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DevOps and Cloud Combo Boosts Software Performance

While relatively few companies are making extensive use of both cloud computing and DevOps, those that commit to both are achieving vastly improved key performance indicators (KPIs) as a result, according to a recent... Continue »
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The Critical Need to Patch Vulnerabilities ASAP

A new report claims that by the time a vulnerability is disclosed, 80 percent of exploits already exist, but only 70 percent of vendor-provided patches are available. The analysis, conducted by the Aberdeen Group, is... Continue »
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Companies Expect Cyber-Attacks but Aren't Prepared

According to the "State of Cyber-Security 2017" research study from the Independent Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), 80 percent of survey respondents expect a cyber-attack to strike their organization... Continue »
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Why IT Leaders Have Too Little Time for Innovation

If your IT employees feel like they're on a perpetual hamster wheel—working hard but not really moving forward—they're far from alone: Tech leaders and staffers spend the vast majority of their time... Continue »
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Digital Transformation Is in Chaos

A new survey finds a "widespread stall" in digital transformation efforts, suggesting that its leadership is in crisis. Half of senior executives polled said their company is not successfully executing 50 percent of... Continue »
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A Practical Alternative to Two-Speed IT

Part two of this series on two-speed IT will explain the remaining three steps in the framework and will describe how to implement a technology lifecycle. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

How IT Falls Short of User Expectations

IT managers said they make a wide range of efforts to boost the productivity and effectiveness of their users, but many users don't think the technology department is aligned with the needs of the business, according to a recent survey conducted... More »

Companies Worldwide Fear the Impact of the EU GDPR

Companies face steep and annually rising noncompliance fines, and they fear that noncompliance could cause their businesses to close, according to a new study. The study, which was conducted by Vanson Bourne for Veritas Technologies, examines the... More »

H1-B Visas Shouldn't Become a Political Weapon

Draconian measures to block immigrants on H1-B visas are counterproductive. The benefits of immigration outweigh the costs. It already has made American great. More »

How ITSM Can Fast-Forward the Tech Transformation

Challenged by the fast pace of digital transformation, many companies are increasing their investment in IT service management (ITSM) as a potential solution, according to a recent survey from BMC. The resulting report, "Delivering Value to... More »

Malware Declines, but Ransomware Soars

Last year, both good guys and bad guys achieved gains: Security professionals successfully fought off malware, but cyber-criminals benefited from an explosion in ransomware, according to the "2017 SonicWall Annual Threat Report." Ending a trend,... More »

How Internet Disruptions Cripple Organizations

The vast majority of organizations have experienced a significant internet disruption within the last 12 months, according to a recent survey from Dyn. The accompanying report, the "Internet Disruption Study," indicates that the most common causes... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Two-Speed IT: Juggling Competing Agendas

How can IT leaders juggle seemingly competing agendas: to meet the business’ demands for increased innovation, while cutting costs and slashing budgets? More »

5 Reasons to Embrace As-a-Service Delivery Models

The concept of bringing applications, infrastructure and business processes together and delivering them “as a service” has advanced more rapidly than expected. More »

The 7 Keys to IT Success in 2017—and Beyond

As IT journeys from the backroom to the boardroom, an IT leader’s success will increasingly depend on the ability to work as a true partner with the business. More »

Amtrak's CIO Is on a Technology Fast Track

CIO Jason Molfetas modernized the technology at Amtrak, ushered in a digital transformation and deployed analytics to create a competitive edge for the company. More »

Technology for People, by People

Digital tools are adapting to us by interacting in more human ways, using elements such as touch displays, mixed reality and natural-language processing. More »

The Top 10 Achievements of a Year-One CDO

Successful chief digital officers make a positive impact on customers, employees and shareholders, and their success depends on several common attributes. More »