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Jan 21, 2022

Zscaler Brings a New Approach to Experience Management
Understanding user experience has been somewhat of a "Holy Grail" for the IT industry for decades. Many vendors have tried, yet none have managed to crack the code. Think back to names like Micromuse, Computer Associates, Riverbed and Netscout, which all tried to take their underlying management tool and adapt it to understand what a […]

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eWeek
Jan 21, 2022

Dell APEX: Increasing Consistency in Multi-Cloud Deployments
As enterprises have increasingly chosen multi-cloud deployments over single vendor engagements, the need to define and address complexity has never been greater. Dell Technologies' new APEX services and DevOps capabilities for multi-cloud applications offer a prime example of how vendors can proceed. Dell expressed two goals in launching APEX as-a-Service solutions in May 2021: to […]

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eWeek
Jan 20, 2022

Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami on the Future of Multicloud
I spoke with Rajiv Ramaswami, President and CEO of Nutanix, about key trends and issues in multicloud computing, including the future of this emerging technology. Among the topics we addressed: We know that the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform delivers the advantages of public cloud to company data centers. The Nutanix solution lives in on-prem datacenters, […]

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eWeek
Jan 20, 2022

The Urgent Need to Align Business Strategy with ESG
One-off sustainability initiatives and short-term goals just don't make the cut in today's ESG-focused market. Consumers now demand greater transparency into business operations, supply chains, and social impacts. Additionally, they're on the lookout for organizations making investments into the circular economy; that is, the infrastructure dedicated to recycle and reuse. In fact, a survey found […]

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eWeek
Jan 19, 2022

Best Practices for Multicloud (that Cloud Providers Prefer You Not Know)
Multicloud is one of those topics that most cloud providers would rather not discuss. Why? Well, you're admitting that their cloud is not the only destination for your applications and data. Also, and most important, they will be forced to work and play well with other cloud providers and do so as a stated policy. […]

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eWeek
Jan 19, 2022

An Overlooked Cybersecurity Threat: 5G
5G is taking the world by storm for its notable speed and bandwidth strength. It supersedes 3G, which gained popularity in the early 2000s after the iPhone 3G was released, followed by 4G in 2011. 4G and 4G LTE are still heavily relied upon, but 5G is becoming more available for enterprises, small businesses and […]

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eWeek
Jan 18, 2022

The Successful CISO: How to Build Stakeholder Trust
If we track the recent progress of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), there's good reason to wonder if they are headed toward the visibility once reserved for CEOs, given how today's dramatic security challenges have boosted their profile. In a relatively short time, we've seen cybersecurity move from being an afterthought to become central […]

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eWeek
Jan 17, 2022

Atos OneCloud's Michael Liebow on Cloud Computing Challenges and Solutions
I spoke with Michael Liebow, Global Head of Atos OneCloud, about how legacy architecture plays such a core role even in today's newest cloud deployments, and provides advice on optimizing cloud strategy Your new position with Atos OneCloud? What will you be doing?  Let's contrast the past with what's currently happening. Cloud in years past […]

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eWeek
Jan 17, 2022

Why NPM Tools Need to Work Across On-Prem, Cloud, and Hybrid Environments
The networking landscape has shifted dramatically over the past two years as remote work, cloud migration, and container-based architectures have augmented network infrastructure. This digital transformation has put added pressure on NetOps teams to gain visibility into on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments to ensure performance of the entire network and applications, regardless of location.  As […]

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eWeek
Jan 17, 2022

What Does 2022 Hold for Intelligent Automation?
As we move into 2022, there's little doubt that we'll see the growth in intelligent automation (IA) continue to gather momentum as more decision makers realize the transformative power of this emerging technology. Building on this, a key shift we'll see is the realization that only a truly unified workforce can deliver a business's full […]

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eWeek
Jan 14, 2022

What Is Data Visualization? Benefits, Types & Best Practices
At the core of digital transformation lies data democratization, the practice of making data accessible throughout all departments of a business, not simply the C-suite and IT team. Datasets are growing fast. Forget data analytics - business leaders are struggling just to visualize and map out data to begin with. Data visualization works to fix […]

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eWeek
Jan 13, 2022

5 Steps to Leveraging Machine Learning: The Shopify Use Case
The e-commerce platform Shopify has successfully leveraged machine learning through a methodological, five step strategy. Below we'll examine each step and detail how it's helped the company thrive. Shopify's growth is unparalleled in the e-commerce industry. Collectively, the platform's merchants make up the 7th largest company in the world in terms of revenue. That puts […]

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eWeek
Jan 12, 2022

Qlik vs. Tableau: 2022 Software Comparison
Qlik and Tableau are among the most highly regarded business intelligence and data analytics tools available. In this article, we will compare these two data leaders, and note the ideal user for each. To compete in the business intelligence (BI) and data analytics market, vendors must provide functions such as data preparation, data mining, visual […]

