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Designer of UI Technology in ‘Minority Report’ Describes Underlying Significance

March 13, 2017
John Underkoffler of Oblong Industries delivered one of the most discussed Ted Talks. He now discusses spatial operating environments and when we'll start seeing them everywhere.
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How to Prevent All That Panic from Your Company’s Road Warriors

March 9, 2017
Jason Kaul, helpdesk supervisor at StarTech, a connectivity hardware supplier, shares five tips on helping alleviate tech panic for traveling staff.
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Low-Code Development Helps IT Tame Enterprise Software

March 7, 2017
A survey of IT and business leaders found that 80 percent have had to change their daily operations to accommodate the way their enterprise software works. That is a major problem.
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Majority of Security Operations Centers Lack Requisite Maturity, HPE Study Finds

March 2, 2017
A large majority of security operations centers, or SOCs, have not attained the requisite level of maturity to enable them to adequately protect their organizations against cyberattacks.
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Memo to CIOs: Employees Don’t Think You’re Doing as Well as You Think You Are

February 27, 2017
If you’re a CIO or other IT leader, you probably think you’re doing a much better job of giving the company’s employees what they need than they think you’re doing.
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Avoiding the Mistake of Overpricing, Underpricing Yourself in IT Job Search

February 23, 2017
Go into your search as well-informed as you can possibly be with respect to what IT pros in your area are making, with detailed info from the Randstad 2017 Salary Guide.
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Appian CTO Makes His Low-Code Development Case

February 21, 2017
A number of vendors are trying to position themselves as the low-code app development platform of choice. Appian is one leader.
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Cloud Adoption a ‘Runaway Train’ That’s Putting Jobs at Risk, CEO Says

February 17, 2017
Dave Link, founder and CEO of ScienceLogic, says IT professionals' jobs are at risk and they need to take action.
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Seven Tips for Staying Employable in the ‘Smart Machine Age’

February 13, 2017
Ed Hess and Katherine Ludwig argue that adapting and staying employable in what they call the “Smart Machine Age” requires a willingness to learn new skills and to embrace certain behaviors.
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What It’s Like to Be a ‘Citizen Developer’

February 9, 2017
Roger Benedict has no IT background, but the owner and president of Ruggs Benedict Carpet One Floor & Home built the apps to run his business with FileMaker, Apple's database and app development platform. He explains how and why.
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CIOs Need to Provide a Single Platform, Not an Edict, to Eradicate Shadow IT

February 7, 2017
CIOs, to deal with shadow IT, have to provide business units with the means to do what they need to do without having to resort to sourcing technology on their own.
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How Citrix’s First CSO Addressed Internal IT Security Issues

February 1, 2017
Stan Black, Citrix's first CSO, says he implemented a more consistent and uniform approach to how every function at Citrix consistently protects the business.
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Days of ‘Demonizing’ Shadow IT Are Behind Us, CIO Says

January 25, 2017
Despite all the negative headlines associated with the shadow IT phenomenon, it really isn’t a problem, as long as the right relationships are in place.
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Best, Worst Metro Areas for STEM Pros Change Dramatically in Two Years

January 23, 2017
The 2017 findings are based on 17 factors that include job openings for STEM graduates per capita, share of the work force in STEM professions, projected demand for STEM jobs by 2020, annual median wage for STEM workers.
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Citrix CSO: Treating IT Security Symptoms Is the Problem, Not the Solution

January 19, 2017
Stan Black, chief security officer at Citrix Systems, says companies need to be focused on data analytics, machine learning, and an understanding of individuals’ roles.
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IT Leaders Need to Be Business Leaders First, CIO Says

January 17, 2017
The key to making an impact as an IT leader is to come to the table as a business leader who happens to be running the technology team, rather than purely as a technologist waiting to receive requirements to fulfill.
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‘Citizen Developers’ Emerge as IT Fails to Keep Pace with Demand for Applications

January 11, 2017
“Citizen developers,” line-of-business employees with little or no expertise in traditional software development, are helping to relieve IT of the burden of application development.
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‘Public Cloud Doesn’t Fix Stupid,’ Datalink’s Chief Architect Warns

January 9, 2017
While public cloud can be less expensive for some workloads, it can be more expensive for others; without a thoughtful, strategic approach, it can destroy value rather than create it.
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Whistleblower Advises IT Pros on How to Handle Corporate Malfeasance

January 5, 2017
Michael G. Winston has become something of a folk hero in the recession’s aftermath, never shying away from speaking out on corporate malfeasance. The author speaks about how to proceed.
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