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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: Where’s 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.
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.
Google Cloud’s 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.
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 Innovation’s 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; It’s 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.
5 Chatbot Use Cases to Steal
Slideshows  |  11/30/2020
Chatbots are the top use case of AI in the enterprise. If you are looking for a chatbot use case, here are five to consider.
Establish AI Governance, Not Best Intentions, to Keep Companies Honest
Commentary  |  11/30/2020
AI governance is a board-level responsibility to mitigate pressures from regulators and advocacy groups.
What's Holding DevOps Back?
Commentary  |  11/27/2020
DevOps teams are at different stages of maturity. However, there are some common challenges they face along the way.
Tech Decision Making: The Rise of the Developer
Commentary  |  11/27/2020
Developers and technologists are increasingly being given a "seat at the table" and forming peer relationships with executives regarding enterprise technology investments.
What Must Enterprises Learn to Increase ROI from the Cloud?
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
Reducing Security Talent Attrition by Increasing Diversity
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
CIOs and other IT leaders must attract, retain and hire professionals with broad cybersecurity skills, but that's not as easy as it sounds. Here's some advice.
Rethinking the IT Organization in a Post-COVID World
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
Pursuing initiatives across organization redesign, operational cost reduction, and process automation is a must to ensure success in the new business paradigm.
How Enterprises Prioritized AI in 2020
News  |  11/24/2020
Last year at this time, IT leaders were creating budgets and plans for AI initiatives. Here's how a pandemic impacted them.
What Comes Next for the COVID-19 Computing Consortium
News  |  11/24/2020
Supercomputing and academic resources to accelerate research into the virus shift gears as vaccines to fight the pandemic might be nearing production.
10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Slideshows  |  11/23/2020
While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare
Commentary  |  11/23/2020
To promote trust in artificial intelligence in healthcare, AI products and services must come from a deep understanding of user and patient needs and promote user and patient engagement.
Apple Discusses Going Cloud Native and the Growing Pains
News  |  11/20/2020
Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.
How to Create High-Impact Development Teams
Commentary  |  11/20/2020
Focus on the marathon, not the sprint. Here are three best practices for constructing effective, efficient dev teams.
Where Cloud Spending Might Grow in 2021 and Post-Pandemic
Commentary  |  11/19/2020
A study by Gartner points to organizations continuing and evolving IT plans that ramped up fast to move to the cloud in response to COVID-19.
Time to Rethink Your Enterprise Software Strategy?
Commentary  |  11/19/2020
While it may be counterintuitive to make sweeping changes to enterprise software strategies amid a pandemic, the payoff could be substantial in the long run.
Looking at the Cloud in 2021: Growth and Changes
Commentary  |  11/18/2020
CIOs will have a host of cloud options to choose from in 2021 as the cloud business evolves, according to a new Forrester Research report.
Predicting How Biden Might Tackle Tech Policy
Commentary  |  11/18/2020
Here's how one independent tech industry analyst thinks the Biden administration will tackle a wide range of tech industry issues in its first 90 days and beyond.
How to Approach Your Mission-Critical Big Data Strategy
Commentary  |  11/17/2020
Across industries, big data has joined traditional, structured data as a mission-critical element. Here's some advice for CIOs and big data leaders on how to get started.
Can Low Code Measure Up to Tomorrow’s Programming Demands?
Commentary  |  11/16/2020
It might be useful for organizations to adopt AI, automation, low-code, or no-code options for software development, but there may be limits to weigh.
How DevOps Teams Get Automation Backwards
Commentary  |  11/16/2020
Will automation speed up your processes, or will you end up with a brittle system that will demand constant attention and frequent, time-consuming fixes?
Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2021
News  |  11/13/2020
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the world of data and analytics in the enterprise? Here are the trends for 2021.
What Rubber Bands Can Tell Us About Enterprise AI
Commentary  |  11/13/2020
If we pay close attention to how AI is falling short and leaving humans with extra work, we can see exactly where the future lies (and how to get there).
Ways to Fight the Skills Gap in DevOps and the Cloud
Commentary  |  11/12/2020
Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
Why Distributed Cloud Is in Your Future
Commentary  |  11/12/2020
Most companies have a hybrid cloud strategy but IT departments are struggling with it. Distributed cloud addresses some of the issues.
IT Employment Trending Up; Data, Cybersecurity Skills in Demand
News  |  11/11/2020
There's a light at the end of the tunnel for IT pros who have been keeping a close eye on the job market. Plus, here are the skills that employers want in 2021.
Is Augmented Analytics Making the Difference It Advertises?
Commentary  |  11/11/2020
Vendors are continuously adding new capabilities to their products, but there are some fundamental things that enterprises need to get right before they see the benefits.
The Ever-Expanding List of C-Level Technology Positions
Slideshows  |  11/10/2020
IT professionals are gaining more opportunities to move up the corporate ladder. Here are 10 C-level IT titles that we know of right now, along with salary averages for those roles.
4 Methods to Scale Automation Effectively
Commentary  |  11/10/2020
Here are best practices on how to scale automation successfully beyond the initial deployment to create a high-demand and thriving automation function.
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