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eWeek
Jan 12, 2022

Guide to Managing Edge Computing's Explosive Data Growth
The amount of data at the Edge is already a challenge for IT leaders. Yet it's becoming even more of a problem for managers of IT infrastructure as data levels expand exponentially. Indeed, the overwhelming edge computing trend is expansion of data levels. IDC predicts that by 2025 there will be a total of 55.7 […]

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eWeek
Jan 11, 2022

BI Tools 2022: Best Business Intelligence Software
Business intelligence (BI) software tools enable companies to analyze events, trends and market changes to gain competitive advantage. These BI tools collect, manage and interpret mountains of structured and unstructured data. They construct models that deliver answers and insights through reports, charts, graphics and other data representation methods. BI software is the foundation of digital […]

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eWeek
Jan 11, 2022

5 Cloud Security Trends in 2022
The pandemic focus on work from home in 2021 put the spurs to cloud migration for many businesses, which had to migrate to the cloud almost overnight to support remote workforces. As a result, teleworking has become cloud computing's killer app during the lockdown - but cybercriminals know this, too. Clearly, hackers will keep targeting […]

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eWeek
Jan 11, 2022

MongoDB's Mark Porter on Database Trends and the ‘Innovation Tax'
I spoke with Mark Porter, CTO, MongoDB, about trends in the database market, and how the so-called ‘Innovation Tax' hinders the ability to produce outstanding tech solutions. Among the topics we covered:  Let's take a look at the database market as we enter 2022. There's a lot going on in the data and data warehouse […]

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eWeek
Jan 10, 2022

eWEEK TweetChat, Jan. 18: Digital Transformation Trends
On Tuesday, January 18, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be "Digital Transformation Trends," and it will be moderated by James Maguire, eWEEK's Editor-in-Chief. We'll discuss - using Twitter - the trends that will shape digital transformation in 2022. On a related note, how will data, AI, cloud computing and […]

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eWeek
Jan 07, 2022

Cisco, Lockheed Martin and Amazon Partner to Bring Collaboration to Space
Cisco is bringing its Webex technology to the final frontier: space. Webex will be a part of the Callisto payload on the Orion spacecraft, which launches later this year on a mission called Artemis I. Formerly known as Exploration Mission-1, this launch will be the first in a series of several complex missions focused on […]

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eWeek
Jan 07, 2022

Dell Technologies at CES: The Importance of Endpoint Evolution
The new solutions Dell Technologies introduced at CES 2022, along with three new workplace Concepts announced in mid-December, are good examples of products that help employers and employees address business and marketplace shifts. That is especially important for products used in the workplace, including endpoint PCs and laptops. Let's take a look at what's new […]

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eWeek
Jan 06, 2022

Secure Access Service Edge: Big Benefits, Big Challenges
As companies increasingly move to cloud architectures, they're looking for ways to increase security while also reducing complexity and operating costs. And of course the move to remote work - which boosts the need for hybrid cloud and Software as a Service - only accelerates the need for these requirements. All of these requirements can […]

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eWeek
Jan 06, 2022

Komprise's Krishna Subramanian: Tips for Managing Unstructured Data
I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, COO at Komprise, about the potential benefits from optimal management of unstructured data. Among the topics we covered: Let's talk about the management of unstructured data. Why is it challenging? If you were to give companies advice about optimizing their use of unstructured data, what would it be? You've mentioned […]

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eWeek
Jan 06, 2022

Avoiding Cybersecurity Staff Burnout: Keeping Employees Productive and Engaged
Cloud security professionals are already in short supply. Combine that with alert fatigue, a surge in demand, and the "always-on" nature of the modern workplace, and it is clear why employee burnout is increasing. In 2019, Gartner projected that the cloud market would grow to $355B by 2022. Reaching that level depends on the development […]

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eWeek
Jan 05, 2022

IBM Z: Helping Enterprises Adapt to Cloud Modernization
Discussions about enterprise systems often focus on traditional RAS (resiliency, availability, scalability) performance features, with nods toward developing issues like protecting businesses against rapidly evolving security threats. But a vital point that doesn't get nearly as much attention is adaptability—that is, how best and effectively businesses can integrate existing systems with new, forward-thinking strategies and […]

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eWeek
Jan 05, 2022

Sisense's Ashley Kramer on Data Analytics in 2022
Ashley Kramer, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Sisense, discusses her predictions for data in the year ahead, including how automation will turn prescriptive data analytics into prescriptive guidance. Among the topics we discussed:  Prediction: Organizations will redefine what it means to build a "culture of analytics." Prediction: The most data-driven organizations will combat tool […]

