Losing Control of Public Cloud Performance

Momentum for public cloud deployment is expected to rapidly increase over the next year—at the risk of organizations losing control over critical parts of their IT infrastructure, Read More »

GE CIO Is Tasked With Driving $1B in Gains

GE is shifting huge portions of its app portfolio to the cloud, and the company's new CIO will work with LOB execs to drive savings through its cloud initiative. 

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Why Cloud-based Security Services Are on the Rise

A new study finds an increase in IT security incidents since last year (no surprise there) and a boost in security budgets this year (certainly a nice surprise). The PwC study also revealed a greater adoption of security frameworks, and the use of cloud-based security services. The study, "The Global State of Information Security Survey... Read More »

4 Steps to Consider in a Cloud Integration Framework

The transition from only a handful of monolithic systems to a more disparate ecosystem of applications has made cloud integrations more challenging.

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The Rise of No-Code Citizen Developers

Traditional programming methods and application development platforms are too slow, too expensive and are fraught with miscommunications, according to a new survey. That's driving enterprises to seek a better ROI in application development and delivery through so-called "citizen developers." Because customizing applications often requires costly hand-coded programming, companies are using... Read More »

11 Ways to Protect Data in the Cloud

The recent avalanche of security breaches is forcing CIOs to establish new due diligence priorities to protect business data in the cloud. This is an especially timely issue, given the FTC's recent ruling, which Read More »

Managing Cloud Costs (and Expectations)

Today, cloud computing growth outpaces all other IT spending, according to IDCRead More »

The Real Costs of Cloud Application Portability

A major decision that IT leaders must address is when to choose lock-in over cloud app portability. Here are some tips to consider before deciding.

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Automation and the Modern CIO

The modern CIO runs one of the most critical departments in the business. IT is the seat of innovation, so the direction the CIO ought to take is discussed at the board level. In this transitional period for IT, trends have ever-shortening lifespans; disruption is the norm. The CIO is empowered to lead the business across... Read More »

CIOs Are Confident About the Digital Disruption ‘Edge’

The vast majority of CIOs and other business leaders anticipate that their organizations will be impacted by digital disruption over the next 10 years–and most of them believe this shift will give them an advantage over competitors, according to a recent survey from Harvey Nash and KPMG. The Read More »

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