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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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2021: The year of the great enterprise disconnect

Next year enterprise cloud usage will become completely virtual and disconnected from centralized infrastructure. Here’s how to be ready

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Cloud tech certifications count more than degrees now

Learning is prioritizing tactical over strategic for cloud-based skills

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COVID-19 leads to shocking cloud computing bills

With the rapid expansion of public cloud services to support a newly remote workforce, many enterprises are looking to cut some costs

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How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

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The sweet spot for robotic process automation in the COVID-19 response

RPA can smooth some of the bumps of working from home, but don’t expect it to solve everything

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Yes, it's safe to move sensitive data to the cloud

The public clouds have been safe places to store mission-critical and sensitive data for some time, but it takes a pandemic to push most enterprises over the tipping point

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How AI is reshaping healthcare during COVID-19 -- and beyond

Before the COVID-19 crisis, AI and machine learning technologies had just begun to move beyond the pilot stage at large healthcare companies -- but that's changing fast.

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Software is eating the world of eating

Cloud kitchens are further disrupting the traditional restaurant model -- turning food into a software technology business.

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Which tech companies will survive the pandemic-triggered recession?

Bouncing back from a COVID-19 downturn depends on how well a company weathers the structural and frictional challenges. Hint: You'll need disruption and a healthy supply of cash

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A pragmatic approach to the post-pandemic run on cloud computing

All signs indicate cloud computing will be hotter soon, pushed by vulnerabilities identified during the pandemic. Will you be ready?

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What developers must know about master data management

An MDM program offers a competitive advantage by creating a two-way data clearinghouse with automation and tools to manage data that all your systems can access

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Fitting ITSM into a devops world

IT service management (ITSM) has been around for a long time. While ITSM and ITIL have been updated over the years, how do they stack up against Gen Z approaches like devops?

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CIOs reshape IT priorities in wake of COVID-19

Surfacing from crisis mode, CIOs find themselves redefining IT priorities, thanks to budgets in flux, a rising need to refine business processes, and new outlooks on the future of work.

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IT’s 10 biggest challenges amid COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted IT operations across nearly every industry. Here’s how IT leaders are rising to the challenges.

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