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eWeek
Jan 05, 2022

5 Tech Trends for 2022: Digital Transformation, Cloud and Talent Wars
Every December, I spend time thinking about where the software ecosystem will go over the year ahead. For the past decade, that's meant focusing on cloud computing, as it's long been the dominant software trend.  The past year, however, (and 2020 as well) has been rather different—driven, of course, by COVID-19. The pandemic and its […]

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eWeek
Jan 04, 2022

The End of BlackBerry Classic: IT Pros, Always Evaluate Your Vendors
Over the holiday break, the onetime king of mobile, BlackBerry, issued a post reminding users that as of January 4, 2022, Classic BlackBerry devices will no longer function - including the ability to make 911 calls. The decommissioning of these devices is another milestone in the long, slow demise of a company that ruled the […]

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eWeek
Jan 04, 2022

Tech Predictions for 2022: Cloud, Data, Cybersecurity, AI, and More
You might think it foolhardy to make predictions about something that changes as furiously fast as emerging technology. Driven by massive investments, competing for a market that appears limitless, thousands of companies innovate constantly, sometimes at cross purposes. Yet we are human, after all, so we can't resist peering into the unknowable future and proclaiming, […]

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eWeek
Jan 03, 2022

Data Management in 2022: DataOps, Talent Shortages, Storage Overload
In 2022, the burdens of enterprise data management will continue to expand, driven largely by rising data growth, as well as emerging trends ranging from DataOps and CloudOps to the increasing need to protect data. The following are a few of the more significant steps we'll see in the evolution of data management in 2022. […]

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eWeek
Dec 30, 2021

Incorta's Brian Keare on Using Data to Improve Supply Chains
I spoke with Brian Keare, CIO of Incorta, about why companies are struggling to handle their data analytics, and how this relates to the supply chain bottleneck. Among the tech issues we discussed: Data analytics - plenty of companies struggle in this area. Why? What's the core challenge? What advice would you give to companies […]

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eWeek
Dec 29, 2021

Accenture's Adam Burden on Tech in 2022, from Cloud to Digital Transformation
I spoke with Adam Burden, Chief Software Engineer at Accenture, about his top forecasts for 2022, including how low code/no code will drive the democratization of technology. Among the forecasts we discussed: At the edge of the cloud: Cloud computing will continue its dominance, which means that managing and optimizing hybrid cloud environments will be […]

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eWeek
Dec 28, 2021

Why Cloud Native Needs Monitoring-as-Code and Infrastructure-as-Code
To manage the complexities of today's cloud native infrastructure, there's an increasing need for IT monitoring technology, often referred to as observability. As core building blocks of this trend, two sophisticated technologies are rapidly developing: Monitoring-as-Code and Infrastructure-as-Code. Let's dig into these emerging technologies and look at how they help monitor and manage complex cloud […]

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eWeek
Dec 27, 2021

5 Edge Computing Trends in 2022
Edge computing trends play a key role in business because edge deployments are now essentially everywhere. With the list of edge computing devices growing - including smartphones, smartwatches, and autonomous vehicles - at an exponential rate, business professionals need to stay current with edge trends moving into 2022. Indeed, after developing for several years, it […]

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eWeek
Dec 27, 2021

5 Ways Social Media Impacts Cybersecurity
Social media is appealing because humans are inherently social creatures. We like to connect, share and discuss. But it's clear that sometimes, these impulses take a wrong turn in the remote, detached online settings where social media takes place. A key issue with social media use - one that's often not understood or even recognized […]

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eWeek
Dec 24, 2021

Datadog vs. Splunk: 2022 Software Comparison
Datadog and Splunk both cover a lot of ground as application performance monitoring (APM) tools. Both offer broad monitoring and in-depth data analytics. Buyers looking for a high quality performance monitoring platform will likely find both on their list of strong candidates. However, there are as many differences as similarities between these two solutions. In […]

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eWeek
Dec 22, 2021

How Distributed Cloud Computing Drives IT Automation
Recently, I was the keynote speaker at the AppViewX digital event, "Simplify Application Delivery 2021."  While there were many sub-themes to the event, the one I focused on is automation, as I believe this is the single most important capability for application delivery moving forward. The application delivery landscape is evolving rapidly and shifting from […]

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eWeek
Dec 21, 2021

Splunk's Shawn Bice on How Data Is Driving Business Reinvention
Shawn Bice, President of Products and Technology at Splunk, discusses how data analytics is reshaping business, and also provides insight into the future of edge computing. Before we talk about how data will drive the next wave of business reinvention, let's take a look at the level of comfort and/or adoption with data analytics currently. […]

