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Expert Articles

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
Rethinking DDoS Security for the Era of Cloud and 5G

Rethinking DDoS Security for the Era of Cloud and 5G

The enormous capacity offered by 5G and cloud offer unprecedented opportunities for DDoS attacks. What you need to be considering.

By Arnold Jansen
Process Optimization: It’s About the Customer

Process Optimization: It’s About the Customer

For financial services firms, speeding up effective product delivery and customer service means deploying process automation strategies.

By Biju Mathew
Why Your Firm’s Digital Destiny Depends on Its Data Proficiency

Why Your Firm’s Digital Destiny Depends on Its Data Proficiency

Data issues have long since left the data center ops team's desk to land on the CEO's: What you need to consider as a digital age manager.

By Krishnan Ramanujam
4 Key Ways You Can Streamline Algorithm Deployment

4 Key Ways You Can Streamline Algorithm Deployment

Creating the best algorithms can't be magic; it needs to be a replicable process for your team. What are the critical needs for this to happen?

By Charles Amick
How Do You Navigate This “Age of Data Abundance?”

How Do You Navigate This “Age of Data Abundance?”

In this big data era, your enterprise's approach to mining and managing this data could lead you to starve in abundance. How do you find your path?

By Dinanath Kholkar
What are PCI Log Management Requirements for CISOs?

What are PCI Log Management Requirements for CISOs?

Payments industry firms need to keep their log management needs in mind when building out new platforms or systems.

By Ken Lynch
What are the Key Steps to Continuous Data Compliance?

What are the Key Steps to Continuous Data Compliance?

An annual audit isn't enough for current constant data flows that grow in speed and volume daily. What's your path to continuous data compliance?

By Ken Lynch
Tomorrow’s Energy and the Power of Real-Time

Tomorrow’s Energy and the Power of Real-Time

If we're aiming for 100% renewable energy, like California is planning to do to combat climate change, real-time metrics will have a big role.

By Brian Lakamp
6 Guiding Principles for an Effective Data Lake

6 Guiding Principles for an Effective Data Lake

With IoT, AI and machine learning initiatives, the need for an enterprise to establish a data lake is critical. What are the important issues to consider?

By Dan Potter
How Farms Could Become the New Smart Factories

How Farms Could Become the New Smart Factories

IIoT applications in smart factories have been seeing great returns on investment. Could the farm be the next step in greater connected efficiencies?

By John Dauskurdas
How to Manage a DataOps Team

How to Manage a DataOps Team

Using a DataOps approach to your big data project -- modeled on similar methods used in DevOps teams -- could unlock real value for your firm.

By Ellen Friedman
Why the Future of IIoT Needs Both Edge and Fog Computing

Why the Future of IIoT Needs Both Edge and Fog Computing

IIoT applications often need scalability and flexibility. It may not need to be a choice between fog and edge computing; enterprise may need both.

By Jason Andersen
Introducing Cognitive Computing to Your Business: A Heuristic Approach

Introducing Cognitive Computing to Your Business: A Heuristic Approach

Cognitive computing will become a widely used analog for human data input to provide us with solutions in the same way we learn. How will you use this tech?

By Aan Chauhan
How to Tap into Big “Communications” Data to Gain Once-Hidden Insights

How to Tap into Big “Communications” Data to Gain Once-Hidden Insights

Digital transformation rests on insights gleaned from your version of "big data" at your firm. But don't forget insights from your communications data, too.

By Larry Foster
Swipe Right for Revenue: How Consumerization and Emerging Tech Impacts UX

Swipe Right for Revenue: How Consumerization and Emerging Tech Impacts UX

The consumerization trend has raised expectations for what we expect of our business applications. Improvements in the user experience (UX) is no different.

By Dan Matthews
5 Tips to Turn Your Data to Your Competitive Advantage

5 Tips to Turn Your Data to Your Competitive Advantage

While enterprise execs have always sought competitive advantage in other areas of operation, here are some tips to consider when leveraging a data project.

By Bill Waid