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How a Digital Talent Strategy Ensures Tech Staffing Success
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Are you looking at the big picture? Today’s enterprise organizations must align their digital talent strategy through a lens of recruitment and retention.
By Todd Chusid, Senior Digital Strategist, Anexinet , 9/20/2019
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Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2019
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Have Just a Bit of Patience with 'Transformation'
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Digital transformation, cloud adoption and AI seem to be taking longer than people expected. Why is that a surprise?
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 9/19/2019
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Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
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While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 9/19/2019
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Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/18/2019
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CIOs: Here’s How Google is Approaching AI
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A team of experts learned from their application of AI across a variety of real-world projects. Here are six steps they recommend for CIOs engaging with AI.
By Sims Witherspoon, DeepMind; Mandeep Waraich and Massimo Mascaro, Google , 9/18/2019
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Impersonation Fraud Still Effective in Obtaining Code Signatures
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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Fraudsters continue to attempt to fool certificate authorities into issuing valid digital certificates for legitimate organizations by impersonating an authoritative user. The reward? The ability to sign code with a legitimate signature.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/17/2019
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Doing Digital Transformation Right
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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To make the most of going digital, organizations must transform legacy operations and invest in new digital business, according to consulting firm McKinsey.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/17/2019
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How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Automation isn’t new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/16/2019
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Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As the dust clears from HPE's acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/2019
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How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
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Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
By Malek Hakim, Performance Engineer, Priceline; Mehdi Daoudi, CEO, Catchpoint , 9/13/2019
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Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 9/12/2019
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8 AI Trends in Today's Big Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/11/2019
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The Internet: Privacy Enabler or Detractor?
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The Internet has created more individual privacy than any technology in human history. So why are we constantly told otherwise?
By David Moschella, Research Fellow, Leading Edge Forum , 9/11/2019
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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
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Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
By Kishore Durg, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Cloud, Technology Services , 9/10/2019
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Enterprises, Small Business, Lead Machine Learning Activity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data science and machine learning are gaining more of a foothold in organizations of all sizes, but the largest of organizations have the advantage of more resources to invest.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/9/2019
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Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
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Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
By George Nelson, VP of cloud services, ServerCentral Turing Group , 9/9/2019
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How Do Companies Maximize the Impact of AI & Automation?
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Here are three ways IT leaders can ensure ethical deployment of AI and automation as well as achieve a positive impact on the organization.
By Neeti Mehta, SVP and Co-Founder of Automation Anywhere , 9/6/2019
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Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/5/2019
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Behind the Buzzword: The Reality of Real Time
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To strategically control and analyze data, companies need to know which version of real time works for them. Don’t get caught up in the hype.
By Jake Stein, SVP of Stitch, Talend , 9/5/2019
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