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4 Unexpected Insights We Learned from Data Leaders

4 Unexpected Insights We Learned from Data Leaders

“We saw an immense uptake in our online business when the challenges of COVID hit us. At one point, we started seeing Black Friday-type volumes every given day, and that had everything to do with having the people, process, and...

Adobe Roundtable Provides Deeper Dive on Remote/Hybrid Work

Adobe Roundtable Provides Deeper Dive on Remote/Hybrid Work

A recent virtual roundtable sponsored by Adobe featured a deep and nuanced discussion about remote/hybrid work and the impact it will have on organizations. Toni Vanwinkle, Senior Director of Digital Workplace Experience at Adobe,...

How to simplify Infrastructure as code adoption for IT Operations

How to simplify Infrastructure as code adoption for IT Operations

A look at innovation that will jump start IaC automation adoption and usage for private and hybrid cloud for IT Ops teams.

What It Takes to Be AI Ready

What It Takes to Be AI Ready

The conventional “try and fail” approach to AI leaves business outcomes to chance. There’s a better way forward.

Enterprise Security with Zero Trust

Enterprise Security with Zero Trust

The director of information security at Atos examines how to boost cybersecurity with Zero Trust and SASE.

National Grid: Reimagining the Way We Work

National Grid: Reimagining the Way We Work

The organization accelerated adoption of digital solutions to provide improved collaboration and user experiences.

Why Data is Key to Enabling Emissions Reductions

Why Data is Key to Enabling Emissions Reductions

How sustainable data management can enable companies to optimize their emission profiles.

Building the Business Case for a Net Zero Future

Building the Business Case for a Net Zero Future

The acceleration of digitization means that IT leaders should urgently seek decarbonization strategies.

AppOps: A Case Study into Improved Service Quality and User Experience

AppOps: A Case Study into Improved Service Quality and User Experience

Application operations improvements have boosted a financial services company’s digital services.

What $2.4B in Cloud Investment Looks Like

What $2.4B in Cloud Investment Looks Like

Atos initiative will help businesses ensure agile operations and digital transformation.

Adapting On-prem to Meet the Cloud Edge Needs

Adapting On-prem to Meet the Cloud Edge Needs

To attain business benefits of edge computing, companies must consider how security and culture play key roles.

Can InnerSource Bring Open Source Practices to Closed Corporate Bureaucracies?

Can InnerSource Bring Open Source Practices to Closed Corporate Bureaucracies?

Open source won. Now, the OSS way of working is making inroads into new territories: the corporate engineering department.

5 Reasons to Add Cloud Voice to Your Company’s Collaboration Solution

5 Reasons to Add Cloud Voice to Your Company’s Collaboration Solution

Moving your calling to the cloud and streamlining your telephony across your organization is an important step to modernize your communications infrastructure and future-proof your business.

We Can’t Leave Future Generations Behind – Using Data Skills to Unlock an Economic Recovery

We Can’t Leave Future Generations Behind – Using Data Skills to Unlock an Economic Recovery

In the words of UNICEF, COVID-19 has “exacerbated the learning crisis.” In fact, one in seven children globally have missed more than three quarters of their in-person education. The ramifications are significant –for young...

Widen Your Focus to Drive Better Business Decisions

Widen Your Focus to Drive Better Business Decisions

I am sure many of you will have heard the phrase “navigating uncertainty” over the past year. It’s fast becoming a contender for the catchphrase of 2020/21 and is something that has understandably become a focus for many...

Your Guide to Forging a More Active Relationship with Data

Your Guide to Forging a More Active Relationship with Data

Competingintoday’s markets requires unexpected action –and for that, you need an active approach to data.

4 tips for leading IT into the digital-first work world

4 tips for leading IT into the digital-first work world

Support your IT team’s shift toward moving toward a more productive and effective business environment, regardless of location.

How Low-code is Fueling the App Dev Revolution

How Low-code is Fueling the App Dev Revolution

We live in an app-hungry world. The only way to keep up is to make app dev accessible to non-tech employees.

The Rapid Emergence of Value Stream Management and Why it’s Here to Stay

The Rapid Emergence of Value Stream Management and Why it’s Here to Stay

The concept of value stream management (VSM) was introduced several years ago, with the primary adopters being DevOps leaders. Historically most business executives tended to view VSM as a long-term strategic initiative, rather...

Large Enterprise Data Center Requirements Changing, According to International Survey of IT Leaders

Large Enterprise Data Center Requirements Changing, According to International Survey of IT Leaders

New research findings reveal key requirements for third-party data center colocation services among large enterprises. This independent survey was carried out among 500 CIOs, CTOs, IT directors and heads of IT of global businesses...

