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Content posted in March 2021
Time to Shift Your Job Search Out of Neutral
News  |  3/31/2021
Just holding onto the job you had was what most people wanted to do a year ago. But the allure of higher salaries may be wooing some IT pros to greener pastures.
Innovation in a COVID World: 4 Steps for CIOs To Get It Done
Commentary  |  3/31/2021
You want to launch new products, meet your customer's needs, and grow the business. Here's how.
Why IT Roles Are Broadening
Commentary  |  3/30/2021
The world of IT is constantly evolving and with it, IT positions. However, there's no one path that will suit all organizations.
Making the Business Case for Edge Computing
Commentary  |  3/29/2021
Understanding how and where edge computing fits into an organization's overall IT road map goes a long way toward formulating a business case for it within your organization.
Are Your Cloud Costs Outpacing Your Growth?
Commentary  |  3/29/2021
Here are three key business areas to investigate as you assess how the cloud is serving your larger business goals.
AWS Names Selipsky as Next CEO to Succeed Andy Jassy
News  |  3/26/2021
New leadership chosen for the cloud services provider as parent company Amazon sets the stage for its future.
How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? It’s Complicated
Commentary  |  3/26/2021
While cloud computing is becoming ever-more common in enterprise IT, what the hype leaves out is that most companies are still relatively early in the adoption cycle.
What Bain Capital's David Humphrey Sees in Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  3/25/2021
Managing director with private investment firm discusses opportunities that may emerge as cloud matures.
Addressing ‘Zoom Fatigue’ Head-On in the Future of Team Conferencing
Commentary  |  3/25/2021
Even as team conferencing platforms increase in capability and complexity, the potential for fatigue and disinterest in using the technologies is rampant. But AI improvements may soon address the risks.
Why and How the Chief Information Officer Role is Changing
Commentary  |  3/24/2021
Business competitiveness rules and technologies are constantly changing, and with them, the role of the CIO.
What IT Leaders Can Do To Diminish Fear Within Their Teams
Commentary  |  3/24/2021
Fear can stop great work in its tracks. CIOs and other IT managers must play a vital role in helping staff push fears aside so they can focus on excellence.
Texas County Turns to Low-Code Database for Vaccine Registrations
News  |  3/23/2021
Tarrant County has registered over 800,000 people for vaccines using a cloud-based, web-facing, low-code database technology.
What IT Leaders Need to Know About Open Source Software
Commentary  |  3/23/2021
Here are answers to some common questions about open source technology, which can be a key enabler of innovation and digital transformation efforts.
How Scholarships Can Support Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
Commentary  |  3/22/2021
Improving the inclusiveness of tech careers can start with education access for a broader demographic.
5 AI-for-Industry Myths Debunked
Commentary  |  3/22/2021
Although artificial intelligence has become omnipresent, its uptake in business remains hampered because of gaps in knowledge and awareness.
Common AI Ethics Mistakes Companies Are Making
Commentary  |  3/19/2021
More organizations are embracing the concept of responsible AI, but faulty assumptions can impede success.
In Process Optimization, Look Beyond the Ax and Stopwatch
Commentary  |  3/19/2021
While maximizing speed and efficiency is important in process optimization, considering your overall objectives enables you to achieve even better results.
10 Ways Enterprises Can Use the Edge
Slideshows  |  3/18/2021
Edge computing is very much a work in progress, but there are several interesting use cases at work today and more anticipated for the future. Here's a look at the possibilities.
Ways to Break Gender Gridlock in Cybersecurity Careers
Commentary  |  3/17/2021
Changing the image and perception of cybersecurity might help attract more diverse talent to the field.
6 Tips for IT Pros Aspiring To Be a Modern-Day CIO
Commentary  |  3/17/2021
The job responsibilities of a chief information officer are not what they once were. Today, it's all about being a well-rounded business leader. Here's some advice.
Finding the Right Balance of On-Site and At-Home IT Workers
Commentary  |  3/16/2021
Some IT staffers don't want to come back to the office, while others can't wait to return. Here's how IT leaders can plan for a split workforce in a post-pandemic workplace.
AI One Year Later: How the Pandemic Impacted the Future of Technology
Commentary  |  3/16/2021
With changing behaviors of consumers and the operational needs of companies, artificial intelligence has become a business enabler.
