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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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SAP brings new tools and modularity to Rise

SAP has added HR and vertical industry support to its hosted S/4HANA offering, while furthering its forays into process intelligence and AI for expense auditing.

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SAP steps back from S/4HANA-on-Azure preference

Microsoft’s Azure will no longer be SAP’s preferred cloud platform — although SAP executives say the companies’ Embrace partnership remains strong.

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The rise of the cloud data platform

As impressive as the enterprise’s progress toward a data-driven economy was last year, the big bang we’ve been expecting from big data is still ahead.

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Are Oracle's cloud gains enough to make it a contender?

Oracle has wooed some key customers to its public cloud software, but can it differentiate itself from competing services offered by Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Google?

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6 'crackpot' technologies that might transform IT

Next-horizon technologies have piqued some IT leaders’ interest in terms of the business value they may ultimately drive. Others remain skeptical of the high-risk payoff.

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11 dark secrets of multicloud

In many situations, multicloud architectures make the most sense. But playing the field, baking in agility, and avoiding lock-in can expose your enterprise to hidden costs and issues.

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13 secrets of a successful cloud ERP migration

Migrating legacy ERP systems to the cloud is a big undertaking rife with gotchas. Here’s how to ensure your massive shift of mission-critical enterprise applications goes smoothly.

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Analytics in the cloud: Key challenges and how to overcome them

Moving analytics to the cloud requires new approaches, skills, and architectures compared with analysis done in-house the traditional way.

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How Brunswick IT enables digital business

CIO Mike Adams shares how the company has designed its digital and data platforms to put the customer at the center of its products, services, and digital ecosystem, underpinned by enterprise architecture.

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The ‘why’ of digital transformation is the key to unlocking value

Too many leadership teams focus on the ‘how’ or ‘what’ of their digitalization projects – which makes the destination less clear and can lead to negative ROI.

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10 technologies that will disrupt business in 2021

From AI to serverless computing, these 10 disruptive technologies and trends are transforming the business landscape in the wake of the pandemic and beyond.

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IFS launches cloud-native, containerized ERP

The ERP vendor’s IFS Cloud gives CIOs hosting flexibility, freedom from infrastructure management, and vertical options tailored to their industries.

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6 hot infrastructure and operations trends — and 5 going cold

When it comes to infrastructure and production systems, stability is king. And yet change persists, as organizations seek greater security and faster speeds — without sacrificing reliability.

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10 key Microsoft Ignite takeaways for CIOs

It’s barely five months since the last Ignite conference, but Microsoft still had a lot to share about innovations in AI, IoT, and communication.

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AWS customers and partners confident in CEO transition — for now

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos tabbed longtime AWS CEO Andy Jassy to fill his shoes this summer. Here’s what tech leaders and partners have to say about the move.

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What is a solutions architect? A vital role for IT-business alignment

Solutions architects are a vital role in any organization that wants to align its business goals and needs with IT services, products, software, and infrastructure.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

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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Inside Blue Shield of California's IT operating model overhaul

For CIO Lisa Davis, the transformation to a product-focused operating model is key to realizing the health plan provider's digital health vision.

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What will ensure the continued ascent of telehealth technology?

Telehealth is at a crossroads. Here are three things health systems must consider before investing further in telehealth technology.

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