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Who does IT really serve?

CIOs are grappling with the shift in IT that takes control away from them to the business consumers (end users) to set the agenda. What are the implications of this shift and how can CIOs and enterprise IT adapt?


Enterprise IT appears to be going insane

Business users are frustrated with the enterprise IT function because of its inability to meet their business needs in a timely fashion. This frustration is not new and has been around since organizations first centralized IT into a...

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4 ways businesses can close the legacy tech skills gap

As older IT professionals age out of the workforce, companies need to ensure they have the right knowledge and skills to keep their legacy tech running smoothly.

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Is your IT a honeydew melon or a watermelon?

Does your dashboard show users’ true opinions?

The twin engines that power business

Every organization has the power to shape their own normal, but it requires the development and nurturing of the development and production engines to prepare for the next normal and thrive once it arrives.

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How to do software rationalization right

Use software rationalization to prevent the cost of maintaining existing applications from stifling strategic software initiatives.

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Juniper unites the enterprise

New architecture, software, security wares bring cloud fabric to campus

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How to optimize requirements scope when purchasing enterprise software

Deciding what requirements should be included when purchasing enterprise software can be tricky. In this article, we look at ways to match corporate expectations with software product market reality.

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5 interview questions for enterprise architects … and how to answer them

Enterprise architects are in-demand, challenging to hire, and salaries are on the rise. Answering these 5 questions the right way will help you land the job.

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How CIOs can boost business growth with ITaaS

CIOs should pay attention to the notion of IT as a Service (ITaaS), all discussions around cloud computing, digital transformation, and the so-called new style of IT bring back to it, it's the central element of the ongoing...

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How the cloud makes data integrations easier

Integrating data between applications has always been hard, but the cloud can make it a little easier

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Named Data Networking group preps for workshop, hackathon

The Named Data Networking project, which is working on an Internet architecture designed to better handle data and application access in an increasingly mobile world, is hosting its second annual community meeting and its first...

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Introducing the scaled agile framework

SAFe is a programming knowledge base that aims to enable you to apply lean-agile practices at enterprise scale. Will it take your development projects where they need to go?

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The death of the 20th Century corporation

The 20th Century corporation is dying and it’s being replaced by a new breed of millennial organization that operates, scales and runs in an entirely new way, corporations need to learn, adapt and transform in order to survive.

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CIOs need to plan and prepare for disruption

A recent survey indicates that a number of CIO’s don’t think their industry is facing the prospect of disruption, meaning they're not preparing appropriately. Disruption is a reality, you must prepare and adapt.

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Decisions, Decisions: Choices Abound as Data Center Architecture Options Expand

Cloud, colocation, modular, outsourcing, virtualization and more efficient servers are all vying for your attention as you modernize your infrastructure. Sorting through all the options isn't easy, but here's how some IT managers are...

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6 Things to Know About Choosing a New IT Vendor

No one should sign a contract with an IT vendor without fully evaluating who they are and what they do. Asking vendors these six questions might throw them for a bit of a loop, but their (honest) answers will help you determine if...

A New Dawn for System Design

Are you building business apps that employees love to use and can pick up without training? If not, you need a different kind of design team, says design consultant Harold Hambrose.

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