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Content tagged with Software posted in November 2018
Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
Commentary  |  11/30/2018
The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
News  |  11/29/2018
Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here's what AWS presented as proof.
Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War
News  |  11/29/2018
IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies.
Big Data Governance – Metadata Is the Key
Commentary  |  11/29/2018
A new approach to data governance is needed in the age of big data, when data is scattered throughout the enterprise in many formats, and coming from many sources.
It's a Business, not Tech Transformation
Commentary  |  11/28/2018
Your digital transformation strategy isn't primarily about technology but about rethinking the future of the business.
Using Blockchain to Support Trustworthy Transactions on the IoT
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
Recent computer industry developments set the stage for demonstrations of how blockchain can help to turn Internet of Things networks into trusted environments.
9 Reasons Why Women Leave Tech Jobs
Slideshows  |  11/27/2018
If you think most women quit because they just don't like working in IT or because their jobs don't offer the work-life balance or parental leave they need, think again.
A Digital Twin Approach to Predictive Maintenance
Commentary  |  11/26/2018
Predictive maintenance solutions powered by digital twins help to precisely monitor equipment health and timely recognize potential anomalies. However, there are some limitations to the deployment.
Open Source at 20: What's Next?
News  |  11/21/2018
As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals.
Five Tips to Becoming a More Agile Business
Commentary  |  11/21/2018
Companies across every industry will need to become more nimble and responsive to remain competitive in today's fast changing marketplace.
How Automation Empowers the CIO to Think Outside the IT Department
Commentary  |  11/20/2018
The CIO's role is evolving into one that is more business focused, and it's a new generation of tech tools that enables that shift.
IT Recruiting: Time for New Approaches
Commentary  |  11/20/2018
In today's market you'll need to find experienced IT people differently than you have in the past. IT leaders and other experts talk about how they do it.
The Errors That Should Keep Alexa (and Your IT Team) Up at Night
Commentary  |  11/19/2018
The key to innovating with conversational technologies is understanding what consumers will expect from voice technology.
6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
News  |  11/16/2018
Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year.
Voice is Dead, Long Live Voice
Commentary  |  11/16/2018
How do we maintain the human touch in a world of systems designed to fake it?
Why Mixed Reality is Messed Up, for Now
Commentary  |  11/15/2018
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) were supposed to transform user experiences, but technologies have had false and soft starts in various industries. Here's why.
Decoding Programmers: How Emotions Can Change Code
Commentary  |  11/15/2018
So, do you know which human emotions cause developers to commit more errors, or generate more code?
Key Characteristics of Digitally Mature Organizations
Slideshows  |  11/14/2018
This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life.
The CIO’s Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard
Commentary  |  11/14/2018
CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard.
Data Silos: Now and Forever?
Commentary  |  11/13/2018
Data management experts share suggestions on why we are still dealing with data silos and how to break them down.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019
Commentary  |  11/13/2018
Our listings of the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics can help streamline your IT product selection process.
What Special Ops Taught Me About TechOps
Commentary  |  11/12/2018
A look at how a day of special forces-style training delivered benefits in the technology realm.
The Security Missing From 5G
News  |  11/9/2018
For all of the excitement about the coming 5G mobile networks, there are a few words of caution from security experts.
The Deadly 7: Why So Many IT Transformations Fail
Commentary  |  11/8/2018
Solid planning and effective execution of that plan can help an IT transformation set the stage for a new era of enterprise success.
Are Company Valuations Bogus?
Commentary  |  11/7/2018
Boards of directors should know that the value of their company's intangible assets probably outweighs the value of their tangible assets. However, their lack of specific knowledge about the details is resulting in lawsuits.
DevOps Vendors at the Forefront in 2019
Commentary  |  11/7/2018
As DevOps becomes a widespread enterprise trend, vendors are expanding and improving tools to incorporate DevSecOps and further address cloud and open source needs.
Consumer Privacy and the Role of Technology in Compliance
Commentary  |  11/6/2018
It's time for organizations to look inward to ensure that their privacy policies build trust with customers while enhancing the customer experience.
Who's Hot in Data & Analytics: Top Vendors to Watch
Commentary  |  11/6/2018
Organizations are using data to facilitate digital transformation, making data analytics a booming market. We highlight vendors that are addressing enterprise challenges with products for advanced analytics, machine learning, and data governance.
Cloud Vendors on the Rise in 2019
Commentary  |  11/5/2018
The largest cloud providers may be familiar names, but their offerings are changing and the cloud marketplace is rapidly evolving. Browse our list of cloud vendors to watch in 2019.
Getting DevOps Wrong: Top 5 Mistakes Organizations Make
Commentary  |  11/2/2018
Time spent working on DevOps projects has opened a window into some common mistakes that organizations make when trying to deliver a true DevOps initiative.
How to Dethrone Inefficient Software in Your Organization
Commentary  |  11/2/2018
It's time for companies to adopt modern approaches to software, like SaaS, and that means embracing change and abandoning "we've always done it this way."
Rethink Customer Service Tools to Be the Solution, Not the Problem
Commentary  |  11/1/2018
Despite the proliferation of new technology tools for customer service centers, efficiency is falling. What to do?
AI and the Death of 'Employment for Life'
Commentary  |  11/1/2018
When AI brings about job losses and changes our careers, remember that we've been through this before, time and again.


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