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Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  1/16/2020
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
Commentary  |  1/15/2020
As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Commentary  |  1/14/2020
While you might think of 5G wireless as a cool consumer tech concept, don't lose sight of the fact that it will have a significant impact on enterprise IT.
6 Ways to Get Your Board on Board with Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  1/13/2020
While cost efficiencies are important milestones, the real value of digital transformation lies in long-term innovation. Here's how you can get some mileage by making your case.
5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year
Commentary  |  1/10/2020
Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations.
Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
Commentary  |  1/9/2020
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
SIM Study Points to Lax Focus on Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Despite ranking at the top of respondents' concerns, organizations still show gaps in acting on cybersecurity.
Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Gen Z's high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Here's some advice for CIOs.
How App Strategies Are Evolving
Commentary  |  1/7/2020
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
Commentary  |  1/6/2020
Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/5/2020
Developers don't sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just what's going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
AI Explosion Brewing in the Cloud for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
The 'Not This Year' Tech Trends for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Analyst firm ABI Research paired its upbeat predictions for tech concepts in 2020 with a real-world look at the ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time.
How to Create a Culture of Innovation
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Here are five key techniques to support and encourage entrepreneurship in your employees -- while simultaneously keeping everyone moving in the right direction.
How the Humanities Can Help Us See Whatís Next in Tech
Commentary  |  1/2/2020
Skills like communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are key for developing the next-gen of leadership and equipping employees for the future.
Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Commentary  |  12/31/2019
Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
When Is It Ethical to Not Replace Humans with AI?
Commentary  |  12/30/2019
There are legitimate questions about the ethics of employing AI in place of human workers. But what about when there's a moral imperative to automate?
Strategic Hiring in Todayís Changing Technology Landscape
Commentary  |  12/27/2019
CIOs, CTOs and hiring managers should apply these four elements when assessing tech candidates.
Tech We Canít Live Without, Growing Pains and 2020 Insights
Commentary  |  12/26/2019
In 2020, expect to see these trends in technology work together to create solutions to improve how businesses and society work together.
Era of Digital Disruption: 4 Ways to Move Your Game Forward
Commentary  |  12/24/2019
To survive and drive success, businesses need to organize and equip themselves to best deal with the one certainty of 21st century life: Change is a constant.
Data in the Driving Seat of Autonomous Vehicles
Commentary  |  12/23/2019
Understanding how to capture, process, activate, and store the staggering amount of data each vehicle is generating is central to realizing the future of AVs.
From 80 to 8,000: Managing Successful Teams at Every Milestone
Commentary  |  12/20/2019
Here are five approaches that will help the C-suite and other IT leaders overcome challenges when scaling their teams.
Beyond Cloud, Get Your Organization to Digital Dexterity
Commentary  |  12/19/2019
While a move to the cloud can result in operational efficiency for an organization, a successful transformation goes further by reworking customer-facing services and internal processes.
Network Computing Year in Review
Commentary  |  12/18/2019
Changes rocked the network community in 2019. Disruption is likely to continue at an even faster pace in 2020.--Network Computing
New Technology Adoption: Not an All or Nothing Proposition
Commentary  |  12/18/2019
You can't deploy technology and hope people use it. Adoption requires dedicated effort behind it. Time to unleash your technology cheerleaders.
The Most Important Agile Trends to Follow in 2020
Commentary  |  12/17/2019
The new year promises big changes in Agile methodologies and applications. Here's a look at what to expect.
5 Lessons George Lucas Taught Us About Innovation
Commentary  |  12/16/2019
Innovation creates opportunities, but taking that first step or leap to something new requires guts.
How Applying Labels and Other Tactics Keep AI Transparent
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Understanding how AI models and AI-based applications work, what they can and cannot do, and where there is potential for ethical issues is core to putting AI to work for your organization.
6 Ways to Maximize Digital Transformation Success
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Enterprise organizations will shift from what is being used to how it is being used. Maximizing what is already in place will become the priority
AIOps Vendors Should Prepare for a Litmus Test in 2020
Commentary  |  12/12/2019
Getting past the hype and proving they can automate aspects of DevOps may be crucial in the coming year.
How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be "the perfect progress metric" for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy. -- Data Center Knowledge
It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
Thereís No Opting Out of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
As the countdown to January continues, it's up to executive teams to ensure their companies are complying and preparing for what's coming.
AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Commentary  |  12/10/2019
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
Commentary  |  12/9/2019
There's a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
PwC Exec Shares Insights on Digital Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Executing a successful digital transformation strategy may be a necessity in the long-run, but can be tricky. A PwC leader sheds light on the subject. -- IT Pro Today
5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Given all they contribute to today's digital business landscape, chief data officers have a very real opportunity to become the CEOs of tomorrow.
5 IT Career Tips from Pros Who Know
Commentary  |  12/5/2019
For those looking to put their best foot forward or get unstuck from a career plateau, we've collected tips from IT pros who have navigated a successful career.
10 Ways to Squeeze More Value from Your Digital Investments
Commentary  |  12/4/2019
There's no doubt that the pressure is on to transform and innovate. Here are some actions IT and business leaders can take to get the most out of their digital efforts.
Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
If DevOps Is So Awesome, Why Is Your Initiative Failing?
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
True DevOps success means being able to extend initial project results to other critical application pipelines throughout the enterprise. Here are five ways to navigate the obstacles.
5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
Commentary  |  11/29/2019
There's no one tool that can do it all. But in the end, it is all about tools that provide maximum ROI within the given budget.
Adapt or Perish: Why Modernize IT Operations
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Operations teams can learn to identify and act to remove roadblocks to necessary changes that might help organizations modernize more quickly.
Technical Debt: A Data Center Security Risk You Canít Afford
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Legacy applications can leave massive security holes and must be dealt with, no matter how critical they are.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
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