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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation posted in January 2017
Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal
News  |  1/31/2017
A Dimension Data survey of development professionals found most enterprises have adopted agile methods, but only 14% can update hourly.
Break Down Those Silos To Gain Business Agility
Commentary  |  1/31/2017
If you want your enterprise to be agile, look first at your data silos -- silos packed with information -- that keep people and departments from communicating effectively.
What 2017 Will Bring for the Analytics Field
Commentary  |  1/30/2017
Enterprises have plenty of data; now it's time to put that data to work, answering questions such as "why" and "what's next".
Expert: Threats To Secure Cloud Operations Are Evolving
News  |  1/30/2017
John Howie, former COO of the Cloud Security Alliance, says secure providers aren't enough; threats to users are evolving fast.
Target CIO Transforms Retailer With In-house Talent, Agile
News  |  1/27/2017
Target hired Tesco veteran Mike McNamara 18 months ago as CIO and Chief Digital Officer to transform the company's IT and software development organization. Here's what he did.
Big Data Leadership: CIO, CAO, Or Maybe The Big Dog
Commentary  |  1/27/2017
In the discussion over who should lead a corporate big data initiative, maybe it should be someone other than the CIO, CAO, or CDO.
IT Service Management In Disruption, Moving Toward Automation
News  |  1/26/2017
A wave of change is sweeping through the suppliers of ITSM, reflecting the enhanced ability to add analytics and automation to the field.
Bridging the Hybrid Developer Divide
Commentary  |  1/26/2017
While companies strive to evolve and innovate with concepts such as cloud and DevOps, one challenge is to keep pace with new skills in the IT group.
Harnessing Analytics' Disruptive Power
Commentary  |  1/26/2017
For a company, product, or service to be disruptive, it takes more than technology. Analytics can point you to your opportunities.
Maintaining Team Focus In The Digital Maelstrom
Commentary  |  1/26/2017
For all of the devices and applications that are designed to make workers more efficient, factors such as regular interruptions translate into lost productivity.
Nokia: Don't Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings
News  |  1/25/2017
Nokia's total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud.
The Strategy Of Speed In IT
Commentary  |  1/25/2017
Speed in developing and delivering applications has obvious benefits, but IT leaders have to know when to move fast and when to proceed with care.
What Happens When a Customer of IT Becomes an IT Leader
Commentary  |  1/24/2017
When an executive shifts from being supported by IT to leading IT, one opportunity is to become a more customer-centric IT organization.
Achieve Application And Data Visibility In The Cloud
Commentary  |  1/24/2017
IT organizations need visibility into the cloud when their applications and infrastructure are out there. Without such visibility, well, you are flying blind.
How Kubernetes Came To Lead The Container Management Pack
News  |  1/24/2017
Kubernetes advocate points to software's roots inside Google, its self-healing features and its container cluster know-how.
What To Consider When Moving To Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Partner Perspectives  |  1/23/2017
Scalability, data availability, and agility are three reasons enterprises are making the move to HCI.
Deep-Seated Container Vulnerability Found, Corrected
News  |  1/23/2017
Researchers at SUSE and Docker turned up a previously unknown vulnerability in container operations and issued a patch.
Private Cloud In Retreat, Public Cloud To Fore: Report
News  |  1/19/2017
Our '2017 State of Cloud' report finds private cloud losing its viability and hybrid cloud operations too complex; public cloud use advancing.
Bain: Is Container Use Optional? Probably Not
News  |  1/17/2017
Containers are less an option and more an essential technology for achieving the agile company needed to survive in the digital economy.
Digital Workspaces Winning Acceptance Through Flexibility, Security
News  |  1/17/2017
VMware survey shows digital workspace users gaining enterprise agility through greater mobile workforce activity, added business initiative.
Enel Moves Onto Amazon To Implement New Utility Strategy
News  |  1/13/2017
The giant Italian utility, Enel, is moving to the cloud to support it's Open Power strategy around the world, adding green power sources.
Be Recognized For IT Excellence
Commentary  |  1/12/2017
Organizations of all sizes and from all sectors are invited to apply for the 2017 InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards.
Addressing The Runaway Demand For Information Security
Commentary  |  1/12/2017
With organizations going through digital transformation,IT leaders must fundamentally change how information security services are delivered, and make security part of everyone's job.
451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020
News  |  1/12/2017
451 Research sees containers filling a more prominent role in the cloud technologies market by 2020; the container ecosystem growing fast.
Global Survey: Innovation, Movement Of Data Get More Restrictions
Commentary  |  1/10/2017
Foundation finds more countries passing restrictions on use of intellectual property within their borders, export of data out.
Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home
Commentary  |  1/10/2017
The evidence is clear, digital transformation is the biggest driver in business today. Businesses that don't embrace the journey will be left behind by competitors and customers.
4 Ways Data-First Competitors Are Killing You
Commentary  |  1/10/2017
Data is the new oil. Those that figure out how to use it more effectively than their competitors are realizing significant, strategic benefits. But what's so unique about data-first companies? Technology? People? Culture? It turns out, there's more than meets the eye.
Supplying The Supply Chain
Commentary  |  1/9/2017
The supply chain is changing rapidly, often outside of the traditional IT structure. IT needs to get involved, bringing its skills and experience to the table.
Amazon: The Self-Fueling, Perpetual Motion Machine
Commentary  |  1/9/2017
Amazon's retail operation is now paired with what's known to be a highly successful cloud business: Are the two accelerating each other?
5 Things That Will Keep IT Execs Up At Night In 2017
Commentary  |  1/6/2017
The dawn of a new year brings hope of great things to come. But there also are challenges that are sure to keep IT executives awake with worry.
The Battle Over Analytics: Who Should Lead The Charge?
Commentary  |  1/5/2017
The IT organization has to carve out its role in a company's analytics strategy. What works? Either of two approaches.
'Snowmobile' Shows AWS At Its Blue-Collar Best
Commentary  |  1/5/2017
The surprise appearance of a tractor-trailer rig on stage at AWS ReInvent in Las Vegas illustrated a new way to move a petabyte of data into AWS data centers.
Server Survey: Footprint Can Be Cut 54% Via Upgrades, Cloud
News  |  1/3/2017
TSO Logic examined data from 10,000 customer servers and found how much upgrades can save in server count; right-sizing saves VM resources.
What the Last 10 Years Have Taught Us About Millennials
Commentary  |  1/2/2017
Yes, the millennial generation is different, but no more so than the generations that went before it.


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