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Accelerating the Practical Use of AI
Commentary  |  1/18/2021
Artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions are becoming more common across industries. Use these four steps for a successful implementation.
Future Proof Your Enterprise IT Environment and Workforce Now
Commentary  |  1/15/2021
Don't bury your head in the sand. Train your people, advance your technology, and commit to prioritizing and protecting your most important assets before it's too late.
Why DevOps Will Have To Change This Year
Commentary  |  1/14/2021
Rocked by COVID in 2020, DevOps teams will face new challenges -- and opportunities -- over the next 12 months. Here's a look at what to expect.
Entering a New Chapter for Tackling IoT and ‘The Edge’
Commentary  |  1/13/2021
As more organizations adopt edge computing, they are also confronting new challenges. Among them are IoT and edge integration, security, support, durability and bandwidth.
Enterprise Analytics Kicks Off to a Promising Start
Commentary  |  1/12/2021
After a challenging 2020, the importance of analytics and a strong corporate data strategy becomes even more clear. Here are some trends to watch.
7 Steps to AI Success
Commentary  |  1/11/2021
Demand for artificial intelligence is growing, but success rates are underwhelming. Here's what you can do to maximize the value from your AI deployment.
Are No Code and Low Code Answers to the Dev Talent Gap?
Commentary  |  1/8/2021
An expected escalation of low-code app development might mean more IT duties could be shifted to citizen developers.
DevOps: Watch Out for These 5 Common Snags
Commentary  |  1/8/2021
Don't try to speed row on a frozen lake. DevOps is an exciting digital transformation initiative, but keep your eyes wide open as the new process unfolds or you'll get stuck.
4 Ways to Overcome AI Obstacles
Commentary  |  1/7/2021
Four out of five organizations haven't scaled their AI. Here are some ways to change that.
Making CI/CD Work for DevOps Teams
Commentary  |  1/6/2021
Many DevOps teams are advancing to CI/CD -- some more gracefully than others. Recognizing common pitfalls and following best practices helps.
Redefining the Business Analyst Role
Commentary  |  1/5/2021
Today, business analysts are expected to not only collaborate with business users as they have in the past but also to be active "doers" on IT projects that they undertake.
2021 Outlook: Tackling Cloud Transformation Choices
Commentary  |  1/4/2021
Weighing complex decisions on cloud adoption and how to make the most of it is a discussion more CIOs will face this new year -- and in the future.
Overcoming Challenges of Securing Cloud-Native Applications
Commentary  |  1/4/2021
With the trend toward cloud native applications, a new set of security challenges are arising. Here are solutions to address these head-on.
2021 Business Mindset: Finding the Good in Crisis
Commentary  |  12/30/2020
The path forward will not look like business as it has always been done. Instead, it will require thought, creativity and boldness.
Designing Your Roadmap for Rapid Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  12/29/2020
While business and IT leaders are under pressure to boost their digital transformation plans, they should stop, rethink, and assess before fully diving into a roadmap.
What Do We Do About Racist Machines?
Commentary  |  12/28/2020
We will never rid ourselves of all our biases overnight. But we can pass on a legacy in AI that is sufficiently aware of the past to foster a more just and equitable society.
Why Credit Karma Crafted a Tool to Automate Its DevOps Cycle
Commentary  |  12/24/2020
Personal finance company created a way to boost efficiency for developing and releasing features from its engineers.
2021: A Year of IT Career Opportunity
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
As we leap headlong into the new year, the outlook for IT leadership and career opportunities is bright -- albeit not entirely certain.
Balancing Business Resilience in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
Companies must strike the right balance between resiliency and efficiency if they want to weather the storms ahead over the long term.
IT's Pandemic Year: Lessons Learned for the Year Ahead
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
CIOs and IT organizations rose to meet tremendous challenges driven by a 100-year pandemic and how it has reshaped the world. Here are the lessons they are taking into 2021.
How Data, Analytics & AI Shaped 2020, and Will Impact 2021
Commentary  |  12/22/2020
Artificial intelligence and automation were key tools in the IT enterprises' pandemic war effort in 2020. Here's how they will continue to change the game in every organization in 2021.
What Manufacturing Can Teach Us About Operationalizing AI
Commentary  |  12/22/2020
There's considerable value in standing on the shoulders of the giants in industry who have learned from several decades of experiments in manufacturing.
Why Quantum Computing's Future Lies in the Cloud
Commentary  |  12/21/2020
When real-world quantum applications begin appearing, cost, complexity, and other issues will likely float them into the cloud.
Here’s How IT Leaders Can Adapt to Stricter Data Privacy Laws
Commentary  |  12/21/2020
Whether we are prepared or not, there will be a global shift toward strict data privacy rules in the coming year.
