Profile of Joao-Pierre S. RuthSenior Writer
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Joao-Pierre S. Ruth has spent his career immersed in business and technology journalism first covering local industries in New Jersey, later as the New York editor for Xconomy delving into the city's tech startup community, and then as a freelancer for such outlets as TheStreet, Investopedia, and Street Fight. Joao-Pierre earned his bachelor's in English from Rutgers University. Follow him on Twitter: @jpruth.
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Results from a recent survey show some organizations have pushed SREs in directions that underutilize and squander their talents.
Making the move from datacenters to the cloud set off a transformation strategy that created new operational opportunities and cost savings.
Looker’s COVID-19 Data Block and the Google Cloud platform boost healthcare provider’s predictive analysis for patient care.
Results from a survey point to an interwoven future for cloud strategies and the implementation of real-time CI.
Tech workers coping with changing roles or a job loss due to the pandemic may have to realign their skillset to get back in the running.
An assessment of projects managed by Gigster show increased interest among enterprises to use for-hire expertise.
5G networks and the substantial shift to remote operations are making edge computing a new frontier for digital transformation in the enterprise.
Responses show increased adoption of the methodology across more tiers of their organizations and closer ties between business and IT.
Changing gears to another framework helped reduce boot times and resource usage, especially during traffic spikes.
Former director of learning shares some of the mindset that drives the electric car maker’s strategy for fueling external and internal adoption.
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
Understanding what developers want to upskill may be vital for retention and recruitment in an increasingly competitive search for top talent.
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
Fluctuating needs for memory and the ease of automation compelled the commission processor to look for new alternatives to old methods.
Opening sessions from the online conference offered insights on technologies that businesses might focus on to grow beyond the pandemic.
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
A fund to support projects studying the virus offers to make cloud technology more accessible to the research teams that aim to turn the tide on the pandemic.
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
With many organizations altering their operations in response to COVID-19, there are applications available that could aid in adapting to the current circumstances.
Developer of community solar farms scaled up software development through Copado’s platform.
Pressures from the pandemic expose risks of waiting too long to transform, get agile, and establish a path for scaling up.
HPE's IT as-a-service turns to a third party to handle its access management.
An aircraft parts supplier explores a cloud-based resource to transform how it responds to demand.
Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic.
Alternatives to visiting testing centers are being put into place for IT professionals seeking accreditation.
A consortium forms to crunch data that might help researchers get a better understanding of the virus faster.
Disruptive ideas can give organizations ways to maintain operations in a time of quarantines and social distancing.
With organizations compelled to push work out to remote, cloud security becomes a very tangible matter.
Functions that were primarily the domain of VMs are being picked up by other resources, but does that mean the end for virtual machines?
As DevOps matures, so too must the skills required to drive future phases of transformation.
IT and data directors from enterprises still have some questions about strategies to shake up their infrastructure with new technology and practices.
Treating databases like code for deployment might be another step toward transformation, but these are still the early days in the process.
Adopting practices for continuous delivery offers organizations a way to remain competitive in the British banking scene.
Moving fast in DevOps can create points of security vulnerabilities that might go unnoticed until calamity strikes.
Learn how large organizations in life sciences and healthcare leverage innovation born from disruptive, entrepreneurial companies.
There may be a special role AI can play in monitoring systems populated by teams and individuals who operate remotely.
AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
Organizations continue to make choices for the sake of speed in innovation, which can leave them unnecessarily vulnerable.
Survey by Datadog shows ongoing prevalence for Amazon’s Lambda service as organizations scale up their use of serverless architecture.
The escalation of data and workloads in the cloud calls for continuous intelligence to maintain order.
As some executive roles disappear, CFOs must evolve to survive in the new tech landscape at organizations.
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
Eye-tracking, facial recognition, sensors, and digital displays gather data that retailers can use to fine-tune their strategies.
Demand for data-driven strategies and personalized interaction with customers push industry to embrace digital resources.
