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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in November 2016
4 Ways Business Priorities Don't Align With IT
Commentary  |  11/30/2016
CIOs are well aware of changing business expectations, but often lack the resources, skills, or alignment to execute on expectations. The Deloitte 2016-2017 Global CIO survey reveals some stark disconnects between the business and IT.
Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact
News  |  11/29/2016
Juniper Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction?
RightScale Compares Pricing on AWS, Google and Microsoft
News  |  11/28/2016
Cloud management front-end firm RightScale works with Google, Microsoft, and Amazon and compares their discounted pricing.
Failure Fridays: Four Lessons We Learned
Commentary  |  11/25/2016
Tim Armandpour shares four lessons learned by implementing "Failure Fridays" at PagerDuty, and explains how your IT organization can benefit from the same approach.
Storage Survey: Cloud Storage Use Up, But Integration Still Sought
News  |  11/25/2016
A supplier of an object storage system asked 409 IT managers how hybrid cloud storage use was progressing. The answer: with some difficulties.
Predix, Digital Twin 'Think' About Operations Together
News  |  11/22/2016
At GE's Minds and Machines Nov. 15-16, GE illustrated how it's using Predix and a 'digital twin' to solve turbine maintenance issues.
RightScale: Cloud Customers Overspend On Services
News  |  11/17/2016
In a new study of its cloud computing customers over a three-month period, RightScale found that many are passing up savings, and that overprovisioning resources is still widespread.
Google Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise IT
News  |  11/16/2016
At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization -- and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft in offering more of these services through the cloud.
Successful Analytics Is All About The Infrastructure: Podcast
Commentary  |  11/16/2016
Claudia Imhoff shares insights on what a modern business needs from its analytics infrastructure and how IT departments can get from where they are to where the business needs them to be.
Chief Data Officers: More Report To CEO Than CIO
News  |  11/14/2016
A Gartner survey of chief data officers found that 30% of them are now reporting to the CEO. Also, many companies are creating a new Office of the CDO with its own staff, budget, and responsibilities separate from IT.
Cisco: Cloud-Native Apps Will Dominate By 2020
News  |  11/14/2016
Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index. The report finds that cloud traffic will represent 92% of all data center traffic by 2020, and that companies will build 485 hyperscale data centers in the next three years.
Google's Urs Holzle: Moore's Law Is Ending
News  |  11/10/2016
Google's Urs Holzle says cloud suppliers won't be able to bank the gains of Moore's Law much longer and will have to eke out advances elsewhere.
What Can IT Professionals Learn From New AWS VP?
Commentary  |  11/10/2016
In October, Adrian Cockcroft became VP of cloud architecture at Amazon Web Services (AWS). His career, which includes a long stint at Sun Microsystems and groundbreaking infrastructure work at Netflix, offers a range of lessons for IT professionals looking to fine-tune their own career goals in an era of digital transformation.
Poll: What Are Your Data And Analytics Priorities For 2017?
News  |  11/9/2016
As your IT organization and enterprise prepare technology budgets for 2017, what data and analytics topics are at the top of your priority list? Answer our Flash Poll and let us know -- and find out the results so far.
Drones As Compute Platforms In The Air: Podcast
Commentary  |  11/8/2016
Intel's Anil Nanduri talks with InformationWeek about the company's newest drone and the demonstration that shows that drones are a dynamic compute platform.
CIOs Get Strategic As IT Budgets Stay Flat
News  |  11/7/2016
Tech budgets are moving out of IT control and are expected to remain flat, but CIOs are gaining more influence across the broader enterprise, according to CEB Global's 2017 IT Budget Survey.
Disaster Recovery: The Cloud Changes Everything
News  |  11/4/2016
In a recent report, Gartner looks at the growing field of disaster recover as a service, and finds how this cloud-based approach differs from the more traditional approach to DR.
AWS Dominates IaaS, Stumbles In Managed Private Cloud
News  |  11/3/2016
Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the worldwide public IaaS market, is in tight competition in the PaaS market. But it's an also-ran when it comes to the managed private cloud category, according to a report from Synergy Research Group.
Digital Transformation Underway, Many Will Fail At It
News  |  11/3/2016
IDC has issued its IT FutureScape forecast for 2017, which includes 10 predictions for IT. Here's how cloud, mobile, social media, big data, AI, virtual reality, and other innovations are changing the world.
Data Analytics Pros Don't Feel The Love From C-Suite
News  |  11/3/2016
Data and analytics initiatives may underpin every digital transformation initiative, but can these programs be trusted? A new survey from KPMG shows that even those running the programs don't always trust them.
PARC CEO, Experts Discuss Digital Transformation
Slideshows  |  11/2/2016
At Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2016, the CEO of PARC brought three experts on stage to talk about digital transformation. InformationWeek found time after the session to go deeper into the subject.
Will Digital Economy Create A Developer Shortage?
News  |  11/2/2016
As more companies seek to transform themselves digitally and effectively become software companies, some are going to have trouble filling "the developer gap," according to a Cloud Foundry report.
Can IT Pros Succeed Without A Bigger Role In Business?
Commentary  |  11/2/2016
Is your current IT role giving you the kind of well-rounded opportunities you need to succeed in the next five to ten years? There's seems to be a disconnect between opportunity and expectations when it comes to the way IT pros are viewed in the larger context of enterprise digital transformation. Here's what we learned from the 2016 InformationWeek US IT Salary Survey.


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