Cloud Lessons Learned: How to Pivot for Whatever Surprise Tomorrow Brings
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Cloud Lessons Learned: How to Pivot for Whatever Surprise Tomorrow Brings

Numerous studies have found that the pandemic expedited organizations’ digital transformation efforts. As companies moved to rapidly address new employee and customer needs, cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) became a...

Why 87% of IT Leaders Say IT Services Platform is Very Important
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Why 87% of IT Leaders Say IT Services Platform is Very Important

In a recent MarketPulse survey, IDG research found that 87% of IT leaders believe that it is very important or critical to leverage an optimized, scalable, shared IT services platform. The same survey found that only slightly more...

Sharing Digital Innovation Secrets: 4 Ways to Bypass Your Competitors
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Sharing Digital Innovation Secrets: 4 Ways to Bypass Your Competitors

According to IDG’s CIO Pandemic Business Impact Survey, 2020, 59% of respondents agree that the COVID-19 has accelerated their digital transformation efforts. While the impact of the global pandemic shed light on organizational...

5 Steps Toward Cloud-Native App Modernization and Business Value
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5 Steps Toward Cloud-Native App Modernization and Business Value

A cloud migration can give organizations greater cost and operational control. Beyond moving from a Capex to Opex model, cloud offers the flexibility to turn resources up or down based on business demand and the need to control...

Lessons from Financials: How to Weather the Storm Within the Cloud
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Lessons from Financials: How to Weather the Storm Within the Cloud

As the impact of the pandemic on business and consumers becomes clearer, key lessons are emerging. First, digital transformation efforts were accelerated. Yet, these initiatives sped up unevenly, further widening the gap between...

Got a Cloud Skills Gap? Three Ways to Fill the Void
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Got a Cloud Skills Gap? Three Ways to Fill the Void

Organizations have invested heavily in the cloud. Yet, despite their commitment, many still struggle to effectively manage their cloud investments. Indeed, in response to a recent IDG MarketPulse survey, respondents identified...

How Built-in Security Increases Agility and Reduces Risks
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How Built-in Security Increases Agility and Reduces Risks

In a newly released 2021 Global Threat Intelligence Report, NTT research reveals a strong focus on protecting cloud services, with half of respondents citing it as a top cybersecurity focus over the next 18 months. And there is...

Create Business Value With the Right Reinvention Strategy
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Create Business Value With the Right Reinvention Strategy

More than technology enablement, digital reinvention should be approached from a business perspective with a focus on creating organization-wide value. Across functions, there are a myriad of opportunities for value creation....

3 Goals for Resiliency and Agility with Cloud
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3 Goals for Resiliency and Agility with Cloud

The global pandemic has meant far more than transforming how we live; it has dramatically changed how the world conducts business. Its effects on the business community will be long-lasting. According to a study by Longitude...

Gain Business Agility with Three Cloud Migration Steps
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Gain Business Agility with Three Cloud Migration Steps

Moving workloads to the cloud promises many benefits, such as enhanced security, reduced licensing, and hardware costs, and what everybody is looking for: greater agility. The past 12 months have really brought this need to light....

5 Key Cloud Container Strategy Elements
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5 Key Cloud Container Strategy Elements

Containers offer significant benefits, including the ability to quickly spin up apps, deploy them anywhere, and enhance scalability – all of which grows business agility and speeds innovation. In addition, containers offer...

Avoid Costly Issues with a Well-Planned Cloud Journey
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Avoid Costly Issues with a Well-Planned Cloud Journey

Cloud is an important part of the digital transformation journey. It enables the business to experiment quickly, innovate faster, and reduce operational overhead, unlocking the ability to move faster with transformation. In turn,...

Speed, Scale, Efficiencies: How Cloud Accelerates Business Resiliency
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Speed, Scale, Efficiencies: How Cloud Accelerates Business Resiliency

As the world settles into a new normal amid social and economic change, a mass migration in the world of technology is happening. Organizations are moving more of their operations to cloud-based platforms as the current...

3 Examples of How Companies Use Technology for Greater Agility
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3 Examples of How Companies Use Technology for Greater Agility

While some industries such as hospitality and transportation find themselves operating in markets where spending has drastically changed, other industries like grocers and home entertainment have seen unprecedented growth....

IT Agility and the Road to Resilience
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IT Agility and the Road to Resilience

Some of the world’s most iconic companies — from GE to IBM and Disney to Microsoft — have their foundation in a recession. The critical importance of businesses being agile enough to scale up or down with fluctuations in demand...

2 Critical Factors in Achieving Agility: Culture and Technology
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2 Critical Factors in Achieving Agility: Culture and Technology

The path to agility often runs directly through the CIO’s office. Responsible for digital projects that grow competitiveness, as well as driving the organization’s transition to enterprise-wide agility, CIOs must adopt change...

Controlling Cloud Costs: 4 Ways to Maximize ROI
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Controlling Cloud Costs: 4 Ways to Maximize ROI

If you’ve made managing cloud costs a top priority this year, you’re not alone. According to the IDG 2020 Cloud Computing Study, controlling cloud costs is one of the two top challenges for IT decision-makers. Fortunately, cost...

Know Your Cloud Migration Options
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Know Your Cloud Migration Options

The reasons for expediating cloud migration plans can vary, from business continuity to sustain work-at-home employees, the need for greater application uptime and scalability, enhanced disaster recovery, or something else....

Applying Cloud to Strategic Resilience Efforts
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Applying Cloud to Strategic Resilience Efforts

VUCA. It’s an oft-used phrase that applies now more than ever. Volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous are certainly not overstatements in today’s swiftly changing economy. Yet, despite declines in global IT spending,...

4 Strategies to Drive Bottom-Line Impact with Automation
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4 Strategies to Drive Bottom-Line Impact with Automation

Many CIOs are being asked to do more with the same – or fewer – resources. As a result, achieving efficiency gains is more challenging than ever. But IT automation can help CIOs address the demand for greater productivity and...

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