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Why Cloud Security Risks Have Shifted to Identities and Entitlements

Why Cloud Security Risks Have Shifted to Identities and Entitlements

Traditional security tools focus on the network perimeter, leaving user and service accounts vulnerable to hackers.

Report finds a rise in DevOps and cross-platform database use

Report finds a rise in DevOps and cross-platform database use

Nearly three-quarters of organizations have now adopted DevOps in some form and they have also increased the use of cross-platform databases, Redgate Software’s 2021 State of Database DevOps Report shows. Some 74% of respondents are now taking a DevOps approach to development, compared to just 47% when the report was first published five years ago, according to the report. Further, almost half of respondents said they use three or more databases, compared with the 30% who are only using one database platform.

Eight Things Machine Learning Can Do To Improve Your Daily Customer Interactions

Eight Things Machine Learning Can Do To Improve Your Daily Customer Interactions

As machine learning becomes more prevalent in business, it has the potential to affect a company’s day-to-day interactions with its customers, whether positively or negatively. Many businesses have already invested heavily in machine learning and have found great success. However, new tech can always be intimidating, scary or potentially difficult to implement.

Four Digital Transformation Strategies To Help Keep Pace With Market Change

Four Digital Transformation Strategies To Help Keep Pace With Market Change

Current economic and social forces have created a level of upheaval that has become a forcing function for digital transformation. From communications to selling, the importance of digital operations has mushroomed seemingly overnight. Indeed, research by Twilio found that Covid-19 “accelerated companies’ digital communications strategy by an average of six years while 97% of enterprise decision-makers believe the pandemic sped up their company’s digital transformation.”

The New Normal

The New Normal

The pandemic hit, and the world has changed forever. I do not mean to sound overdramatic, but having 100% remote working, and 100% e-business forced on much of the business world, we have had to learn a lot of rather uncomfortable lessons.

2021 DevOps Predictions For The Software-Powered World

2021 DevOps Predictions For The Software-Powered World

The developer community has scaled quickly. Its presence and growth have driven change in many industries. Moving forward, I think we’ll see organizations pay more attention to developers and have a greater understanding of how important they are in decision making.

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love AI

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love AI

The machines are rising! Robots are stealing our jobs! AI is making us obsolete! Maybe it’s inherited trauma from the Industrial Revolution, but in recent years people’s concerns about artificial intelligence have heightened, especially anxiety that the technology will replace human workers throughout the economy. It was even the basis of one 2020 presidential candidate’s campaign. Well, I bring a message of optimism. While AI will dramatically transform how work is done and who does it, its overall impact won’t be to displace humans but to augment them. And the myriad, miraculous ways that this technology will be able to improve people’s lives should excite and inspire. 

The Internet: Overcoming Current Challenges To Increase Digital Transformation

The Internet: Overcoming Current Challenges To Increase Digital Transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought massive and unexpected life twists, but it did not grind everything to a halt. While it is true the coronavirus has caused catastrophic health, social and economic effects, we are still fortunate that technology has advanced so much that we can continue communicating and working with one another, albeit only virtually.

AIOps And The Quest For The Grail

AIOps And The Quest For The Grail

The promise of a self-healing IT environment has arrived—if your CIO is willing to make the journey. 

Self-healing. The term itself borders on magical. No wonder a self-healing IT environment has long been the holy grail for enterprise CIOs.  

Why? Because CIOs today are strategically responsible for delivering digital products and driving innovation. At the same time, their teams oversee hundreds or thousands of applications, resources, and data sources. A self-healing IT environment would automatically predict issues and then automatically apply the fix.

Self-healing IT has, for the most part, been unattainable—until now. Today, true prediction can finally be reached with the help of AIOps, while remediation can be automated with digital workflows. 

How Blockchain Technology Is Helping Companies Solve Operational Issues

How Blockchain Technology Is Helping Companies Solve Operational Issues

The current pandemic has had a tremendous effect on global markets as many companies have been forced to close, temporarily halt their operations or attempt to work from home. Additionally, it has revealed the weaknesses in the daily operations of companies across the world, namely in supply chain management, resource allocation and data security and sharing.