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eWeek
Dec 21, 2021

Best Data Analytics Tools of 2022
Data analytics tools and software deliver deep insights into wide-ranging business events. Used effectively, they can fuel faster and better decision-making. This offers significant competitive advantage and boosts digital transformation. Clearly, data mining using data analytics software is at the center of business success; and of course, using optimal data mining techniques makes all the […]

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eWeek
Dec 20, 2021

Equinix's Jennifer Ruch and AT&T's John Schulz on ESG and Sustainable Infrastructure
I spoke with Jennifer Ruch, Director, Sustainabilty and ESG at Equinix, and John Schulz, Director of Sustainability Operations at AT&T, about sustainable infrastructure. In a fascinating conversation, we covered the following: As a digital infrastructure partner to many enterprise and cloud providers, what is your sense of where customers are on their sustainability journeys? We're […]

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eWeek
Dec 17, 2021

HGS's Virgil Wong and Smart Cube's Nitin Aggarwal: How to Leverage Data for Revenue
Two industry experts discuss why companies struggle with leveraging data analytics, and provide tips on choosing data sets to mine for revenue growth. The experts: Virgil Wong, Chief Digital Officer, HGS Digital Nitin Aggarwal, Vice President of Data Analytics, The Smart Cube Among the topics we discussed:  Why do companies struggle to leverage data analytics? What […]

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eWeek
Dec 17, 2021

Palo Alto Firewall Boosts Performance with Single Pass Architecture
The new Palo Alto Networks PA-400 ML Powered Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) product family comes in a compact form factor and is designed for branch offices, small businesses, or retail locations. The product aims for the next generation firewall market, and it features natively integrated security features, such as threat prevention, advanced URL filtering, DNS […]

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eWeek
Dec 16, 2021

Best Data Mining Tools & Software
Data mining tools are enjoying a dramatic increase in interest, due to data trends driving today's businesses. Clearly, data analytics is now firmly embraced by businesses of all shapes and sizes, and data mining is a core practice of digital transformation. Success in data mining is all about two factors: First, it's about which data […]

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eWeek
Dec 16, 2021

Apache Kafka Gains Adoption as Streaming Data Grows
Apache Kafka is a distributed event-streaming platform that enables companies to monitor and manage real time data feeds. This open source software launched in 2011, following its initial development by LinkedIn, and evolved into a real-time event-streaming platform by 2015.  Kafka is not the only event-streaming technology; it competes in the marketplace with Amazon Kinesis. But […]

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eWeek
Dec 15, 2021

The Future of CloudOps: Big Challenges and Possible Solutions
The most hyped areas of cloud computing include cloud native development, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, big data, and other areas of cloud deployments that people enjoy discussing when they talk about the future of cloud. In contrast, CloudOps (cloud operations - the management of a complex cloud deployment) is a topic […]

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eWeek
Dec 15, 2021

ITRenew, a High-End Webscale Refurbisher, Integrates with Pluribus Networks
The definition of cloud is changing as hybrid multicloud and distributed cloud architectures emerging, and with businesses seeking to augment their public cloud deployments with a private cloud stack. Deploying a private cloud can be quite a significant undertaking as it requires procuring and integrating network, storage, compute, orchestration software and other technology. One vendor […]

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eWeek
Dec 15, 2021

5 IoT Trends in 2022
Rapidly evolving trends are driving change in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector, which itself is growing exponentially. The IoT market is forecast to grow at a 25.4 percent CAGR rate, zooming from $381 billion in 2021 to $1.8 trillion to 2028, according to Fortune Business Insights. Going into 2022, the vast number of IoT […]

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eWeek
Dec 15, 2021

Top PMP Certifications for IT Professionals 2022
A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a globally recognized certificate offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is a highly respected certificate held by over one million actively certified individuals. These certifications can advance your career and help drive salary increases for qualified managers. The need for qualified managers with PMP certifications is […]

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eWeek
Dec 15, 2021

Lenovo Delivers AI-Enhanced Edge Computing with NVIDIA GPUs
The case for edge computing is so compelling that it can obscure the "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" nature of these solutions. The fact is that potentially valuable data has always existed or been generated at the edges of business networks whether they encompassed factory floors, retail outlets, remote locations, city streets […]

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eWeek
Dec 14, 2021

Veritone's Ryan Steelberg on Building an AI Deployment
Ryan Steelberg, President of Veritone, lays out clear guidelines on how companies can start and build an enterprise AI deployment. Among the topics we covered: Enterprise AI is still fairly new - what's your assessment of the enterprise AI market now? What stage of adoption or maturity are we in? What are the challenges for companies […]

