IT Professional

Issue 1 • February 2018

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Masthead

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  • From the Editors 
  • IT Professional Enters its 20th Year with Confidence

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):5 - 8
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    Incoming editor in chief Irena Bojanova presents an overview of IT Pro’s current state and where the magazine is headed. View full abstract»

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  • IT Trends 
  • Computer Science Education in 2018

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):9 - 14
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    Six senior computer science educators answer questions about the current state of computer science education, software engineering, and licensing software engineers. View full abstract»

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  • Internet of Things 
  • Introducing the Internet of Things Department

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):15 - 18
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    The Internet of Things is a new department with the mission of presenting fresh ideas and applications from a practitioner point of view. The authors are interested in showcasing articles about real, implemented Internet of Things (IoT) systems. View full abstract»

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  • IT Professional's 20th Anniversary 
  • Retrospectives and Reflections: 20 Years of IT Professional

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):19 - 26
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  • Feature Articles 
  • Effectiveness of Test-Driven Development and Continuous Integration: A Case Study

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):27 - 35
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    In a case study where a Dutch small-to-medium enterprise (SME) implemented test-driven development and continuous integration, researchers observed that the SME discovered a higher number of defects compared to a baseline case study, and that there was an increase in the focus on quality and test applications. View full abstract»

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  • Automatic Annotation of Text with Pictures

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):36 - 44
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    The vast array of information available on the Internet makes it challenging to quickly determine the importance and relevance of content. Text picturing is a cognitive aid that can help with text understanding, as it helps users decide if the text deserves a closer look by showing relevant pictures along with the text. View full abstract»

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  • The Design of a Software Engineering Lifecycle Process for Big Data Projects

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):45 - 52
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    There is currently no development process standard for big data projects. With the increasing number of such projects, the authors designed a new software engineering lifecycle process for big data projects, primarily based on ISO/IEC standard 15288:2008. View full abstract»

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  • Improving Transparency and Efficiency in IT Security Management Resourcing

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):53 - 62
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    The authors propose a resource management process for information security management systems to more transparently plan and assign costs of controls. The process relies on and is compliant with international standards of the ISO/IEC 27000 family and can be implemented by all organizations regardless of type, size, or nature. View full abstract»

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  • Cybersecurity 
  • Bad Security Metrics Part 1: Problems

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):64 - 68
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    This two-part series focuses on defining the problem of questionable metrics conceptually and revealing a path forward for improving both security metrics and how people use them. View full abstract»

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  • Data Analytics 
  • The Role of a Customer Data Platform

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):69 - 76
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    By providing access to data from numerous systems in one database and supporting the systems that can produce an appropriate customer experience, a customer data platform overcomes the limitations imposed by fragmented point solutions and presents a holistic approach to customer interactions. View full abstract»

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  • Life in the C-Suite 
  • Life in the C-Suite 2.0

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):77 - 79
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    An introduction to the new Life in the C-Suite column, which will help C-level executives understand the vast digital world in which they live, and how they should leverage digital technology into their business processes and business models. View full abstract»

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  • Student Forum 
  • Introducing the Student Forum Column

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):80 - 82
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    Student Forum is a new column that intends to connect IT students with industry, government, and academia. View full abstract»

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  • IT Economics 
  • Introducing the IT Economics Department

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):83 - 87
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    The new IT Economics department seeks to advance the understanding of various microeconomic and macroeconomic issues that IT managers need to examine in their decisions to adopt and implement information and communications technology-related systems, services, processes, and practices. View full abstract»

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  • CS Information

    Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 88
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  • COMPSAC Ad

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Aims & Scope

IT has emerged as an exciting, robust field unto itself, drawing on applications, data engineering, algorithms, system software, computer systems organization, and other contemporary computer technologies as applied to business problems.

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