New & Notable
Cloud computing for business News
July 09, 2019
RPA vendor Automation Anywhere said it's poised to take full advantage of the burgeoning RPA market. Its recent deal with Microsoft is just one indication of RPA's popularity.
June 21, 2019
Google and Salesforce's recent multibillion-dollar BI deals have put analytics in the spotlight. What's the import for CIOs -- aside from the fact that data rules?
June 10, 2019
The Oracle-Microsoft deal could solve technical problems that curtail cloud strategies, letting CIOs focus on business criteria. It could also introduce new complexity.
May 31, 2019
At the recent MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, fitness company SoulCycle and Middlesex Health recount how cloud has become a workforce enabler.
Cloud computing for business Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
As cloud networks become more common, IT teams must understand how cloud architectures can benefit -- or impede -- business requirements. Take this quiz to see how much you know. Continue Reading
The CIO position has changed dramatically since its inception 40 years ago. This in-depth review traces the job's evolution and explains what is required of the CIO role today. Continue Reading
If you're not experimenting with blockchain, you're behind the curve. Our step-by-step guide on implementing blockchain dissects the challenges, best practices and payoffs. Continue Reading
Evaluate Cloud computing for business Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Edge computing isn't about sticking servers and storage in a branch location. Learn the critical differences between edge and traditional decentralized computing. Continue Reading
Get an expert's take on the top three pros and cons of serverless architecture, including the potential cost savings, but also rearchitecting work involved for existing applications. Continue Reading
Lag time and the inability to accommodate multiple users have limited AR and VR for enterprise use. 5G will change that, spurring new ways of working and of serving customers. Continue Reading
Manage Cloud computing for business
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Cloud migrations are never easy, especially for CIOs and IT leaders moving workloads to the cloud. To ensure your migration is a success, consider these 10 tips from cloud experts. Continue Reading
Companies are moving more applications than ever to the cloud, but many of these initiatives fail. Learn how to avoid making your own cloud migration mistake. Continue Reading
Technology change is hard -- and, these days, it's constant. Here's how one CIO learned to become a technology evangelist and got the time, money and buy-in for IT transformation. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Cloud computing for business Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
Digital transformation expert Isaac Sacolick offers four ways to build an integrated monitoring architecture that will actually improve IT operations -- not slow them down. Continue Reading
In this Ask the Expert, Gartner's Marco Meinardi explains why denying access and applying too much intermediation are not effective in neutralizing cloud shadow IT projects. Continue Reading
How do CIOs drive service level agreements (SLAs) in a multi-cloud environment? That's an important question when at issue is an end-to-end IT service involving many cloud providers, and the goal ... Continue Reading