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SECURITY REPORT

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

It takes a deep dive into all aspects of security in the cloud computing industry. Some of the statistics the report uncovers are positive, such as that 97 percent of worldwide respondents are using some cloud technologies in their organization, representing a 4 percent growth compared to a year ago...

How the Economics of Data Science is Creating New Sources of Value

By Bill Schmarzo | February 19, 2019

The Economics of Data Science There are several technology and business forces in-play that are going to derive and drive new sources of customer, product and operational value. As a set up for this blog on the Economic Value of Data

SolarWinds Survey Showcases the DevOps Disconnect

By CloudTweaks | February 18, 2019

Survey Showcases the DevOps Disconnect The increasingly distributed nature of today’s tech environments has amplified the demand for DevOps practitioners in the workplace. But are DevOps teams, developers, and web product managers (WPMs) doing the work their job titles intend?

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The 5G Market Impact and Evolution

By Scott Andersen | February 15, 2019

The 5G Market Impact One of the things I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about is the reality of 5G and the impact it is going to have on the market. However, it isn’t going to hit handsets until

Why AWS’s building block structure can benefit SMBs

By CloudTweaks | February 14, 2019

AWS’s Structure Can Benefit SMBs With every year that passes, the popularity of cloud technology increases as more businesses choose to make the move. This has led to more and more SMBs implementing AWS products to increase their operational services

Optimizing Your Company Right Out of Business

By Bill Schmarzo | February 13, 2019

Optimizing Your Company Professional athletes know the importance of developing opposing or complementary muscles (quadriceps and hamstrings, biceps and triceps).  These complementary muscles are sets of muscles that “work together” to move your body in the most efficient ways. If these

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System Vulnerabilities Are an Issue for Everyone in the Cloud Environment

By Brad Thies | February 12, 2019

System Vulnerabilities Are an Issue for Everyone Over the past decade, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of companies relying on cloud services. Given the nature of the cloud as a shared-resource environment, threats that infiltrate the

Using Machine Learning To Find Employees Who Can Scale With Your Business

By Louis Columbus | February 11, 2019

Machine Learning To Find Employees Hiring managers in search of qualified job candidates who can scale with and contribute to their growing businesses are facing a crisis today. They’re not finding the right or in many cases, any candidates at

Working with security researchers to make the web safer for everyone

By CloudTweaks | February 10, 2019

Working with security researchers What do a 19-year-old researcher from Uruguay, a restaurant owner from Cluj, Romania and a Cambridge professor have in common? They’re all security researchers—a global community of professionals, academics, students and hobbyists who are essential to

5G Revolution: Telcos Becoming the New App Store for Industrial Apps

By Ronald van Loon | February 7, 2019

The 5G Revolution 5G technology is knocking on our doors and is said to be around the corner. Mobile service providers have upped their game recently and are holding talks, events and discussions to formulate a plan for the launch

What Do You Mean: Too Much Screen Time?

By John Pientka | February 6, 2019

Too Much Screen Time? Oh the shame of it! Our children are turning into anti-social, myopic monsters because of their addiction to smartphones, tablets and laptops. Guess what? It is all BS. It seems that not a day goes by

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Alongside Public Cloud Services

By Ben Ferguson | February 5, 2019

Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and public cloud IaaS services both offer powerful benefits to virtually any business. Many of these same businesses, however, are missing out on an incredible opportunity by either accessing the internet using

Who, if anyone, is in charge of multi-cloud business optimization?

By Dana Gardner | January 31, 2019

The next BriefingsDirect composable cloud strategies interview explores how changes in business organization and culture demand a new approach to leadership over such functions as hybrid and multi-cloud procurement and optimization. We’ll now hear from an IT industry analyst about the forces reshaping the consumption

Future Trends 2019: Supply Chains Among Top Contenders for Blockchain Growth

By CloudTweaks | January 30, 2019

Future Trends 2019 Predictions about blockchain’s future run the gamut from wildly transformational to completely dismissive. Before we get too mired in the trough of disillusionment or carried away by the hype, here are some recent forecasts about blockchain, including

Exploit the Economics of Artificial Intelligence with Design Thinking and Data Science

By Bill Schmarzo | January 29, 2019

Economics of Artificial Intelligence In my most recent blog “Design Thinking Humanizes Data Science”, I discussed how Design Thinking and Data Science complement each other.  They are not just two sides of the same coin, but the same side of the

10 Enterprise Analytics Trends to Look Out For in 2019

By Ronald van Loon | January 28, 2019

10 Enterprise Analytics Trends Today’s intelligent world requires more from businesses then they have ever had to deliver. Prioritizing and implementing analytics doesn’t cut it anymore – organizations have to step out of their comfort zones and think differently about

THOUGHT LEADERS

Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

Data Privacy Day On Sunday, January 28, the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries will celebrate Data Privacy ...
What makes ‘Cloud’ a dependable solution for the independent field workforce?

What makes ‘Cloud’ a dependable solution for the independent field workforce?

5 Major Reasons to Switch from Paper to Digital! The web of wireless networks has connected the entire world. It’s ...
Leading Multicloud Strategies

What’s Ahead for Cloud in 2019

The Cloud In 2019 2018 was an incredible time for cloud. Its impact on customer experiences, business processes and models, ...
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Fulfilling the promise of UCaaS requires a better network

UCaaS Systems Unified communications (UC), by combining voice, video and text messaging into a single system, has long promised efficiency ...
You Can Leverage Digital Disruption to be Better at Business Development

You Can Leverage Digital Disruption to be Better at Business Development

You have heard it before: you’ve got to become a trusted advisor to your prospects in order to be successful ...
Data Science “Paint by the Numbers” with the Hypothesis Development Canvas

Data Science “Paint by the Numbers” with the Hypothesis Development Canvas

When I was a kid, I use to love “Paint by the Numbers” sets.  Makes anyone who can paint or color ...
The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

Cloud Data Sovereignty It seems that everything has unintended consequences – whether positive or negative. Intended consequences are those that ...
Securing the IIoT: Your Opportunity to be a Cyber Hero

Securing the IIoT: Your Opportunity to be a Cyber Hero

Securing the IIoT There’s tremendous potential for operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) professionals right now, to be cyber ...
Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication - Part 2

Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication – Part 2

Caveats about ‘Password’ Continued from Part 1... Sometimes the word ‘Password’ is narrowly interpreted as ‘remembered text password’ and sometimes ...
5 Industries That Will Be the Most Affected by GDPR

5 Industries That Will Be the Most Affected by GDPR

5 Industries Most Affected by GDPR The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation — or GDPR as it’s being tossed around ...
Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

“We should study Science Fiction in order to understand what someday could become Science Fact.” – Dr. Who? Doc Brown? ...