Today’s IT organizations are divided into two camps: those that thrive by effectively leveraging digital technologies, new business models, and entrepreneurial cultures; and those that are saddled by technical debt, plodding business processes, and lack of a digitally-fueled vision for the future. To help CIOs and IT executives successfully lead their organizations through accelerating digital transformation, IDC today unveiled predictions that lay out the ten most important shifts that will happen in IT organizations over … More
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As with many new technology trends, certain assumptions and hype emerge that can influence buyer behavior and lead to poor decisions. Gartner has identified seven of the most common flawed assumptions in the hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) market. “HCIS, which encompasses software-centric architectures that integrate compute, storage and networking on commodity hardware, promises a cost-effective infrastructure solution that is simple to deploy, manage and scale,” said George Weiss, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. … More
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The continued and persistent use of components in software development is creating systemic risk in our digital infrastructure. A new Veracode report also found that companies achieve accelerated benefits when their application security programs reach maturity. These finding indicate that the growing trend of focusing on digital risk at the application layer and building security into DevOps processes (DevSecOps) can yield great results for organizations in reducing risk without slowing down software development. Analysis revealed … More
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