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eWeek
Dec 13, 2021

Dell's Matt Baker on Edge Computing and ‘The Third Premises'
I spoke with Matt Baker, Senior VP at Dell Technologies, about current and future trends in the edge computing market. He explained his theory of ‘The Third Premises" and how it helps in understanding edge computing. Among the questions he addressed:  You write that "We are on the verge of a great swing of the […]

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eWeek
Dec 13, 2021

The Evolution of AI: How Enterprises Grow to AI 2.0
Decades ago, artificial intelligence arrived with huge expectations for significant increases in efficiency and productivity. However, despite billions spent on technology, project after project stalled—mainly because challenges with company strategies, technical hurdles, and cultures kept the potential power of AI unrealized.   Over the last decade, enterprises have migrated en masse to online platforms and cloud […]

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eWeek
Dec 10, 2021

What Is Data Analytics? A Guide to Data Insights
Over the past decade, the practice of data analytics has skyrocketed. No matter what industry you work in, data analytics likely plays a key role in crafting your strategy. In response, the market for data analytics software has climbed rapidly. According to IDC, worldwide spending on big data and business analytics solutions will climb 10.1 […]

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eWeek
Dec 08, 2021

4 Reasons Transformer Models are Optimal for NLP
Since their initial development in Attention Is All You Need (a seminal AI research paper), transformer-based architectures have completely re-defined the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and set the state of the art for numerous AI benchmarks and tasks.  What are transformer models? They're an advanced artificial intelligence model that has benefited from an "education" […]

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eWeek
Dec 08, 2021

4 Keys to a Successful SaaS Solution in Healthcare
The healthcare industry is known for its reliance on antiquated legacy infrastructure, reluctance to adopt newer digital transformation technology that's common in other sectors, and skepticism toward innovation. While many healthcare organizations lag the technologies that are standard across other industries, this hasn't prevented startups over the past decade promising new and hugely impactful solutions […]

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eWeek
Dec 08, 2021

Four Keys to a Successful SaaS Solution in Healthcare
The healthcare industry is known for its reliance on antiquated legacy infrastructure, reluctance to adopt newer digital transformation technology that's common in other sectors, and skepticism toward innovation. While many healthcare organizations lag the technologies that are standard across other industries, this hasn't prevented startups over the past decade promising new and hugely impactful solutions […]

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eWeek
Dec 08, 2021

Cisco's Country Digital Acceleration Effort Aims to Boost Digital Transformation
Solving the world biggest challenges and making the world a better place for everyone is something most large businesses talk about, but action is sometimes lacking. One company that has stepped up, particularly in the past five years, is Cisco, whose stated purpose is to "Power an Inclusive Future." While the company has donated hundreds […]

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eWeek
Dec 08, 2021

Satori's Ben Herzberg and Yoav Cohen on Securing Your Snowflake Data Cloud
I spoke with Satori executives Ben Herzberg and Yoav Cohen about the key points in their new book, "Snowflake Security: Securing Your Snowflake Data Cloud." Among the topics we discussed:  What is DataSecOps, and how does it relate to data management and Snowflake? Snowflake has grown dramatically over the last few years. I know that […]

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eWeek
Dec 07, 2021

eWEEK TweetChat, Dec. 14: Predictions for Tech in 2022
On Tuesday, December 14, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be "Predictions for Tech in 2022," and it will be moderated by James Maguire, eWEEK's Editor-in-Chief. We'll discuss - using Twitter - forecasts for something that's hard to forecast: what's does the future hold for tech? Specifically, in […]

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eWeek
Dec 06, 2021

SAS's Kimberly Nevala on How to Optimize Data Analytics for Success
I spoke with Kimberly Nevala, Strategic Advisor at SAS, about the value of analytics training and the importance of listening to staff as tactics to improve the effectiveness of data analytics. Among the topics we discussed: What's your sense of how companies are navigating the challenges of data analytics these days? Do you think they're […]

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eWeek
Dec 05, 2021

How to Fix a Cloud Deployment That's Losing Money
Cloud computing will save you money.  Ten plus years ago that was a familiar refrain when the technology hype machine touted cloud computing as the best thing since sliced bread. Today we have over a decade of cloud deployment data that often disproves or redefines the context of that statement.  NetEnrich recently conducted a survey of […]

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eWeek
Dec 05, 2021

AWS Re:Invent Wrap-Up: Social Issues, Networking Focus, Partner Revenue
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Re:Invent conference was held last week in Las Vegas. This year, the 10th Re:Invent, returned to an in-person format after a year as a digital event due to the pandemic. It was also the first Re:Invent under new CEO Adam Selipsky, who takes the helm from Andy Jassy, who had […]

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eWeek
Dec 02, 2021

Top 10 Edge Computing Companies of 2022
Edge computing companies enable distributed computing throughout a network, including to the very edge - hence the name. Rather than process data in massive data centers or using large cloud providers, edge computing companies support deployments that are more far-flung, closer to consumers - even in their homes. An edge location - which supports processing - […]

