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Software & Systems

Reverse cloud migrations: Why some enterprises are shifting their IT back on-premise

December 7, 2022

Via: ComputerWeekly

It is easy to argue that with cloud repatriation, the wrong workloads are migrated or managed – yet requirements such as skills, security and costs are not always predictable. Some repatriations are inevitable – providers can always fail or regulations […]


BI Security

Complexity is the enemy of security

December 6, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

It’s a fact that most enterprises put security teams and tools in a silo. It drives me nuts when I see these bad habits carried over to cloud computing security. I covered this topic three years ago, and for the […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

Project management: Tips, tools, best practices

December 5, 2022

Via: CIO

What is project management? Project management is a business discipline that involves applying specific processes, knowledge, skills, techniques, and tools to successfully deliver outcomes that meet project goals. Project management professionals drive, guide, and execute company-identified value-added goals by applying […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Unstructured Data Management Predictions for 2023

December 2, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

The global economic outlook for 2023 is tepid at best; inflation is waning but threats of recession still loom heavy in many countries. IT leaders will place their bets on strategic cloud and analytics investments – two areas where there […]


Software & Systems

Is SASE right for your organization? 5 key questions to ask

December 1, 2022

Via: Network World

Secure access service edge (SASE) is a network architecture that provides a security-focused alternative to SD-WAN. First outlined by Gartner in 2019, SASE converges SD-WAN services with a range of Security-as-a-Service offerings. Gartner now forecasts that by 2024 at least […]


BI Users, Executive

7 lies IT leaders should never tell

November 29, 2022

Via: CIO

There are big lies, small lies, white lies, and boldface lies. They all have one thing in common: None should ever be used by a CIO to deceive staff, customers, or management colleagues. Lying to yourself about the state of […]


Software & Systems

Three Pillars of Sustainable Low Code

November 29, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

It’s not exactly a secret that many organizations are implementing some form of low-code technology to help speed innovation and increase efficiency. And while low code can be truly transformative, it can also cause problems down the line if not […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Protecting Customers and Your Business with Ethical Data Management

November 28, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Many companies have been criticized in recent years for mismanaging data. For example, a major social media conglomerate recently came under fire for reports that user data was accessible to employees, leading lawmakers to call for an investigation by the […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

What is enterprise architecture? A framework for transformation

November 23, 2022

Via: CIO

Enterprise architecture (EA) is the practice of analyzing, designing, planning, and implementing enterprise analysis to successfully execute on business strategies. EA helps organizations structure IT projects and policies to achieve desired business results, to stay agile and resilient in the […]


BI Users, IT Team

5 ways to find hidden IT talent inside your organization

November 16, 2022

Via: CIO

A bank teller, a marketer, and an operations product owner at TruStone Financial Credit Union each had a knack for technology, but they didn’t think it would lead to a job in the IT department. Yet all three are now […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

What are decision support systems? Sifting data for better business decisions

November 14, 2022

Via: CIO

Decision support systems definition A decision support system (DSS) is an interactive information system that analyzes large volumes of data for informing business decisions. A DSS supports the management, operations, and planning levels of an organization in making better decisions […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

What observability means for cloud operations

November 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Observability is one of those concepts being tossed about these days in the tech press and at cloud computing conferences. Everyone has a definition of what it is and how it’s used. No two are the same. Observability seems to […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

Flexibility is the Key to Stability

November 10, 2022

Via: Database Trends and Applications

When designing a data center, a recognized set of principles is typically followed. Scalability, resiliency, reliability, and sustainability are all essential, but the most important common feature for data center products may be flexibility. The equipment cabinet should likewise be […]


BI Users, Data Analyst

5 tips for excelling at self-service analytics

November 9, 2022

Via: CIO

Data-informed decision-making is a key attribute of the modern digital business. But experienced data analysts and data scientists can be expensive and difficult to find and retain. One potential solution to this challenge is to deploy self-service analytics, a type […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

Explaining Explainable AI

November 9, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

As more industries leverage artificial intelligence to support vertical-specific operations, many without experience in managing a virtual agent may soon do so. Just last year, for example, investment in Insurance technology topped $17 billion. The ongoing transformation of the sector […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Data Lineage and Data Quality: How They Intersect

November 9, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

The intersection of data lineage and Data Quality helps provide more accurate and useful information. Data Quality represents the accuracy of data. Internet businesses need good Data Quality to operate efficiently. Unfortunately, there can be obstacles in gathering, storing, and […]


Software & Systems

Is It Time to Tackle Customer Support Tasks With AI Writing Software?

November 8, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Exceptional customer support leads to many benefits for businesses, including reduced churn rate, increased revenue and, of course, happy customers. But with 61% of consumers reporting their customer service standards have gone up over the past year, how do you […]


Software & Systems

Cloud architects are afraid of automation

November 8, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Automation is not new, but its use in cloud computing is recent. The idea is to automate tasks that have been traditionally carried out by humans; for example, self-healing a saturated compute server by automatically restarting it on a cloud […]


BI Users, Business Users

8 secrets of successful IT freelancers

November 8, 2022

Via: CIO

IT freelancing offers multiple benefits, including flexible working schedules, location choice, engaging assignments, diverse clients, and an opportunity to apply one’s talents in several different areas. But freelancing is also a business, and skilled IT freelancers know what it takes […]


Software & Systems

3 ways to reach the cloud and keep loss and latency low

November 7, 2022

Via: Network World

Adoption of public cloud IaaS platforms like AWS and Azure, and PaaS and SaaS solutions too, has been driven in part by the simplicity of consuming the services: connect securely over the public internet and start spinning up resources. But […]