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Why Security Needs to Automate, Too

February 15, 2019 |

The same tools being used to augment the development and operations side of the house can also be applied to automation in security.

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Laying the Groundwork for Modern IT Automation

February 13, 2019 |

By identifying what they want to automate first, most enterprises should be able to create an implementation plan that is both effective and non-disruptive.

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When RPA Meets the Enterprise

February 11, 2019 |

Expectations are that RPA will take the enterprise by storm in the next few years, but this will only happen once the executive suite is convinced they will be a help, not a hindrance.

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Hard or Soft, or Both? The Right Way to Do HCI

January 15, 2019 |

HCI may be the latest form of IT hardware, but in one respect it is a lot like the old: It presents a choice between an all-software deployment on commodity hardware or a pre-integrated, vendor-specific solution.

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Why HCI Is Critical for Digital Transformation

January 11, 2019 |

In many ways, the HCI benefit to digital transformation is not so much its scalability or its management simplicity, but its speed.

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AI in the Enterprise: Learning from Failure

January 08, 2019 |

If past is prologue, much of what we expect of AI will fail to materialize. But at this point, it seems clear that there is much it can do for the enterprise and the business process in general.

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AI Supports Both Sides of the Security Fence

January 04, 2019 |

AI platforms will certainly allow the enterprise to elevate its game against the underworld, but the reverse is true as well.

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Apps That Will Drive the IoT

December 14, 2018 |

In the end, it is the applications that will make or break the IoT, not the sensors or analytics or even the artificial intelligence.

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Gauging the IoT Fear Factor

December 11, 2018 |

The enterprise still has a few things to figure out on the IoT, particularly when it comes to many of its anticipated use cases.

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Avoid the Pitfalls of Digital Transformation

December 10, 2018 |

Initial perceptions can be powerful influencers, which puts the agents of digital change under greater pressure to produce early positive results or risk losing the support of those who can make or break the entire program.

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Following the Digital Transformation Path to Success

December 07, 2018 |

If one aspect is common to those who have found success in digital transformation so far, it is that they did not try to do too much too quickly.

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Intelligent ERP Gains Momentum

November 22, 2018 |

Intelligent ERP platforms are hitting the channel in increasing numbers, bringing a wealth of new capabilities to a class of software that had started to stagnate.

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ERP Faces New Security Threats

November 21, 2018 |

ERP usually touches some of the most mission-critical data and services in the enterprise, making it a tempting target for wrongdoers. But there are ways to protect yourself.

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ERP Entering All Facets of the Economy

November 20, 2018 |

Organizations around the world are being continuously pushed to achieve greater efficiency and faster turnaround, and ERP is a way of achieving both goals.

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How to Avoid ERP Failure

November 14, 2018 |

Nobody likes to admit failure. By nature, ERP calls for a wholesale reimagining of business processes and perhaps the business model itself. That kind of change is not easy, nor is it risk-free.

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Implementing an Effective ERP Strategy

October 30, 2018 |

ERP can be an extraordinarily valuable tool in the quest to streamline operations and improve competitiveness, but make no mistake: This is very complex software that can easily foul things up if not provisioned and deployed properly.

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Putting Smart ERP into Action

October 29, 2018 |

One of the questions enterprise executives will have to ponder when unrolling or upgrading ERP platforms is how much intelligence it should have.

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The Drive Toward Interoperable Collaboration

September 28, 2018 |

Collaboration platforms should be open and interoperable, and the industry is taking steps toward this goal. But the process is at a nascent stage, and it leaves questions of security, compliance and data management up in the air.

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Choosing the Right Collaboration Platform

September 27, 2018 |

In one key way, collaboration software conforms to past productivity solutions: There are lots of platforms with lots of features that all require careful evaluation to determine which one is the correct fit for the enterprise.

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Boosting Productivity Without Sacrificing Security

September 25, 2018 |

Productivity software is turning into a vulnerability for the enterprise as hackers find new ways to worm their way into sensitive data infrastructure.

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