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How to integrate business data with business, IT partnerships

This article describes the benefits of integrating business created data into an enterprise data solution, along with a real use case.

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5 skills needed to be a superhero business analyst

When new systems are developed or features added to existing systems, business users are known to create trouble. They come up with new requirements, often late in the project, wreaking havoc into schedules and budgets. They're asking...

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Cloud will make U.S. immigration agency more agile

Mark Schwartz, CIO of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has turned to the cloud for a faster, more agile development model.

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Do you begin an enterprise transformation with the business or with IT?

For many companies change is a way of life. In fact, companies need to change in order to survive. Enterprise transformation deals with the fundamental organizational change that impacts how its core business is conducted. This need...

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How to get agile to work at your company

Transitioning from waterfall to agile development can be like shooting the rapids. IT industry experts share advice on how to not get crushed on the rocks.

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CIOs need to avoid a mistaken path to DevOps

Fundamental operational changes required for DevOps.

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How CIOs can deliver a breakthrough business transformation

Reasons why transformations falter and three things a CIO can do about it.

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How partnerships between IT and the business breed success

A key concept in agile development is increased partnership among IT and business partners. In enterprise data management and business intelligence, this increased partnership can only make things better. There can be a role for IT...

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Being a change agent for digital transformation

In the technology world, the only constant is change. Digital transformation and disruption are all around in the shape of new technologies or in the way we get things done. It can be a real struggle for businesses to keep pace....

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Codenvy teams with Microsoft to help developers work together

Microsoft and Codenvy have teamed up to offer an extension to Visual Studio Team Services that lets developers efficiently create a cloud-based workspace with the correct tools to work on a shared project.

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7 questions to ask before implementing ITIL

Implementing an IT infrastructure library (ITIL) can help organizations trying to get a better handle on IT services and resources. But ITIL's just a framework. One size does not fit all. In fact, you might not need it at all Here are...

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How CIOs can proactively identify and solve business issues

How CIO Ryan Fay uses the techniques of active listening and empowered developers to resolve issues before they affect the business.

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How to create and lead self-managing teams

Self-managing teams are vital in order to be truly successful in agile development. Here's how to encourage self-managing teams, and the benefits that can be achieved.

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Can agile scale and does it matter?

Most of the literature on scaling addresses overcoming objections and how best to do it. Matthew Heusser posits that ‘Does agile scale?’ is simply asking the wrong question.

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How to implement a robust data quality solution

This article is one of a series describing how to build out a solid foundation for agile data warehouse development, focusing on data quality.

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Why one real estate CIO is sold on agile

A part of a plan to increase business value, Marcus & Millichap is embracing agile software development as it plans to refresh or replace several applications in 2016, says CIO Ken Sayward.

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10 outsourcing trends to watch in 2016

Experts expect a number of shifts in the IT outsourcing industry in 2016. Some of these shifts include a focus on hyper-speed deal making, new multi-sourcing headaches, more man-machine collaboration and more.

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5 enterprise software predictions for 2016

What does the future of software look like? Experts share their opinions on how the industry will shift in 2016.

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