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Content posted in December 2020
2021 Business Mindset: Finding the Good in Crisis
Commentary  |  12/30/2020
The path forward will not look like business as it has always been done. Instead, it will require thought, creativity and boldness.
Designing Your Roadmap for Rapid Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  12/29/2020
While business and IT leaders are under pressure to boost their digital transformation plans, they should stop, rethink, and assess before fully diving into a roadmap.
What Do We Do About Racist Machines?
Commentary  |  12/28/2020
We will never rid ourselves of all our biases overnight. But we can pass on a legacy in AI that is sufficiently aware of the past to foster a more just and equitable society.
Why Credit Karma Crafted a Tool to Automate Its DevOps Cycle
Commentary  |  12/24/2020
Personal finance company created a way to boost efficiency for developing and releasing features from its engineers.
2021: A Year of IT Career Opportunity
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
As we leap headlong into the new year, the outlook for IT leadership and career opportunities is bright -- albeit not entirely certain.
Enterprise IT Leaders Face Two Paths to AI
News  |  12/23/2020
Enterprise IT leaders no longer always need to follow the build-it-yourself path to AI. Here's how the market will shape up in the future.
Balancing Business Resilience in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
Companies must strike the right balance between resiliency and efficiency if they want to weather the storms ahead over the long term.
IT's Pandemic Year: Lessons Learned for the Year Ahead
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
CIOs and IT organizations rose to meet tremendous challenges driven by a 100-year pandemic and how it has reshaped the world. Here are the lessons they are taking into 2021.
10 IT Trends to Watch for in 2021
Slideshows  |  12/22/2020
Here's how the dramatic events of 2020 are likely to shape enterprise IT teams in the coming year, according to analysts from firms like Gartner, IDC, and Forrester.
How Data, Analytics & AI Shaped 2020, and Will Impact 2021
Commentary  |  12/22/2020
Artificial intelligence and automation were key tools in the IT enterprises' pandemic war effort in 2020. Here's how they will continue to change the game in every organization in 2021.
What Manufacturing Can Teach Us About Operationalizing AI
Commentary  |  12/22/2020
There's considerable value in standing on the shoulders of the giants in industry who have learned from several decades of experiments in manufacturing.
Why Quantum Computing's Future Lies in the Cloud
Commentary  |  12/21/2020
When real-world quantum applications begin appearing, cost, complexity, and other issues will likely float them into the cloud.
Hereís How IT Leaders Can Adapt to Stricter Data Privacy Laws
Commentary  |  12/21/2020
Whether we are prepared or not, there will be a global shift toward strict data privacy rules in the coming year.
Ready for Desktop as a Service?
Commentary  |  12/18/2020
DaaS is one of the surprising cloud computing trends for this year and is expected to explode in 2021. Here are six signs that DaaS might be a good fit for your organization.
How to Build a DevOps Center of Excellence
Commentary  |  12/18/2020
Whether you are new to DevOps or a seasoned pro, a DevOps Center of Excellence can help your organization maximize the potential of DevOps.
10 Tech News Stories You May Have Missed This Year
Slideshows  |  12/17/2020
Tech news never sleeps, but you may have missed (or forgotten about!) a major story or two this year because working at home can be really distracting.
Why Lego Went Cloud and Serverless to Handle Traffic Spikes
News  |  12/17/2020
Toy giant spoke at AWS re:Invent about its transformation to better scale its online resources to accommodate customer demand.
Can Reskilling Lead to Lasting Jobs in Digital and Cloud?
News  |  12/16/2020
More options are emerging to retrain workers for possibly career-changing roles in the transforming enterprise landscape.
Automation Revs Pandemic IT Toolbox
News  |  12/16/2020
Enterprise IT executives saw huge acceleration in automation deployments in 2020, and that trend will continue next year as they look to expand into intelligent automation.
IT Leadership: 10 Ways the CIO Role Changed in 2020
Slideshows  |  12/15/2020
The pandemic presented IT leaders with an incredibly disruptive set of circumstances. But those challenges also brought new opportunities.
