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What Must Enterprises Learn to Increase ROI from the Cloud?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/25/2020
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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/23/2020
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Apple Discusses Going Cloud Native and the Growing Pains
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/20/2020
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How to Create High-Impact Development Teams
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Focus on the marathon, not the sprint. Here are three best practices for constructing effective, efficient dev teams.
By Ashish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CTO, Productiv , 11/20/2020
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Where Cloud Spending Might Grow in 2021 and Post-Pandemic
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
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.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/19/2020
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Time to Rethink Your Enterprise Software Strategy?
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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.
By Rob Roberts, Director, Opportune LLP , 11/19/2020
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Looking at the Cloud in 2021: Growth and Changes
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
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.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/18/2020
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Ways to Fight the Skills Gap in DevOps and the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/12/2020
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Why Distributed Cloud Is in Your Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Most companies have a hybrid cloud strategy but IT departments are struggling with it. Distributed cloud addresses some of the issues.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/12/2020
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How to Optimize Your Cloud Operations
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Fast, efficient, and affordable cloud performance is an achievable goal when you take advantage of essential optimization techniques.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/9/2020
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Cloud Tech: The Make or Break in Today's Business Resiliency
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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.
By Paul Gaynor, Global Technology and Alliance Consulting Leader, PwC , 11/9/2020
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How to Negotiate with Software Providers for the Best 2021 Deals
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Negotiating with big software vendors can be tricky. Here are some best practice tactics to help you get the best deal.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/3/2020
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The Inevitable Rise of Intelligence in the Edge Ecosystem
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
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.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/2/2020
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Ways to Help CIOs and CFOs Calculate Cloud Costs and ROI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
More tools are available to give enterprise leadership greater clarity on the expenses and opportunities that come from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/28/2020
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Ready to Thrive in a Multi-Cloud Environment?
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When building out a multi-cloud environment, itís important to focus on a unified strategy with the proper controls in place to manage applications, security and costs.
By Jim Demetrius, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, TBI , 10/26/2020
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Why Higher Ed CIOs Should Embrace Moving to the Cloud
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An initial cloud migration investment can deliver both immediate and long-term benefits -- especially if the infrastructure evolves along with an institutionís digital operations.
By Dave Michaud, VP, General Manager, Contegix , 10/21/2020
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Think Like a Chief Innovation Officer and Get Work Done
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
VMware CTOís keynote at Interop addressed coping with mismatches between business practices and adopting new technology in an organization.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/13/2020
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Is Cloud Migration a Path to Carbon Footprint Reduction?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Report from Accenture examines ways transformation might cut down energy consumption and possibly give CIOs and CTOs more to contribute to the enterprise.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/5/2020
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Nvidia and VMware CEOs Explore AI Infrastructure Potential
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Discussion at VMworld points to possibilities that AI might open up for cloud, software development, and automation in business.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/30/2020
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Microsoft Exec: How Enterprises are Democratizing Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
During her Interop Digital keynote, Microsoft's Alysa Taylor will discuss how technology has been a catalyst for accelerated value and change in 2020.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2020
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Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  11/16/2020
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