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IT Leader Profile: Upgrading ERP During a Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Mukul Agrawal serves as global head of ERP and IT services at Vistaprint. Here's a look at what he's done and what he has been working on lately.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/23/2020
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MassMutual Explores Health Data from Wearables
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Life insurance giant MassMutual is exploring the use of health data from wearables to further refine its data science-created underwriting models.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/16/2020
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The Right Tech Exec to Lead Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
Commentary
Accountability for diversity and inclusion revolves around data. The ability to manage that data can raise thorny questions over which executive should lead the way.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 9/16/2020
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Tech Conference Diversity: Time to Get Real
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Tech conferences still tend to reflect traditional biases. In today's world, diversity and inclusion should be priorities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/15/2020
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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Hereís why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things donít spiral out of control.
By Rani Johnson, Chief Information Officer, SolarWinds , 9/14/2020
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Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
Data science jobs aren't as plentiful as they used to be. Here's a snapshot of where average salaries and postings stand today.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 9/9/2020
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What Emoji Use at Work Can Tell Us About Team Dynamics
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A new big data research project found that emoji use at work varies significantly based on the userís role, company and conversational situation.
By Andy Horng, Co-Founder and Head of AI, Cultivate , 9/7/2020
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Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
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Commentary
Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
By Amit Modi, CTO, Movius Corp. , 9/4/2020
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FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
News
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 9/3/2020
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Today's New IT Project Manager
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Among the IT functions changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic is project management. The days of "walk around" project management seem to be gone. Some thoughts on what the future looks like.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 9/2/2020
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Modern CTOs Thrive on Big-Picture Thinking
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Chief technology officers today must unify businesses in new and important ways.
By Jason Soroko, CTO, Sectigo , 9/2/2020
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The Coming Tech Schism in the Post-Pandemic Workplace
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Masked versus mask-less personnel? Dual-base versus single-base employees? What will the business workplace look like when all this is over? No one really knows yet.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 8/28/2020
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5 Critical IT Roles for Rapid Digital Transformation
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Commentary
As some organizations look to transform faster than anticipated, putting critical tech roles in place will be the key to a smooth, successful journey.
By David Karandish, CEO, Capacity , 8/28/2020
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How a Remote Work Platform Aided a Security and Risk Manager
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Continuity Global Solutions found a long-term way to handle confidential team collaboration through Workstormís platform.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 8/27/2020
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Analytics Salaries Steady Amid COVID Crisis
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The COVID-19 crisis has changed attitudes toward working from home for many professionals. Will that continue for analytics pros in 2021?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/26/2020
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IT Jobs Remain Strong Despite the Pandemic
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
16.3 Million Americans are unemployed right now, but IT positions are relatively safe.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/19/2020
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4 Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Hackathon
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Technology leaders should embrace the virtual hackathon. Hereís why (and how to get started).
By Ryan Boyd, Head of Developer Relations, Databricks , 8/14/2020
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The Future of Work in a Post-COVID Era
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Advice for CIOs: With remote working here to stay, now is the time to advance cloud initiatives, consider uses for AI, and strengthen business continuity.
By Jamshid Rezaei, CIO, Mitel , 8/10/2020
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Adding Fuel to the MSP vs. In-house IT Debate
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Recent changes to employee support delivery options and more reliance on third-party cloud services help make a stronger case for MSPs. Hereís a look at the pros and cons for both sides.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/6/2020
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How to Accelerate Digital Transformation with a CDO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Looking to update ordering for ecommerce customers, bakery manufacturing and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods decided to hire a chief digital officer to spearhead the process.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/5/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  9/10/2020
Commentary
Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/14/2020
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Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
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