Big 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?

Why 2019 can be a pivotal year for Diversity & Inclusion

By CloudBuzz | February 18, 2019

The change has been easy to notice: in the last 6 months, the topic of Diversity and Inclusion comes way more often in my client interactions. Clients want to hear about D&I trends and get advice, while the pace of new,

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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

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

How to speak crypto: A glossary of terms

By CloudBuzz | February 11, 2019

The world of cryptocurrency can be bewildering for the uninitiated, and its confusing word salad of terms doesn’t help. Here’s a primer with some basic vocabulary to get you started: Private key: A critical code that allows access to a digital

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

Databricks raises $250M at a $2.75B valuation for its analytics platform

By CloudBuzz | February 5, 2019

Databricks, the company behind the Apache Spark big data analytics engine, today announced that it has raised a $250 million Series E round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Coatue Management, Microsoft and NEA, also participated in this round, which brings the

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 CloudBuzz | 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