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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation posted in March 2017
Interop ITX: 9 Bonus Events
Commentary  |  3/31/2017
If you are going to May's Interop ITX conference in Las Vegas, don't miss all the fun stuff.
Managing APIs Is an Increasingly Complex Burden
News  |  3/31/2017
Cloud Elements study analyzes data on enterprise API use and concludes that API use is growing rapidly, but it also takes careful management.
If Machines Are Replacing CFOs, Why Did I Become One?
Commentary  |  3/30/2017
The CFO for SAP shares thoughts on how intelligent machines are likely to displace, but not, replace her and other white collar managers.
Inscrutable Amazon Bill: Behind It, a $1 Million Savings
News  |  3/28/2017
When Segment found its AWS bill going up unexpectedly, it did a deep dive to find the cause and realized a $1 million annual savings.
Maritz IT's Journey: From Sinkhole to Full Business Partner
News  |  3/23/2017
Gerry Imhoff knew things had to change, but it would need to be a culture change, not a new generation of technology.
RightScale's State of Cloud: Cut Wasted Use
News  |  3/22/2017
RightScale issued its sixth annual State of the Cloud report and found Docker a top DevOps tool, but concerns about 30% usage cloud waste.
3 Data Governance Challenges Today's Companies Face
Commentary  |  3/21/2017
Data governance policies are full of holes that can become expensive pitfalls. We explain some of the stumbling blocks.
Straighten the Flow of DevOps with Data
Commentary  |  3/21/2017
An effective DevOps program relies on application data to highlight patterns such as which features users rely upon.
Cloudbleed: Final Damage Assessment Still Pending
Commentary  |  3/21/2017
Cloudflare CEO Prince has published a persuasive case that Cloudbleed hasn't caused any detectable damage. Let's go slow on that.
The Hardest Part of Digitization: Cultural Change
Commentary  |  3/21/2017
Companies that fail to come up with a clear strategy and roadmap face the risk of being stranded in organizational inertia.
4 Reasons CIOs Need to Attend Interop ITX
News  |  3/20/2017
Consider just a few of the reasons a CIO should join the rest of their IT team at Interop ITX, instead of staying back at the office this year.
Cloud Benefits: Liberty Group Tech Chief Knows What They Are
News  |  3/20/2017
When The Liberty Group found increasing demand for its services in 2012, it rehired Rob Hiltbrand to take it to the cloud.
Integrate Serverless With Your On-Premise IT Operations
News  |  3/17/2017
AbbVie architect Keith Townsend will discuss how serverless functions in the cloud can be meshed with IT operations on premises when he presents at Interop ITX.
CIOs Should Make 5 Changes to IT Funding in an Age of Digitization
Commentary  |  3/17/2017
Historical approaches to IT funding and the mechanisms used to prioritize and track technology spending do not support the changes that new technology initiatives require.
Should You Fire Conscientious Objectors?
Commentary  |  3/16/2017
When it's time to embrace organizational change, leaders may be faced with the reality of how to handle what may be well-reasoned questions and resistance from some subordinates.
A Cloud Move Means Big Changes for IT Operations
News  |  3/14/2017
At Interop ITX, JP Morgenthal of CSC will describe what changes when it comes to operations management in a move to the cloud.
Future of Data Summit Tackles AI, Machine Learning
Commentary  |  3/14/2017
Learn about how real-world enterprise organizations are advancing projects in AI, machine learning, virtual reality, and more, to add value for consumers and drive revenues.
Reach the Data-Driven Summit: 6 Things to Know
Commentary  |  3/13/2017
Becoming a data-driven organization requires finding the right combination of people, processes, and technology to enable a data-driven culture.
Interop ITX Preview: Top IT Career Resources
Commentary  |  3/13/2017
In a sneak preview to presentations taking place Interop ITX, career development expert Katy Tynan offered tips and resources for getting ahead in IT.
Elevating Women in Tech: Practical Strategies
Commentary  |  3/10/2017
Addressing the under-representation of women as technical practitioners, Interop ITX speaker Patricia Dugan outlines some of the issues that the IT and tech sectors need to address.
The Secret Sauce to Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences
Commentary  |  3/8/2017
Networking company Ciena developed an internal strategy to improve it's customer relationships.
Transformation is About a Culture, Not a Project
Commentary  |  3/7/2017
While some people are just starting to talk about digital transformation, Intuit has been embracing transformation -- in the corporate and IT sense -- for decades, as Interop ITX speaker Olga Braylovskiy explains.
Is Amazon's Growth Running A Little Out Of Control?
Commentary  |  3/7/2017
AWS operations explains that it was tougher to restart its S3 index system this time than the last time they tried to restart it.
10 New Make-or-Break Priorities for the CIO
Slideshows  |  3/7/2017
As the move toward digital innovation continues, CIOs are increasingly challenged from all angles and with new responsibilities and new technologies.
Red Hat Expert: OpenStack May Not Be As Complex As You Think
Commentary  |  3/6/2017
Red Hat's principal cloud architect says you can get into OpenStack, one step at a time, accomplishing business objectives along the way.
Serverless Computing Isn't Simple to Explain
Commentary  |  3/2/2017
Serverless computing is a concept that's difficult to encapsulate in a few short words, as illustrated in our expert discussion.
Deploying Containers to the Cloud: Many Options
News  |  3/1/2017
At Interop ITX 2017, a container deployment expert will demonstrate how users can select an option for moving containers to the cloud.


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