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Content tagged with Software posted in May 2017
Shutterstock CIO on Leadership: Reduce the Cycle of Fear
News  |  5/31/2017
Shutterstock grew so fast it needed to convert applications and move them into the Amazon cloud quickly; API-based development followed.
IoT Enabling a Path to Better Health
Commentary  |  5/31/2017
IoT data from healthcare wearables and patient devices has only just begun to change the way hospitals treat patients, but advances will continue through the analytic insights they provide.
4 Steps to a Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  5/30/2017
Digital transformation, think of it as a shift in philosophy within your organization, not just a tech project.
Unleash Developers to Produce Rapidly Evolving Software
Commentary  |  5/30/2017
It's practical, not theoretical. Developers who rely on cloud resources will be among those producing the software 'eating the world.'
AI in the Workplace: Augment, Instead of Replacing Humans
News  |  5/29/2017
AI and machine learning won't create massive job losses in the foreseeable future, but some societal issues do come to mind.
Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
News  |  5/26/2017
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
DevOps: Get Everyone in the Same Boat
Commentary  |  5/25/2017
Successful DevOps initiatives have to include everyone, not just the Dev and Ops staffs, according to Interop ITX speakers.
Transitioning to Microservices: The Story of Two Monoliths
Commentary  |  5/25/2017
Now is a great time to be thinking about architecture, but it's also important to do it in a way that is incremental and allows you to test ideas and validate them.
Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  5/24/2017
As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
Will Edge Computing Replace the Cloud?
Commentary  |  5/23/2017
New technology breakthroughs plus the IoT are driving new interest in edge computing.
Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIOs See Role Becoming ‘More Strategic’
News  |  5/23/2017
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business
Commentary  |  5/23/2017
Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.
Software-Defined-Storage – the New Crown Jewel in Telecommunications
Partner Perspectives  |  5/22/2017
Maintaining a high pace of innovation requires the kind of IT agility for telcos that is only available in a software-defined computing environment.
Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects
News  |  5/22/2017
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
News  |  5/19/2017
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
MIT's McAfee: Smart Machines Pick up the Pace
News  |  5/18/2017
MIT's Andrew McAfee looks at all those things we said computers could never do, but they did. And, he warns of the HiPPO.
On-Premises Workloads Require Higher Staff Investment Than Cloud
News  |  5/18/2017
Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.
CA Leader: Don't Let Legacy Hold You Back
News  |  5/17/2017
In his Interop ITX keynote, CA Technologies CTO Otto Berkes took a hard look at technology change and how organizations approach it.
IT Value: What’s Your Story?
Commentary  |  5/17/2017
It's time for IT to show business leaders where IT brings value to the organization. Metrics are nice, but storytelling is better.
Overcoming Data Inequality
Commentary  |  5/16/2017
Businesses say they want to integrate external data with in-house data, but bias and a lack of tools stand in the way.
GE Draws Up Playbook for Digital Transformation
News  |  5/15/2017
GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
Why Automation and AI are Cool, Until They're Not
Commentary  |  5/15/2017
Enterprises and jobs are changing fast as more tasks are automated with increasing levels of machine intelligence. Automation displaced manufacturing jobs, but it also enabled the creation of new businesses and career opportunities. Will knowledge workers and their employers adapt fast enough?
The Destructive Mentality that Prevents Good IT Decisions
Commentary  |  5/15/2017
Consider whether you and your organization view IT as an investment or whether you still see it as an expense.
IT Outages, Who's Really at Fault?
Commentary  |  5/12/2017
Systems do go down, and sometimes the cause seems obvious, but it may be too obvious. Employ root cause analysis methods to find the real cause of failure.
Gartner Chart Puts Salesforce at Top of Low-Code Platforms
News  |  5/11/2017
A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.
Cloud is How You Design Your Software, Not Where You Run it
News  |  5/10/2017
At Interop May 18, Cornelia Davis will describe the elements of cloud-native software, the type that's designed to be change-tolerant.
MIT's Andrew McAfee and the Incredible Rate of Change
News  |  5/10/2017
Interop ITX keynoter Andrew McAfee will explore the ways technology is changing the way companies do business, and how more changes will happen at supersonic speed.
Why Failure is Critical to DevOps Culture
Commentary  |  5/9/2017
One of the first steps in DevOps is to understand the need for some failures and learn from them.
Data Analytics Thrives with IT Spring Cleaning
Commentary  |  5/4/2017
Every now and then an organization should do a bit of spring cleaning to keep its analytics team focused on the initiatives that actually help to achieve company goals.
Uptime Institute: Enterprise Server Footprint Flat or Shrinking
News  |  5/3/2017
In its annual survey, the Uptime Institute finds enterprise cloud usage flat, even while the server footprint shrinks.
3 Things Millennials Want from Employers
Commentary  |  5/3/2017
Retaining young workers can be challenging - but it's also essential for organizations looking to train their next generation of leaders.
Some Things to Leave in Las Vegas
Commentary  |  5/2/2017
Some of Interop ITX's awesome advisors and speakers share a peek into what they will do on their Las Vegas journey.
DevOps Not Working? Here's Why
Commentary  |  5/1/2017
DevOps has been hyped for a decade, but many still don't understand what it is, let alone what it does. There are many potholes on the road to DevOps. We explain how to avoid some of them.


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