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Content tagged with IT Strategy posted in June 2017
Air Force Intelligence Unit Goes Agile
News  |  6/30/2017
The US Air Force is determined to get more agile to produce applications that can be useful in times of conflict.
PG&E's Winning Recipe for a Mobile Asset Inspection App
News  |  6/29/2017
For PG&E a utility pole inspection app offers much more than a chance to replace paper.
Google Assistant Superior, but Alexa Owns Households
News  |  6/28/2017
Alphabet has a shot at winning the smart home device market with Google Home vs. Amazon Alexa, according to an Edison Investment Research report.
Successful CIOs: Practice Beats Personality
Commentary  |  6/28/2017
Deloitte's Global CIO study found that common behaviors, not personal qualities, differentiate IT leaders in high-performing businesses.
The Public Cloud and the Cost Savings Myth
Commentary  |  6/28/2017
The public cloud can be a valuable means to a more cost-efficient end, but don't think the savings are automatic.
Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?
News  |  6/27/2017
The latest book by MIT researchers Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explores the human/machine relationship and how businesses can prepare for the changes that the next 10 years will bring.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking
Commentary  |  6/26/2017
AI has taken some steps into banking, but it also is poised to revolutionize how banks learn from and interact with customers.
Automated Tools Ease Cloud Migration
Commentary  |  6/26/2017
With new tools appearing, automation and orchestration are having a major impact on easing the burden of moving to the cloud.
Globally, Chief Digital Officers Start to Take Hold
News  |  6/26/2017
A PwC survey of 2,500 leading companies finds 19% have apppointed CDOs, up 300% from the year before.
RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps
Commentary  |  6/23/2017
While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps.
Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
News  |  6/23/2017
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
News  |  6/22/2017
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
Want to Succeed at Data-Driven Transformation? Start Slow
Commentary  |  6/21/2017
Some organizations race into data-driven transformation. Others want to get everything "right" first. There's an optimal balance between the two.
Alibaba Edges in as Microsoft, Amazon Grow Stronger
News  |  6/20/2017
Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure as a Service shows a newcomer, Chinese supplier Alibaba; Amazon maintains its leadership.
IT Risk: Itís not 'Cyber' Ė Itís Worse
Commentary  |  6/20/2017
While hackers haven't put big companies out of business, there are plenty of examples of companies that failed because they were slow to respond to tech-driven market shifts.
When an On-Premises, Public Cloud Might be Right for You
Commentary  |  6/19/2017
There are several options for those companies that want a public cloud environment but also want to keep compute gear in house.
Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
Commentary  |  6/19/2017
To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
Blockchain Barges into Insurance via IBM, AIG
News  |  6/16/2017
IBM helps AIG create a cross-country, multi-party international risk policy tailored to use blockchain's security and trust.
Three Phases to Adapting an Omnichannel Business Model
Commentary  |  6/15/2017
IT becomes a key player as businesses move to create a seamless path to purchase with a singular view of their customers across all touchpoints, including in-store, online, mobile, social, call centers, direct mail and more.
Hybrid Cloud Is Gathering Steam for Small, Medium Businesses
News  |  6/15/2017
Harvard Business Review Analytics finds smaller enterprises gaining more from hybrid cloud than large enterprises.
7 Technologies that Enable a Microservices Architecture
Slideshows  |  6/15/2017
Organizations that implement microservices often adopt the architectural style alongside complementary technologies, including the seven in this slideshow.
A 4-Step Methodology for Finding the Right Cloud Provider
Commentary  |  6/14/2017
Don't rush into the cloud before taking the time to understand what you want, and what you need.
The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
News  |  6/14/2017
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
Six Steps to Achieve the Joys of Serverless Architectures
Commentary  |  6/14/2017
The are solid benefits in a move to a serverless architecture, but remember these six important considerations to undertake before going serverless.
The Uber of Roadside Assistance
The Uber of Roadside Assistance
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/13/2017
Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
DevOps Research Says Practice Yields Benefits Beyond Code
News  |  6/13/2017
Survey: Organizations that adopt disciplined DevOps thrive in ways that remain difficult for others; automation, quality, continuous delivery.
Toolmaker Adopts Amazon Greengrass for IoT
News  |  6/12/2017
Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.
Manufacturers: Disrupters or Disrupted?
Commentary  |  6/9/2017
Take a portfolio approach to digital transformation in manufacturing.
Research Suggests New Strategies for IT Training
News  |  6/8/2017
Giving test subjects direct instruction made them more likely to fall for phishing attacks and less likely to explore the advanced features of software. Mindfulness training had the opposite effect.
A 'Sensor to Sunset' Cloud Brokerage Platform that Enables IoT
A 'Sensor to Sunset' Cloud Brokerage Platform that Enables IoT
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/7/2017
Brenda Horn, VP of IT & CIO for Enterprise Computing Solutions at Arrow Electronics, talks about her company's InformationWeek IT Excellence award winning initiative from the InformationWeek News Desk.
Red Hat: Linux Handlers Can Learn To Manage OpenStack
Commentary  |  6/7/2017
Red Hat cloud architect Julio Villarreal-Pelegrino says you don't need to know OpenStack to succeed at implementing it.
Itís Time CIOs Get Real About Data Security
Commentary  |  6/6/2017
Your company's success in securing its data and network could depend on how the CIO delivers security messages to their peers in the C-suite.
Harvard Business Publishing Cuts IT Costs 18% With Cloud Move
News  |  6/6/2017
Director of IT Ken Griffin tells an Interop ITX audience there are savings on Amazon, provided you make it through the expensive, "migration bubble".
R.R. Donnelley Streamlines Logistics With Machine Learning
News  |  6/5/2017
The business communications giant breaks new ground in optimizing freight price quotes.
Cloud Power, Fear of Lock-in Grows Among IT Managers
News  |  6/2/2017
Mary Meeker's Global Internet Trends: As the digital age expands, so does fear of technology lock-in by cloud vendors.
A Common-Sense Approach to IoT
Commentary  |  6/1/2017
An Internet of Things strategy calls for small steps before you pick up the pace to stay ahead of competitors.


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