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eWeek
Dec 02, 2021

Tableau's Jackie Yeaney and Data Society's Merav Yuravlivker on Improving Data Literacy
I spoke with Jackie Yeaney, CMO of Tableau, and Merav Yuravlivker, CEO of Data Society, about what it means to be "fluent" in data - and techniques to improve this fluency. Among the topics we discussed: In terms of data literacy and effectively mining data, what is your sense of where many companies are now? […]

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eWeek
Dec 02, 2021

Data Mining Techniques
Data mining is the umbrella term for the process of gathering raw data and transforming it into actionable information. Due to the dramatic growth of user-friendly data visualization tools, data mining is becoming more common for the everyday user - which makes effective data mining techniques that much more important. Additionally, data mining is a […]

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eWeek
Dec 01, 2021

What is Data Mining?
As IT departments and businesses across all sectors handle larger quantities of raw data, processes have been created to turn this data into useful information. Data mining is the umbrella term for this process. Data mining has a rich history, and with the advancement of technology as a whole, has had many different definitions over […]

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eWeek
Dec 01, 2021

AIOps Provides a Path To Fully Autonomous Networks
If you're an IT professional, you've heard of AIOps or artificial intelligence for IT operations. The term, originally devised by Gartner in 2017, describes the process of managing data from an application environment using artificial intelligence. While the concept is simple, AIOps is actually quite difficult to put into practice. AIOps combines machine learning (ML), […]

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eWeek
Dec 01, 2021

How to Know If Your Company Needs a Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Modern companies must provide a comprehensive digital experience for prospective and existing customers across multiple platforms. Consumers have multiple touchpoints with digital brands, from the company's main website to its social posts and from mobile applications to the in-store experience. For enterprise corporations, these various points of communication and engagement with customers are managed by […]

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eWeek
Dec 01, 2021

How Dell's OEM Strategy Addresses the Current Market
Although the concept of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) is deeply embedded in tech industry and culture, most people focus on the OEM relationships between large hardware vendors and their component partners or between commercial ISVs and PC makers. Those interactions are akin to OEM interdependencies in every other manufacturing sector. For example, specialist subcontractors contribute […]

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eWeek
Nov 30, 2021

4 Benefits of Digital Transformation
The benefits of digital transformation derive from the combination of its two key building blocks, technology and people. Clearly, it's technological advances that make digital transformation possible - big leaps in cloud computing, data analytics, edge computing, and artificial intelligence. On the other hand, you'll often hear that "digital transformation is about people, not technology." However, […]

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eWeek
Nov 29, 2021

IBM Cloud's Hillery Hunter on Trends in Multicloud Computing
I spoke with Hillery Hunter, CTO of IBM Cloud, about why multicloud computing has become such a dominant strategy; we also covered the challenges and future trends of multicloud. Over the last few years, we've seen a major move to a multicloud strategy among companies across sectors - multicloud is now the default, it seems. What […]

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eWeek
Nov 29, 2021

Hybrid Cloud Isn't Enough: You Need a Compatible Data Strategy
It's becoming a hybrid cloud world, as more enterprises move to deploy workloads across multiple public cloud providers as well as private clouds. Of course there are many good reasons for moving to the cloud, including elasticity of compute capability, and the need for a modern application environment. But one area that hasn't seen enough […]

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eWeek
Nov 28, 2021

Digital Transformation Examples: Business Use Cases
To fully understand digital transformation, it helps to look at examples of this emerging tech trend. Examples can inspire businesses considering investment in this rising trend by offering tangible instances of the benefits of digital transformation. Digital transformation is the process of replacing or enhancing traditional business processes with digital technologies. The goal is to […]

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eWeek
Nov 24, 2021

American Connection Project Aims To Fill The Gaps In Rural Broadband
In the cloud era, digital connectivity is clearly a necessity. Yet many rural communities across the U.S. still lack this necessity, including farmers, who are the country's backbone. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data, approximately 60 percent of American farmers don't have sufficient broadband access to run their business, while 25 percent […]

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eWeek
Nov 24, 2021

Predicting Cloud Trends for 2022: Migration, Multicloud and ESG
If you look to where cloud computing is likely heading in the year ahead, three key trends emerge, trends that span both technology and social concerns. Though it's hard to predict something as fast-moving as how companies use cloud providers, below are my educated guesses for 2022.  More Teams Will Consider Migrating Their Workloads There […]

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eWeek
Nov 23, 2021

What Is Edge Computing? Why It's Important and How It Works
In a nutshell, edge computing is any computing that occurs on the edge of the network rather than in a centralized server. If you dig deeper into edge, you'll see that edge computing deployments - often supported by cloud computing providers - are part of a distributed infrastructure, which enables the compute power to be […]

