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Loot Crate ERP implementation leads to innovation

The collectibles subscription startup embraces NetSuite for its ERP and builds a critical assortment planner application with the cloud software company's help.

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The often-overlooked value of moving to the cloud

CIOs are closer to modern technology infrastructure than they may realize.

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SAP wants to woo businesses back to its CRM

Woo, not sue: That's SAP's new strategy for dealing with customers that want to access their core ERP data through a cloud-based CRM system.

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Let your people guide you when adding capabilities to the cloud

To build a truly intelligent enterprise with emerging technology, business transformation must be guided by human insights and needs.

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Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future?

With real insights on the readiness of your data to move to the cloud, and a cloud-native catalog ready to manage it, you can accelerate migration with both confidence and control.

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Governance as code: keeping pace with the rate of change in the cloud

We need a fundamentally new approach to managing the cloud that allows decentralized teams to adopt the cloud and run at cloud-speed, while still maintaining the best practices and optimum security/efficiency required by our business. ...

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7 risk mitigation strategies for the cloud

Cloud services — and the risks associated with them — will only become more critical over time. Here’s how to manage those risks without missing out on the benefits of the cloud.

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Federal CIOs, racing to modernize IT, get a boost from the White House

New executive order promises to help CIOs take control over agency IT as they pursue hybrid cloud and "everything as a service".

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10 top-paying cloud skills

From containers to PaaS to IaaS, cloud skills still command a premium. Here are the 10 that pay the best.

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10 dirty secrets of CRM

CRM vendors cash in on your hopes for revenue, profitability and collaboration. And it's all true … except for the parts that they leave out. Here are some truths that they won't share but you should understand.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From multi-cloud strategies to cost containment and container orchestration, CIOs are getting more pragmatic and prudent when taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Aligning IT project and business strategies: why you should and how you can

Everything that your business does should be aligned with your business strategy. Here’s why.

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7 ways to embrace shadow IT and win

Shining a light on shadow IT can reveal potentially useful and productive technologies. Here's how to meet employees' hidden needs — reliably and securely.

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Mastering multi-cloud scenarios

Roughly two-thirds of enterprises plan to have some type of multi-cloud environment by 2019. But getting there is still a challenge.

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Open source, the cloud and sleeping better at night

As open source solutions are becoming more important in the cloud, staying ahead of potential patent, as well as copyright infringement claims, is vital.

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Wolverine CIO kicks off massive digital overhaul

The 140-year-old shoe maker is racing through a digital transformation to accelerate operations and deliver online customers the best fit.

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Why CFOs (and CIOs) are finally embracing cloud ERP

Cloud plus AI could turn enterprise resource planning software into true expert systems.

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How to manage IT risk without killing innovation

Success in managing the hidden risks of new initiatives will buy you credibility to invest further in innovation.

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