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Content tagged with IT Strategy posted in April 2017
At Harvard Business Publishing, It Was a Do-or Die Move to Cloud
News  |  4/28/2017
IT Director Ken Griffin knew a half-committed move to the cloud would never get there; he adopted a lights-out date for the data center.
COBOL in the Cloud as a Reality
Commentary  |  4/28/2017
It can take a bit of work, but you can move your legacy COBOL applications to the cloud.
Luxury Fashion Finds Bigger Sales, Returns In Cloud
News  |  4/26/2017
Net-A-Porter didn't know how much money it was leaving on the table when the Web site failed to keep up with traffic. New microservices captured it.
So Far, So Fast in Enterprise Analytics
News  |  4/26/2017
A special research report by UBM Tech highlights how aggressively enterprises are embracing data-driven decision making and analytics technology.
What I Hope to Get out of Interop ITX
Commentary  |  4/26/2017
IT consultant and blogger Andrew Froehlich outlines a full-week educational experience at the upcoming Interop ITX conference.
Let's Talk Cloud at Interop ITX
Commentary  |  4/25/2017
You can join cloud computing expert and InformationWeek editor at large Charles Babcock as he takes in his pick of more than two dozen informative cloud related presentations at the upcoming Interop ITX in May.
9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams Make
Slideshows  |  4/24/2017
There are plenty of benefits to be gained from a move to DevOps, but here are some mistakes that you really want to avoid so you can get those benefits.
Why IT is in Jeopardy
Commentary  |  4/21/2017
Change is the only constant, which IT professionals know all too well. However, as technology changes, their departments must too. Some IT departments are in trouble, big trouble if they don't do something fast. We explain a few reasons why.
The 3 Big Mistakes Today's CIOs Make (And How to Avoid Them)
Commentary  |  4/21/2017
The job of CIO has changed a lot in recent years, and IT professionals will need a new set of skills to deal with those changes.
Walmart: Agility Enabled with React.js, Node.js
News  |  4/20/2017
Alex Grigoryan needed to attack multiple fronts as he revamped the Walmart Web site; the answer was decentralized agile teams with Node.js.
Continuous Delivery: 7 Hard-Earned Lessons for Getting it Right
Commentary  |  4/19/2017
As organizations move toward continuous integration and delivery of applications there are multiple ways in which things can go wrong.
Should Your Company Go Mobile-First?
Commentary  |  4/19/2017
It's decision time for enterprises as an increasingly mobile workforce needs anytime, anywhere access to ERP systems.
Nemertes CIO Burke: Do You Know Your Cloud TCO?
News  |  4/19/2017
It's not simple: Nemertes CIO John Burke to explain how to evaluate your TCO when using a cloud service and whether real savings are available.
3 Cool AI Projects
Commentary  |  4/18/2017
Are you ready for AI and machine learning? Here's an overview of three use cases to give you a flavor of just what is possible.
Data & Analytics: Solve Your Top Challenges at Interop ITX
Slideshows  |  4/18/2017
Looking to solve your data & analytics challenges? Our Interop ITX experts have the answers. Here are some of the take-aways you can expect by attending these sessions.
AI to Become Key Competitive Factor by 2020, Says Tata
News  |  4/18/2017
Regions around the world are adopting AI at different rates. A TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) survey illustrates how it may allow its adopters to outstrip competitors.
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad IoT?
Commentary  |  4/17/2017
In an atmosphere of fear about IoT security and privacy business should be aware that if an IoT project seems promising, it may be worth the risk to push on, as long as security is at the forefront.
What You Need to Know About Containers
News  |  4/14/2017
Interop ITX will offer a day-long, Container Crash Course for those who want to learn more about containers' impact on enterprise operations.
IT Won’t Recognize Itself by the End of the Year
Commentary  |  4/13/2017
It's time to rethink the role and structure of IT in the enterprise.
Brilliant Future or Slow Decline? Digitization Changes the CIO Role
Commentary  |  4/12/2017
Digitization will allow CIOs to expand their careers and make a greater contribution to business value, but they must be flexible and ready to understand the maturity of digital efforts across the company.
DevOps: It's an Ongoing Culture, Not a Project
News  |  4/12/2017
Splunk's Chief Technology Advocate Andi Mann will sound off on DevOps as a culture-driven phenomenon at Interop ITX and the disciplines it requires.
Future of Data Summit: Secure IoT with Blockchain
Commentary  |  4/11/2017
IoT security is essential for the Internet of Things to reach commercial success. Here's one way to protect this technology and data from hackers.
IT Jobs in Jeopardy: 5 Steps to Protect Yours
Commentary  |  4/11/2017
Emerging technologies might make your current IT job expendable, but there are steps you can take to make yourself more valuable than ever.
Cloud Appeal of Google, Microsoft To Enterprise Improves
News  |  4/10/2017
451 Research found in a survey that Microsoft Azure appeal was up from 22% to 35% of respondents in two years.
Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job
Slideshows  |  4/10/2017
At Interop ITX, coming up next month, a track of more than two dozen presentations will provide valuable advice to IT executives, including pointers on how to balance technical and soft skills for their teams and themselves.
Cloud and Virtualization Enable 'Active/Active'
Commentary  |  4/7/2017
At the heart of disaster recovery is database system recovery, and ScaleArc urges users to think active/active, not DR.
What New-to-the-Cloud Managers Can Learn from Cloud Pioneers
Commentary  |  4/6/2017
With cloud computing proving itself in major organizations, those who have managed cloud migrations have learned lessons that they can share with cloud newbies.
Is a "Cloud-First" Approach Right for your Organization?
Commentary  |  4/6/2017
Enterprise IT needs to rethink the scope of the cloud-first mindset.
How to Give IT Credibility in the C-suite
Commentary  |  4/6/2017
It isn't easy changing the C-suite's view that IT is a "utility" but you can do it over time.
Should IT People Be Innovative?
Commentary  |  4/5/2017
In an era of constant corporate change and innovation, IT leaders are faced with the challenge of knowing how even the slightest change could have a big negative impact.
Battle Intensifies To Become Cloud Hardware Leader
News  |  4/5/2017
HPE and Cisco are joined by merged Dell EMC as big three contenders to supply cloud providers. Are white box manufacturers a threat?
Digital Disruption is Challenging the Status Quo
Commentary  |  4/5/2017
Don't think that innovation and digital disruption are just about technology; the people matter even more than the tech.
Lessons in Government and the State of Your IT
Commentary  |  4/4/2017
Have you ever considered how state and local government IT departments differ from yours? The challenges are unique, the solutions creative, and the lessons learned could help the private sector more effectively assess and enhance the state of their own IT.
Software Is Eating the World? Don't Be Lunch
News  |  4/4/2017
Xceligent CIO Joe Emison to talk about how IT must change if Marc Andreesen's 'software is eating the world' proves to be true.
Five Ways to Shine a Light on Shadow IT
Commentary  |  4/3/2017
Rather than resist shadow IT, CIOs can work as partners with the departments that are running the applications, keeping company data safe and secure.


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