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Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
Commentary  |  1/15/2020
As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
News  |  1/13/2020
Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year
Commentary  |  1/10/2020
Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations.
How App Strategies Are Evolving
Commentary  |  1/7/2020
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/5/2020
Developers don't sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just what's going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
The 'Not This Year' Tech Trends for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Analyst firm ABI Research paired its upbeat predictions for tech concepts in 2020 with a real-world look at the ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time.
Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Commentary  |  12/31/2019
Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
8 Impactful Enterprise Technologies for 2020
Slideshows  |  12/23/2019
While many emerging technologies are still in the conceptual stage, the following are some that could realistically be considered over the coming year.
Nationwide Express Delivers the Speed Today's Customers Expect
News  |  12/18/2019
A dev team inside the insurance company took on the task of reducing insurance quote times for customers from 30 minutes to 2 minutes. Here's how.
New Technology Adoption: Not an All or Nothing Proposition
Commentary  |  12/18/2019
You can't deploy technology and hope people use it. Adoption requires dedicated effort behind it. Time to unleash your technology cheerleaders.
6 Data and Analytics Deals that Changed the Game in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/16/2019
The data, analytics, machine learning, and AI market looks a lot different than it did a year ago following a series of big acquisitions. Here's a look.
It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
News  |  12/10/2019
Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
If DevOps Is So Awesome, Why Is Your Initiative Failing?
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
True DevOps success means being able to extend initial project results to other critical application pipelines throughout the enterprise. Here are five ways to navigate the obstacles.
Technical Debt: A Data Center Security Risk You Canít Afford
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Legacy applications can leave massive security holes and must be dealt with, no matter how critical they are.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
Developing the Developer: How to Attract and Keep Top Talent
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Organizations must have a clear business strategy that aligns software development to wider business objectives. Here are four tips to help in this effort.
Strategies You Need to Make Digital Transformation Work
Slideshows  |  11/25/2019
CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
Dealing with IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Commentary  |  11/21/2019
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package.
CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders
News  |  11/18/2019
Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming.
Stalled Enterprise AI Gets Unstuck from Surprising Source
News  |  11/14/2019
Enterprises have stalled in deploying AI to production, but platform investments from commercial providers may help them wrangle their open source models.
How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends
Commentary  |  11/13/2019
The Agile model and its adopters are moving forward rapidly. Here's how you can stay on top of the latest improvements.
10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
News  |  11/12/2019
Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
How to Overcome Common Setbacks in IT Automation
Commentary  |  11/8/2019
Don't automate for the sake of automating. Identify which tasks/processes will experience automation benefits that outweigh its upfront and recurring costs.
What Happens When You Inject Security into DevOps: DevSecOps
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
If you think that the security reviews that your DevOps team conducts are enough, give it another thought.
Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
News  |  11/6/2019
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Slideshows  |  11/1/2019
Here are the technology trends CIOs and IT leaders need to watch next year, according to Gartner.
Transform IT to Become the Agile Business Partner
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
Top-performing IT organizations are three times more likely to have positioned themselves as "partners" with the business units that they support, according to research by The Hackett Group.
Attributes Employers Look for in a Coder Beyond Coding Skills
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Here's a look at some of the lesser known skills that can help software developers land the job of their dreams.
IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes
News  |  10/29/2019
IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs.
NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Commentary  |  10/29/2019
Text analytics has been the biggest use case for NLP, but now BI and analytics vendors are adding it to their products to make them easier to use.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
Workplace Tech: Death by 1,000 Apps?
Commentary  |  10/25/2019
Investing in every shiny new tool won't necessarily make your work space more productive or give your company a competitive edge.
Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Companies are moving further into the cloud and undergoing data modernization. What some don't realize yet is that one strategy is better than two.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Opening Up to Open Source
Commentary  |  10/23/2019
Today, open source and the enterprise are more interconnected than ever before, sharing valuable projects, time, and resources.
IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
With the storm of changes hitting the IT department -- from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access -- the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace.
Intelligent Automation: A Step Ahead of AI
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
Organizations that use intelligent automation to amplify human potential will stay ahead in the game, while those that don't will lag.
Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
News  |  10/17/2019
SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
SAS Targets Operationalizing AI with ModelOps
News  |  10/16/2019
Analytics stalwart SAS wants to help organizations get to that last mile of digital transformation by moving them from pilot projects to deployment to modeling and governance.
Blockchain Loses Its Luster, for Now
News  |  10/10/2019
Last year if you had a tech problem, blockchain was the answer. Now blockchain has reached the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner.
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