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Content tagged with IT Strategy posted in October 2018
A Wake-Up Call for Software Development Practices?
Commentary  |  10/30/2018
Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Development all help improve software delivery speed. However, as more applications and software development tools include AI, might software developers be trading trust and safety for speed?
3 Ways to Stretch Your Tech Budget
Commentary  |  10/29/2018
To make your tech budget go further, break out of the status quo and focus on where tech investments will be most effective.
Rethinking IT for Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  10/29/2018
A cloud strategy isn't just about committing to cloud resources, it can mean rethinking lots of IT management basics.
2018 Salary Survey: IT Pros Want to Learn about Security
Commentary  |  10/29/2018
High demand (along with correspondingly high salaries) for cybersecurity professionals is boosting interest in security training.
3 Great Ways to Sabotage Your Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/26/2018
Hint: They all have to do with how you treat your developers.
Winning Board Presentations for CIOs
News  |  10/25/2018
Whether you've had a security breach, need to provide a status update on digital transformation, or need funding for a new project, here are some dos and don'ts on how CIOs can successfully present to the organization's board of directors.
Privacy Compliance May Get Tougher Soon
News  |  10/25/2018
Organizations have had a tough time trying to comply with the European Union's GDPR and now they have to consider the potential effect of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Man Meets Machine: Managing the Digital Workforce
Commentary  |  10/24/2018
It is critical for businesses to design a framework in which their digital workforce will thrive, while pairing it with smart change management and governance approaches.
Bridging the IT Talent Gap: Find Scarce Experts
Commentary  |  10/24/2018
When hiring gets tough, IT leaders get strategic. Here's how successful organizations seize the experts their competitors' only wish they could land.
DevOps: Risk Management Perspective
Commentary  |  10/23/2018
As a concept, DevOps is designed to help with risk management, but when you're launching a DevOps initiative, risk management techniques come in handy.
IT Salary Survey: Women Still Earn Thousands Less Than Men
News  |  10/23/2018
The latest Interop/InformationWeek research pointed out some troubling gender disparities, but the news isn't all bad.
The Digital Transformation Tipping Point is Here
News  |  10/22/2018
Organizations are well underway on their digital transformation projects and many are now in the process of scaling these efforts.
Can Purpose Be Found in the Mess of Modern Work?
Commentary  |  10/22/2018
Building a great workforce starts with leadership's understanding of how to help employees buy into what the organization is trying to accomplish, beyond completing day-to-day tasks.
Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
News  |  10/22/2018
When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
Amazon's HR Gaffe Demonstrates Important Points
News  |  10/19/2018
Amazon recently proved it isn't infallible when it shut down a human resources system that was systematically biased against women. However, there's more to the story that today's enterprise leaders should know.
Customer Service for Startups: Get it Right from the Beginning
Commentary  |  10/18/2018
Proactive relationship management with early customers is critical to the success of growing start-up companies.
10 Top Strategic Predictions for 2019
News  |  10/17/2018
Blockchain, AI, facial recognition? Here are Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2019 and beyond, delivered during the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo.
IT Salary Survey 2018: How Much Do IT Pros Earn?
Slideshows  |  10/17/2018
Compare your salary to the median pay for 12 popular IT job titles, from the help desk to the C-suite.
5 Imperatives for CIO and Enterprise Success
News  |  10/16/2018
Business change is accelerating, and technology is driving the change. To succeed in this dynamic environment, CIOs must implement these five imperatives.
Verizon Analytics Project Predicts Networking Issues
News  |  10/16/2018
Hate it when your internet goes down? Verizon's director of network performance analytics has created a system to predict equipment failures before they impact customers.
The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/16/2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.
9 Tools You Need for DevOps
Slideshows  |  10/15/2018
Having the right tools can make the cultural transformation that is DevOps much easier.
Experian CIO: IT Standardization Drives Agile
News  |  10/11/2018
Consumer credit reporting company Experian's IT infrastructure and data storage is measured in petabytes, so standardizing on a technology stack has meant a lot of change and big rewards.
Cutting Cloud Waste, Painlessly
News  |  10/11/2018
Don't let needless spending diminish the value of your cloud resources. Here's how to cut costs without hurting results.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Go To the Next Level
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
Continued broad development of AI technologies and concepts require new approaches to collaboration between industry organizations and academia.
UI Developers Move the Needle on Accessibility
News  |  10/10/2018
One app development company is making it easier for other developers to build accessibility into their websites and applications.
Good Tech Design is Accessible, But There's a Skills Gap
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
Software designers and IT know the importance of a good user experience. However, accessibility by design isn't as pervasive as it should be. That will change as accessibility is integrated into more university programs.
Machine or Human? How We’re Reallocating Work
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
In the emerging, AI-powered workplace, there's plenty of work to be done, some suited for machines and some suited for humans.
Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust
News  |  10/9/2018
There's more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture.
Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?
Commentary  |  10/9/2018
Advancements in the cloud sector and interest in DevOps have organizations wondering how the two initiatives can work together.
Cloudera Hortonworks Merger Aimed at Enterprise
News  |  10/7/2018
Two of the big three independent Hadoop distributors -- Cloudera and Hortonworks -- are merging, and the big winner may be the enterprise.
CompTIA Names Top 10 Emerging Technologies
News  |  10/4/2018
New technologies keep on coming, but which are better to invest in now versus later? CompTIA's recently released a prioritized list of top 10 emerging technologies. We compared it with CompTIA's latest State of the Channel Report.
Why CIOs Will Lead Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/3/2018
IT executives, with their view into technology's potential, are leading key innovation efforts, and it looks like more of their peers will do the same.
DevOps Hiring: Look for the Right Mindset
News  |  10/3/2018
Managers hiring DevOps talent are shifting their focus from demanding specific technical skills to specific tools to how a candidate thinks and works.
Pros and Cons of Chatbots in the IT Helpdesk
Commentary  |  10/2/2018
As AI technology evolves it's worth a closer look at what chatbots can do to provide better end user support on help desk requests.
10 Ways AI Will Alter the Future of Work
Slideshows  |  10/1/2018
No matter what industry you're in, artificial intelligence is likely to affect your job. Here's how.
Why It's Time IT Gets a Seat at the Table
Commentary  |  10/1/2018
The growing importance and complexity of IT mean that the CIO needs a seat at the table when it comes to driving innovation.


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