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5 Top Languages for Machine Learning, Data Science
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Looking to make the move into one of the hottest jobs in technology today? Machine learning specialists are in high demand. Here are 5 of the top languages you may need in these careers.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/18/2018
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CDAOs Drive Change by Blurring Lines, not Drawing Them
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The buck stops with the chief data/analytics officer in modern business intelligence.
By Josh Parenteau, Director of Market Intelligence, Tableau , 7/17/2018
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5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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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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TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/16/2018
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What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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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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Four C-level Analytics Secrets to Grow Revenue
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Putting data and analytics tools into the hands of business users is one key to developing a data-driven organization.
By Ken Tacelli, Chief Operating Officer, Datawatch , 7/13/2018
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Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
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Peyton Maynard-Koran, senior director of worldwide infrastructure at Whole Foods, provides some questions that will help you evaluate the role of your IT organization and ensure an open and productive environment.
By InformationWeek , 7/10/2018
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8 Things They Don't Teach You in Project Management School
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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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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The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
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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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Make the Leap from IT 'Pro' to IT 'Manager'
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Follow these four steps and you can better position yourself for a management role by shifting from a technology-first to a business-first perspective.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/5/2018
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The Flexible IT Team, Its Strengths and Flaws
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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IT teams no longer subsist on full-time employees alone; they also include contract and freelance talent. The combination of skills helps round out an IT team. However, sometimes contingent and full-time employees donít get along.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 7/5/2018
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Consider a Bell-Curve based Agile Delivery Model
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Getting started in new and complex client environments, a Bell-Curve based Agile delivery model may help reduce risks and offer a better probability of success.
By Santosh Balan, Technical Projects Manager, Fujitsu , 7/5/2018
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How to Woo Data Scientists to Your Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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What factors motivate data scientists and other data analytics professionals to take new jobs? A new survey looks at factors including salary, opportunities to learn, challenging work, and benefits.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/2/2018
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10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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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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Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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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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Cut Data Center Costs Without Sacrificing Performance
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While organizations are placing greater demand on data centers, IT managers do have ways to work within tight budgets.
By Tim Dixon is CEO of InterOptic , 6/19/2018
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5 Lessons for SREs and Their Teams
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Now that SRE has become a cool job there's been some washing of the title. Sysadmins and IT ops are being rebranded as SREs without businesses actually making any the changes to their tasks. Here's what you should expect as an SRE as well as tips for excelling in the role.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 6/18/2018
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Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2018
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5 Steps to Put a Faltering DevOps Plan Back on Track
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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The best laid plans of DevOps adopters often go awry. Here's how you can fix things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/14/2018
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