Profile of Joao-Pierre S. RuthSenior Writer
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Joao-Pierre S. Ruth has spent his career immersed in business and technology journalism first covering local industries in New Jersey, later as the New York editor for Xconomy delving into the city's tech startup community, and then as a freelancer for such outlets as TheStreet, Investopedia, and Street Fight. Joao-Pierre earned his bachelor's in English from Rutgers University. Follow him on Twitter: @jpruth.
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Banking and financial services giant turned to Genesis’s platform to tackle certain app development.
Lessons learned from the pandemic and the aftermath of the Sunburst cyberattack puts the IT trends report issued by SolarWinds in a special context.
Even with the best intentions to transform, organizations that lack in-house cloud knowledge may struggle to compete.
When the Pentagon pulled the plug on the $10 billion cloud deal, it raised questions on how big IT contracts might be handled going forward.
Results from an Accenture survey point to risk of missing out on strategic advantages if organizations focus strictly on cost-savings from the cloud.
Expectations for them to deliver game-changing strategies may push chief technology officers to take on new responsibilities and decision-making powers.
Nonprofit DevOps academy takes educational approach to open up career opportunities for the underserved as well as address ongoing demand for IT personnel.
Snack food giant Mondelēz aims to get ahead of the curve in software development by building up its citizen developer community.
The reshaping of the CIO role and app development continues as more organizations find ways to include no code, low code, and citizen developers in their IT and operational strategies.
Execs from the TV broadcaster spoke at the INS1GHTS conference about modernizing their tech stacks to meet digital demand.
The value of accessing data faster at the edge took center stage during keynote for HPE Discover 2021.
The outage of Fastly’s services lasted all of 49 minutes, yet its widespread impact shows how pervasive reliance on the cloud has become.
Optical observatory under construction using InfluxData to help it process data to be collected over time from the stars.
Research and agriculture technology provider turned to automation software to make its data and resources more digestible for a move to the cloud.
Genealogy company sought a different approach to corral its software development and deployment.
CIO discusses how the organization migrated custom solutions to cloud-based applications and AIOps to cut costs and the burden on in-house developers.
While organizations amass data they want to leverage, Purdue University is working to marry data science academics to those real-world needs.
Nearly one year after taking on his current post, Jeremy Legg talks about leveraging the cloud and transformation at the mobile and broadband company.
Panel of major league sports at the AWS Summit Online discussed how they use machine learning to crunch fast-paced data into digestible content.
Keynote address during DeveloperWeek Global looked at how engineering teams may be affected by lasting changes to work formats.
Accelerated moves to the cloud made sense at the height of the pandemic -- organizations may face different concerns in the future.
Panel at the Axway Summit Americas discussed elements that may help improve gender parity in the technology scene.
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
Founder of Deloitte’s women in data science and analytics group on importance of inclusion in technology.
Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
CIOs might use AIOps to help manage deployment of new products while also maintaining the resiliency of existing applications.
'We must do more to cultivate new jobs and new worker skills.' -- Irving Wladawsky-Berger, research affiliate, MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Cloud services provider increases backing for group aimed at further shrinking the gender gap in the technology workforce.
The first of the major cloud services providers joins the fledgling trade association’s technical advisory council.
Website for baseball analysis turned to MariaDB SkySQL as it looks to take on more game data from domestic and international sources.
One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailer’s revamp of its infrastructure.
Developing applications fast while working with HIPAA-compliant data meant finding a resource to take some weight off professional developers.
Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized.
New leadership chosen for the cloud services provider as parent company Amazon sets the stage for its future.
Managing director with private investment firm discusses opportunities that may emerge as cloud matures.
Improving the inclusiveness of tech careers can start with education access for a broader demographic.
Changing the image and perception of cybersecurity might help attract more diverse talent to the field.
The stage has been set for more cloud transformation with the role CIOs play in the equation continuing to evolve.
Despite ongoing efforts to further diversify who fills the ranks of tech jobs, seeing real results is taking a protracted amount of time.
Ecommerce market for auto parts faced a rapid overhaul of its IT infrastructure when new leadership put growth plans in motion.
Next-gen cloud innovations may empower more users to establish a new balance of creation and consumption.
A panel at DeveloperWeek took a look at potential exposure organizations may face if their DevSecOps cycle does not include observability of apps.
More automation of IT operations may be on the way to industry and regulated sectors that have yet to embrace its possibilities.
After being bombarded at the start of the pandemic with new services and the need to securely connect remote staff, what comes next for CIOs?
Not every company can or wants to go cloud native but that does not mean they are completely cut off from the advantages of DevOps.
Women in IT panel talks potential benefits of taking more proactive, inclusive approaches to fill the ranks of tech teams.
