Dwight Davis

Dwight Davis

Independent Writer, Researcher, Consultant

Dwight Davis has reported on and analyzed computer and communications industry trends, technologies and strategies for more than 35 years.

The CIO’s Guide to Business Spend Management: A Crash Course

Cloud Migration + Cost Savings = Innovation + Agility

Cloud Migration + Cost Savings = Innovation + Agility

Upinder Phanda is vice president and CIO at Unisys Corp., a global information technology company. Unisys offers a broad portfolio of professional services and cutting-edge products, including the Unisys Stealth micro-segmentation...

Looking for IT Innovation Beyond Packaged ERP Suites

Looking for IT Innovation Beyond Packaged ERP Suites

Trevor Schulze is Global Chief Information Officer at Ring Central, a rapidly growing provider of unified communications as a service. Before joining Ring Central, Schultze held CIO and other IT leadership positions at Micron...

Cloud Computing Mitigates Pandemic-driven Disruptions

Cloud Computing Mitigates Pandemic-driven Disruptions

 Prakash Kota is Chief Information Officer at Autodesk., a company that helped pioneer the computer-aided design industry before expanding into associated production, construction and manufacturing sectors. Kota has accelerated...

Coronavirus Pandemic Spikes Demand for Remote Team Collaboration

Coronavirus Pandemic Spikes Demand for Remote Team Collaboration

Slack’s cloud-based services and infrastructure have managed to keep pace as the surge of at-home workers has caused usage to skyrocket. Stephen Franchetti is Head of Business Technology and IT at Slack, a provider of cloud-based...

Spend Management Can Help Bridge the IT and Business Gap

Spend Management Can Help Bridge the IT and Business Gap

John Hill, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Planning at Carhartt, has 20 years of experience in IT management, including expertise in strategic sourcing and strategic planning. Established in 1889,...

"Self-Funding” to Get the Most Bang from the IT Buck

Jay Ferro is Chief Information Officer at a large manufacturer based in the U.S. and Canada. In his 25 years as an IT professional, he has held a number of leadership roles, including the CIO position at AIG, Earthlink, and the...

CIO of Deloitte Stays the Course While Navigating the COVID-19 Landscape

CIO of Deloitte Stays the Course While Navigating the COVID-19 Landscape

Cloud migrations and other existing IT initiatives are helping organizations deal with the disruptions caused by the global pandemic, and some of those initiatives warrant acceleration. Larry Quinlan is Global Chief Information...

Key Steps On the Path to Improving Data Literacy

Key Steps On the Path to Improving Data Literacy

Increasingly, the “language” of modern businesses is data. Executives and managers have realized that they need “data literacy” for their organizations to reach full potential. What is data literacy? At a fundamental level,...

5 Steps for Improving Enterprise Intelligence

5 Steps for Improving Enterprise Intelligence

It’s understandable why many corporate executives and managers view the sea of digital data available to them with some uncertainty. Most believe data holds great business value, but many remain uncertain about how to best extract...

The Power of an Interconnected Data-to-Insights Strategy

The Power of an Interconnected Data-to-Insights Strategy

IDC research shows that organizations that perform DataOps better than peers can expect to make better decisions and have better outcomes.

DataOps: Building the Data-to-Insights Pipeline

DataOps: Building the Data-to-Insights Pipeline

Organizations hoping to capitalize on data must deploy tools and processes to use relevant and actionable information in real time.

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