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posted in April 2017
It can take a bit of work, but you can move your legacy COBOL applications to the cloud.
Chatbots, IoT, predictive analytics, and virtual reality/augmented reality all are poised to change how businesses are run and how business and the consumer interact.
Organizations of all sizes have to consider the use of big data analytics, and understand how analytics fits into the corporate strategy.
As organizations move toward continuous integration and delivery of applications there are multiple ways in which things can go wrong.
It's decision time for enterprises as an increasingly mobile workforce needs anytime, anywhere access to ERP systems.
Navigating the maze of data sovereignty laws can be intimidating, organizations should not let this deter them from making the move if companies do their due diligence.
It's time to rethink the role and structure of IT in the enterprise.
As low code, which minimizes the amount of coding needed to build out applications, becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise.
Emerging technologies might make your current IT job expendable, but there are steps you can take to make yourself more valuable than ever.
Governments have an opportunity to continue as leaders in innovation, but that role may require some changes in the leadership mindset and strategy.
With cloud computing proving itself in major organizations, those who have managed cloud migrations have learned lessons that they can share with cloud newbies.
In an era of constant corporate change and innovation, IT leaders are faced with the challenge of knowing how even the slightest change could have a big negative impact.
Don't think that innovation and digital disruption are just about technology; the people matter even more than the tech.
Have you ever considered how state and local government IT departments differ from yours? The challenges are unique, the solutions creative, and the lessons learned could help the private sector more effectively assess and enhance the state of their own IT.
Rather than resist shadow IT, CIOs can work as partners with the departments that are running the applications, keeping company data safe and secure.