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Expert Articles

4 Principles to Enabling a Pristine Data Lake

4 Principles to Enabling a Pristine Data Lake

What are the challenges you need to tackle to keep your data lake from becoming an unwieldy “data swamp?"

By Dan Potter
Why This Could Be a Key Year for the Internet of Things

Why This Could Be a Key Year for the Internet of Things

It could be a year of dramatic growth in the Internet of Things, but the data protection challenge is still no easy task.

By Alastair Johnson
API-First Enterprise Adoption: Monetize or Die

API-First Enterprise Adoption: Monetize or Die

Connecting with the digital ecosystem and monetizing your own digital assets offers huge opportunities. APIs are a key frontline tool to unlock them.

By Sriram Krishnamachari
How to Tell If Your Data-Driven Applications Need Modernization

How to Tell If Your Data-Driven Applications Need Modernization

When it's time to update your data applications, remember four key things to watch: maintenance costs, brittleness, speed, and building silos.

By Robert Mansell
Hybrid Cloud, Data Control Concerns and the Booming Edge: What to Expect

Hybrid Cloud, Data Control Concerns and the Booming Edge: What to Expect

A look into the coming year with Scott Crenshaw, EVP and GM Private Clouds at Rackspace, with trends in data control, hybrid cloud, and more.

By Scott Crenshaw
With Real-Time, What Data Center Management Will Look Like in 2019

With Real-Time, What Data Center Management Will Look Like in 2019

In 2019, with the real-time data wave, expect to see growth in technologies that will continue to remove complexity from the data center and its operation.

By Kevin McNamara
HELLO 2019: 4 Predictions on Blockchain and the Cyber “Arms Race”

HELLO 2019: 4 Predictions on Blockchain and the Cyber “Arms Race”

A look forward to the future of blockchain and robo-violence this coming year with Duncan Jones, research and innovation team lead at Thales eSecurity.

By Duncan Jones
What to Expect at CES 2019, and Why the “C” is Less Relevant

What to Expect at CES 2019, and Why the “C” is Less Relevant

It's not just about consumers anymore. Here are some trends to keep an eye on at CES 2019.

By Zachary Paradis
HELLO 2019: Expect Greater Consumerization of RPA This Year

HELLO 2019: Expect Greater Consumerization of RPA This Year

A look forward to the future of RPA this year with Nathaniel Davidson, Chief Technology Officer at Kryon.

By Nathaniel Davidson
HELLO 2019: 3 Ways IT Teams Will Change in the New Year

HELLO 2019: 3 Ways IT Teams Will Change in the New Year

Predictions from Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, on how 2019 may see more emphasis on the "New IT" ecosystem's interaction.

By Andi Mann
HELLO 2019: 3 Predictions On How AI Will Learn and Impact Society

HELLO 2019: 3 Predictions On How AI Will Learn and Impact Society

Predictions for 2019 from the team at Salesforce, on how next year could be the year that AI gets automated, but how we'll still be discussing its impacts.

By Richard Socher
HELLO 2019: 5 Predictions on RPA and Business Line AI Use Cases

HELLO 2019: 5 Predictions on RPA and Business Line AI Use Cases

Predictions from Tom Wilde, CEO and Founder of Indico, on how 2019 could be the year that AI finds real business use cases.

By Tom Wilde
How APM and AIOps Help Enterprises Cross the Big Data Skills Gap

How APM and AIOps Help Enterprises Cross the Big Data Skills Gap

The emergence of application performance management (APM) and AIOps for big data can help firms scale without paying up for rare skillsets.

By Kunal Agarwal
How AI and ML Can Improve Exploding Cloud Computing Needs

How AI and ML Can Improve Exploding Cloud Computing Needs

With 90% of the world's data created in the last two years, the cloud risks becoming a dumping ground. Here is how AI and ML can help clean it up.

By Tyrone Pike
Digital Experiments Will Supercharge IoT Innovation

Digital Experiments Will Supercharge IoT Innovation

The Internet of Things may spawn a thousand new ideas, but this requires a thousand trials to see what works. Typically, the resources for testing and piloting have been precious and few. Digital experimentation may make this process cheap and fast.

By Joe Speed
How to Use APIs to Help Navigate Corporate Mergers

How to Use APIs to Help Navigate Corporate Mergers

For IT teams, merger impacts are felt immediately. A key element of your merger strategy will likely be APIs.

By David Feuer
HELLO 2019: 4 Predictions for IoT, Networks, and More

HELLO 2019: 4 Predictions for IoT, Networks, and More

Predictions from Dermot O’Shea, co-founder and joint CEO of Taoglas, on possible 2019 developments in IoT and related enabling network technologies.

By Dermot O'Shea
Mythbusting 3 Common SaaS Misconceptions When Buying Cloud

Mythbusting 3 Common SaaS Misconceptions When Buying Cloud

Digital transformation strategies are spurring massive growth in cloud services. But what do you really need for SaaS applications?

By Jyothi Swaroop
With Real-Time Analytics, Alexa Will Soon Know You Better

With Real-Time Analytics, Alexa Will Soon Know You Better

Use of analytics means your digital assistant will know a lot more about you. Expect marketers to use them to develop closer relationships with consumers.

By Seeta Hariharan
Can’t Fail: Learning From Common Analytics Project Challenges

Can’t Fail: Learning From Common Analytics Project Challenges

Not hitting ROI targets may be key, but not using analytics solutions to their fullest potential is also a form of failure. Here's what we've learned.

By Lyndsay Wise
Managing a Real-Time Recovery in a Major Cloud Outage

Managing a Real-Time Recovery in a Major Cloud Outage

Disasters happen, making sudden downtime reality. But there are things all cloud customers can do to survive virtually any outage.

By Jonathan Meltzer
What’s the Potential for Real-Time Analytics in Healthcare?

What’s the Potential for Real-Time Analytics in Healthcare?

As new tech like wearables and connected medical devices grows in use, how will real-time analytics impact healthcare deliverables?

By Perry Price
HELLO 2019: Predictions for Cloud, DevOps, and IT Ops Analytics and More

HELLO 2019: Predictions for Cloud, DevOps, and IT Ops Analytics and More

Predictions from Jerry Melnick, president and CEO, SIOS Technology, on possible 2019 developments in high availability, devops, and IT operations analytics.

By Jerry Melnick
4 Core Considerations for Reaching IoT ROI in Under a Year

4 Core Considerations for Reaching IoT ROI in Under a Year

With so many businesses considering launching IoT projects, the biggest question is when will they see a return. Here are some things to consider.

By Dave McCarthy
With APIs, Dealing with Bad Bots is the Cost of Success

With APIs, Dealing with Bad Bots is the Cost of Success

For businesses, both enabling good bots and thwarting bad bots are non-negotiable skills—essentially the price of success in today’s world.

By Sridhar Rajagopalan