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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.
How to Optimize Your Cloud Operations
Commentary  |  11/9/2020
Fast, efficient, and affordable cloud performance is an achievable goal when you take advantage of essential optimization techniques.
Cloud Tech: The Make or Break in Today's Business Resiliency
Commentary  |  11/9/2020
Cloud is non-negotiable for business continuity in the COVID-19 era. Yet the scramble to get online has led businesses to forget about three key components.
CIOs to Hit the Gas on Digital Business in 2021
News  |  11/6/2020
Corporate boards will fund digital business initiatives at a higher rate in 2021. Here's what else is coming.
What You Need to Know About Machine Learning Pipelines
Commentary  |  11/6/2020
As CI/CD flourishes to aid ML development, IT professionals have several options to learn about pipelines and maintaining data model reliability. Here's an overview.
What Quantum Computing Could Mean for Software Development
News  |  11/5/2020
Once the stuff of speculation, the growth of quantum software development may share some similarities with the rise of MLOps and AIOps.
9 Ways CIOs Can Creatively Use IT Audits
Commentary  |  11/4/2020
While audits are not fun, you can use them to your advantage and help improve IT throughout the organization.
What to Do When a Vendor Goes Out of Business
Commentary  |  11/4/2020
Here are seven steps IT and business leaders can take if a vendor critical to enterprise operations collapses.
How to Negotiate with Software Providers for the Best 2021 Deals
News  |  11/3/2020
Negotiating with big software vendors can be tricky. Here are some best practice tactics to help you get the best deal.
IT Pivots: Survival Lessons From a Turbulent Year
Commentary  |  11/3/2020
2020 disrupted most companies' plans, but some were better positioned to weather the pandemic's impact than others.
The Inevitable Rise of Intelligence in the Edge Ecosystem
Commentary  |  11/2/2020
A new frontier is taking shape where smart, autonomous devices running data on 5G networks process information that can lead to near real-time insights enterprises need.
3 Common Roadblocks with AI Developer Tools for Enterprises
Commentary  |  11/2/2020
By recognizing important developer tool roadblocks organizations need to overcome now, we can expect a stronger and more powerful AI developer stack in the next 10 years.
How to Manage the Data Deluge
Commentary  |  10/30/2020
Data is more like water, not oil -- too much of it can waterlog a business. How can an organization gain control of the volume? Here's a five-step process that can help.
4 Critical Questions to Ask Before Starting an AI Project
Commentary  |  10/30/2020
More businesses are taking on AI projects, but many still aren't finding success. Here's what you need to know before taking on your first artificial intelligence project.
AIOps, DevSecOps, and Beyond: Exploring New Facets of DevOps
Commentary  |  10/29/2020
The inclusion of security and artificial intelligence in the mix is making DevOps more complex but is also creating new possibilities to hasten delivery.
How CIOs Can Nurture a Culture of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/29/2020
To foster long-term resiliency and workplace innovation, IT leaders must invest in employees' skills and create an open and inclusive environment where people feel valued.
CIOs Brace for 2021: A Bumpy Ride With Lots of Opportunity
News  |  10/28/2020
How can CIOs help their organizations compete in 2021? Here's a look at the challenges ahead and the traits you need to succeed during what will be a bumpy year that is filled with opportunity.
Ways to Help CIOs and CFOs Calculate Cloud Costs and ROI
Commentary  |  10/28/2020
More tools are available to give enterprise leadership greater clarity on the expenses and opportunities that come from cloud migration.
Augmented Analytics Evolves to Make AI, BI Easier in 2021
News  |  10/27/2020
Augmented analytics has helped enterprises accelerate BI, analytics, and AI programs. Here's how it will advance for 2021.
IT Succession Planning: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About
Commentary  |  10/27/2020
What are the challenges for when it comes to succession planning, and what can IT leaders do to overcome them?
Should AI Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy?
Commentary  |  10/26/2020
Digital transformation strategies are common, but many enterprises lack an AI strategy. Where does it fit? Not everyone agrees.
Ready to Thrive in a Multi-Cloud Environment?
Commentary  |  10/26/2020
When building out a multi-cloud environment, it's important to focus on a unified strategy with the proper controls in place to manage applications, security and costs.
The Upside to Deepfake Technology
Commentary  |  10/23/2020
Deepfake technology has received its fair share of scorn, but as remote collaboration vendors incorporate more AI features into their offerings, the "deepfake" stigma will wane.
2020: The Year Everyone Became an IT Employee
Commentary  |  10/23/2020
The pandemic has rendered IT roles more demanding and more important than ever before. And every employee has essentially become an extension of the IT team.
Minimizing Human Errors to Improve Data Center Reliability
Commentary  |  10/22/2020
A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives.
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