
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3 Things Execs Should Know About Machine Learning
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Implementing machine learning isn't just about the technology; it requires organizational changes too.
By Girish Reddy, co-founder and CTO, SpringML , 6/25/2018
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3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
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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