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IT Recruitment: Time to Take a Non-Traditional Path
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Here are some non-traditional ways that IT leaders can fill their open positions and create a more diverse workplace.
By Michelle Grover, VP of Development, SAP Concur and TripIt , 4/3/2020
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Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/1/2020
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The Robots Are Still Coming
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More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots?
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Excellence , 4/1/2020
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Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
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An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 3/31/2020
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Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
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Youíve just been asked to look at a multi-cloud solution. You might put on a brave face for upper management, but deep down you know this isnít going to be easy. Youíre right.
By Steven Puddephatt, Technical Architect, GlobalDots , 3/27/2020
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Build Your Cloud Strategy -- The Right Way
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A rapidly growing cloud presence demands careful thought and planning. Here's what you need to do to set your organization on the right course.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/26/2020
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CIOs: Hereís How to Boost Your Business Model Resilience
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This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times.
By Daniel Sun, Research VP, Gartner, Inc. , 3/25/2020
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How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Disruptive ideas can give organizations ways to maintain operations in a time of quarantines and social distancing.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/24/2020
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Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
RPA is a fast-growing category of software, driven by global enterprise digital transformation efforts. Is it ready for prime time? This guide covers the benefits, best practices and use cases today.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 3/23/2020
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Pitfalls to Avoid in the COVID-19 Rush to Work from Home
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As everybody rushes to set up workstations at home amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there are some obstacles to avoid.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2020
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Digital Innovation: Start by Wooing Your Own Workplace
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IT executives can drive successful outcomes for companies looking to expand on their internal technologies by adopting a product management mentality.
By Kaylan Kumar, CTO, HCL Technologies , 3/23/2020
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3 Technologies That Can Ease the M&A Process
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Internal integration following a merger or acquisition can result in a range of complexities, but there are technologies that can improve this process.
By Albert Nguyen, Associate Director, Bits In Glass , 3/20/2020
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Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave of AI, Machine Learning, BI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Business intelligence will move beyond dashboards, and AI and machine learning will become easier for less skilled workers as augmented analytics are embedded into platforms.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/19/2020
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The IT and Security Teams: Buddies or Rivals?
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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InformationWeek, Dark Reading, and Interop have partnered to explore the evolving relationship between the general IT team and the security team. We invite you to take our survey.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 3/19/2020
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Why Isnít Machine Learning Living up to the Hype?
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An obsession with tasks is leading to marginal returns on tech investments. Now is the time to rethink our approaches to machine learning.
By Kevin Walkup, President, COO, Harmonate , 3/18/2020
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C-Suite Taps IT Leaders Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Businesses are confident overall in their ability to weather the storm caused by coronavirus COVID-19 disruptions, and technology is playing a strong role in the C-suite.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2020
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Digital Transformation Falling Flat? Bring in the Pirates
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IT leaders should reflect on how and why digital transformations fail and tap nonconformists who are not afraid to think outside the box as a start.
By Todd Chusid, Senior Digital Strategist, Anexinet , 3/17/2020
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Will Virtual Machines Fade Out for Containers and Serverless?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Functions that were primarily the domain of VMs are being picked up by other resources, but does that mean the end for virtual machines?
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/16/2020
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Developing a Continuity Plan for the Post-Coronavirus World
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These baseline business continuity strategies will help ensure your organization is positioned to keep operations going even as the business environment is up-ended.
By Jason Albuquerque, CSO and CIO, Carousel Industries , 3/16/2020
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A Radical Plan for Enterprise Transformation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If you want the big rewards of new technology implementations, you need the right approach and a full commitment.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/13/2020
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