Ready for Desktop as a Service?
Commentary  |  12/18/2020
DaaS is one of the surprising cloud computing trends for this year and is expected to explode in 2021. Here are six signs that DaaS might be a good fit for your organization.
How to Build a DevOps Center of Excellence
Commentary  |  12/18/2020
Whether you are new to DevOps or a seasoned pro, a DevOps Center of Excellence can help your organization maximize the potential of DevOps.
How Tech-Focused Unicorns Adapt
Commentary  |  12/15/2020
Here's a playbook for tech companies with high-growth aspirations.
Predictions for AI in 2021
Commentary  |  12/14/2020
We look past the hype to provide some real-world predictions for artificial intelligence in the enterprise next year.
Data Governance is Broken
Commentary  |  12/14/2020
So how did we get here? Here are the three main ways data governance is failing us, along with some advice on how to address those areas.
Ways Data Scientists Can Stand Out in the Virtual Hiring Process
Commentary  |  12/11/2020
Searching for a job during a pandemic presents its own sets of challenges. Here are three tips on how to deliver an impactful interview.
How to Align DevOps with Your PaaS Strategy
Commentary  |  12/10/2020
Neither DevOps nor PaaS are new. However, aligning them is efficient and cost-effective.
A Question for 2021: Where’s My Data?
Commentary  |  12/9/2020
One of the more challenging issues for CIOs and other IT professionals moving into 2021 will be the ability to confidently locate, manage, and secure their company's data.
CIOs: The New Corporate Rock Stars
Commentary  |  12/9/2020
Here are five practical ways technology leaders can meet emerging obligations.
Choosing the Right Cloud Technical Support Plan
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
Here's a quick review of some of the differences within support tiers from leading IaaS providers.
Google Cloud’s Penny Avril on Preparing for the Unexpected
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
Cloud resources must be prepared to adapt to tumultuous events, from sudden surges in online shopping to the repercussions of the pandemic.
5 Use Cases for the Next Great Frontier in IT Services
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
IT leaders should take note of the industry dynamics and these emerging use cases in order to get ahead of their peers in the next few years.
What Tech Jargon Reveals about Bias in the Industry
Commentary  |  12/4/2020
Tech language was developed in the early days of computing, during a time when globally racism was much more explicit and often went unchallenged. But there is no reason we can't change it now.
Cut IT Waste Before IT Jobs
Commentary  |  12/3/2020
Remember that cutting IT jobs doesn't just reduce the bottom line, it means the removal of talent, careers and institutional knowledge.
7 Business Continuity Lessons Any Organization Can Learn
Commentary  |  12/2/2020
Here are some habits that organizations can apply to overcome the challenges, keep employees safe, manage risk and come through any crisis, stronger than ever.
Ways to Make IT a Profit Center
Commentary  |  12/1/2020
While the idea of monetizing IT and converting it into a profit center is attractive, there are plenty of elements that should be thought through before deciding to go forward.
Establish AI Governance, Not Best Intentions, to Keep Companies Honest
Commentary  |  11/30/2020
AI governance is a board-level responsibility to mitigate pressures from regulators and advocacy groups.
What's Holding DevOps Back?
Commentary  |  11/27/2020
DevOps teams are at different stages of maturity. However, there are some common challenges they face along the way.
Tech Decision Making: The Rise of the Developer
Commentary  |  11/27/2020
Developers and technologists are increasingly being given a "seat at the table" and forming peer relationships with executives regarding enterprise technology investments.
What Must Enterprises Learn to Increase ROI from the Cloud?
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
Reducing Security Talent Attrition by Increasing Diversity
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
CIOs and other IT leaders must attract, retain and hire professionals with broad cybersecurity skills, but that's not as easy as it sounds. Here's some advice.
Rethinking the IT Organization in a Post-COVID World
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
Pursuing initiatives across organization redesign, operational cost reduction, and process automation is a must to ensure success in the new business paradigm.
Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare
Commentary  |  11/23/2020
To promote trust in artificial intelligence in healthcare, AI products and services must come from a deep understanding of user and patient needs and promote user and patient engagement.
How to Create High-Impact Development Teams
Commentary  |  11/20/2020
Focus on the marathon, not the sprint. Here are three best practices for constructing effective, efficient dev teams.
Where Cloud Spending Might Grow in 2021 and Post-Pandemic
Commentary  |  11/19/2020
A study by Gartner points to organizations continuing and evolving IT plans that ramped up fast to move to the cloud in response to COVID-19.
Time to Rethink Your Enterprise Software Strategy?
Commentary  |  11/19/2020
While it may be counterintuitive to make sweeping changes to enterprise software strategies amid a pandemic, the payoff could be substantial in the long run.
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