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2018: Re-platforming the enterprise

In 2018, we’re going to witness the re-platforming of the enterprise so companies can respond to market changes faster, be more productive, and make better-informed decisions. The enterprise will move to common platforms because businesses are demanding a much more agile and stable information platform (than their custom platforms) on which to create and operate. […]

Progress for cloud-enabled robots

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Robots have become smart, but when you use cloud resources to run them, they can become even smarter – and faster. While cloud-enabled robotics has been around in some form since 2011, some companies have recently taken the field from theory to practice. PerceptIn, for example, is prepping cutting-edge surveillance robots that incorporate proprietary object-recognition […]

Quand le « nuage » tombe sur un orage

Ce fut un bel été, avec une série malheureuse de catastrophes naturelles (ouragans et tremblements de terre) qui ont provoqué des dégâts considérables dans certaines régions du monde. Du point de vue de la continuité des opérations et de la reprise après sinistre, il y a beaucoup à réfléchir. Qu’est-ce qu’un DSI peut faire ? […]

Journey to digital government: Transformation roadmap

Looking at the three areas of change outlined in my previous post — modern collaborative workplaces, hybrid cloud infrastructure and integrated service management — we see a pattern of adoption: Step 1 – Refactor and move the core onto cloud platforms to substantially reduce costs. Use released capital for utilities such as shared services to […]

6 technology trends for 2018: Guideposts for digital transformation

‘Tis always the season for continuous innovation. As we look ahead to 2018, we see six big trends feeding the next wave of disruption and productivity. And that means opportunity for the digital enterprise. 1. Re-platforming the enterprise In 2018, companies will move to common IT platforms so they can respond to market changes faster […]

Cuando la nube se vuelve tormenta

Estaba siendo un verano tranquilo, hasta que comenzó una serie desafortunada de desastres naturales, huracanes y terremotos, que llevó la devastación a algunas regiones del planeta. Desde el punto de vista de la continuidad del negocio y la recuperación de desastres, hay mucho que pensar al respecto. ¿Qué debería hacer un responsable de TI o […]

How serverless computing serves the enterprise

Savvy businesses crave rapid iterative development, reduced IT costs, and strategic use of IT staff for creating differentiated services, not for provisioning and managing back-end compute resources. The answer? Serverless computing. Serverless computing, an emerging style of application development, eliminates the complexity of dealing with servers at all levels of the technology stack. It provides […]

Journey to digital government: Three areas for change 

Our extensive experience with government clients reveals three key areas where government organizations can make substantive progress on their digital transformation journey: Modern workplace: communication and collaboration Government employees, like citizens, have come to expect a highly personalized, self-directed experience from their employer. In response, government organizations are rapidly adopting cloud-native software-as-a-service offerings such as […]

Migration considerations for the cloud

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Enterprises are increasingly migrating their applications to public and private clouds. The main differentiator between public and private cloud migrations is in the availability of native migration tools and services that can accelerate migrations. For instance, AWS has a Database Migration Service that can migrate on premise databases to AWS managed data services. With private […]

When cloud makes sense — and when it doesn’t

Public cloud computing has surfed an extended wave of hype that may finally have crested. Sure, public cloud is fast and you can buy it with a credit card, but IT organizations have learned they have little visibility into what’s going to the cloud. Which apps are moving? Are they the right apps? Are they […]