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Content posted in November 2020
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.
Looking at the Cloud in 2021: Growth and Changes
Commentary  |  11/18/2020
CIOs will have a host of cloud options to choose from in 2021 as the cloud business evolves, according to a new Forrester Research report.
Predicting How Biden Might Tackle Tech Policy
Commentary  |  11/18/2020
Here's how one independent tech industry analyst thinks the Biden administration will tackle a wide range of tech industry issues in its first 90 days and beyond.
How to Approach Your Mission-Critical Big Data Strategy
Commentary  |  11/17/2020
Across industries, big data has joined traditional, structured data as a mission-critical element. Here's some advice for CIOs and big data leaders on how to get started.
Can Low Code Measure Up to Tomorrow’s Programming Demands?
Commentary  |  11/16/2020
It might be useful for organizations to adopt AI, automation, low-code, or no-code options for software development, but there may be limits to weigh.
How DevOps Teams Get Automation Backwards
Commentary  |  11/16/2020
Will automation speed up your processes, or will you end up with a brittle system that will demand constant attention and frequent, time-consuming fixes?
What Rubber Bands Can Tell Us About Enterprise AI
Commentary  |  11/13/2020
If we pay close attention to how AI is falling short and leaving humans with extra work, we can see exactly where the future lies (and how to get there).
Ways to Fight the Skills Gap in DevOps and the Cloud
Commentary  |  11/12/2020
Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
Why Distributed Cloud Is in Your Future
Commentary  |  11/12/2020
Most companies have a hybrid cloud strategy but IT departments are struggling with it. Distributed cloud addresses some of the issues.
Is Augmented Analytics Making the Difference It Advertises?
Commentary  |  11/11/2020
Vendors are continuously adding new capabilities to their products, but there are some fundamental things that enterprises need to get right before they see the benefits.
4 Methods to Scale Automation Effectively
Commentary  |  11/10/2020
Here are best practices on how to scale automation successfully beyond the initial deployment to create a high-demand and thriving automation function.
How to Optimize Your Cloud Operations
Commentary  |  11/9/2020
Fast, efficient, and affordable cloud performance is an achievable goal when you take advantage of essential optimization techniques.
Cloud Tech: The Make or Break in Today's Business Resiliency
Commentary  |  11/9/2020
Cloud is non-negotiable for business continuity in the COVID-19 era. Yet the scramble to get online has led businesses to forget about three key components.
What You Need to Know About Machine Learning Pipelines
Commentary  |  11/6/2020
As CI/CD flourishes to aid ML development, IT professionals have several options to learn about pipelines and maintaining data model reliability. Here's an overview.
9 Ways CIOs Can Creatively Use IT Audits
Commentary  |  11/4/2020
While audits are not fun, you can use them to your advantage and help improve IT throughout the organization.
What to Do When a Vendor Goes Out of Business
Commentary  |  11/4/2020
Here are seven steps IT and business leaders can take if a vendor critical to enterprise operations collapses.
IT Pivots: Survival Lessons From a Turbulent Year
Commentary  |  11/3/2020
2020 disrupted most companies' plans, but some were better positioned to weather the pandemic's impact than others.
The Inevitable Rise of Intelligence in the Edge Ecosystem
Commentary  |  11/2/2020
A new frontier is taking shape where smart, autonomous devices running data on 5G networks process information that can lead to near real-time insights enterprises need.
3 Common Roadblocks with AI Developer Tools for Enterprises
Commentary  |  11/2/2020
By recognizing important developer tool roadblocks organizations need to overcome now, we can expect a stronger and more powerful AI developer stack in the next 10 years.


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