Bob Violino

Contributing Writer

Bob Violino is a freelance writer who covers a variety of technology and business topics.

How to harness the promise of ‘citizen developers’

Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.

6 IT roles prime for reskilling

6 IT roles prime for reskilling

Digital initiatives are not just transforming business — they are also significantly shaking up the requirements of IT roles that support them.

Career roadmap: Enterprise architect

Career roadmap: Enterprise architect

The enterprise architect role has emerged as one of the most pivotal in IT, especially for companies in the midst of a digital transformation. Here’s a look at what it takes to become an enterprise architect.

Cloud migration strategy: How to build a team of experts

Cloud migration strategy: How to build a team of experts

In order to pull off a cloud migration successfully you will need a team of experts. Here is a look at the roles you need to on your enterprise cloud migration team.

IT apprenticeships: Best practices for onboarding overlooked talent

IT apprenticeships: Best practices for onboarding overlooked talent

IT leaders share their experiences and tips for launching apprenticeship programs that successfully bridge the IT skills gap.

7 ways IT can help cut friction from the customer experience

7 ways IT can help cut friction from the customer experience

Top-notch CX is a digital business imperative. Here’s how to ensure your organization’s customer and client experience is hassle-free.

Career roadmap: Network architect

Career roadmap: Network architect

With the growing use of mobile devices and apps, edge computing,and IoT, the network architect role has become more complex and more important to the success of the enterprise.

IT pros go back to school to advance their careers

IT pros go back to school to advance their careers

To keep pace with change, IT pros are enrolling in courses and programs aimed at expanding their horizons. Here are five areas that are paying off.

IT Career Roadmap: Infrastructure software manager

IT Career Roadmap: Infrastructure software manager

A new and growing title in IT, infrastructure software manager is becoming a vital role for organizations, especially those embarking on digital transformations.

6 strategies for avoiding cloud vendor lock-in

6 strategies for avoiding cloud vendor lock-in

A credible threat of defection can help you leverage competitive pricing opportunities and escape long-term relationships gone bad.

8 ways the cloud is more complex than you think

8 ways the cloud is more complex than you think

The cloud may spark automated push-button fantasies, but the reality of shifting to cloud services is quite a bit more complicated.

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