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Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
How to Optimize Productivity in Fragmented Workplaces
Commentary  |  5/25/2020
With fast-changing markets, fragmented teams, and unprecedented business disruption, how can new work management approaches help leaders maintain productivity on the right work?
Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Commentary  |  5/21/2020
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
7 Tips on How to Build a Stronger Business/IT Partnership
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
To create the organizational resilience necessary in this new normal, businesses need to stop thinking of IT teams as just expensive gatekeepers.
Helping Developers and Enterprises Answer the Skills Dilemma
Commentary  |  5/19/2020
Understanding what developers want to upskill may be vital for retention and recruitment in an increasingly competitive search for top talent.
Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
Don't adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases.
Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us
Commentary  |  5/15/2020
Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person. But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition.
Adapting Cloud Security and Data Management Under Quarantine
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
Security Mistakes Your Work from Home Employees are Making
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
The new WFH environment, schedule freedoms and distractions are causing many to slip up and put sensitive company data at risk.
How to Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips for Women in IT
Commentary  |  5/13/2020
The lack of women in IT leadership demonstrates the current need for deeper investment in the next generation of women in technology.
Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
How Onyx Supports Its Cloud Migration with MicroStrategy
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Fluctuating needs for memory and the ease of automation compelled the commission processor to look for new alternatives to old methods.
Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/8/2020
Though motivations vary based on an organization's unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
IBM Think Digital Explores How Cloud Can Accelerate Agility
Commentary  |  5/7/2020
Opening sessions from the online conference offered insights on technologies that businesses might focus on to grow beyond the pandemic.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
How CIOs Can Grease the Wheels for Citizen Development
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Chief information officers who can successfully integrate citizen developers with IT will be able to accelerate digital transformation across their enterprise.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
Why Everyone's Data and Analytics Strategy Just Blew Up
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting data and analytics strategies in profound ways. Experts explain what your company should be doing right now.
4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
While ML can dramatically enhance an organization's security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
Managing FOMO While Working Remotely
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
Remote work and communication styles that arise with it will not disappear after the current pandemic concerns ease. Here's how IT teams can play a vital role in managing this.
Donít Forget the Human Side of Remote Working
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
One of the biggest mistakes a leader can make is blindly following a prescriptive list of one-size-fits-all tips and solutions for remote work.
Using Analytics to Improve IT Operations and Services
Commentary  |  4/30/2020
Analytics has already enhanced an array of business functions. Now it's IT's turn to benefit from analytics-driven insights.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Welcome to the Era of Extreme Agile
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Extreme circumstances necessitate extreme agility. Here's how to weather the storm amid widespread, systemic change.
Site Reliability Engineers: Living Under High Pressure
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Why the role of site reliability engineer is so stressful and what can be done about it.
Putting Cloud Resources to Work On COVID-19 Research
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
A fund to support projects studying the virus offers to make cloud technology more accessible to the research teams that aim to turn the tide on the pandemic.
One Size Doesnít Fit All for AI Regulation
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
The sheer scope of AI's impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
Clear Goals Essential for Results in Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
Virtual Assistants Are Coming Into Their Own
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
By helping get customers the info they need fast, and freeing up human workers, virtual assistants are now an essential member of any frontline response team.
Multi-Vendor Infrastructures Are Easier Than Ever to Manage
Commentary  |  4/23/2020
Now might be the right time to expand your horizons and take a second look at a best-of-breed technology adoption approach.
Apps That May Help Enterprises Get Through the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
With many organizations altering their operations in response to COVID-19, there are applications available that could aid in adapting to the current circumstances.
Generation Z is the Key to Accelerating Digitalization
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
These digital natives hold the key to not only unlocking but also fast-tracking the global effort in welcoming tomorrow's fully digital world. Here's why.
Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way.
Is Quantum Computing Ready for Prime Time?
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
Progress is steady, but the technology hasn't matured enough for most enterprises to truly benefit. Here's what needs to happen.
Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
3 Steps for Deploying Robotic Process Automation
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
RPA helps drive productivity and secure competitive advantages by maximizing resources already on hand. Here's how to effectively deploy it in your business.
How BlueWave Solar Leveraged DevOps to Increase Deployment
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Developer of community solar farms scaled up software development through Copado's platform.
7 Ways to Improve Software Maintenance
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Here are some approaches and steps organizations can take to perform software maintenance while creating as much time as possible for new software development.
Unlocking Business Potential with Digital Data Optimization
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Information is power. With data playing an increasingly important role in achieving enterprise success, IT leaders must learn how to squeeze the maximum value out of collected data.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
A Trial Run in Remote Work: Tips and Tricks From the Field
Commentary  |  4/14/2020
Though many of us may be unfamiliar with the work-from-home lifestyle, our current situation offers a glimpse into the future of work.
COBOL, COVID-19, and Coping with Legacy Tech Debt
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
Pressures from the pandemic expose risks of waiting too long to transform, get agile, and establish a path for scaling up.
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