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Content posted in April 2020
Using Analytics to Improve IT Operations and Services
Commentary  |  4/30/2020
Analytics has already enhanced an array of business functions. Now it's IT's turn to benefit from analytics-driven insights.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Welcome to the Era of Extreme Agile
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Extreme circumstances necessitate extreme agility. Here's how to weather the storm amid widespread, systemic change.
Site Reliability Engineers: Living Under High Pressure
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Why the role of site reliability engineer is so stressful and what can be done about it.
Top 10 Programming Languages in Demand Right Now
Slideshows  |  4/28/2020
These are the programming languages most likely to be used in enterprise IT and most likely to help you get a job.
Putting Cloud Resources to Work On COVID-19 Research
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
A fund to support projects studying the virus offers to make cloud technology more accessible to the research teams that aim to turn the tide on the pandemic.
One Size Doesnít Fit All for AI Regulation
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
The sheer scope of AI's impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
Clear Goals Essential for Results in Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
Virtual Assistants Are Coming Into Their Own
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
By helping get customers the info they need fast, and freeing up human workers, virtual assistants are now an essential member of any frontline response team.
Multi-Vendor Infrastructures Are Easier Than Ever to Manage
Commentary  |  4/23/2020
Now might be the right time to expand your horizons and take a second look at a best-of-breed technology adoption approach.
Apps That May Help Enterprises Get Through the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
With many organizations altering their operations in response to COVID-19, there are applications available that could aid in adapting to the current circumstances.
Generation Z is the Key to Accelerating Digitalization
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
These digital natives hold the key to not only unlocking but also fast-tracking the global effort in welcoming tomorrow's fully digital world. Here's why.
CFOs: COVID-19 Work-from-Home Plans May Be Permanent
News  |  4/21/2020
When the crisis began, there was a scramble to move workers home. Now CFOs are considering making those positions permanently remote to help with cutting efforts.
Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way.
Is Quantum Computing Ready for Prime Time?
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
Progress is steady, but the technology hasn't matured enough for most enterprises to truly benefit. Here's what needs to happen.
Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
3 Steps for Deploying Robotic Process Automation
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
RPA helps drive productivity and secure competitive advantages by maximizing resources already on hand. Here's how to effectively deploy it in your business.
7 Ways to Improve Software Maintenance
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Here are some approaches and steps organizations can take to perform software maintenance while creating as much time as possible for new software development.
How BlueWave Solar Leveraged DevOps to Increase Deployment
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Developer of community solar farms scaled up software development through Copado's platform.
Unlocking Business Potential with Digital Data Optimization
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Information is power. With data playing an increasingly important role in achieving enterprise success, IT leaders must learn how to squeeze the maximum value out of collected data.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
Enterprise Risk Teams Tackle Coronavirus Troubles
News  |  4/14/2020
Enterprise risk management teams are on the job evaluating supply chains, cybersecurity risks, remote work issues, and other challenges as business confronts the impacts and opportunities brought by COVID-19.
A Trial Run in Remote Work: Tips and Tricks From the Field
Commentary  |  4/14/2020
Though many of us may be unfamiliar with the work-from-home lifestyle, our current situation offers a glimpse into the future of work.
COBOL, COVID-19, and Coping with Legacy Tech Debt
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
Pressures from the pandemic expose risks of waiting too long to transform, get agile, and establish a path for scaling up.
Where to Find Cost Savings When Using the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
These management strategies can help enterprise organizations rein in costs for public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments.
How to Round Out Cloud Talent
Commentary  |  4/10/2020
Getting the cloud talent you need when you need it can be tough, but creative problem-solving can help.
Businesses Rewrite 2020 Budgets and Plans Amid COVID-19
News  |  4/9/2020
A few new surveys of executives and business leaders provide some insight into shifting plans as industry weathers the coronavirus pandemic.
We Will Need All the Automation We Can Get
Commentary  |  4/9/2020
Enterprise automation is not a cause for alarm but a societal imperative. Here's why.
15 Best Places to Work in Technology 2020
Slideshows  |  4/8/2020
These tech companies get the best ratings from Glassdoor, Indeed.com, and Comparably.
7 Tips to Help Attract and Retain Data Science Talent
Commentary  |  4/8/2020
As firms across all industries seek to turn data, the greatest asset of the digital age, to their advantage, attracting and retaining the right talent is essential.
Data Management Heads into Major Transition
News  |  4/7/2020
Data management and the tools that power it are on the cusp of a major transition that is poised to make the jobs of data engineers easier.
Why Hewlett Packard Enterprise Tapped Okta for GreenLake
Commentary  |  4/7/2020
HPE's IT as-a-service turns to a third party to handle its access management.
Analytics Pros Called to Duty in COVID-19 Crisis
News  |  4/6/2020
Professionals who work in the field of analytics are being called on to apply their expertise as executives make decisions on how to respond to wildly different business conditions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
AIís Impact on Data Protection Strategies
Commentary  |  4/6/2020
Is your data protection strategy ready for artificial intelligence? Here are a few things IT leaders and businesses should keep in mind.
Using a Virtual Warehouse to Manufacture Real-World Tools
Commentary  |  4/3/2020
An aircraft parts supplier explores a cloud-based resource to transform how it responds to demand.
IT Recruitment: Time to Take a Non-Traditional Path
Commentary  |  4/3/2020
Here are some non-traditional ways that IT leaders can fill their open positions and create a more diverse workplace.
Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  4/2/2020
Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic.
Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
The Robots Are Still Coming
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots?


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