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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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6 ways to bring your spiraling cloud costs under control

The pandemic has accelerated cloud usage, creating longer-term challenges for organizations looking to effectively manage their cloud costs.

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3 cloud architecture patterns that optimize scalability and cost

Taking a minimalist or serverless approach to architecture can keep scalability while trimming unnecessary expenses.

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The cloud is now mission-critical

A new study finds what most of us already knew, but we may not be acting accordingly. Essential infrastructure requires essential attention to detail.

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Prepare for the work-from-anywhere revolution

The enterprise infrastructure needed to support the 'new normal' will depend on IoT, digital twins, and immersive reality.

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Containers require good architecture

They may seem simple, but containers require a whole new architecture skill set. Here’s what you need to know.

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What IT leadership looks like in 2021

As IT leaders meet the challenges of the COVID era, only one thing is assured – more change is coming sooner than you think.

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How agile development teams use value streams

Value stream mapping can help IT align projects with business impact and set priorities.

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My 2021 cloud computing New Year’s resolutions

It’s that time of year to make promises to yourself you’ll never keep. Perhaps these cloud-related improvements will be different.

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2 mistakes that will kill your multicloud project

Multicloud is the way to go these days, but remember that it's a complex, distributed architecture that most are getting wrong.

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5 signs your agile development process must change

Shallow backlogs, missed commitments, low morale, and defects may indicate your agile process needs more than a few minor tweaks.

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Applying agile in POCs for emerging technologies

From story writing to scrums and sprints, agile can improve the proof of concept process.

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Technology disenfranchisement is now a thing

With the cloud taking over R&D dollars and IT budgets, traditional systems are being left behind.

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Cloud adoption in a post-COVID world

Many thought that COVID-19 would cause the Great Cloud Slowdown; instead, the opposite happened. What will cloud adoption look like when the masks come off?

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How to manage cloud migration remotely

These days, everyone on the cloud migration team is dispersed all over the city or country. This presents some challenges, but I see more opportunities.

From AI to cloud-native – is your organisation future-ready?

3 unexpected predictions for cloud computing next year

It's clear that cloud computing will continue to grow, but here are three less-obvious aspects to keep on your radar.

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IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

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