Technology

The Democratization of Business Software Technology

By Vijay Sundaram | June 25, 2018

Democratization of Software Advances in the cloud have changed the way we interact with the world. From how we pay our bills to how we communicate to how we navigate city streets, the cloud’s arrival has proven disruptive to the

The Cloud Reveals a Future of Work That May Be Scary to Some

By Daniel Matthews | June 21, 2018

The Future of Work May Be Scary to Some Anyone paying attention to the world of work over the past 10 years or so has noticed the profound changes. Whether client-facing or internal, the cloud and its attendant technologies —

AT&T Unveils $15-a-Month Video Service

By CloudBuzz | June 21, 2018

Wireless company’s fees for programmers would depart from industry practice AT&T Inc. T -1.20% on Thursday unveiled a new video service, called WatchTV, that aims to use a “skinny bundle” of channels to recapture some of the millions of cord-cutters

How prepared are you to overcome the misuse of AI

By Vinod Saratchandran | June 19, 2018

Overcome the Misuse of AI Have you ever considered that the AI system integrated into your organisation’s computing infrastructure could possess a threat? What if it is indeed true? Will it wreck your entire organisation and cause massive breaches of

Industrial 4.0: Running Successful Anomaly Detection

By Ronald van Loon | June 18, 2018

Industrial 4.0 From smart phones to smart refrigerators, technology now plays a really important part in our life. This rapid rise of technology has not just added feasibility to our lives, but has also transformed the world of manufacturing. Industry 4.0

Remember the Detroit’s Big Three? Well, It Seems There is a New Cloud Big Three

By John Pientka | June 15, 2018

Remember the Detroit’s Big Three Moving to the cloud? Remember Studebaker, Hudson or Packard? Of course you don’t. They were crushed as the automobile industry consolidated into Detroit’s Big Three. So what? We are watching the same thing happening in cloud

When it Comes to the Communications Cloud, You Cannot Manage What You Cannot Measure 

By Kevin Riley | June 14, 2018

The Communications Cloud As more and more real-time communications – whether voice, messaging, video or collaboration – move to distributed software and cloud infrastructure, the management and security of real-time services becomes increasingly complex. Enterprises are moving to a zero-trust security

The New Kids On The Block: Data Protection Officers

By Oussama El-Hilali | June 13, 2018

Data Protection Officers The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is officially here. Yet, organizations are still unaware, are ignoring, or flat out didn’t build in enough time to make sure they met all mandates of this expansive and impactful regulation.

Robo-Advisors vs. Financial Advisors: What Do Millennials Prefer?

By Mike Brown | June 12, 2018

Robo-Advisors vs. Financial Advisors For technology-loving millennials, robo-advisors may seem appealing. With a robo-advisor, a portfolio is managed online by using software algorithms instead of a real person. It makes sense millennials would flock to robo-advisors, but they’re not, according

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Big Data’s Growth

By Louis Columbus | June 8, 2018

Big Data’s Growth Worldwide Big Data market revenues for software and services are projected to increase from $42B in 2018 to $103B in 2027, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.48% according to Wikibon. Forrester predicts the global

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Public Clouds Have Internal IT Beat For New Projects

By CloudTweaks

Renting IT Resources For departments in organizations that need to get an application deployed, the fastest and most effective option is renting IT resources on a public cloud such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), rather than working with the internal

GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By Brad Thies

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union will go into effect. Although its goal to protect consumer data is admirable, about a third of global companies don’t know whether

Protect Against Network Failures

Five Things Organizations Can Do To Protect Against Network Failures

By Milind Kulkarni

Protect Against Network Failures It is no surprise that whenever there is an outage in a public or private cloud, organizations lose business, face the wrath of angry customers and take a hit on their brands. The effects of an

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

By Gopan Joshi

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have

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.

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

By John Barco

Do Not Rely On Passwords Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global Product Marketing at ForgeRock, explains why it’s time the industry embraced more advanced identity-centric solutions that improve the customer experience

IT Service Management Strategy

Automation and the IT Service Management Strategy

By Brian Day

IT Service Management Strategy It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives,

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World: What Your Company Needs To Know

By Ron Hovsepian

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World With the striking down of the Safe Harbor agreement in October, we have seen the tip of a data privacy iceberg whose global implications will play out well into the new year. In 2016,

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

5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

Embracing The Cloud We love the stories of big complacent industry leaders having their positions sledge hammered by nimble cloud-based ...
How Strategy – Not Technology – Is The Real Driver For Digital Transformation

How Strategy – Not Technology – Is The Real Driver For Digital Transformation

The Real Driver For Digital Transformation Business owners and executives today know the power of social media, mobile technology, cloud ...
A Look Beyond the Basics of Cloud Database Services: What’s Next for DBaaS?

A Look Beyond the Basics of Cloud Database Services: What’s Next for DBaaS?

Cloud Database Services When it comes to choosing the right database management system (DBMS), developers and data analysts today face ...
Part 1 - How Cloud Apps Are Making Businesses More (and Less) Secure

Part 1 – How Cloud Apps Are Making Businesses More (and Less) Secure

Cloud Apps Security Today, more than ever before, employees are working while on-the-go. The ease with which a worker can ...
5 Important VR Industry Trends Starting To Take Shape

5 Important VR Industry Trends Starting To Take Shape

5 Important VR Industry Trends In recent years, virtual reality (VR) finally made a move to the mainstream after largely ...
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De-Archiving: What Is It and Who’s Doing It?

De-Archiving I first heard the term “De-Archiving” a few months ago on a visit to a few studios in Hollywood ...