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Tips for a True Multi-Cloud Strategy
Commentary  |  8/16/2018
Develop a multi-cloud strategy that can genuinely benefit your organization by following these recommendations.
Getting Smart About Knowledge Management
News  |  8/16/2018
For many organizations, knowledge management is a forgotten technology. Now, new attitudes and approaches may help KM systems live up to their original potential.
Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Commentary  |  8/13/2018
The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Commentary  |  8/3/2018
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
Digital Transformation Has a Digital Divide
News  |  8/2/2018
Companies in all industries are talking about digital transformation, but success may depend on whether the firms have world-class or ordinary IT organizations.
Tips for Assessing Cloud Migration Options
Commentary  |  7/31/2018
The decision process for selecting the right cloud options for various applications starts with an assessment of each individual application.
10 Top Barriers to AI Success
Slideshows  |  7/31/2018
Enterprises are eager to experience the potential benefits from deploying artificial intelligence, but if they want to be successful, they'll need to overcome these technological, organizational and cultural challenges.
The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
News  |  7/26/2018
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
How Your CRM Project Can Fail
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
Setting and sticking to business goals and engaging end users are among the ways to help your CRM implementation succeed.
Make Technology-Driven Change Stick
Commentary  |  7/23/2018
Successful implementation of a technology project starts with an understanding among the project team and the business teams that will use the technology.
Location Counts When It Comes to IT Salaries
News  |  7/23/2018
Education, skills, certification and experience all have an impact on IT paychecks, but so does where you live and work.
How Cloud is Transforming the Data Center
Commentary  |  7/19/2018
Consider how cloud options have changed the way we think of data centers in just a few years.
How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Slideshows  |  7/10/2018
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Commentary  |  7/10/2018
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
The Truth About Blockchain
News  |  7/9/2018
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
8 Things They Don't Teach You in Project Management School
Commentary  |  7/9/2018
Project management is about more than shepherding software through the development process. Don't forget the humans and the team dynamic.
Collaborative Design: Let the Customer Guide the Way
Commentary  |  7/9/2018
Communication between organizations -- IT buyers and suppliers -- today should be viewed as a dialogue that extends beyond selling and customer support to driving business strategy and product design.
The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
Commentary  |  7/6/2018
Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT
Commentary  |  7/4/2018
With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute and data closer to the user is now a necessity.
Fundings Provide a Peek into Emerging Tech
News  |  7/3/2018
Venture and angel fundings highlight where new technologies and companies are on the cusp of growth.
Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
News  |  6/29/2018
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
Forget the Robot Apocalypse: Learn How and Why to Automate
Commentary  |  6/29/2018
Enterprise executives considering an automation initiative need to be clear with internal and external stakeholders about how automation fits into the organization's priorities.
10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Slideshows  |  6/28/2018
Technology job seekers under 40 are looking for positions that include these keywords.
Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
News  |  6/27/2018
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
News  |  6/26/2018
Aimee Lessard didn't start off as a high-ranking analyst with the intelligence community and data analytics private sector companies. She learned on the job. Here are some of her recommendations for how to get started with analytics, machine learning and AI.
3 Things Execs Should Know About Machine Learning
Commentary  |  6/25/2018
Implementing machine learning isn't just about the technology; it requires organizational changes too.
3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
As the world of technology continues to change at a rapid pace, so do the roles and responsibilities of IT leaders.
Mid-career Decision Point: New IT Certifications?
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
Knowledge and skills are your most important career tools. Here's how to prove you're staying on top of the game.
3 Considerations When Implementing Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/15/2018
Get your digital transformation initiative off on the right foot by addressing three basic issues right up front.
How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS
News  |  6/13/2018
In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.
Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Commentary  |  6/13/2018
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
News  |  6/7/2018
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Commentary  |  6/1/2018
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
News  |  5/31/2018
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
News  |  5/30/2018
Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
Commentary  |  5/29/2018
A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
News  |  5/29/2018
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
Commentary  |  5/28/2018
It is clear that artificial intelligence will cause disruption in the workplace, but will it actually lead to mass job losses and discontent?
9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Slideshows  |  5/25/2018
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
GDPR and the End of the World
Commentary  |  5/25/2018
Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
News  |  5/24/2018
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
Take a Wrong Turn with ERP and Wind up in Court
Commentary  |  5/24/2018
Lesson learned decades after the dawn of ERP software: Read the fine print, and understand exactly what it means.
DevOps at Scale: Best Practices in Use Today
Commentary  |  5/23/2018
IT professionals in the field discuss some of the best practices that help to make DevOps initiatives successful.
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