Adobe Unveils New Analytics Offering to Support Digital Literacy

Adobe Unveils New Analytics Offering to Support Digital Literacy

The global talent drought in areas like data science has existed for years, with previous McKinsey reports showing demand outstripping supply by more than 50%. The pandemic has worsened the situation. As the digital economy grew,...

Boosting Security with Robotic Process Automation

Boosting Security with Robotic Process Automation

Cybersecurity platforms and tools already automate many threat identification and response processes, but human professionals still play critical roles. RPA can further speed and improve cyber defenses by automating some of the...

 Event Showcases a Bright Future for Telecom

Event Showcases a Bright Future for Telecom

Michael Dell and industry thought leaders share insights, with discussions around key opportunities, in the Dell Technologies Telecom Transformation Event, now available for on-demand viewing.

How Low-Code Platforms Improve Business-IT Collaboration

How Low-Code Platforms Improve Business-IT Collaboration

There’s a historic change under way in how—and how fast—businesses are creating the digital solutions they need. With the emergence of low-code platforms, more people within the business can build the capabilities to make their...

Data Centers and Cloud: Working Together to Power the Future

Data Centers and Cloud: Working Together to Power the Future

How do data centers help their clients make the most of hybrid architectures? Interconnectivity, agility, and accessibility.

Experiences Matter: The CIO’s Role in Customer and Employee Interactions

Experiences Matter: The CIO’s Role in Customer and Employee Interactions

Enterprises want to stand out; IT leaders are making it happen.

Winning the 2020 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year – Infrastructure Modernization Award

Winning the 2020 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year – Infrastructure Modernization Award

Google Cloud announced today that VMware has won the “2020 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year – Infrastructure Modernization” award

Tips from a senior business operations leader for empowering your healthcare IT team

Tips from a senior business operations leader for empowering your healthcare IT team

Complex processes require a dynamic workspace that gives team members the project management tools they need to tackle workflow uncertainties.

Adopt a Knowledge Management System for Your Organization

Adopt a Knowledge Management System for Your Organization

The right knowledge management system can drive productivity and collaboration by helping assess employee workflows.

Build a Strong Disaster Recovery Strategy to Navigate an IT Disaster

Build a Strong Disaster Recovery Strategy to Navigate an IT Disaster

Today, there is a rising ransomware trend that is affecting all businesses, large and small. It not only shows why security protocols are critical in mitigating the possible impact of a threat incursion, but also why having a...

Delivering a Compelling Commerce Experience

Delivering a Compelling Commerce Experience

The explosion in online purchasing and e-commerce activity during the COVID-19 pandemic means that brands must significantly improve the quality and seamlessness of the commerce experience. All brands want their online customers...

Marketing at Speed: The Value of High-Velocity Marketing

Marketing at Speed: The Value of High-Velocity Marketing

Speed matters in almost everything.  And a new “need for speed” is happening right now in customer experience (CX).  It’s about much more than simply how fast your site responds to a click or action.  When brands look at the...

Customers Demand a Holistic Marketing Framework

Customers Demand a Holistic Marketing Framework

As customers move to digital brand interactions in substantial numbers, they are finding that the differences between a customer experience based on 2017 technology and one built today are huge. The modern approach is driven by an...

Human Resources, Low-code, and the Democratization of Innovation

Human Resources, Low-code, and the Democratization of Innovation

With the rise of citizen developers, chief human resource officers have the opportunity — and the responsibility — to lead the low-code charge.

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution—Ready for Today’s Operational Mission

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution—Ready for Today’s Operational Mission

Oracle’s Mark Johnson hosts a panel of IT strategists. They discuss how Oracle Cloud VMware Solution delivers security, predictability and control for operationally critical, VMware-based applications operating in Oracle Cloud.

From Automated to Autonomous – Manufacturing Industry Digital Transformation

From Automated to Autonomous – Manufacturing Industry Digital Transformation

The manufacturing industry is one of the leading sectors starting or speeding up digital transformation. Particularly hard hit by supply chain issues, the sector wants to ensure resilience to business disruption and not be caught...

An Executive Perspective on Automation, DevOps, and Data-Driven Transformation

An Executive Perspective on Automation, DevOps, and Data-Driven Transformation

Experts from BMC Software and IDC discuss the customer journey to the Autonomous Digital Enterprise.

Digital Leaders Must Evolve Beyond Industry Narratives

Digital Leaders Must Evolve Beyond Industry Narratives

Create a focused customer narrative through innovative research and deliver effective strategic and digital initiatives.