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
Data is waiting to be leveraged for better insights on commerce and customer habits in the retail space.
A report released at CES shows media organizations are concerned about changes in delivery, technology, and a need for new skills.
Despite ranking at the top of respondents’ concerns, organizations still show gaps in acting on cybersecurity.
Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
Learn some of the aspirations government has for AI and ways to see through the froth.
Getting past the hype and proving they can automate aspects of DevOps may be crucial in the coming year.
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration.
The tenor at AWS re:Invent paints a picture of more companies tossing out mainframes to take advantage of the cloud.
Operations teams can learn to identify and act to remove roadblocks to necessary changes that might help organizations modernize more quickly.
CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
Developers under pressure to deploy may benefit from incorporating security resources into the tools they have on hand.
Credit rating organizations explore different approaches to understanding a flood of transaction information.
During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
In a survey commissioned by Mastercard, Harvard Business Review drilled down on the key attributes that drive actions of innovators.
Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
It is time to stop building monolithic systems and start weaving new data fabric that can manage information dynamically, according to Forrester's Michele Goetz.
As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps.
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Suggestions on how automation can be leveraged and ways to use SaaS more efficiently peppered conversations with Zendesk and Hugo.
Co-CEO dies one month after taking a leave of absence to address an undisclosed health issue.
Cross-national perspectives on scaling up companies, hiring talent, and collaboration marked the release of a report on British tech.
Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
Events held at Microsoft and Samsung in New York highlight the need for data scientists to maintain humanity in AI development.
Google offers a look at some additional features being introduced to Anthos and where it fits in cloud transformation.
AI and other fresh ideas can put organizations on the path to transformation, but their champions may face systemic pushback from entrenched team members.
Sorting out the conflicting approaches of security and development teams is essential for digital transformation to advance, particularly in regulated sectors.
In its latest outing at the tennis tournament, IBM brings technology from Red Hat to the courts to process data in the public cloud.
CEO of Box, analyst from Gartner, others take a look at the increased demand for security in the cloud.
The host of DevOps World conference talks about the part his company plays in the evolution of DevOps and what a new partnership with Google Cloud will mean.
Members of the Continuous Delivery Foundation discuss the formation of the open source organization and the future of continuous integration and delivery.
Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows.
As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks.
The race to deploy applications through DevOps can lead to unintended exposure that organizations must learn to identify.
The scope of what can be done through edge computing is growing fast, but it will take more talent and new strategies to reap the benefits.
A nonprofit for housing sees a 30% reduction in time spent on contract management, thanks to a no-code development platform.
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
Amazon touts ease of using custom code on its platform and the acceleration of the speed of execution in the development cycle.
ADP, Delos, and the City of New York share their experiences working with design thinking teams from IBM.
Unveiling of the new TCS Pace Port at the Tata Innovation Center reveals plan to work with academics and startups to find new hires and help industries evolve.
Enterprises can learn from the infrastructure being built up to support the growing cloud gaming market.
IT pros from IBM, The New York Times, and T-Mobile discussed digital transformation best practices at a pair of conferences aimed at educating developers.
After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents.
Artificial intelligence is increasingly being put to work automating certain operations as IT systems become more complex.
AI, design, and engineering can help consumer-facing enterprises create new recipes for advance decision-making.
Consumer-facing enterprises discuss how they use AI and algorithms at scale to address their problem-solving needs.
Enterprises should approach AI strategies much the way they follow software engineering principles.
Engineers, developers, and IT managers might want to consider training on these skill sets to keep themselves invaluable to their organizations.
F5’s principal technical evangelist discusses balancing DevOps and security to avoid chaos in the cloud and container era.
Though they came from different disciplines, CIOs at the Interop keynote shared a common need to get down to business.
City officials meet technology innovators to pursue solutions that may improve life in urban centers as smart cities.
The ongoing buzz surrounding AI and machine learning is a source of optimism, but also raises some concerns.
A set of long-running database management platforms will soon lose technical and security support but there is still time to act.