How to Manage the Data Deluge

Data is more like water, not oil — too much of it can waterlog a business. How can an organization gain control of the volume? Here’s a five-step process that can help.

It is good to start with an admission of guilt. I’m guilty. I accuse myself and convict myself. I’ve done it repeatedly.

Yes, I’ve used the “Data is the New Oil” analogy many times.  And I finally have realized the folly of my ways. Sure, the analogy made for great speeches, superb power-points, and even better images. Sure, on the surface, the analogy is superb. Oil is a

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How to Control the Data Deluge

Data is more like water, not oil — too much of it can waterlog a business. How can an organization protect itself from waterlogging? Here’s a five-step process that can help.

It is good to start with an admission of guilt. I’m guilty. I accuse myself and convict myself. I’ve done it repeatedly.

Yes, I’ve used the “Data is the New Oil” analogy many times.  And I finally have realized the folly of my ways. Sure, the analogy made for great speeches, superb power-points, and even better images. Sure, on the surface, the analogy is superb. Oil is a source

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AIOps, DevSecOps, and Beyond: Exploring New Facets of DevOps

The inclusion of security and artificial intelligence in the mix is making DevOps more complex but is also creating new possibilities to hasten delivery.

One of the essential goals of DevOps methodology is to establish a more concise approach to software delivery, especially in continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) environments. As organizations explore this approach, additional elements such as security have been introduced to streamline the cycle. It means developers may have to learn to wear several more hats, especially as some experts look to ways DevOps will continue to mature in 2021.

Many organizations have already moved beyond the initial

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CIOs Brace for 2021: A Bumpy Ride With Lots of Opportunity

How can CIOs help their organizations compete in 2021? Here’s a look at the challenges ahead and the traits you need to succeed during what will be a bumpy year that is filled with opportunity.

While 2020 won’t likely rank on the list of best years ever, for IT leaders there really have been some silver linings. Maybe that’s because the huge unexpected disruption of the year — a pandemic that changed market demand, supply chain, and where and how we all work — shined a spotlight on how technology and IT are engines that keep an organization functioning, even

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Augmented Analytics Evolves to Make AI, BI Easier in 2021

Augmented analytics has helped enterprises accelerate BI, analytics, and AI programs. Here’s how it will advance for 2021.

Augmented analytics is entering the mainstream in 2021, which means more enterprise organizations will be able to take advantage of its benefits to accelerate business intelligence, machine learning, and other forms of artificial intelligence in their organizations, whether that means more production projects or faster insights for decision makers.

But just what is augmented analytics? It’s not a particular technology or product. But it is the idea of leveraging technologies such as machine learning and analytics to help automate the entire data

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