Gartner analyst breaks down how the collaboration might make it easier for enterprises to deliver on AI app development in the cloud.
Change looms as the chief executive at the dominant player in cloud computing prepares to lead parent company.
Toxicology lab finds flexible way to scale up its resources that also cut costs while increasing the pace of testing.
Though some doubt low-code apps are suitable for consumers and other end users, champions of such platforms say otherwise.
When AWS bounced Parler from its servers, it raised questions about continuity of service other companies may need to consider.
Deloitte’s 2021 outlook posits enterprises should double down on digital transformation and reskilling. What about those not ready to commit to change?
Discussion with the NY Enterprise Tech Meetup pulls the curtain back on a startup evolving into a public company that works with larger players.
Closing days of CES 2021 looked at the impact cloud may have on businesses going forward and the importance of cloud architecture.
CES session presented possibilities that might be unlocked if these evolving technologies are put to work on urgent challenges.
Keynote speaker on the first night of tech conference laid out possibilities that are opening up through the new broadband cellular standard.
An expected escalation of low-code app development might mean more IT duties could be shifted to citizen developers.
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.
Personal finance company created a way to boost efficiency for developing and releasing features from its engineers.
Toy giant spoke at AWS re:Invent about its transformation to better scale its online resources to accommodate customer demand.
More options are emerging to retrain workers for possibly career-changing roles in the transforming enterprise landscape.
DeveloperWeek New York keynote examined problems and solutions to get the most out of agile software development.
Conference sessions shows midsize enterprises weigh costs and uncertainty about the cloud against potential time savings and efficiency.
Cloud resources must be prepared to adapt to tumultuous events, from sudden surges in online shopping to the repercussions of the pandemic.
AWS re:Invent speakers shared their perspectives on what propels change in their organizations.
AWS CEO talks cloud, the changing landscape of enterprise IT, and the need to be maniacal and relentless to drive reinvention.
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
Supercomputing and academic resources to accelerate research into the virus shift gears as vaccines to fight the pandemic might be nearing production.
Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.
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.
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.
Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
Once the stuff of speculation, the growth of quantum software development may share some similarities with the rise of MLOps and AIOps.
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.
The inclusion of security and artificial intelligence in the mix is making DevOps more complex but is also creating new possibilities to hasten delivery.
More tools are available to give enterprise leadership greater clarity on the expenses and opportunities that come from cloud migration.
Interop Digital conference tackled why it is important for IT professionals to develop vulnerability remediation habits.
Part of the future is already here as AI increases its influence on hybrid cloud and the digital transformation equation, according to Ruchir Puri.
VMware CTO’s keynote at Interop addressed coping with mismatches between business practices and adopting new technology in an organization.
Women in IT summit looks at what might come next in digital transformation well after the pandemic.
Report from Accenture examines ways transformation might cut down energy consumption and possibly give CIOs and CTOs more to contribute to the enterprise.
Discussion at VMworld points to possibilities that AI might open up for cloud, software development, and automation in business.
Changing human behavior and leadership support were integral to driving a more agile approach to software and firmware development.
Potential continues to build for possible technology applications at the edge of the forthcoming update to wireless infrastructure.
Interop keynote session will tackle exploring innovation while also maintaining systems.
Helping end users better understand what they can do with a new resource might boost long-term adoption.
Ventana Research posits that in uncertain times architecting systems, even on premises, means adopting cloud principles to be agile and adaptable.
As technology matures to be cheaper, faster, and more powerful, it creates new possibilities with micro data centers and AI chips at the edge.
The pandemic and overall public discussions about law enforcement cast a light on streamlining and providing transparency in standards and accreditation management.
Panel at the SaaStr Annual discusses the changes cloud has brought to data and what may be on the horizon.
Survey asserts security may be increasingly top of mind, but many organizations are unsatisfied with their current footing on that front.
Continuous app deployment via the cloud can lead to errors that monitoring software may help sort out.
Continuity Global Solutions found a long-term way to handle confidential team collaboration through Workstorm’s platform.
Standard Chartered taps Truera to pull back the veil for better transparency on how its data gets analyzed and the predictions algorithms make.
More developers are going cloud native, with enterprise software production expected to follow suit, according to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
Logan County, West Virginia, updates its emergency operations resources with cloud-based platforms that offer access to location data and onsite video.
A new certification program aims to foster more development in a segment of machine learning that would run on small devices at the edge.
A survey by Redgate highlights expectations and reservations the healthcare sector has about diving into DevOps methodology.
Federal agency finds a way to increase its efficiency tackling a growing number of projects by leveraging a solution from Smartsheet.
CTO for the global investment research firm discusses strategy to bring dev teams to public cloud and how New Relic fit into those plans.