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March 09, 2018
Google Hangouts Chat could lead to interesting AI chatbot technology eventually, but G Suite users are already loyal to competitors, such as Slack.
March 02, 2018
DevOps practices begin with collaboration on application releases, but it's not until something goes wrong with those apps in production that true transformation takes place.
February 16, 2018
Tying the Pluralsight IQ skills test to the Stack Overflow Developer Story helps developers measure their technical skills and better highlight them for jobs.
January 30, 2018
At Nasdaq, IT monitoring unified different teams' views of infrastructure, but cultural blocking and tackling are equally important to improve incident response.
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I have no prior knowledge on DevOps. I'm doing an online course and understand Unix. I get the concepts, so what tool should I concentrate on learning to advance my DevOps career? Continue Reading
Public key infrastructure is part and parcel of modern digital business, from secure communications to data transmission and beyond. Admins must understand PKI to optimize its benefits. Continue Reading
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Hour-long training courses have their place, but IT pros often need short, focused videos to help them solve a specific problem. Check out a TechSnips video clip that cuts the padding in favor of quick instruction. Continue Reading
Users don't want to wait for an admin to run a report. Admins don't want to drop their work to do it. Set parameters on self-service options and let workers help themselves. Continue Reading
Simple automation and high-visibility monitoring buff up IT but won't notably affect the grander business. Strive to make improvements with benefits that outreach IT. Continue Reading
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Does the specialized cloud dev sandbox cause a deployment headache? Should security teams vet code earlier in the pipeline? In this video, Gary Gruver shows what IT teams gain when they visualize code flow. Continue Reading
Organizations prioritize security, even as they deploy workloads to the cloud and adopt new dev methods. How do these trends change the IT ops team's security responsibilities? Continue Reading
To help secure data and applications, an IT ops team needs to do much more than put up firewalls and apply other traditional security measures. Here's where to begin. Continue Reading
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An organization can supply all the tools IT wants and still struggle to succeed. Build up key soft skills in IT and you'll boost productivity and business relationships. Continue Reading
Poet Lauren Zuniga is featured in Episode 1 of the Chasing Grace Project, a documentary series about women in tech. Photo by Beth Pariseau, TechTarget Diversity Luncheons have popped up with ... Continue Reading
IT problems can cause distress, chaos and, well, panic -- but they don't have to. These tips and tools guide admins through IT troubleshooting for the best chance of success. Continue Reading