How Tech-Focused Unicorns Adapt
Commentary  |  12/15/2020
Here's a playbook for tech companies with high-growth aspirations.
Predictions for AI in 2021
Commentary  |  12/14/2020
We look past the hype to provide some real-world predictions for artificial intelligence in the enterprise next year.
Data Governance is Broken
Commentary  |  12/14/2020
So how did we get here? Here are the three main ways data governance is failing us, along with some advice on how to address those areas.
How to Create a Plan of Action If Agile Dev Strategy Fails
News  |  12/11/2020
DeveloperWeek New York keynote examined problems and solutions to get the most out of agile software development.
Ways Data Scientists Can Stand Out in the Virtual Hiring Process
Commentary  |  12/11/2020
Searching for a job during a pandemic presents its own sets of challenges. Here are three tips on how to deliver an impactful interview.
The Year in Security: Adversarial AI and the Rush to the Cloud
News  |  12/10/2020
Interop keynoter Gunter Ollmann, Microsoft's cloud and AI security leader, shares insights on 2020's instant pivot to the cloud, the state of adversarial AI, and how top organizations can stop attackers.
Gartner on Drivers and Deterrents to Cloud Adoption
News  |  12/10/2020
Conference sessions shows midsize enterprises weigh costs and uncertainty about the cloud against potential time savings and efficiency.
How to Align DevOps with Your PaaS Strategy
Commentary  |  12/10/2020
Neither DevOps nor PaaS are new. However, aligning them is efficient and cost-effective.
A Question for 2021: Whereís My Data?
Commentary  |  12/9/2020
One of the more challenging issues for CIOs and other IT professionals moving into 2021 will be the ability to confidently locate, manage, and secure their company's data.
CIOs: The New Corporate Rock Stars
Commentary  |  12/9/2020
Here are five practical ways technology leaders can meet emerging obligations.
Salesforce Enhances Cloud, Collaboration, and Automation
News  |  12/8/2020
SaaS-based CRM giant Salesforce has acquired the collaboration and chat software company Slack, and announced new public cloud deployment options and automation tools for its platform.
10 Hot IT Job Skills for 2021
Slideshows  |  12/8/2020
For the first time in decades, some IT titles are experiencing a salary decline -- so be sure you have these high-demand skills.
Google Cloudís Penny Avril on Preparing for the Unexpected
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
Cloud resources must be prepared to adapt to tumultuous events, from sudden surges in online shopping to the repercussions of the pandemic.
Choosing the Right Cloud Technical Support Plan
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
Here's a quick review of some of the differences within support tiers from leading IaaS providers.
5 Use Cases for the Next Great Frontier in IT Services
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
IT leaders should take note of the industry dynamics and these emerging use cases in order to get ahead of their peers in the next few years.
Where JPMorgan Chase and Snap See Innovationís Next Steps
News  |  12/4/2020
AWS re:Invent speakers shared their perspectives on what propels change in their organizations.
What Tech Jargon Reveals about Bias in the Industry
Commentary  |  12/4/2020
Tech language was developed in the early days of computing, during a time when globally racism was much more explicit and often went unchallenged. But there is no reason we can't change it now.
ServiceNow Targets AI Business Value with Acquisition
News  |  12/3/2020
Element AI is ServiceNow's 4th artificial intelligence acquisition of 2020.
Cut IT Waste Before IT Jobs
Commentary  |  12/3/2020
Remember that cutting IT jobs doesn't just reduce the bottom line, it means the removal of talent, careers and institutional knowledge.
Andy Jassy: Speed is Not Preordained; Itís a Choice
News  |  12/2/2020
AWS CEO talks cloud, the changing landscape of enterprise IT, and the need to be maniacal and relentless to drive reinvention.
7 Business Continuity Lessons Any Organization Can Learn
Commentary  |  12/2/2020
Here are some habits that organizations can apply to overcome the challenges, keep employees safe, manage risk and come through any crisis, stronger than ever.
Ways to Make IT a Profit Center
Commentary  |  12/1/2020
While the idea of monetizing IT and converting it into a profit center is attractive, there are plenty of elements that should be thought through before deciding to go forward.


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