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10 Tips for Implementing Scrum Practices

Many enterprises believe that simply adopting scrum practices will make their business agile. Scrum, a term named for the scrum formation in rugby, is an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing product development. Success with scrum is about building a company culture that promotes collaboration, transparency, self-organization and responsibility while... Read More »

As Container Adoption Grows, ROI Soon Follows

The majority of organizations are either using container technologies today or plan to do so soon, according to a recent survey from NetEnrich. Simply stated, containers enclose pieces of code in a layer of software that can be transported easily between... Read More »

Why Breaking Down Information Silos Is a Must

In a perfect enterprise, all data and content would be entirely integrated throughout all business apps, and workflow and business process management (BPM) systems would drive most tasks. But today's organizations are only beginning to make this transition, according to a June 2016 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Alfresco Software. The resulting paper,... Read More »

Managing Mobility Is a Major IT Challenge

Enterprise mobility presents numerous benefits: increased productivity, potential cost savings and improved employee morale. It comes with many potential risks. Between "bill shock" from uncontrolled roaming costs to user negligence causing unmanaged overages to to data loss, managing mobility can be a major challenge. With increasingly sophisticated and more frequent cyber-threats targeting... Read More »

How Social Media Puts Businesses at Risk

Organizations that do not archive content from social media platforms face significant and growing risks from their inaction, according to a white paper by Osterman Research. Twenty-six percent of organizations have had to produce content-free discovery from their enterprise social media platform, according to the paper, "Read More »

Why IT Leaders Love the Public Cloud

Remember when organizations once feared the public cloud? If only because they were concerned about data security? Well, no longer, as the vast majority of companies have migrated to the public cloud and expect to boost their presence there in the immediate future, Read More »

12 Tips for Implementing IoT Security

The internet of things (IoT) is everywhere. It's in our homes, cars, offices and most commonly around our wrists. It's changing the way factories are run, how health care is delivered and how cities operate. With an estimated 5.5 million new "things" connected each day, and an expected 6.4 billion in circulation by the end of 2016, according to Gartner research, the IoT will increasingly... Read More »

Why Cloud Migration Is Still a Work in Progress

Despite the seemingly ubiquitous presence of the cloud, many organizations are still in a transitional stage when it comes to cloud adoption, according to a recent survey from Unisys. The accompanying report, titled "Read More »

Why Security Metrics Miss the Mark

A majority of IT security executives are only somewhat confident in their enterprise's security, according to a new survey. One-third of respondents are confident in their security posture and one-quarter said they communicate effectively about security metrics and posture to senior management. These executives continue to rely mainly on quantitative metrics aimed at preventing breaches.... Read More »

Why Simplifying Data Is Complicated Business

In assessing big data capabilities, few CIOs and tech and business leaders give their organizations high marks, according to a recent survey from Snowflake Computing. The report, titled "Read More »

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