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Mastering multi-cloud scenarios

Roughly two-thirds of enterprises plan to have some type of multi-cloud environment by 2019. But getting there is still a challenge.

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Open source, the cloud and sleeping better at night

As open source solutions are becoming more important in the cloud, staying ahead of potential patent, as well as copyright infringement claims, is vital.

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Wolverine CIO kicks off massive digital overhaul

The 140-year-old shoe maker is racing through a digital transformation to accelerate operations and deliver online customers the best fit.

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Why CFOs (and CIOs) are finally embracing cloud ERP

Cloud plus AI could turn enterprise resource planning software into true expert systems.

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How to manage IT risk without killing innovation

Success in managing the hidden risks of new initiatives will buy you credibility to invest further in innovation.

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The biggest AI startup deals of 2018

Total investments in U.S. venture-backed artificial intelligence companies topped $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the highest ever. Here's where the money went.

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Yes, the cloud computing category can grow (almost) forever

Market projections on cloud IT spending vary, but they’re all heading in the same direction.

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IT’s worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Are you a control freak? A data fiend? An infrastructure junkie? Your tech addictions may be bringing your company down. Here's how to go cold turkey.

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SaaS cloud subscriptions: When “on-demand” really isn’t

When considering a software vendor’s cloud offering, it's critical to think as much about how they structure the subscription agreement.

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How to develop the right strategy and find the right people for your cloud migration

As an increasing number of organizations move their applications to the cloud, CIOs must find staff with the right cloud-based skills to optimize their migration strategies.

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IT governance critical as cloud adoption soars to 96 percent in 2018

With 81 percent of enterprises operating multi-cloud landscapes and 26 percent spending over $6 million annually on public cloud infrastructure, staying on top has never been harder.

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SAP will shut down SAP Anywhere service for SMBs

Two years after its launch, the service had attracted around 30 active customers.

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SAP settles licensing dispute with AB InBev

SAP wanted $600 million in damages, both companies are keeping quiet about whether AB InBev paid.

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MLB hits home run by shifting its communications to a private cloud

Major League Baseball implements Mitel-based private cloud to deliver consistent leaguewide communications.

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9 machine learning myths

When technology is as hyped as machine learning is, misunderstandings and misconceptions abound. Here’s a clear-eyed look at what machine learning can and can’t deliver.

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Multi-cloud is here, and you’re probably already doing it

I wish I could tell you that everyone out there is happily executing a well-crafted multi-cloud strategy, but the truth is that quite often it has happened due to pressure from business units, as well as vendors.

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Shell Downstream leans on low-code tools to drive app dev efficiency

Adopting cloud platforms has allowed the energy company to reduce its reliance on manual coding, accelerating time-to-market for applications, according to Shell Downstream CIO Craig Walker.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From multi-cloud strategies to cost containment and container orchestration, CIOs are getting more pragmatic and prudent when taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Firefighting: How do we know when IT and cloud organisations have gone over the tipping point?

Planned utilization of resources is the best way to ensure that balance between firefighting and performance is always in equilibrium, especially when the trends suggest increasing complexities and volumes.

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How can public cloud providers become ‘enterprise grade?’

CIOs want a number of straightforward capabilities from vendors they are willing to consider “enterprise grade,” but achieving it may require change from vendors.

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