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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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.
Adopting a strategy to embrace the cloud should include adequate plans to control and monitor the new environment.
The distinguished engineer at the company, and speaker at Interop, talks about making it easier to develop on IBM Z mainframes.
The DevOps landscape continues to change as open core models rise in the open source market.
Digital transformation, made easy, improved efficiency and closed gaps in the management of emergency services resources.
Lessons learned from working with sports data can inform new ways of addressing enterprise DevOps, cloud, and AI needs.
The vice president of Intel's AI products group talks evolution and new applications for artificial intelligence.
Paying attention to creative resources might drive innovations that enterprises can apply to artificial intelligence.
The development of documentation increasingly goes hand-in-hand with software creation methodology.
The reveal at the Google Cloud Next conference opened the door for Google to play a bigger role in cloud transformation.
New cloud infrastructure and connected data are changing how collaboration and data management are handled.
Differing perspectives weigh in on the venerable database and the rise of its cloud-native rivals.
Machine learning and AI may create more ways for companies with legacy financial data to leverage the cloud.
Plenty of young organizations may be cloud native with public services, but many incumbents cannot go that route.
A blockchain software-as-a-service platform expands to another cloud service, showing opportunity for such networks.
Education and information sharing among peers may help the market be more fiscally efficient about cloud migration.
As adoption of the cloud accelerates, a broader mix of perspectives can help accelerate innovation.
Advantages and limitations separate these two camps when it comes to choosing a strategy for cloud transformation.
The Interop 2019 speaker discusses ways that enterprises explore DevOps, the skills gap, and the rise of security as code.
There are ways organizations can simplify app creation if they do not have the resources to build them from scratch.
Eager to show that it is part of the future, IBM shares some of its perspective on how cloud computing continues to evolve.
SD-WAN continues to become more mainstream as businesses realize greater flexibility and reduced costs.
As it gets easier and easier to deploy cloud-native apps, maintaining order increasingly becomes a challenge.
Enterprises that hold out to hire DevOps unicorns may be overlooking worthwhile workers who are already available.
Migration to the cloud is part of many transformation plans but it can spiral into expenses that could be avoided.
Amazon’s offering is meant to deliver convenience—and it may push competing backup services to change tactics.
DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
Modernizing an industry that is under federal compliance mandates and historically has been slow to embrace new IT can require an extra bit of finesse.
Microservices architecture is seen by some as a more effective way to scale DevOps. However putting the pieces together can require more handholding than anticipated.
Enterprises that want to form agile teams to explore new opportunities can build them from within. The key is to nurture the right personality traits.
Incumbent retailers can no longer count on size and scale to fend off startup rivals. Google Cloud’s Pravin Pillai discusses how cloud-based solutions can make these enterprises nimbler.
Breaking out of old perceptions about the role of IT departments be the key to being part of companies’ overall digital transformation strategies.