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Navigating a field of uncertainty and doubt questions

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Tracking economic disruption in the digital age

From carriages to quantum computing, have today's industries learned how to harness creative destruction?

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Looking to improve IT operations? Try IBM’s ‘Pyramid of Pain’

IBM CIO Fletcher Previn has focused IT on fulfilling a hierarchy of core user needs to drive efficiency and promote IBM as a great place to work.

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Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

The most revolutionary outcome of AR is that the physical world will function like the digital world. And that's a big deal for enterprises.

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5 industries that will be disrupted by blockchain

Here are five major industries that will benefit from blockchain technology in the near future: financial services and banking, government, healthcare, energy, and transportation and logistics.

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Storage trends: What’s the best uses for Optane?

While 3D XPoint memory has been shipping as Optane from Intel for two years, it hasn't found a great deal of traction, but a new server DIMM and an upcoming Micron product release may change that.

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Cloud vs. on-premises: Chasing the elusive cost comparison

Every business needs to consider cost when making the leap to the cloud, but there’s no benefit from apples-to-oranges comparisons.

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Why your company needs a BYOO (bring your own office) policy

Remote work is not a trend. It’s there to stay. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan explains why it's time to re-orient your organization's thinking around workshifting and BYOO.

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How data hygiene leads to customer success

Before integrating ERP or CRM systems with other tools, Spear Education CEO Kaleim Manji advises reducing customization and cleaning up your dataset.

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10 steps to a successful digital transformation

Digital leaders must identify future technology and customer expectation trends and then muster the courage to dismantle existing structures. Failure could leave them victims of fast-moving all-digital startups.

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Shining light on dark data, shadow IT and shadow IoT

What's lurking in the shadows of YOUR organization? What you don't know can hurt you. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan looks at how your business is at risk and offers six steps to minimize it.

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Windows 10 1909: What's in it for enterprises?

This fall's update for Windows 10 may not include a raft of new features, but it does offer something even more important to enterprise IT: extended support that should make future upgrades easier to manage.

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What makes a good company a 'best' place to work?

Perks are nice, but free lunches, team-building exercises and off-site outings aren’t the key drivers of workplace satisfaction.

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How to build a startup evaluation toolkit

In the first installment of our startup evaluation guide, we cover five essential tools you need to ensure you are heading in the right direction.

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How to create a mobile policy for iOS devices

When developing a mobile policy for iPhones and iPads, it’s important to keep in mind that from an EMM perspective, Apple’s biggest goal ( beyond privacy) is delivering a single seamless iOS experience.

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Your guide to using iCloud in business

A growing number of companies are using iCloud -- Apple’s storage and syncing suite for Mac and iOS. Here's how to take advantage of iCloud’s ease of use and tight security.

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Where in the cloud is IT headed?

The cloud permeates all facets of IT -- from applications to infrastructure. To find out how tech leaders are planning their cloud strategy, Insider Pro interviewed hundreds of tech decision-makers.

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10 most-read articles on Insider Pro this week

What are your colleagues – or your competitors – reading on Insider Pro? These are our 10 most popular articles this week.

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Research report: IT Economic Outlook

How are current economic conditions affecting IT spending plans? IDG surveyed IT leaders representing a wide range of vertical markets to find out.

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