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Salesforce Lightning vs Classic: What you need to know now

Salesforce Classic isn't going away anytime soon, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be planning your move to the new Lightning UI. Here’s a transition guide for the bewildered.

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Shadow IT: How today’s CIOs grapple with unsanctioned tech

Thanks to the cloud and mobile devices, ‘shadow IT’ has become a key concern for CIOs in every industry. Here, CIOs share their real-world experiences reining in tech outside their formal control.

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CIOs embrace SaaS-based TBM to quantify IT’s value

More CIOs are turning to Apptio’s analytics service 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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Public cloud: Real-world lessons of strategic success

The public cloud is fast becoming a strategic tool for companies opting for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) over running workloads on premises. IT leaders share their experiences and lend advice to CIOs migrating to public cloud...

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How AI can help to avoid Amazon Web Services disruptions

An AI-defined infrastructure – specifically, an AI-powered IT management system – can help to avoid service disruptions of public cloud providers.

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Migrating into the cloud: easier said than done

The number of cloud-hosted applications is poised to increase by 40 percent over the next two years. Yet, research finds that successfully mastering the transition and transformation phase remains a challenge.

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Architecture firm transforms client experience with secure cloud collaboration

Perkins+Will CIO Murali Selvaraj has tapped cloud collaboration and identity management services to help architects and clients better share information on high-stakes projects.

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The cloud is changing IT. But not really…

All those great IT habits your organization has created over the years are still needed.

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10 cloud mistakes that can sink your business

The cloud offers a wide range of tangible business benefits, but don't let these common blunders cast a shadow on your company's success.

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The 6 keys to Matson's global digital transformation

Matson Inc.'s IT consolidation and digital transformation efforts have created massive efficiencies. An effort made possible thanks to six crucial elements.

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A year after Oracle buy, a focused NetSuite doubles down on verticals, midmarket

When Oracle first announced its agreement to acquire NetSuite, back in July 2016, there was widespread agreement in the tech industry that the deal could allow Oracle to serve a broader range of customers, expand to more vertical...

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2 lessons cloud native companies have for enterprise leaders

IT leaders must push their organizations to continuously explore and discover solutions for problems that do not yet exist.

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75% of customers are willing to pay a premium for enhanced hosting and cloud services

75% of customers are willing to pay a premium for enhanced hosting and cloud services. Cloud users are willing to pay an average 30 percent premium for enhancements such as security, uptime and performance. Still, many providers fail...

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Why design thinking is key to efficient innovation

Sixty-nine percent of organizations surveyed by Everest Group say that design thinking makes their innovation process more efficient. Download the free report to learn more.

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Capital One banks on burgeoning multi-cloud ecosystem

SaaS providers are hosting their apps on competitors' public clouds, spurring an ecosystem that affords CIOs greater choice of services without having to port data to yet another platform.

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The changing role of the CIO – from operating IT to orchestrating IT

How the cloudification of everything will fundamentally change the CIO’s job description – and require additional capabilities as organizations go completely digital.

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The cloud was just the beginning – have you considered the impact of AI?

The modern enterprise stack will ultimately be entirely defined by artificial intelligence.

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The technology powering smart societies

The development of a layer of intelligence creates a new society with different rules and challenges.

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IoT architecture: To run on the cloud or not?

Industry experts expect the Internet of Things to generate about 44 trillion gigabytes of additional data worldwide by 2020. Which drives us to the central question: What is the best technology architecture to adopt to plan for this...

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The backward way of gathering enterprise software requirements

Organizations ask users for their requirements, only to find that when enterprise software goes live, it doesn’t meet user expectations. It turns out that we have been doing this backward for years.

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