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eWeek
Nov 23, 2021

Industry Analyst Michael Krigsman on Digital Transformation
I spoke with Michael Krigsman, analyst and founder of CXOTalk, about the evolution of digital transformation, and why the challenges for cloud native companies are quite different from those faced by legacy enterprise firms. Among the points we covered: Digital transformation isn't the same for all companies. For instance, what about DT for "built in […]

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eWeek
Nov 22, 2021

New Relic's Bill Staples on Why Observability is Gaining Adoption
I spoke with Bill Staples, CEO of New Relic, about the value of observability, and why the challenges of managing today's infrastructure makes it so necessary. Let's talk about your career and some of the decisions you made. You were a VP of Cloud at Adobe, and a VP at Azure. How did those experiences […]

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eWeek
Nov 22, 2021

How Tech Drives Digital Transformation
Clearly, some companies have embraced the power of technology at pivotal moments - such as the COVID-19 pandemic - to accelerate digital transformation and emerge stronger. Accenture research shows that technology is now more vital than ever to business success as it directly enables companies to not only survive, but even thrive during one of […]

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eWeek
Nov 22, 2021

How Companies Can Achieve World-Class Data Maturity
For so much of the COVID-19 pandemic, tech companies demonstrated their agility as they pivoted to new circumstances. While rapid digital transformation and cloud deployment efforts were prioritized, massive amounts of data were amassed. A recent KPMG report found that 73 percent of technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) enterprises agree that most did not have time to […]

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eWeek
Nov 22, 2021

Three Ways Companies Can Achieve World-Class Data Maturity
For so much of the COVID-19 pandemic, tech companies demonstrated their agility as they pivoted to new circumstances. While rapid digital transformation and cloud deployment efforts were prioritized, massive amounts of data were amassed. A recent KPMG report found that 73 percent of technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) enterprises agree that most did not have time to […]

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eWeek
Nov 20, 2021

Guide to Data Pipelines
A data pipeline is a set of actions organized into processing steps that integrates raw data from multiple sources to one destination for storage, AI software, business intelligence (BI), data analytics, and visualization. Data pipelines play a core role in network operations. For example, a company might be looking to pull raw data from a database […]

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eWeek
Nov 20, 2021

Five Tips for Effective Digital Asset Management
It is a commonly known and accepted maxim in today's world that you can't manage what you can't measure. While this applies in several different ways in our lives, it is especially true as it relates to digital asset management within any organization. If you're not carefully monitoring your assets in your organization, then you're […]

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eWeek
Nov 20, 2021

5 Tips for Effective Digital Asset Management
It is a commonly known and accepted maxim in today's world that you can't manage what you can't measure. While this applies in several different ways in our lives, it is especially true as it relates to digital asset management within any organization. If you're not carefully monitoring your assets in your organization, then you're […]

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eWeek
Nov 19, 2021

Data Analytics Trends
Data analytics has become a chief driver of competitive advantage in the last few years. Given its critical importance, it's essential that businesses stay current with top trends in the data analytics space, along with how those trends influence a number of related technologies. Those related technologies include cloud computing, the growth in artificial intelligence […]

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eWeek
Nov 19, 2021

Skuid Aims for Streamlined Workflows Across Applications
Skuid, which stands for scalable kit for user interface design, is a no-code, drag-and-drop cloud platform that combines data from multiple sources within an organization to create customized apps, pages, and reports. With Skuid, organizations can bring data from all their systems into one system of engagement, explained Ken McElrath, founder and chief strategy officer […]

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eWeek
Nov 19, 2021

Skuid Focuses on Streamlining Workflows Across Applications
Skuid, which stands for scalable kit for user interface design, is a no-code, drag-and-drop cloud platform that combines data from multiple sources within an organization to create customized apps, pages, and reports. With Skuid, organizations can bring data from all their systems into one system of engagement, explained Ken McElrath, founder and chief strategy officer […]

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eWeek
Nov 18, 2021

Microsoft Focuses on K-8 Education Market: Windows 11 SE, Surface Laptop SE, Simplified Intune
One of the unexpected results of the pandemic was the digital transformation of everything. Windows 11 itself was the result of Microsoft realizing that even more people than anticipated will be working in a hybrid style.  Microsoft recently held its Education Event, where it announced the Surface Laptop SE and Windows 11 SE, which address […]

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eWeek
Nov 18, 2021

Microsoft Focuses on the K-8 Education Market: Windows 11 SE, Surface Laptop SE, Simplified Intune
One of the unexpected results of the pandemic was the digital transformation of everything. Windows 11 itself was the result of Microsoft realizing that even more people than anticipated will be working in a hybrid style.  Microsoft recently held its Education Event, where it announced the Surface Laptop SE and Windows 11 SE, which address […]