Do You Know Why Your Organization is Transforming Digitally?

Do You Know Why Your Organization is Transforming Digitally?

Accelerate your digital adoption journey by creating a transformation framework based on a firm understanding of WHY the DX experience is essential.

The case for using purpose-built databases for modern applications

The case for using purpose-built databases for modern applications

For almost three decades, people typically built applications against a single database. In the 1980s, client-server was introduced and apps started to become more distributed in nature, but the underlying data model was...

Machine learning is demonstrating its mettle across industries

Machine learning is demonstrating its mettle across industries

The use cases and applications for machine learning offer benefits for most organizations, according to experts.

Using RPA to Efficiently and Effectively Meet Compliance Demands

Using RPA to Efficiently and Effectively Meet Compliance Demands

Meeting regulatory compliance requirements has become labor-intensive and a costly aspect of doing business within almost every industry sector. Organizations must navigate a complex matrix of local, state, national, and...

Unlock the power of your data to drive innovation

Unlock the power of your data to drive innovation

Seamless access to the right information at the right time allows for improved decision-making.

Bring Cloud benefits to your organization and data center

Bring Cloud benefits to your organization and data center

Organizations are doubling down on digital to continue transformation. Success requires using applications and data to deliver rich, personalized experiences. Learn many are turning to NetApp Keystone Flex Subscription...

Citizen Developers and the Democratization of Code

Citizen Developers and the Democratization of Code

With the right low-code platform, ordinary people can take problem-solving into their own hands.

Value Stream Management: Why it’s So Critical, How to Get it Right

Value Stream Management: Why it’s So Critical, How to Get it Right

There used to be saying you’d often hear: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” For many executives these days, however, it can be a little difficult to see much that’s stayed the same over the course of the past...

3 tips for pitching business requests to IT leaders

3 tips for pitching business requests to IT leaders

Whether you’re technically savvy or digitally challenged, try these steps before you engage with IT leaders on a business request.

Citizen Developers Can Supercharge Automation Initiatives

Citizen Developers Can Supercharge Automation Initiatives

IT professionals must address many of the requirements associated with automation initiatives, from helping to establish robotic process automation (RPA) platforms and standards to meeting security and compliance demands. But...

Driving Automation via Cross-Company Collaboration

Driving Automation via Cross-Company Collaboration

In an earlier post, we pointed out that scaling automations across an enterprise requires close coordination and collaboration between an organization’s IT, operations, and business units. One recent study by Forrester Research,...

 Getting started with robotic process automation

Getting started with robotic process automation

Automation is much more than the future of business. It’s also the current reality. By one recent estimate, 85% of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) plan to adopt robotic process automation (RPA) in the next few years. Why are so...

Migrate Workloads and Get to Google Cloud Faster with VMware SD-WAN and Google Cloud VMware Engine

Migrate Workloads and Get to Google Cloud Faster with VMware SD-WAN and Google Cloud VMware Engine

Learn how to rapidly optimize cloud outcomes across your organization.

Security is Security: CIOs Must Unify the Physical and Virtual

Security is Security: CIOs Must Unify the Physical and Virtual

When it comes to securing physical spaces and virtual networks, it’s increasingly important for the CIO to play a leading role.

Can Time Focused on IT Be Better Spent? Yes … and Very Soon

Can Time Focused on IT Be Better Spent? Yes … and Very Soon

More efficient time-management tools to optimize IT resources – by addressing 5 key elements – will drive business growth in the near future.

The State of the Colocation Data Center Industry

The State of the Colocation Data Center Industry

Two experts discuss what’s happening and what’s coming next in the colocation and datacenter industry.

AIOps: Creating a Closed-Loop Support System to Streamline IT

AIOps: Creating a Closed-Loop Support System to Streamline IT

Accelerate problem identification and improve IT recommendation with the added support of predictive AIOps strategies.

Experts agree: A data-driven culture starts at the top

Experts agree: A data-driven culture starts at the top

No matter the analogy about data — that it’s the lifeblood, fuel, engine, or new oil — business leaders have little doubt about its importance to driving decision making and delivering business value. The challenge for many...

Is Your Network Working for You in Today’s Changing Environment?

Is Your Network Working for You in Today’s Changing Environment?

Today, work-from-anywhere strategies are becoming more permanent as employees are dispersed over different geographic locations. This new way of working presents a different, diverse set of network challenges including...

Is there life after Hadoop? The answer is a resounding yes.

Is there life after Hadoop? The answer is a resounding yes.

Developing a strategy for the post-Hadoop era – and freeing up time and resources to focus on emerging data challenges.

