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IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
News  |  5/15/2020
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/8/2020
Though motivations vary based on an organization's unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
Managing FOMO While Working Remotely
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
Remote work and communication styles that arise with it will not disappear after the current pandemic concerns ease. Here's how IT teams can play a vital role in managing this.
Top 10 Programming Languages in Demand Right Now
Slideshows  |  4/28/2020
These are the programming languages most likely to be used in enterprise IT and most likely to help you get a job.
Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait
Commentary  |  3/31/2020
An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers.
Get Serious About SaaS Management in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  2/26/2020
While a software-as-a-service model leaves processing in the service provider's hands, there's plenty of work left for the IT group when it comes to administering the relationship and in supporting employee users.
AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
SAP Gives Enterprise IT Customers an Extension
News  |  2/10/2020
ERP giant SAP wants all its customers to migrate to its new platform S/4HANA, but it's a time consuming and expensive process. So the company is extending maintenance on its earlier platform.
Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
ITSM Platforms Gain Artificial Intelligence
News  |  2/7/2020
AI will become an integral part of IT service management and related tools. Here's a look at what ServiceNow is doing to incorporate artificial intelligence.
Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
As developers face the challenge of making complex AI and machine learning applications work on edge-computing devices, options to support Tiny ML are emerging.
Vertical AI is the New Black
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The reality of AI adoption is out of sync with the hype that AI has generated. However, where artificial intelligence is prepared to prove itself is in vertical market applications.
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Slideshows  |  2/3/2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
Top Applications Businesses are Using
News  |  2/3/2020
A cloud data warehouse company came in first as the fastest growing application in a new report of the most popular business applications from Okta.
What's the True Impact of California’s New IoT Law?
Commentary  |  1/31/2020
While there are a few specifics that IoT manufacturers will have to adhere to, the remainder of the law is a bit fuzzy in terms of consequences.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/29/2020
We've updated our collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Slideshows  |  1/28/2020
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
Where Common Machine Learning Myths Come From
Commentary  |  1/27/2020
There are a lot of misconceptions about ML that can have a negative impact on one's career and reputation. Forrester and ABI Research weigh in.
The Changing Role of IT in the Customer Experience Era
Commentary  |  1/27/2020
The role of IT as just a back-office function within an organization is a thing of the past.
How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
How App Strategies Are Evolving
Commentary  |  1/7/2020
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/5/2020
Developers don't sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just what's going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
How Applying Labels and Other Tactics Keep AI Transparent
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Understanding how AI models and AI-based applications work, what they can and cannot do, and where there is potential for ethical issues is core to putting AI to work for your organization.
It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
Dealing with IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Commentary  |  11/21/2019
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package.
When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
Stalled Enterprise AI Gets Unstuck from Surprising Source
News  |  11/14/2019
Enterprises have stalled in deploying AI to production, but platform investments from commercial providers may help them wrangle their open source models.
What Happens When You Inject Security into DevOps: DevSecOps
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
If you think that the security reviews that your DevOps team conducts are enough, give it another thought.
Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes
News  |  10/29/2019
IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
Workplace Tech: Death by 1,000 Apps?
Commentary  |  10/25/2019
Investing in every shiny new tool won't necessarily make your work space more productive or give your company a competitive edge.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Opening Up to Open Source
Commentary  |  10/23/2019
Today, open source and the enterprise are more interconnected than ever before, sharing valuable projects, time, and resources.
SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
News  |  10/17/2019
SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations.
Blockchain Loses Its Luster, for Now
News  |  10/10/2019
Last year if you had a tech problem, blockchain was the answer. Now blockchain has reached the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Getting from AI Pilot to Scale
News  |  9/30/2019
So you've succeeded with your automation and AI pilot project. Now how do you get to scale?
Human Touch Needed to Balance Prospects and Fears of AI
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Events held at Microsoft and Samsung in New York highlight the need for data scientists to maintain humanity in AI development.
How the Chief Data Officer Role is Evolving
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
The CDO role continues to change with competitive pressures. Where are you on your journey and what do you need to do to get to the next level?
Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Commentary  |  9/12/2019
In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
Does AI Competence Matter?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
News  |  9/5/2019
By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
IT Careers: 10 Places to Look for Great Developers
Slideshows  |  9/4/2019
You might be surprised by which universities are graduating the most highly skilled developers, according to a recent study.
Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects?
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