How to Break Your App-Dev Logjam
Greg Newton, vice president of technology at Asurion, says his company is now producing five, or even more, software releases each week - all thanks to a new development approach.
My Algorithm is Better than Yours
New tools allow business users -- not just data scientists -- to leverage algorithms and venture into machine learning. But, handle with care because the choice of bad data means bad results.
IT Leadership: Winning at What Cost?
A key challenge for business and IT leaders is establishing -- and evolving -- a company culture that balances the need for winning with playing by the rules.
Enterprises Get AI Head Start with As-A-Service
Enterprises are embracing artificial intelligence and it's component technologies -- machine learning, natural language processing/text analytics, and computer vision. But are they ready? Here's how AI-as-a-service may ease their entry into these new technologies.
A Different Take on Voice Interfaces, IBM Launches Watson Assistant
Watson Assistant will be delivered via IBM partner devices such as electronics embedded in cars and apps branded by hotel companies. Beyond customer engagement and service, the real value to these partners will be in the data they collect about customers and how they use it to customize customer experience.
Don’t Neglect Your Data in a Rush to the Cloud
Greg Hoffer, vice president of engineering at GlobalScape, says that sometimes customers get so caught up in the cloud's fast-and-easy mantra they don't fully think out the security implications for their data.
Why the CIO Needs to Be a Salesperson
Whether they are making a case to the board for new IT investments or working with find the right technology fit for end users, CIOs have to sell, sell, sell.
Real-Time Analytics is Spreading and Getting Easier
Is your organization in production with real-time analytics and event stream processing? Are you doing a pilot of the technology? Here's a look at where the technology is today, along with some of the more popular use cases.
3 Myths About the Site Reliability Engineer, Debunked
As automation becomes a fact of life, newer roles, such as site reliability engineer, emerge. For IT pros looking for their next move, here's a little background about the role as well as some common misunderstandings about it.
Big Data Tech Hadoop and Spark Get Slow Start in Enterprise
There are plenty of success stories about Hadoop in the enterprise, but those may be the exception and not the rule. Gartner Research VP Merv Adrian provides a reality check on deployment rates, successes, and failures of big data technologies in the enterprise.
Manage What You Can't See: No Magic Required
Andi Mann, chief technology advocate at Splunk, is a big proponent of 'observability' - knowing what's happening with all systems, services and apps to be able to fix and, eventually, prevent problems.
Digital Transformation Is Advancing
Digital transformation is taking off across industries, although not all sectors are maturing at the same pace. A new Infosys report reveals the details of the key technology investments, goals and outcomes.
How Valuable Is Your Company's Data?
Organizations consider data one of their most valuable assets, but exactly, how much is that data worth? Most business leaders can't answer the question yet. But venture capitalists, financial analysts and board members increasingly want to know.
Create an All-Star Tech Team: Welcome Remote Workers
Want to recruit the best talent to your team, or the best talent that is willing to relocate? Expert John O'Duinn says you can upgrade your team by opening the door to remote workers, and he offers best practices on how to work with distributed teams.
6 Ways to Get Users to Love Self-Service Analytics
If your enterprise wants to spread self-service analytics throughout the organization, buying the platform or tool is just the first step. It's just as important to get people to actually use it. Here's how some successful companies are doing it.
How to Hack Your Biased Brain
You, and everybody you know, is biased, and it impacts the decisions you make. We spoke with an unconscious bias expert about how you can break free and make better decisions, for yourself and for your company.
DevOps Futures: SREs, Re-Skilling, and New-Ops
It's time to ditch the phrase no-ops. DevOps gives IT the opportunity to expand their current skill sets in new roles and become better leaders by managing cross-functional teams. No, all we see are new-ops.