Top Lessons from the Industry-First Value Stream Management

Top Lessons from the Industry-First Value Stream Management

I was fortunate to be a part of our first Value Stream Management Summit, which brought together leading analysts, vendors, and executives from top enterprises. (If you weren’t able to join us, be sure to visit vsmsummit.com to...

3 Ways to Optimize Your Security Operations and Prepare for the Next Big Threat

3 Ways to Optimize Your Security Operations and Prepare for the Next Big Threat

Time to fight fire with fire: simplify everything using technology and tools such as machine learning, AI, and manual playbooks.

Your healthcare-life sciences digital future is here today

Your healthcare-life sciences digital future is here today

Technology innovation is powering the healthcare clinical and business needs of today and tomorrow — across the patient journey from the home to healthcare and back.

How Highly Productive Teams Use Knowledge Reuse

How Highly Productive Teams Use Knowledge Reuse

What innovative organizations and highly productive engineering teams have in common: high knowledge reuse.

What is Knowledge Reuse?

What is Knowledge Reuse?

Reusing knowledge is an effective, scalable way to improve productivity, accelerate organization-wide initiatives, and engage and retain tech talent.

Agile Methodology Finally Infiltrates the C-Suite

Agile Methodology Finally Infiltrates the C-Suite

It took two decades, but the top brass business leaders are finally awakening to the importance of being agile.

Driving AI Expansion with Intel oneAPI

Driving AI Expansion with Intel oneAPI

The Intel® oneAPI initiative is poised to drive AI even further to the edge and beyond, allowing swifter development across heterogenous compute with XPUs

We’re Seeing a Wave of Workload Repatriation. Here’s Why.

We’re Seeing a Wave of Workload Repatriation. Here’s Why.

Migratory trends in public and private clouds have been guided by digital transformation – and repatriation of workload is under close consideration.

Cultivating a data-driven corporate culture

Cultivating a data-driven corporate culture

Limitless cloud resources, cloud-based analytics, and machine learning are revolutionizing decision-making and automation in enterprises. Taking advantage of these capabilities, however, can be a struggle for companies steeped in...

New in Google Cloud VMware Engine: Autoscaling, Mumbai Expansion, and More

New in Google Cloud VMware Engine: Autoscaling, Mumbai Expansion, and More

Learn about the latest updates to Google Cloud VMware Engine – and read a recap of our latest milestones.

3 Key Lessons from Accelerated Digital Adoption in the Past Year

3 Key Lessons from Accelerated Digital Adoption in the Past Year

Strategic planning in conjunction with a focused, agile mindset are essential in today’s fast-tracked movement towards digital transformation.

Building an Enterprise Automation Pipeline

Building an Enterprise Automation Pipeline

Robotic process automation (RPA) platforms and tools have become so powerful and easy to use that it is possible for organizations to become a fully automated enterprise. Partially or fully automating thousands of manual processes...

Reinventing your business with data

Reinventing your business with data

Building a business that is sustainable for a long period of time isn't easy. It requires reinvention—likely multiple times over. Only 50% of businesses that were on the Fortune 500 list in 2000 are still there today. The...

A Hidden Trap for CIOs: Data-set Bias in Machine Learning

A Hidden Trap for CIOs: Data-set Bias in Machine Learning

CIOs need to understand the risk of bias in data sets used in machine learning applications — and then take steps to counteract it

Why Digital Transformation Should Start with a Modernized Network

Why Digital Transformation Should Start with a Modernized Network

Network modernization gives an organization a flexible and cloud-optimized network – and should be one of the first steps for digital transformation.

Putting Design Thinking into Action

Putting Design Thinking into Action

How to develop a systematic innovation process for a meaningful digital transformation.

The Why, What, How, and Where of Offloading from Mainframe

The Why, What, How, and Where of Offloading from Mainframe

Solid industry experience and an established understanding of offloading from mainframe are essential to smooth digital transitions.

The Secret Behind the NBA’s Triumphant Return to Play

The Secret Behind the NBA’s Triumphant Return to Play

How digital workflows helped save basketball during the pandemic—with zero Covid-19 infections.

Driving automation, and enabling employees, enterprisewide

Driving automation, and enabling employees, enterprisewide

The wall separating IT and line-of-business units began to crumble decades ago, around the same time that the role of chief information officer (CIO) – an executive responsible for bridging the IT-business gap – first...

Edge AI – The Next Stage of Digital Transformation?

Edge AI – The Next Stage of Digital Transformation?

As customers spend more time than ever on their devices, businesses are increasingly realizing the need to bring essential computation onto the device to serve their customers.

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

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...

