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IT leaders say current H-1B program works

Corporate technology leaders worry that proposed H-1B visa changes will increase costs and scarcity for highly skill IT talent, according to Harvey Nash survey.

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Why swarm intelligence enhances business and Bitcoin

Can intelligence be amplified by thinking together? Ants do it. Birds do it. What about humans? Collective intelligence is the next wave of intelligence. Swarm intelligence connects systems with real-time feedback loops. Individual...

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Digital success: 3 areas where you need to broaden your horizons

Organizations such as Allianz look far beyond the boundaries that defined traditional tech projects

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Corporate culture will always matter

Corporate culture will always matter, regardless of whether you work remotely or in an office.

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Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

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Retail CIO accelerates IT service delivery

Gap CIO Paul Chapman has reorganized his technology organization and created a new IT operating model that emphasizes collaboration and faster decision-making.

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ITSM's MVP

To achieve an MVP (minimum viable product) state for IT service management (ITSM), focus on the services that directly provide value to your customers and execute on the requirements found in the ISO/IEC 20000 standard.

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Fired IT workers to file discrimination lawsuit

Only a few civil cases have alleged national origin discrimination in offshore outsourcing, but interest in raising this issue appears to be gaining ground.

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Information governance for counties and municipalities

Most county and municipal governments don't have formal information governance programs, but adoption of IG would reduce risks, lower costs and vastly improve quality of services in these organizations.

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Why neural networks and deep learning hold the secret to your health

Your daily habits could be interrupted by connected systems enabling access to new processing paradigms. Information processing systems inspired by biological nervous systems may change your diagnosis.

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Latest OWASP Top 10 looks at APIs, web apps

The new release of the OWASP Top 10 list is out from the Open Web Application Security Project, and while most of it remains the same there are a couple of new additions, focusing on protections for web applications and APIs

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Majority of C-level executives are hopeful about the future of technology

Survey of more than 500 C-level executives in Europe and the U.S. reveals data security and client retention as top priorities.

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10 ways CSOs can achieve ROI on a network solution

Setting up and protecting the network infrastructure is a major challenge and needs to be even more sophisticated and dynamic than ever before. Here are 10 points that need to be considered to achieve ROI and deliver payback

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9 things your service provider wants you to know

Enterprise IT can avoid some of the pitfalls in these tricky relationships by heeding advice from the providers themselves.

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Federal CIOs tackle the next phase of cloud migration

Many government agencies have already moved basic applications and services to the cloud, but when it comes to the next wave, CIOs must take a hard look at their systems and negotiate flexible contracts with vendors.

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How Veritas is getting its cloud on

A series of recent deals with AWS, Google and others –- and a technology platform that's still evolving –- show a new side of this legacy software vendor.

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How storytelling ignites IT innovation at Lowe’s

The home improvement retailer creates comic books with narrative arks to make virtual showrooms, guide robots, and interstellar 3D printing viable.

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How can machine learning create features in human-understandable ways?

Why explain and re-explain logic when you can design a machine learning system to automatically learn for you? Performing activities that add value required access to data and intelligence. Start by defining the data you require to...

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