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4 Challenges to IT Operational Resilience During Change, and How to Overcome Them

Operating remotely at scale without compromising essential services has been a difficult challenge for companies to meet – but vital in order to avoid being left behind. Ky Nichol, CEO at work orchestration and observability platform Cutover, explores the 4 major challenges IT teams are facing with moving operations online, and what is needed in order to succeed The pandemic-driven pivot to remote work has been global, and...

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3 Reasons Why Network Infrastructure is Crucial to Cloud Migration

Migrating to the cloud is something that every business is either thinking about or has already done. Mike Weaver, Director of Enterprise Migrations at Quadrotech, a company specializing in powerful, highly scalable Office 365 migration and management solutions, explores 3 reasons why having a solid network infrastructure plays a vital role in the success of cloud migration, and offers 3 practical tips to ensure network infrastructure...

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Customer Preference Management Puts IT in the Spotlight

Ernie Crawford, President and CEO of Crawford Technologies, an enterprise software provider, talks about how IT pros position themselves for success in the age of customer experience. The ability to deliver communications to customers through the channel they prefer when they prefer is the new CX paradigm, but the challenge is to make aging legacy systems cooperate with these modern requirements. Customer experience (CX) has...

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Why RPA is (Finally) Unlocking Long-Promised Digital Transformation

Diego Lomanto, Vice President of Product Marketing at UiPath, a Robotic Process Automation solutions provider, offers a contemporary perspective on how organizations can effectively use RPA and hyperautomation to quickly adapt to changing business conditions, ensure resiliency and business continuity, and scale digital transformation efforts. Digital transformation has been a topic of conversation for years. And while...

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Looker Exec on the Integration of Enterprise-Ready BI Platform With Google Cloud

Cloud providers don’t just want to own the infrastructure layer — they want to make a play for the whole stack by building a unified environment to come within striking distance of cloud leader AWS. Google’s $2.6 billion purchase of BI firm Looker in 2019 was pretty much that and aimed to provide a full suite of enterprise software to rival players AWS and Microsoft Azure. The acquisition was closed in February 2020, Looker CEO...

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4 Reasons Enterprise CIOs are Adopting Open Source

Open source technologies are an increasingly viable choice for enterprise CIOs, as the space continues to advance in safety, flexibility, sophistication and availability. Ben Slater, Chief Product Officer at open-source as-a-service company Instaclustr, shares 4 reasons why open source is poised for even more enterprise adoption in the near future. The sheer volume of enterprise applications built on top of open source...

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Cloud Migration Planning: Top 3 Challenges and Best Practices

As organizations move more applications to public cloud, cloud migration planning is integral to success and business outcomes.. Kim Weins, Vice President of Cloud Strategy at Flexera, a provider of IT management software highlights proven best practices for overcoming the top cloud migration challenges. Cloud migration is accelerating and it’s challenging. With thorough cloud migration planning up front, those challenges are...

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How is Artificial Intelligence Impacting Healthcare?

AI technology is transforming healthcare in a big way, especially in the context of health related mobile apps and other medical tools to improve care. Rae Steinbach, Head of Product and Content at Blue Label Labs, an app development company, explores the reasons driving the growth and adoption of AI in healthcare, and its potential for transformative impact. While its effects might not be obvious in your everyday life,...