NetApp Keystone Flex Subscription, Powered by Equinix

NetApp® and Equinix® have been hybrid cloud innovators for over a decade—ever since they joined forces to launch NetApp Private Storage (NPS), one of the first enterprise hybrid cloud solutions for private storage. Since then, the...

Digital Retooling Helps Manufacturers Ramp Up 2021 Production

Digital Retooling Helps Manufacturers Ramp Up 2021 Production

As the manufacturing industry tries to put 2020 well into the rear-view mirror, those best prepared for 2021 and beyond are digitally transforming.

Enabling the convergence of AI, HPC and data analytics

Enabling the convergence of AI, HPC and data analytics

Omnia open source software enables organizations to run artificial learning, high performance computing and data analytics on the same systems.

5 Ways Visuals Drive Better Decisions to Build Better Solutions

5 Ways Visuals Drive Better Decisions to Build Better Solutions

When individuals can literally see customer feedback, issues, and concerns, they can more quickly identify solutions.

An Rx for healthcare providers: modern IT infrastructure

An Rx for healthcare providers: modern IT infrastructure

The best prescription for insight-driven healthcare is modern IT infrastructure, according to a new white paper from the research firm IDG.

Exposing the secrets of a deadly virus with the power of HPC

Exposing the secrets of a deadly virus with the power of HPC

California research team draws on the power of a supercomputer from Dell Technologies and Intel to understand the structure and behavior of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Finally! Bringing the Cloud Experience to Your Mission-critical Applications

Finally! Bringing the Cloud Experience to Your Mission-critical Applications

Organizations adopt a cloud-first strategy for business agility, but IT knows public cloud isn’t suitable for every app. It’s time to bring the cloud experience on-premises for mission-critical apps.

Making Corporate Sustainability … Sustainable

Making Corporate Sustainability … Sustainable

Paying attention to environmental, social, and governance initiatives has business benefits.

Understanding Robotic Process Automation and its Use Cases

Understanding Robotic Process Automation and its Use Cases

In a recent annual Deloitte survey, 73% of executives said that their organizations have started down the path to intelligent automation. For someone who doesn’t track the evolution of automation technology, that may be a...

Shaking up earthquake science with the power of HPC

Shaking up earthquake science with the power of HPC

The Southern California Earthquake Center relies on the power of supercomputers to simulate why and how earthquakes occur, evaluate their effects, and help us all prepare for the inevitable.

Introducing Managed Guest Sessions for Google Chrome OS with Workspace ONE

Introducing Managed Guest Sessions for Google Chrome OS with Workspace ONE

We are excited to announce support for managed guest sessions for Google Chrome Enterprise in the VMware Workspace ONE UEM Console (version 2102+). Managed guest sessions add a new option for handling shared Chrome OS devices.

Addressing the unbanked and creating new opportunities: How technology is driving a revolution in finance

Addressing the unbanked and creating new opportunities: How technology is driving a revolution in finance

Addressing the challenge of the unbanked needs to be a priority around the world

The Low-code/Pro-code Connection

The Low-code/Pro-code Connection

When expert coders partner with citizen developers, the entire organization wins.

Improve the Employee Experience by Overcoming These 5 Hurdles

Improve the Employee Experience by Overcoming These 5 Hurdles

To deliver a good employee experience, take a close look at your organization’s enterprise communications strategy and technology solutions

Why security leaders need to prioritize an excellent customer experience

Why security leaders need to prioritize an excellent customer experience

The ecosystem of information technology is constantly evolving. There will always be bad actors, so it’s crucial for organizations to know that the data they trust with software as a service (SaaS) platforms are protected.

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

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...

The Hundred Year Blockchain Ledger: Planning for Success

The Hundred Year Blockchain Ledger: Planning for Success

Blockchain as an enterprise technology is here to stay. Understand the benefits of blockchain as a part of your modernization strategy.

Data: The Missing Link in Many Digital Transformations

In a recent survey conducted by the BizOps coalition, 97% of respondents stated that data-related challenges are restricting the business’ ability to access information. Out of all the findings from the survey, this statistic...

The 5 Habits of Highly Successful Value Streams

The 5 Habits of Highly Successful Value Streams

A “value stream” is often defined as the process that creates a product or service for which your customers are willing to pay. This definition, while technically accurate, is too vague. That’s a problem because getting value...

Lessons from Chipotle’s Winning Value Stream Management Approach

Lessons from Chipotle’s Winning Value Stream Management Approach

While businesses in every industry have been affected by Covid in some fashion, the dining sector has seen especially dramatic change. Chipotle is no exception. Through our organization’s optimized value stream management...