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How to Retain Your IT Talent
Commentary  |  6/22/2021
Employee turnover is expensive, and it's a job seeker's market out there. Here's how to hang onto the talent you already have.
Automation Is a Game Changer, Not a Job Killer
Commentary  |  6/22/2021
Your employees may view automation as a threat rather than an asset. How can you shift their perspective and empower them to use automation to their own benefit?
How to Avoid the Leading Cloud Migration Mistakes
Commentary  |  6/21/2021
Moving operations into the cloud doesn't have to be a floating nightmare. Avoiding five common migration mistakes will help ensure a smooth and fast transition.
6 Steps Companies Can Take to Strengthen Their Cyber Strategy
Commentary  |  6/21/2021
Protecting an organization against advanced cyber threats requires innovative thinking and techniques. Here's some advice.
AIOps in the Cloud? Not So Fast
Commentary  |  6/18/2021
AIOps is a trending buzzword in the cloud sector. CIOs are skeptical now, but that won't last.
The CIO’s Role in Innovation
Commentary  |  6/17/2021
Innovation often comes from customer-driven feedback loops, but a CIO's organization can be the perfect "internal" testbed for innovation.
3 Ways CIOs Can Enable Innovation Within a Hybrid Workforce
Commentary  |  6/16/2021
Preserving the momentum of innovation activities and generating new ones is a riddle that many CIOs needed to solve in the hybrid workplace.
Green IT: Are We There Yet?
Commentary  |  6/15/2021
IT teams have long been trying to economize energy consumption in data centers, but they still have a way to go. Here are eight approaches that IT can use to further green initiatives.
Checks and Balances: 3 Tips for Securing SaaS Apps
Commentary  |  6/14/2021
Software as a service users are bypassing on-premises IT security solutions. CISOs can lower enterprise risks using a modern security approach to enable business users while keeping data safe.
What We Can Do About Biased AI
Commentary  |  6/11/2021
Biased artificial intelligence is a real issue. But how does it occur, what are the ramifications -- and what can we do about it?
Machine Learning Basics Everyone Should Know
Commentary  |  6/10/2021
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, neural networks. ML terms are often used synonymously, but their differences are important to understand.
What SolarWinds Taught Enterprises About Data Protection
Commentary  |  6/10/2021
A new approach is emerging to help stay on top of data protection, assuming the system has already been breached.
Seeking an Oasis in a Data Desert
Commentary  |  6/8/2021
Gaps in data quality, particularly due to supply chain issues during the pandemic, is becoming a serious influence on planning effective machine learning models.
Ways to Put a Lid on Cloud Waste
Commentary  |  6/7/2021
It's easy to underuse and overspend on cloud assets. The good news is that there are tools and practices that IT can apply to better manage cloud assets and tamp down the waste.
Making the Move to a SaaS Usage-Based Model
Commentary  |  6/7/2021
For enterprise companies making the transition from on-premises to SaaS, here are four things they should prioritize to set themselves up for success.
The Future of Supercomputers: Democratization Is Critical
Commentary  |  6/4/2021
To stay ahead in the global supercomputing competition, the US must invest in initiatives that further democratize the high-performance computing field.
Preparing for the Upcoming Quantum Computing Revolution
Commentary  |  6/3/2021
Quantum computing promises to radically transform IT operations and services. How will your organization manage the change?
Automation Strategies Are Shaping Up
Commentary  |  6/3/2021
A combination of older and newer technologies is making a difference in IT workload management. Here are six areas of IT automation that are delivering results today.
Hiring and Attracting Tech Talent With an Engineering-First Mindset
Commentary  |  6/2/2021
In a job market where a skilled engineer can go across the street for a bigger paycheck, the best way to get and keep great employees is by building an environment where they can thrive.
Investing in the Cybersecurity Workforce of Tomorrow
Commentary  |  6/1/2021
How can organizations help bridge the cybersecurity skills gap? Consider untapped talent pools, including those within your organization, partner with community groups, and more.
How Enterprises are Evolving Their NLP
Commentary  |  5/28/2021
Natural language processing is the subset of AI that powers voice bots and text-based analytics. Here's how it's evolving in the enterprise.
How to Get Developer and Security Teams Aligned
Commentary  |  5/28/2021
Aligning developer and security teams can help improve security posture, and in most cases, it can be achieved without adding additional tooling.
Data is the Cure for What’s Ailing the Supply Chain
Commentary  |  5/27/2021
With a seismic shift to online purchasing, consumers want to get what they want and when they expect it.
How CIOs Can Advance Company Sustainability Goals
Commentary  |  5/26/2021
Companies are under pressure to reduce their carbon footprint. CIOs play a critical role.
Return to Office Risks Worth Considering
Commentary  |  5/25/2021
In 2019, most white-collar employees worked in an office. In 2020, they worked from home. Now, it's a mix, but enterprises may not be prepared.
