Category Archives: IT Strategy & Planning

Getting ahead and staying ahead in today’s fast-changing world

Two sets of dynamics impact your technology agenda today, and each drives continuous change in the other. On the one hand demands from the business are constantly changing, while on the other the march of technology and new ways of exploiting it never stops. Against this background, success depends on looking ahead, anticipating developments on each side of the equation, and acting proactively.

Dealing with the growing problem of edge and IoT sprawl

Amidst all the hype regarding the massive growth potential for IoT[...]

The global information access opportunity

Making a business case for investment in modern file data management[...]

Getting real about IT sustainability

From good intentions to tangible results through smart systems selection[...]

Have you made the right platform choices to minimise risk?

Critical systems have to run and run…[...]

The IT Transformation Imperative

Driving meaningful change to make tangible difference[...]

To maximise potential, mainframers must reach out and engage

The team here has always had immense respect for the mainframe community[...]

From multiple clouds to multi-cloud

Time to strengthen your cloud operating model[...]

Kubernetes and the open-source maintainer question

While much of October's KubeCon-CloudNativeCon North America[...]

S/4HANA without compromise

A modern ERP architecture needs a powerful and future-proof platform[...]

VMware’s breadth and depth impresses, but is it still a safe bet?

At the recent VMware Explore conference in Barcelona[...]

Supporting the needs of highly unpredictable workloads

It’s all about flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness[...]

The modern SD-WAN advantage

Even if you run an SD-WAN today, it’s time to check what’s new[...]

Manufacturers in a world of constant change

Why ERP modernization could yield the ESG and Industry 4.0 synergies that you need[...]

Has the cloud caught up with the mainframe?

Yes, you read that right[...]

Like a teenager, Kubernetes looks almost grown-up, yet still a bit awkward and confused

Platform: that’s the key word that sprung to mind after attending Kubecon[...]

Frustrated with your company’s cloud obsession?

What goes around, comes around[...]

‘Traditional’ is not a dirty word

Sometimes ‘new’ and ‘disruptive’ really doesn’t make sense[...]

Linux and sustainability

The emerging role of modern, high-scale consolidation platforms[...]

The Post-Pandemic CIO

Views on leadership, communication and engagement[...]

Hybrid working isn’t turning out as expected

Last year, as companies recognised both the value of face-to-face interaction[...]

Modernizing the digital workplace

Accelerating your desktop delivery in the post-pandemic era[...]

CIOs plans for 2022

Priorities and interests[...]

Is the commodity server bandwagon running out of steam?

The term “paradigm shift” gets flung about far too much in IT, but we may[...]

One SSD to ruler them all

Why the new EDSFF storage format is hot stuff – and what else you need[...]