Opinion stories - Page 3
Why data-driven planning is essential
"Research suggests that a significant proportion of Australian executives still rely on old-fashioned gut feeling rather than data."
Why 2019 is the year of post-modern analytics
"Large enterprises that have higher corporate data literacy experience US$320-$534 million in higher enterprise value."
How to mitigate and manage open source risks
"If organisations are going to benefit from using open source components, they need to use the right tools to keep their product and customers safe from hackers."
The challenges of cloud-based app-dev and how to overcome them
"The public cloud is becoming the natural destination for application development initiatives central to digital transformation."
Understanding the demand for intelligent data management
"With the way we consume and interact with data changing daily, the number of innovations to enhance business agility and operational efficiency are also plentiful."
Why moving data to the cloud presents future business opportunities
"It is somewhat of an understatement to say that organisations today are facing a complex data landscape, so organisations need new ways to work with data more efficiently."
Opinion: Interconnectivity must scale in line with bandwidth demand
Clive Hogg talks about data centre interconnectivity and what needs to take place to cater for the relentless demand for bandwidth.
How artificial intelligence is transforming finance teams
"Organisations using cognitive ergonomics and system design in new AI projects will achieve long-term success four times more often than others.”
Three ways to achieve data security whilst enabling BYOD
"A mobility strategy is now more important than ever before, that said, selecting the right one is often no small task."
How IoT and hybrid cloud will change in 2019
"Traditional VPN software solutions are obsolete for the new IT reality of hybrid and multi-cloud."
The future of privacy: What comes after VPNs?
"75% of VPN users said they are seeking a better solution for cloud networks."
The up-time myth: Why up-time does not mean availability
"Many providers limit their uptime to pure hardware system availability, but not to service or process availability."
How CTOs can get the most out of their performance metrics
"Industry research suggests that deploying and managing networking infrastructure consumes a whopping 36% of IT budgets."
Connected humans and the quest for health, wealth and happiness
"By 2020 it’s estimated there will be more than 20 billion connected devices in use."
IoT security forecast to become a 1.5 billion dollar market
"IoT cyber attacks are already a frighting reality, with 20% of companies reporting breaches."
It's time to rethink your back-up and recovery strategy
"It is becoming apparent that legacy approaches to backup and recovery may no longer be sufficient for most organisations."
Why an ecosystem platform is critical to business growth
"The right ecosystem platform can help businesses become more agile."
The silent security risk of unstructured data
"IDC estimates that 90% of today’s enterprise data is unstructured."
Machine learning: Moving from algorithms to enterprise-wide adoption
"Machine learning will be mission-critical to unlocking new business value and measuring performance."
How businesses can enhance customer service using new technology
"As the world has become more hyper-personalised, thanks to digitalisation, it is clear that businesses should be honing into the deeper aspects of successful consumer services."
Can AI promote inequality in the workplace?
"While it may sound odd that AI could be gender biased, there’s plenty of evidence to show that it’s happening when organisations don’t take the right steps."
How digitisation will disrupt traditional banking practices
"Apps and online services are the go-to touchpoints for busy individuals, and banks must adapt to this change or be left behind."
Why cloud migration is still a difficult beast to grapple
"To successfully adapt to a cloud-first technology strategy it is important that Government leaders, lawyers and CIO’s work together."
There’s nothing scarier than a data outage
"Stop to imagine what a data outage could look like, a city brought to a complete halt, like a scene out of a horror movie – no power, no hospitals, no transport."