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What it takes to be a security architect

While the path to security architect varies, anyone considering the role should have a passion for IT infrastructure and protecting data

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Don't fear the robots, embrace the potential

Robotic process automation is not necessarily replacing human workers, but creating more capacity and the potential for employees to focus on higher-value activities

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Top tips for finding the right cybersecurity products

Security pros offer advice from the trenches of a noisy, hype-filled market

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3 questions IT must answer to stay relevant

The perception of IT's value and status within an organization are in constant flux. Here's how IT can prove its worth

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How to keep multicloud complexity under control

Using multiple cloud providers provides needed flexibility, but it also multiplies the work and risk of getting out of sync

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Why online etiquette matters -- and why IT leaders should care

High-tech analyst and author Scott Steinberg offers ideas for navigating social media networks with grace and discusses the crucial role CIOs play in promoting -- and enforcing -- good behavior online

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Microsoft’s novel approach to securing IoT

Project Sopris looks to create a set of secure layers that protect both hardware and their communications, and it can refresh a compromised device

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Serverless computing will drive out OpenStack private clouds

As public cloud services grow more compelling, OpenStack and other private cloud efforts are becoming fossils

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Embracing continuous delivery to power the programmable enterprise

Putting data at the fingertips of developers and decision makers to deliver new capabilities at a high velocity

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Public clouds are calling to IT engineers -- and their wallets

A global survey found one-third of data-center and IT professionals plan to put workloads in the cloud over the next year

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CIO Career Coach: Changing the culture in IT

If you don't own your organization's culture, one will manifest itself. And changes need to come from the top. CIO.com contributor Martha Heller discusses the challenges IT leaders face when shaping the culture.

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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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Think again: Data integration is different in the cloud

Not only is data integration an afterthought in most cloud migrations, it's usually addressed with obsolete methods. Don’t make either mistake

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Read all about IT: CEOs see IT as more important than ever

But CEOs are turning less to CIOs when they want to learn about new technologies, says Gartner

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Why Slack can't slow down

Slack reached a $1 billion valuation faster than any startup in history. Now it must make key decisions without disrupting the lives of millions of Slack-addicted users

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Don’t let cloud providers kick you off like United

Cloud contracts are as one-sided as airline tickets’ terms. Enterprises will learn that soon enough, but they also have hidden power they should use

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Docker, Microsoft, HPE partner to port legacy apps to containers

The Docker Modernize Traditional Apps Program will help relieve the heavy lifting of porting legacy applications to containers

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How IT can prep for robots and avoid big cloud gotchas

The one constant in tech is change. Here's how IT can get ready for the robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a move to the cloud

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