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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

How To Close The Talent Gap With Machine Learning

By Louis Columbus | May 2, 2018

Close The Talent Gap 80% of the positions open in the U.S. alone were due to attrition. On an average, it costs $5,000 to fill an open position and takes on average of 2 months to find a new employee.

GDPR Drives Real Time Analytics

By Ronald van Loon | May 2, 2018

New reforms under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) started as an attempt to standardize data protection regulations in 2012. The European Union intends to make Europe “fit for the digital age.” It took four years to finalize the agreements

Advanced Analytics & Artificial Intelligence: What Every Executive Needs to Know

By Cloud Syndicate | May 1, 2018

The focus of this year’s Enaxis Leadership Forum was “Developing Digital Capability”. The event saw business and technology leaders from more than 40 Fortune 500 organizations across diverse industries come together for a meeting of the minds and to share

The Death of “Big Bang” IT Projects

By Bill Schmarzo | April 30, 2018

Why is it so hard to change, especially from a business perspective? Why is it so hard to understand that new technology capabilities can enable new technology approaches?  And nowhere is that more evident than in how companies are trying (and failing)

How to secure personally identifiable information (PII) of customers

By Cloud Syndicate | April 30, 2018

Secure Personally Identifiable Information Information security has been a constant challenge for enterprises. Especially in a software test environment, enterprises face the threat of exposing the personally identifiable information (PII) of customers and commercially sensitive data (financial, operational, and strategic) to the test teams (external vendors).

New research from Capgemini shows the automotive industry could gain $160 billion through smart factory adoption by 2023 onwards

By CloudBuzz | April 30, 2018

Almost half of all automotive firms have invested over $250 million in smart factories, more than any other sector Paris, April 30, 2018 – Capgemini today announced a new report by its Digital Transformation Institute, which reveals that the automotive industry can expect

What Does GDPR Mean For Your Business?

By Ronald van Loon | April 27, 2018

The European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force on May 25, 2018. These regulations will have a significant impact on existing data collection and analysis methods. Many businesses have become reliant on customer data collection for marketing

Forget About the Coming AI Apocalypse. We have Bigger Fish to Fry. How Did Tax Day Work Out for You?

By John Pientka | April 26, 2018

Our government computer systems are so old they crash when Americans try to file their taxes. Worried about North Korea? Worry more about the senile machines launching our missiles. Houston we have a problem. AI will take our jobs. Google

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

The Cloud Debate – Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

By CloudTweaks

The Cloud Debate Now that we’ve gotten over the hump of whether we should adopt the cloud or not, “which cloud” is now the center of the debate. It feels like that one multiple choice question on an exam that

Move Over Brick And Mortar, Education-As-A-Service Is Taking Over

By Scott Skinger

Education-As-A-Service As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin’.” Its a verse that sticks like glue in the back of my mind when I reflect on the technology landscape today. Just a few years ago, data analytics services

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

The Great Arms Race For Security: Virtualization

By Gavin Hill

The Great Arms Race For Security Since its infancy in the early seventies when the first computer virus was created, the malware and anti-malware business has grown into multi-billion dollar industries. No longer are script kiddies creating malware for notoriety,

Business Transformation And The IT Journey

By CloudTweaks

Business Transformation IT Journey When we look at significant business model changes during the past thirty years, technology has often been at the core. From mainframes to mini-computers to microcomputers to client/server to the Internet – technology change has been

Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud

By Craig Morgan

Cloud Computing and the Medical Field Clinical trials play an essential role in the drug development process by effectively demonstrating the efficacy and safety of a pharmaceutical compound. Although lead by scientific endeavor with patient safety and therapeutic benefits in mind,

Predictions For The Enterprise – Interconnected Cities

By Mark Barrenechea

Predictions For The Enterprise The IoT will be reality In 2016, we’ll work smarter, not harder. Human beings, appliances, homes, factories, cars, businesses, and cities will become more interconnected. If these items aren’t already, they’ll soon be “talking” to the

Problem In Customer Support – What Mobile App Developers Can Learn From AmEx

By Barry Coleman

Mobile App Developers Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, marketing and… customer support? We don’t tend to consider customer support as a complement to marketing, but when an organization experiences success in retaining customers and securing customer loyalty, it’s

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

What Does GDPR Mean For Your Business?

What Does GDPR Mean For Your Business?

The European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force on May 25, 2018. These regulations will have a ...
Problem In Customer Support – What Mobile App Developers Can Learn From AmEx

Problem In Customer Support – What Mobile App Developers Can Learn From AmEx

Mobile App Developers Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, marketing and… customer support? We don’t tend to consider customer ...
Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were ...
Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global ...
The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

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

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, ...
How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing ...
Mark Carrizosa

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT ...
International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home ...
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 ...
Apcela

Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial ...