Digital Transformation

Seamless Customer Experience for Telecoms: A Practical Approach

By Ronald van Loon | May 29, 2018

In this age of data and convenience, customers across the globe are getting used to great customer experience from numerous companies. Big names such as Google, Apple, Amazon, and many others lead the way when it comes to ensuring a

Independent Study Finds Hybrid Cloud Analytics and BI Strategies Will Grow Revenue 15 Percent for Enterprise Businesses

By CloudBuzz | May 23, 2018

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced research findings from leading industry analyst, Forrester Consulting, indicating that cloud is vital for enabling greater analytics and data maturity. In the Forrester survey commissioned by SAP, 82 percent of companies agree a hybrid cloud approach

Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

By Louis Columbus | May 22, 2018

Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete Hiring companies nationwide miss out on 50% or more of qualified candidates and tech firms incorrectly classify up 80% of candidates due to inaccuracies and shortcomings of existing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), illustrating

Future IT through Internships

By CloudBuzz | May 21, 2018

The landscape of business and technology is constantly changing, looking towards the future. Never before has the future been more dependent on people. Those individuals entering the workforce now will face more change than ever. If you are just starting

Panel explores new ways to solve the complexity of hybrid cloud monitoring

By Dana Gardner | May 18, 2018

The next BriefingsDirect panel discussion focuses on improving performance and cost monitoring of various IT workloads in a multi-cloud world. We will now explore how multi-cloud adoption is forcing cloud monitoring and cost management to work in new ways for

Rackspace Launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service with Fully Managed Operations

By CloudBuzz | May 16, 2018

SAN ANTONIO – May 16, 2018 – Rackspace today announced Rackspace Kubernetes-as-a-Service, a highly-available managed service that transforms the way enterprises can utilize new container technologies, accelerating their digital transformation. Rackspace is focused on delivering true transformation as a service across applications,

Lies, Damm Lies, and Statistics. Faith in Technology Blinded Us to Terrible Decisions

By John Pientka | May 14, 2018

Everybody knows that the decline in manufacturing employment is due to the adoption of new technologies making us more productive, not jobs moving offshore. Sadly, “everybody” was wrong and we made some stupid policy choices. Here’s the research. Between 2000

FCC says ‘net neutrality’ rules will end in June

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission said in a notice Thursday that 2015 landmark U.S. open internet rules will cease around June 10. The FCC in December repealed the Obama era “net neutrality” rules, which will allow internet providers

Enabling Transformation Quickly With Agile Project Management

By Cloud Syndicate | May 4, 2018

Agile Project Management Lack of understanding and fear of failure in an enterprise setting is a combination that leaves most organizations paralyzed when trying to develop a digital strategy. In a survey conducted at the 2018 Enaxis Leadership Forum, most business

Containers and Microservices Help Governments in Norway Provide Safe Public Data Distribution

By Dana Gardner | May 3, 2018

Containers and Microservices Dana Gardner: Hello, and welcome to the next edition of the BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer podcast series. I’m Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions, your host and moderator for this ongoing discussion on digital transformation

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

By Robb Heineman

Big Data Strategies Data is ubiquitous, but success apparently isn’t. Companies using big data strategies are running headlong into an 85 percent failure rate as a result of resistance from management, a lack of adequate training, and an inability to integrate the

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development: A New Frontier

By CloudTweaks

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development The rise in cloud popularity has brought a corresponding increase in the number of companies outsourcing their cloud software development. Yet things can get a bit complicated when a business sets out to find a compatible

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

By Paul Mercina

Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

Preventing Disastrous Events Through The Power of Anomaly Detection In Machine Data

By CloudTweaks

Preventing Disastrous Events Through the Power of Anomaly Detection in Machine Data In August, a single server failed and the NASDAQ went down for three hours. In January, GlobalPayments reported that a hack compromising millions of credit card accounts cost

Choice: A Critical Factor For A Successful Business

By Isabelle Guis

A Critical Factor For A Successful Business One of the most valuable business assets a company has today is its data. The problem is that most companies don’t know how to structure their information and then effectively leverage it to

Making Business Resiliency Part Of Business As Usual

By CloudTweaks

Business Resiliency Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) have become non-negotiable requirements for virtually every IT department. Business resiliency is an umbrella concept that must address everything from basic business continuity to high-level risk management, security, crisis management, and more.

Cloud Comings and Goings

By John Pientka

Cloud Power Amazon Web Services – the giant of cloud computing – is on track to do $10 Billion in revenue this year. Yet, rumors swirl that Apple may take a huge chunk of business away from them and Dropbox has

Collaboration in 2018 and Beyond: Four Technology Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact

By Bobby Beckmann

Collaboration in 2018 Four Technology Trends 2017 is coming to an end, which marks the time of year when we take a look into the crystal ball and share predictions on how emerging technologies will change the way we work.

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

Cloud Native Trends Once upon a time, only a select few companies like Google and Salesforce possessed the knowledge and ...
Bryan Doerr

Can You Afford the Risk of Not Going to the Cloud?

Risk of Not Going to the Cloud If you’re considering a migration to a public cloud environment, you’re most likely ...
Jonathan Ring

3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

Online Data Data storage is often a real headache for businesses. Additionally, the shift to the cloud in response to ...
Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of ...
Using Private Cloud Architecture For Multi-Tier Applications

Using Private Cloud Architecture For Multi-Tier Applications

Private Cloud Architecture These days, Multi-Tier Applications are the norm. From SharePoint’s front-end/back-end configuration, to LAMP-based websites using multiple servers to handle ...
The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do ...