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What developers must know about master data management

An MDM program offers a competitive advantage by creating a two-way data clearinghouse with automation and tools to manage data that all your systems can access

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Fitting ITSM into a devops world

IT service management (ITSM) has been around for a long time. While ITSM and ITIL have been updated over the years, how do they stack up against Gen Z approaches like devops?

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CIOs reshape IT priorities in wake of COVID-19

Surfacing from crisis mode, CIOs find themselves redefining IT priorities, thanks to budgets in flux, a rising need to refine business processes, and new outlooks on the future of work.

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IT’s 10 biggest challenges amid COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted IT operations across nearly every industry. Here’s how IT leaders are rising to the challenges.

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Should you let a cloud maturity model judge you?

Cloud maturity models grade how an enterprise is progressing to the cloud, but these rankings don't show the whole picture

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The prognosis for Silicon Valley looks very good

The world's engine of innovation is sick, stricken by the coronavirus. But it will emerge stronger than ever. Here’s why the valley will be just fine.

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The new normal: A step-by-step guide for the enterprise

As states relax lockdown restrictions, enterprises think about how to return to a more ordinary state. These steps will help ensure a successful return to the new reality

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Cloud security secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

Cloud security seems like something specific to a cloud provider, but emerging approaches and technologies are changing the game

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How smartphone apps could save lives (and the economy)

By enabling daily self-diagnosis, contact tracing and research, smartphone apps could be the key to quickly beating the coronavirus -- but there's one problem.

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Coding together apart: Software development after COVID-19

Distance collaboration may become standard practice, aided by group collaboration tools

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Are you overengineering your cloud apps?

Just because you can does not mean you should. Think twice before making solutions more complex than they need to be

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Get ready for the post-pandemic run on cloud

Weeks of lockdown may cause a temporary economic downturn. After the pandemic is behind us we may also see a run on cloud computing

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Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.

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3 steps to applying agile methodologies in IT operations

Almost any team can benefit from agile techniques, but IT operations needs a few adjustments for best results

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Is AI ready to fly solo in your data center?

Server vendors, particularly Oracle, are pushing harder on automated, AI-driven server technologies. Are we ready to take our hands off the wheel?

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How the coronavirus is changing tech and 5 things to do about it

Due to the Covid-19 virus, some tech-culture trends are radically accelerating. Others are being reversed. And it's happening all at once. Here's what you need to know.

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Is RPA really an AI process or much less?

Does robotic process automation eliminate mundane tasks or just perpetuate a marginally productive process that should be redesigned in the first place?

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Welcome to Insider Pro

For more than 50 years, IDG has earned the trust of its readers with authoritative coverage of the technology industry. Insider Pro is the natural evolution of the insightful coverage our publications have produced for decades.

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Which multicloud architecture will win out?

Will it be heterogenous cloud native, heterogenous federated, or none of the above? Two of these are good options

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How to future-proof your IT career in the age of AI

Worried that artificial intelligence will eliminate tech jobs -- your job specifically? Here’s what you should and shouldn’t focus on in a world of AI.

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