How IT Corrected Business Blind Spots During the Pandemic
Commentary  |  5/25/2021
IT leaders have been essential in correcting blind spots -- business and technology issues that lingered just outside the priority view -- that were exposed by the pandemic.
The Future State of the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/24/2021
Here are some trends revealed from a decade's worth of research.
Universities Are Failing Software Developers
Commentary  |  5/21/2021
Why new software development grads are struggling to land jobs, and how universities can modify their curriculum to set students up for success.
Automation is an Essential Survival Skill for Every Modern IT Organization
Commentary  |  5/20/2021
The use of automation to cope with rapidly expanding or marginally efficient workloads is all too often considered as a last resort, after all other remedies have been exhausted. That's not the way to approach it.
Do Private Data Centers Make Sense Anymore?
Commentary  |  5/18/2021
What becomes of private data centers as hybrid architecture continues to evolve and redefine the norm?
How 2020 Shaped Transformation for Public Sector CIOs
Commentary  |  5/18/2021
The pandemic brought new emphasis on the need for agile and resilient IT infrastructures and operations. Here's how the challenges of the past year can inform more effective strategies.
How to Take AIOps from a Promising Concept to a Practical Reality
Commentary  |  5/17/2021
Network and infrastructure management has always been complicated. AIOps promises to simplify things.
How to Upskill Your Staff for AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  5/17/2021
Upskilling teams in machine learning and artificial intelligence can help you organically build a future-ready workforce with the necessary skills to face upcoming challenges.
What to Do in the Wake of the Colonial Pipeline Hack
Commentary  |  5/14/2021
Cyberattacks don't just impact a single organization. It's one of the energy industry's worst kept secrets that they're behind the curve of digital transformation.
Using Data as Currency: Your Company’s Next Big Advantage
Commentary  |  5/14/2021
Though challenges arise when implementing a strategy to capitalize on data currency, the rewards are worth the effort. Here are six ways to unlock the value of your data.
C-Suite Changes to Come
Commentary  |  5/12/2021
The C-suite has expanded, but will the trend continue? Likely yes, but how depends on what your company values most.
Tech Leaders: Steps to Take on Your Digital Transformation Journey
Commentary  |  5/12/2021
Transformation can sound daunting, but companies that last do it over and over again. Take a gut check, plan, get the right technology -- and go.
How to Optimize Legacy Systems for Forward-Looking Change
Commentary  |  5/11/2021
There may be ways to further the life and usage of legacy systems while also exploring newer options.
The 6 Dimensions of a Winning Resilience Strategy
Commentary  |  5/11/2021
Identifying what needs to change and putting in place an effective resilience strategy is now a critical business differentiator.
What Will Be the Next New Normal in Cloud Software Security?
Commentary  |  5/10/2021
Accelerated moves to the cloud made sense at the height of the pandemic -- organizations may face different concerns in the future.
The Cloud Comes of Age Amid Unprecedented Change
Commentary  |  5/10/2021
The cloud is set to help businesses lead by outmaneuvering uncertainty. It's now imperative that they lean into the cloud and catch up with leaders before the gap becomes too large.
Move Over, Zoom, Holograms Are Next
Commentary  |  5/7/2021
COVID-19 obliterated business travel. Some companies are partially replacing it with holograms.
5 Reasons Open Source Is Critical To Going Cloud Native
Commentary  |  5/7/2021
Cloud native is in the spotlight with COVID-19-driven digitalization. Here's how open source is making it shine.
How to Enable Data at Operational Speed
Commentary  |  5/6/2021
Achieving data at operational speed requires a fundamentally different mentality than looking to the past for answers. Here are three steps companies can take.
Key Courses for CIOs in 2021
Commentary  |  5/5/2021
Even busy CIOs need to make time for continuing education. Here are some key topics and courses that are worth your time in 2021.
How to Recruit AI Talent and Keep Them Happy
Commentary  |  5/5/2021
Data and analytics leaders looking to expand their AI teams should understand how to recruit, hire, organize, train, and retain AI talent to ensure long-term AI success.
Lessons I've Learned From My Career in Technology
Commentary  |  5/4/2021
After more than 30 years as an IT professional, I find it interesting that while a lot has changed, some things remain the same. Here's some advice I'd like to offer to those starting out in their careers.
Deep AI Verticalization: No Silver Bullets
Commentary  |  5/3/2021
AI may seem to work wonders under the right conditions, but it is far from a fix for all problems.
Demystifying Quantum Computing: Road Ahead for Commercialization
Commentary  |  5/3/2021
In the coming years, quantum computers will likely far exceed the performance of today's supercomputers and as such, will open entirely new opportunities for organizations.
Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  4/30/2021
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
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