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Where Your IT Dollars Are Headed In 2017
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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We polled InformationWeek readers to find out about IT spending priorities for 2017. Here's what we learned. See how your budget plans for next year stack up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 11/10/2016
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10 Free Tools Software Developers Should Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Dev teams and software developers need tools to get their jobs done, and there are plenty of free options. Here are 10 to consider for your tool kit.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/9/2016
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How Can We Trust Machine Learning and AI?
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If you want build trust in machine learning, try treating it like a human, asking it the same type of questions.
By Colin Priest, Director of Customer Success, DataRobot , 11/17/2017
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9 'People Problems' Plaguing DevOps
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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When enterprise IT teams transition to a DevOps approach, they often face difficult organizational and cultural challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/16/2017
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Make Cybersecurity About Innovation and Growth
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Cybersecurity doesnít have to be just a cost of doing business. With the right approach, it can both protect while creating new levels of business growth.
By Jim Poole, Vice President for Global Ecosystem Development, Equinix , 11/16/2017
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Burnout Prevention: Do We Need a Corporate Disabled List?
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Employee burnout is a growing problem, and in the IT sector -- with its ever-evolving technologies and demands from business leaders -- is no exception.
By Mike Tierney, CEO of Veriato , 11/15/2017
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Azure Stack: Focusing on What It Isn't, Not What It Is
Ben Kepes,
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While Microsoft itself seems pretty clear on what Azure Stack really is, the company still needs to do some work on its message, and on how customers and industry partners view the service.
By Ben Kepes , 11/14/2017
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Digital Transformation Helps Enterprises Find Their Startup Soul
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Companies in every industry have to be ready to embark on digital transformation and innovation initiatives. Even the largest enterprises can achieve success if they set out with a start-up spirit.
By Toby Olshanetsky, Cofounder and CEO, prooV , 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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How to Get Your IT 'Dream Job'
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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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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25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors leading the way.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 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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How Enterprise DevOps Will Evolve in 2018 and Beyond
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Itís the combination of practices and tools that allow organizations to achieve enterprise DevOps and optimize the value of their entire software pipeline at scale.
By Derek Langone, Chief Executive Officer, XebiaLabs , 11/10/2017
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Your Blockchain Pilot Is Going to Fail (But Thatís OK)
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Blockchain isnít a miracle technology to solve all problems at once. It is a fundamental shift in the way companies transfer data between two parties.
By Kevin Yamazaki, founder and CEO of Sidebench , 11/9/2017
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Are DevOps and Software Quality Incompatible?
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The DevOps concept's focus on speed to market and continuous release can leave gaps in software quality. Understand which ones you can live with, and which are critical.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 11/9/2017
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Why Automation Won't Displace Human Intelligence in Analytics
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There's great value for companies to use automation technologies in analytics, taking advantage of the vast data sets now available. Making machine learning models more precise isn't just about technology; but a reimagination of business structure and the roles of tech and people.
By Jay Bourland, SVP of Engineering, Alteryx, Inc. , 11/8/2017
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Six Ways to Drive Your DevOps Transformation
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Successful enterprise DevOps transformations share several common characteristics, strategies and techniques which enable an organization to break down the transformation into smaller, achievable steps.
By Brian Dawson, DevOps Practitioner, CloudBees , 11/7/2017
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Larry Ellison, the Original Source of Tech #FakeNews
Ben Kepes,
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Oracle's Larry Ellison attacked AWS and Splunk, and drew plenty of rebuttals.
By Ben Kepes , 11/7/2017
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The Cloud: We're Not in 2012 Any More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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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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Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/6/2017
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Embrace the Cyber Security-Physical Security Nexus
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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 Maturation of Blockchain is Attracting Banks
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Blockchain holds promise for the banking industry, offering a transparent and security form of doing business.
By Ralph Tkatchuk, TK Data Sec , 11/3/2017
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