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Toward a new hybrid cloud – the one CIOs always wanted

Cloud providers built their hybrid offerings at least in part to hold customers intent on repatriating data and workloads. But those same services may not be as well suited for the next wave of hybrid.

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Technical architecture: What IT does for a living

Building effective IT 101: Technical architecture is what separates a hard-to-navigate pile of tech from accelerating IT’s ability to get things done.

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Microsoft’s Office 365 price increases: How to reduce the hit

Microsoft will increase the price of Office 365 by up to 25% in March 2022, but there are things CIOs can do now to limit the damage.

Diane Schwarz, CIO, Johnson Controls

How Johnson Controls is going ‘digital to the core’

As the multinational conglomerate transforms to bring cutting-edge digital products and services to customers, CIO Diane Schwarz ensures that it is digital on the inside as well.

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10 key skills for a successful cloud strategy

Success in the cloud also means tweaking your skills mix. From architecture expertise to vender relationship management, here’s what your organization needs to make the most of the cloud.

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Public cloud: 4 success stories

The public cloud has been a booster shot for digital transformation during the pandemic. IT leaders offer advice on driving efficiency and agility in the cloud.

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Making sense of Microsoft’s new certifications scheme

Microsoft’s new certifications are based on industry analysis of jobs and roles and are built in sync with documentation and training materials so you can stay up to date for cloud skills for free, but certs for on-prem technologies...

Dan Krantz, CIO, Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies CIO: Tech companies need to modernize IT too

The architecture is composable and processes are agile at the electronics manufacturer, but for Dan Krantz and team, a ‘growth mindset’ is just as important.

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TTX tackles turnover in moving ERP to the cloud

The railcar pooling company learned the importance of knowledge management when it replaced an on-premises SAP system with Oracle in the cloud.

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Getting to no: 3 things your cloud vendor won't give you (and what to ask for instead)

Knowing what vendors will say "no" to can be a powerful tool in your negotiation arsenal.

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What is iPaaS? Integrating data flows to create new services

An integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a cloud-based tool for linking existing applications and data flows into new services. Here are the key use cases, examples, and vendors.

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Mastercard pushes payments to the edge

The financial services company has overhauled its global payments atop public cloud and edge computing systems in pursuit of revenue growth in an API-driven, platform-fueled world.

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10 dark secrets of the cloud

The cloud has increasingly become a cornerstone of IT strategies across every industry, providing enterprises with agility and scale. But in every dark corner, hidden risks and imbalances await.

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Oracle to customers: Spend more on cloud, save on support

With Oracle Support Rewards, the company hopes to tempt existing on-premises customers to move workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Rhonda Gass, CIO, Stanley Black & Decker

Digital acceleration at Stanley Black & Decker places data at the center

CIO Rhonda Gass explains how a cloud data platform, technology business management framework, and agile architecture are keys to the $14B global company’s digital transformation.

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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

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Cloud or bust: IT leaders go all in on cloud computing

A growing number of CIOs are committing most if not all of IT to the cloud to improve security, flexibility, and agility — and to free up teams to focus on innovation and enhancing IT services.

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What the traditional financial services industry can learn from neobanks and fintechs

Slower-moving incumbents need to rethink the way they do business in a digitally driven world that puts customer experience first.

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