How to Define Your Edge Computing Architecture
Commentary  |  3/15/2021
The growth of edge computing and IoT will require rearchitecting IT infrastructures. Here are some options to consider before you get started.
AI Must Play a Role in Data Cloud Management
Commentary  |  3/15/2021
The past year has forced businesses to pivot and modernize their technology, including making the move to the cloud and using the flexibility and scalability of artificial intelligence.
Red Hat CIO Kelly Talks Hybrid Cloud for Post-Pandemic World
Commentary  |  3/12/2021
The stage has been set for more cloud transformation with the role CIOs play in the equation continuing to evolve.
How a Sponsor Can Help Elevate Your Career in IT
Commentary  |  3/12/2021
In a highly competitive market, a strong sponsor relationship can help advance you in your tech career. Here are my tips on making the process a simple and successful one.
CIO Agenda for Right Now: Priorities a Year Into the Pandemic
News  |  3/11/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we do everything. Now it's time to assess the changes and refactor your operations and digital transformation plan.
10 Hot IT Job Titles for 2021
Slideshows  |  3/10/2021
The technology job market is evolving. These are the roles most in demand right now.
Low-Code and No-Code Platforms: What IT leaders Should Consider
Commentary  |  3/10/2021
Though the opportunity is immense and may help guide the course of modern development, IT decision makers should vet the advantages and disadvantages before diving in.
How CIOs Can Recruit More Women into IT
News  |  3/9/2021
Studies show that gender diversity improves profits, revenue growth, stock price performance, and more. Yet women make up only 31% of IT organizations.
Enabling Your Workforce for the Digital Workplace
Commentary  |  3/9/2021
Building the digital workplace helps increase agility and resilience, but there are distinct steps to implementing it effectively, especially on an accelerated timeline.
Ways to Take Representation of Women in Tech to New Levels
News  |  3/8/2021
Despite ongoing efforts to further diversify who fills the ranks of tech jobs, seeing real results is taking a protracted amount of time.
IT Automation: Still Room for Improvement in Some Spots
Commentary  |  3/8/2021
We've come a long way with autonomous computing. Here's a look at what's working in production, and areas that are still considered a work in progress.
How CarParts.com Leveraged AIOps Strategy While Scaling Up
Commentary  |  3/5/2021
Ecommerce market for auto parts faced a rapid overhaul of its IT infrastructure when new leadership put growth plans in motion.
How to Make Waste-Free Product a Reality in Your Organization
Commentary  |  3/5/2021
Zero product waste is extremely difficult to achieve but getting close to it is possible. Here are some tactics.
How We’ll Conduct Algorithmic Audits in the New Economy
Commentary  |  3/4/2021
Today's CIOs traverse a minefield of risk, compliance, and cultural sensitivities when it comes to deploying algorithm-driven business processes.
Adopting New Technologies in a Multi-Generational Workplace
Commentary  |  3/4/2021
We're starting to see larger disparities in how different age groups approach workplace technology, processes, and productivity. Here are some of the challenges.
Tech Skills, Coding Languages to Boost Your Salary
News  |  3/3/2021
Here's a look at the jobs that got pay raises and some of the skills that commanded higher salaries last year, according to a study by Hired and Vettery.
Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Talks Democratizing Tech at Ignite
News  |  3/3/2021
Next-gen cloud innovations may empower more users to establish a new balance of creation and consumption.
Value Stream Management: Fact or Fiction?
Commentary  |  3/2/2021
Value stream management is getting more attention outside of software development circles because digital transformation demands it.
Vaccine Passports Pave the Road to the New Normal
Commentary  |  3/2/2021
With COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out globally, digital vaccine immunity certificates hold great promise for helping us reach a post-pandemic normal.
IT's New Window of Opportunity to Tackle These Top Priorities
News  |  3/1/2021
Coming off the pandemic-driven crisis of the last year, IT organizations are poised for a frenzy of activity and progress. Are they up for the task?
Do You Know These 4 Tricky Cloud Terms?
Commentary  |  3/1/2021
Here are four trip-up topics found to frequently stump cloud learners and what IT teams should know to master them and build their cloud vocabulary.


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