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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on the rebellion against complexity

As enterprises transition from on-premises IT, Oracle is positioning itself as the premier provider for cloud computing. You may think this is a stretch, but the company has steadily revamped its vast software portfolio to the point...

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TBM success stories: Improving the value of IT

CIOs are turning to financial analytics to automate technology business management (TBM), a framework for aligning the value of IT services with the cost to produce them.

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Wyndham Hotels checks into the cloud

Modernizing core reservation and property management systems by moving to the cloud sets Wyndham up for more innovative franchisee and guest experience, says CIO Scott Strickland.

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7 key IT investments for 2019 (and 3 going cold)

Technology investments are both soaring and falling as digital transformation grips enterprises of all types and sizes. Here's a look at 2019's likely tech hot and cold spots.

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15 IT resolutions for 2019

Tech teams need to lose the grunt work, go on a dev diet, and exercise more strategic thinking.

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Magellan Health goes cloud-first to modernize IT

Magellan Health CIO Srini Koushik is embracing SaaS for identity management and other functions as part of a digital transformation aimed at improving the way the company leverages data.

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Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud

DR practices that were designed for in-house computing are out of sync with the cloud world. If you haven't already revised your DR plan for cloud computing, now's the time.

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Inside Western Digital’s massive cloud ERP migration

A three-company merger has given Western Digital CIO Steve Phillpott a unique lens on moving ERP to the cloud. Here are his key takeaways.

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Workday CIO on tackling SaaS debt and sprawl

Configure your software, don’t customize it — but make sure you have the skills available to do it well: That’s the advice of Workday CIO Diana McKenzie

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The battle of the health clouds

Several large tech firms have launched health clouds to tap into the burgeoning digital health ecosystem. However, the health cloud value proposition may not be entirely clear at this time.

Making sense of IBM-Red Hat in the multi-cloud era

IBM’s bid to buy Red Hat will see it integrating rivals’ cloud infrastructures, luring new clients to the cloud, and potentially kicking off an industry-wide series of cloud mergers.

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G6 Hospitality finds room to grow in AWS cloud

The operator of Motel 6 and Studio 6 hotel brands bet on Amazon Web Services and DevOps to run more agile operations, says CIO Jessie Burgess.

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5 CRM trends for 2018

Customer relationships are key to a healthy business. Here’s how organizations are making the shift to holistic, data-driven approaches to improving customer experience.

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Sysco modernizes IT and ERP for the cloud

Sysco CTO Wayne Shurts is refactoring ERP and other critical business applications and migrating them to Amazon Web Services. Here’s how he’s doing it.

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What is inventory management? A system for streamlining operations

An inventory management system can help streamline your operations by keeping tabs on goods and supplies and by forecasting needs based on a wide array of data.

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SAP on Azure vies with Salesforce on AWS to break data out of silos

Data silos are bad, but strategies differ on the best way to break out of them.

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Asana review: Intelligent, adaptive project management

Asana’s work management and collaboration platform is an impressive tool that enables teams to significantly reduce the time they spend dealing with processes and task management.

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What is XaaS? A way to inject agility into your digital business

Everything as a service (XaaS) is emerging as a go-to operating model for delivering IT services. Co-opting the cloud’s rapid deployment model, XaaS may also serve as a revenue engine for innovative enterprises.

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5 reasons for containerizing your legacy Windows Server applications

Why leading enterprises across the globe are turning to a container management platform to breathe new life into legacy Windows Server applications.

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SAP’s cloud analytics update offers insights in seconds, not months

With a refresh of its cloud analytics tools, SAP hopes to bring users new insights into their data more quickly and take some of the workload off the IT department.

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