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Spotlight: November is Automation Appreciation Month

The International Society of Automation and its affiliate, the Automation Federation, have declared November 2015 Automation Appreciation Month. As part of the month's celebration, they're...

Spotlight: And the winner of the race between an NPR reporter and a machine to write a news story is…

Many jobs, from janitor to the C-suite, are being replaced by automation, or soon will be. An algorithm sits on a company board already! So, when a seasoned human NPR reporter raced a machine in...

Cisco boosts SDN strategy with Puppet automation of Nexus switches

Puppet Labs and Cisco are working together to put more automation into networking infrastructure. Through their continuing partnership, Puppet Labs Enterprise is now integrated with Cisco Open NX-OS, Cisco's upcoming operating system for its Nexus series of switches.

News Scan: Federal CIOs ordered to step up security efforts; Tony Scott hopeful IT reform will happen this time; More

The top news stories for June 16, 2015.

IoT deployments will require latest automation, networking technology

Many enterprises are thinking about or already deploying Internet of Things solutions, but IoT deployments won't be easy or cheap. In fact, IoT will require the latest in automation and wireless network technology to pull off.

Taking a lesson in autonomics from the Nordics

The region ranks high in its interest and successes in IT transformation and as such provides lessons to companies in other parts of the world, including in the U.S.

Enterprise mobility requires capital investment to be successful

While many enterprises see BYOD programs as a money saver, to be successful, a mobility program, whether BYOD or corporate-owned, needs substantial capital investment, argued tech writer Kapila Gidwani in a  CloudTweaks  article.

StackIQ's new release ups its game in server automation

This morning StackIQ announced the immediate availability of StackIQ Boss 5, a server automation platform "built specifically for big data and private cloud infrastructures."

Spotlight: Automating positions creates jobs elsewhere

Alarmed at the number of jobs that are (and will be) eliminated by automation? 

Eight human traits that hamstring us in the competition with machines for jobs (and how to fix them)

Automation has replaced many jobs and it's on course to replace far more. So how can mere humans compete and keep their jobs? Edward D. Hess, a professor at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business, says first we must "overcome our humanness."