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Managing multi cloud

Is multi-cloud a business risk or just a new way of doing business?

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Public cloud: Real-world examples of strategic success

The public cloud has become a strategic tool for digital transformation. IT leaders lend advice on migrating to public cloud services to drive innovation, agility and revenue growth.

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Practical AI in the contact center starts with agent assistance

Many businesses are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to improve customer experience. CIOs should be careful with the emerging technology, however, and use it as an assistive tool first to reduce risk.

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St. Jude turns to the cloud to battle childhood cancer

By moving its library of genomic data to the cloud, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has provided a platform for scientists around the world to collaborate.

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Moving ERP to the cloud? Expect delays

Businesses are attracted to cloud ERP systems by their scalability and security patch automation, but compliance challenges and difficulties in moving sensitive data to the cloud are still a concern, a study by the Cloud Security...

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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IT forecast: Cloudy with a chance of digital transformation

Like the weather, the accuracy of technology predictions can change with the wind. I’m looking forward to seeing how the industry will continue to challenge one another and how business demands will force continuous innovation.

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Serverless: The future of cloud computing?

Serverless marks the next leg of the cloud journey as CIOs further abstract infrastructure and operations in pursuit of greater business agility.

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Winter 2019: State of the CIO

With digital transformation well under way, IT leaders are expanding their roles to take on business strategy responsibilities, identifying new areas of growth and opportunities for competitive differentiation, according to our 2019...

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UCSD shifts from Cobol to real-time data streaming

At the University of California San Diego, CIO Vince Kellen is taking a modular, incremental approach to replacing Cobol applications with modern ERP systems in a quest to give analysts real-time access to data.

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Gartner: Cloud, enterprise software to drive global IT spending increase

Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall increase in global spending on technology.

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on the rebellion against complexity

As enterprises transition from on-premises IT, Oracle is positioning itself as the premier provider for cloud computing. You may think this is a stretch, but the company has steadily revamped its vast software portfolio to the point...

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TBM success stories: Improving the value of IT

CIOs are turning to financial analytics 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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Wyndham Hotels checks into the cloud

Modernizing core reservation and property management systems by moving to the cloud sets Wyndham up for more innovative franchisee and guest experience, says CIO Scott Strickland.

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7 key IT investments for 2019 (and 3 going cold)

Technology investments are both soaring and falling as digital transformation grips enterprises of all types and sizes. Here's a look at 2019's likely tech hot and cold spots.

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15 IT resolutions for 2019

Tech teams need to lose the grunt work, go on a dev diet, and exercise more strategic thinking.

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Magellan Health goes cloud-first to modernize IT

Magellan Health CIO Srini Koushik is embracing SaaS for identity management and other functions as part of a digital transformation aimed at improving the way the company leverages data.

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Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud

DR practices that were designed for in-house computing are out of sync with the cloud world. If you haven't already revised your DR plan for cloud computing, now's the time.

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Inside Western Digital’s massive cloud ERP migration

A three-company merger has given Western Digital CIO Steve Phillpott a unique lens on moving ERP to the cloud. Here are his key takeaways.

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Workday CIO on tackling SaaS debt and sprawl

Configure your software, don’t customize it — but make sure you have the skills available to do it well: That’s the advice of Workday CIO Diana McKenzie

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