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eWeek
Nov 18, 2021

How to Get More from Data Analytics: Dell's Bill Schmarzo and Qumu's Andi Mann Talk Strategy, Trends
I spoke with Bill Schmarzo, Customer Advocate, Data Management Incubation at Dell, and Andi Mann, CTO at Qumu, about the current state of data analytics, and how to optimize your analytics practice. Among the topics we discussed:  Enterprises everywhere are struggling with getting the most from data analytics - most of it is never actually […]

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eWeek
Nov 17, 2021

AIOps Trends
Ever since Gartner coined the term in 2017, the combination of artificial intelligence software and IT operations known as AIOps has grown in importance. AIOps has found success due to the challenges created by the rapidly growing amount of data in tech infrastructure. Now that companies and enterprises generate too much user data for traditional IT […]

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eWeek
Nov 17, 2021

CIOs Talk Agile: Failing Fast and Learning Faster
In a recent Harvard Business Review, K. Gardner and Alia Crocker wrote that "for Agile to work, leaders need to pick the right people." Otherwise, organizations will "not only fail to meet their goals but also cause disruption within an organization. A poorly managed initiative can miss critical deadlines, slow product development, and lead to […]

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eWeek
Nov 16, 2021

Experian's Donna DePasquale on Using Tech to Modernize Financial Services
I spoke with Donna DePasquale, Executive VP of Global Decisioning at Experian, about how the use of data analytics has evolved in the financial services sector. Among the topics we discussed:  What are some of the data and decisioning challenges involved with helping financial institutions reduce risk? How has this data technology evolved over the […]

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eWeek
Nov 15, 2021

Executive Interview: Tom Rosamilia, Senior VP, IBM Software
Tom Rosamilia has had a remarkable career by most any measure, but it is particularly notable in the tech industry, where employment tends to be highly peripatetic. After graduating from Cornell University in 1983 with degrees in computer science and economics, Rosamilia joined IBM where he worked in programming, software and product development, and management […]

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eWeek
Nov 12, 2021

Is your Application Delivery Strategy Aligned with the Next Wave of Cloud?
Businesses have been adopting cloud computing for the better part of two decades. During that time, the implementation of cloud has gone through a change and is on the precipice of another major shift. The first phase of cloud was a hosted service, where companies performed a "lift and shift" of legacy apps into a […]

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eWeek
Nov 11, 2021

Top 10 Digital Transformation Companies 2021
Clearly, digital transformation companies - often consultancies - meet a great market demand: most enterprises are currently involved in some sort of digital transformation. In fact, a 2021 Gartner survey found that virtually every data and analytics leaders is involved in some sort of digital transformation initiative. However, digital transformation projects can take a lot […]

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eWeek
Nov 11, 2021

What's the Real Value of AIOps?
In its simplest form, AIOps (Artificial Intelligent Operations) is a marriage of AI technology that's been around for decades. AIOps arrived at its current incarnation from two different directions.  For example, the jointure of machine learning with monitoring and operations technology. Along the way, existing monitoring and ops players who may now support both traditional […]

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eWeek
Nov 10, 2021

Digital Transformation: Building the Resiliency that Today's Business Demands
Four major thought leaders discuss a core digital transformation topic: why a company's human capital - its personnel - is more important to its success than ever, despite today's emphasis on technology. The experts:  Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC Paige Francis, CTO, Alliance Support Company Joanna Young, Executive Consultant and former CIO Myles […]

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eWeek
Nov 10, 2021

Palo Alto Networks's Okyo Garde: Enabling Hybrid Work From Home
The concept of hybrid work existed before COVID-19. What nobody expected is for hybrid work - digital transformation - to become a permanent setup for organizations. Some will have many people in the office, some just a few, and every combination in between. As home offices turn into forever offices, organizations will have to rethink […]

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eWeek
Nov 10, 2021

De-risking Cloud Consumption: IBM Cloud for Financial Services
One of the odder points about cloud computing is the ongoing contentiousness over technical infrastructure. Debating the quality and benefits of various system designs, silicon developments and aaS models has its place but is analogous to arguing over who builds the best turbines for hydroelectric plants. More important concerns include how electrical services are being […]

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eWeek
Nov 09, 2021

Microsoft Ignite 2021: Cloud, the Metaverse, and More Cross Company Capabilities
It is easy to give credit to the pandemic for the radical acceleration of the digital world. While it is true that it ignited digital transformation, it has always been our destiny to transform the world digitally. Fast moving companies didn't need the pandemic to drive them forward quickly- they just did it. It is […]

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