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Livongo and Teladoc merger: a catalyst for accelerating healthcare’s digital transformation

Are we in the midst of a broad-based restructuring of the digital healthcare sector?

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IHS Markit makes bold bet on public cloud during the pandemic

Despite uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, IHS Markit stuck with its strategy to move compute resources to AWS. IHS CIO Chad Moss offers tips for IT leaders making similar migrations.

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How to choose a cloud machine learning platform

12 capabilities every cloud machine learning platform should provide to support the complete machine learning lifecycle

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CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

How can enterprises handle the complexity of multiple clouds — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, 30 IT leaders articulated the challenges and delivered insightful recommendations.

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Bracing for the security data explosion

Organizations must prepare for collecting, processing, analyzing, and acting upon terabytes of security data.

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Wipro to run its business on SAP in Google’s cloud

The Indian IT services giant is accelerating its move to S/4HANA as it prepares to migrate workloads to the cloud

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Beyond NoSQL: The case for distributed SQL

What if the main problem with relational databases was the back end and not the front end?

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Lessons in IT resiliency for the COVID-19 era

Rapid response to disruptions caused by the pandemic will lead to better continuity plans going forward, participants in an #IDGTECHtalk Twitter chat said.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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How to negotiate a cloud SLA

It is essential to ensure that providers make good on their enterprise-level commitments related to service and performance, that’s where the cloud service-level agreement, or SLA, comes in.

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The most valuable cloud computing certifications today

Looking for an edge in today’s IT job marketplace? Benchmark your cloud computing knowledge and skills with one or more of these highly regarded cloud computing certifications.

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When not to use AIops for cloudops

The excitement around AIops means that it’s sometimes being deployed for the wrong reasons. Here are a few situations where AIops is contraindicated

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14 technology winners and losers, post-COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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AWS certifications: Validate your skills with Amazon’s cloud

Looking to certify your cloud skills or wondering if AWS certifications are worth it? Here’s a breakdown to help you find the right AWS certification for you.

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The state of cloud computing in 2020

As cloud adoption hits another growth spurt, companies are discovering the power of mixing and matching cloud services into solutions that address almost any business need

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Reskilling IT for the cloud

To succeed in transitioning to the cloud, CIOs are re-inventing their IT teams to be agile and cross-functional, equipped with new skills, new roles, and a highly adaptive mindset.

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Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The shift to the cloud has been so pervasive that it has left a lot of companies with a skills gap they are struggling to fill with professionals who have cloud experience. That makes it a great time to be a cloud engineer.

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11 ways to cut hidden fat from your IT budget

As the economy takes a turn and IT budget forecasts slip downward, it’s time to tighten up your technical stack — before the CFO comes calling.

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