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How Startups Fit into Healthcare's Transformation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Learn how large organizations in life sciences and healthcare leverage innovation born from disruptive, entrepreneurial companies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/24/2020
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3 Questions That Can Determine the Success of a SaaS Product
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With only 10% of SaaS startups succeeding in todayís increasingly digital world, what questions can we ask in order to determine their likelihood of success?
By Phil Alves, CEO, DevSquad , 2/17/2020
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Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/14/2020
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Cloud Cost Optimization: Itís a Balancing Act
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Cost optimization goes beyond an engineering, stand-alone initiative. Here are some questions to ask and best practices to consider that might help you unlock the benefits.
By Preethy Vaidyanathan, Head of Strategic Initiatives, Tapad , 2/14/2020
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Cloud Threat Report Shows Need for Consistent DevSecOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Organizations continue to make choices for the sake of speed in innovation, which can leave them unnecessarily vulnerable.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/13/2020
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Report: AWS Lambda Dominates as Serverless Adoption Grows
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Survey by Datadog shows ongoing prevalence for Amazonís Lambda service as organizations scale up their use of serverless architecture.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/11/2020
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How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
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Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
By Christopher Tozzi, ITPro Today , 2/5/2020
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How Continuous Intelligence Enhances Observability in DevOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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The escalation of data and workloads in the cloud calls for continuous intelligence to maintain order.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/5/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 2/3/2020
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What Retail Can Build on and Get From Cloud in 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Demand for data-driven strategies and personalized interaction with customers push industry to embrace digital resources.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/20/2020
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Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
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Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
By Gaurav Sharma, Director of Operations, Chetu , 1/17/2020
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How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/16/2020
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Microsoft's Nadella Says Tech Intensity Will Drive Retail in 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Data is waiting to be leveraged for better insights on commerce and customer habits in the retail space.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/13/2020
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Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
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Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 1/9/2020
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Cloudflare Adds New Endpoint, Web Security Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
"Teams" and a new browser security acquisition expand the cloud firm's security offerings.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/7/2020
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How App Strategies Are Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/7/2020
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Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
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Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
By Cameron Jenkins, EVP, Modern Systems, an Advanced company , 1/6/2020
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AI Explosion Brewing in the Cloud for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/3/2020
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CIO Influence Shifts as Cloud Spending Rises
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As more IT spending goes to cloud providers, IT organizations are seeing their influence and control shift.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/31/2019
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How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
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A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be ďthe perfect progress metricĒ for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy. -- Data Center Knowledge
By Yevgeniy Sverdlik, Data Center Knowledge , 12/11/2019
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