Q&A: FedRAMP Director Discusses Cloud Security Innovation
Maria Roat, FedRAMP director, speaks with former Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan on the federal government's approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.
Your Cloud Provider Is Not The Boss
Cloud providers deliver great infrastructure and applications, but they are not in charge of the entire customer experience. That job still belongs to IT.
DevOps And The Perpetual Motion Machine
New data shows cooperation between developers and operations pays off for companies moving at the speed of today's business. Oh, and practice does makes perfect.
When Smartphones Do Dumb Things
Mobile health apps are slowly revolutionizing patient care, but occasionally the revolution takes a left turn into lunacy and feeds a hypochondriac's worst fears.
ITIL's Next Chapter
The IT Infrastructure Library, or ITIL, gets a new caretaker in January. Here's what joint venture Axelos has planned for the best practices.
Is Your DNS Server A Weapon?
As we improve our defenses against distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, the bad guys adapt and step up their game, too. Here's how to use your domain name servers to ward off hackers.
A Painless Path To CPOE?
Despite evidence that computerized provider order entry systems can improve patient care, many providers have resisted due to cost and tech concerns. New KLAS report suggests an easier route.
Cloud Stack Wars: Tough Questions
HP, Verizon Terremark and VMware executives back different cloud stacks, leaving us with important private cloud questions. Let's explore some chinks in the armor.
Big Data FAQ: Separating Signal From Noise
Author Phil Simon answers the most frequently asked questions on the impact of big data on small businesses and individuals, the role of data scientists and the continuing importance of human intuition.
How Would You Build IT From Scratch?
What's holding back big companies? You're not willing to burn the boats. The CIO mindset needs to change dramatically if enterprise IT is to remain relevant.
Never Hate Your Job Again
We work in the most transformative profession of our day. Despite the deep dysfunction in most organizations, we have no business being disgruntled.