BrandPost: Disaster Recovery and Contingency Plans Are Critical to Healthcare Cyber Security

BrandPost: Disaster Recovery and Contingency Plans Are Critical to Healthcare Cyber Security

BrandPost: Avoiding Vendor Lock-In Carries a Variety of Benefits and Challenges

Smart business is all about managing risk. That same principle is the guiding force behind enterprise cloud strategies, which are shifting to a multi-cloud environment as companies try to mitigate dependence on any one cloud service provider (CSP).

A recent RightScale survey found that 85% of enterprises have embraced a multi-cloud strategy in 2017—a bump of 3% over last year. On average, the survey found that companies are running applications in 1.8 public clouds and 2.3 private clouds.

While there are many reasons to bring multiple cloud service providers (CSPs) into the mix, fear of vendor lock-in can be a major driver. A StratoScale survey found that over 80% of enterprises show moderate to high levels of concern about public cloud lock-in.

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Smart business is all about managing risk. That same principle is the guiding force behind enterprise cloud strategies, which are shifting to a multi-cloud environment as companies try to mitigate dependence on any one cloud service provider (CSP).

A recent RightScale survey found that 85% of enterprises have embraced a multi-cloud strategy in 2017—a bump of 3% over last year. On average, the survey found that companies are running applications in 1.8 public clouds and 2.3 private clouds.

While there are many reasons to bring multiple cloud service providers (CSPs) into the mix, fear of vendor lock-in can be a major driver. A StratoScale survey found that over 80% of enterprises show moderate to high levels of concern about public cloud lock-in.

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BrandPost: Avoiding Vendor Lock-In Carries a Variety of Benefits and Challenges

Smart business is all about managing risk. That same principle is the guiding force behind enterprise cloud strategies, which are shifting to a multi-cloud environment as companies try to mitigate dependence on any one cloud service provider (CSP).

A recent RightScale survey found that 85% of enterprises have embraced a multi-cloud strategy in 2017—a bump of 3% over last year. On average, the survey found that companies are running applications in 1.8 public clouds and 2.3 private clouds.

While there are many reasons to bring multiple cloud service providers (CSPs) into the mix, fear of vendor lock-in can be a major driver. A StratoScale survey found that over 80% of enterprises show moderate to high levels of concern about public cloud lock-in.

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Smart business is all about managing risk. That same principle is the guiding force behind enterprise cloud strategies, which are shifting to a multi-cloud environment as companies try to mitigate dependence on any one cloud service provider (CSP).

A recent RightScale survey found that 85% of enterprises have embraced a multi-cloud strategy in 2017—a bump of 3% over last year. On average, the survey found that companies are running applications in 1.8 public clouds and 2.3 private clouds.

While there are many reasons to bring multiple cloud service providers (CSPs) into the mix, fear of vendor lock-in can be a major driver. A StratoScale survey found that over 80% of enterprises show moderate to high levels of concern about public cloud lock-in.

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BrandPost: 5 technology trends affecting GRC — and how to navigate them effectively

Managing risk and compliance is a challenge for any large business, but the rapid changes affecting this department due to technology have raised the stakes even higher. Businesses are collecting and processing more data than ever, from more sources, and they’re sharing it more widely than ever, with partners, customers, and suppliers. With all this data moving around, internally, externally, and in the cloud, it’s clear that Governance, Risk, and Compliance (to use its official name) is at an inflection point. Today’s enterprise must reevaluate their traditional GRC practices in order to keep pace with the risks.

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Managing risk and compliance is a challenge for any large business, but the rapid changes affecting this department due to technology have raised the stakes even higher. Businesses are collecting and processing more data than ever, from more sources, and they’re sharing it more widely than ever, with partners, customers, and suppliers. With all this data moving around, internally, externally, and in the cloud, it’s clear that Governance, Risk, and Compliance (to use its official name) is at an inflection point. Today’s enterprise must reevaluate their traditional GRC practices in order to keep pace with the risks.

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BrandPost: 5 technology trends affecting GRC — and how to navigate them effectively

Managing risk and compliance is a challenge for any large business, but the rapid changes affecting this department due to technology have raised the stakes even higher. Businesses are collecting and processing more data than ever, from more sources, and they’re sharing it more widely than ever, with partners, customers, and suppliers. With all this data moving around, internally, externally, and in the cloud, it’s clear that Governance, Risk, and Compliance (to use its official name) is at an inflection point. Today’s enterprise must reevaluate their traditional GRC practices in order to keep pace with the risks.

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Managing risk and compliance is a challenge for any large business, but the rapid changes affecting this department due to technology have raised the stakes even higher. Businesses are collecting and processing more data than ever, from more sources, and they’re sharing it more widely than ever, with partners, customers, and suppliers. With all this data moving around, internally, externally, and in the cloud, it’s clear that Governance, Risk, and Compliance (to use its official name) is at an inflection point. Today’s enterprise must reevaluate their traditional GRC practices in order to keep pace with the risks.

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BrandPost: Data-Driven Digital Transformation: Filling the Gaps between Strategy and Execution

IT leaders believe they have made significant progress mapping out next-generation data strategies. But selling the strategy to business leaders, translating policy into projects, and effectively executing on the details of specific initiatives remain barriers to data-driven digital transformation.

According to an exclusive IDG QuickPulse survey, 76% of IT decision-makers say their organization has been extremely or very effective at mapping out a data strategy. That positive view, however, is shared by just 50% of business decision-makers; nearly one in five business respondents describe their company’s data strategy as not very effective.

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IT leaders believe they have made significant progress mapping out next-generation data strategies. But selling the strategy to business leaders, translating policy into projects, and effectively executing on the details of specific initiatives remain barriers to data-driven digital transformation.

According to an exclusive IDG QuickPulse survey, 76% of IT decision-makers say their organization has been extremely or very effective at mapping out a data strategy. That positive view, however, is shared by just 50% of business decision-makers; nearly one in five business respondents describe their company’s data strategy as not very effective.

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BrandPost: 3 Biggest-Impact Work Processes to Automate

Automated processes equate to time saved, and workers freed up for  higher-value work. That’s the view of 1,000 information workers who were surveyed about their perceptions of automation. The results were largely positive, and it’s no wonder: More than 40% of those surveyed said they currently spend over a quarter of their work week on manual, repetitive tasks.

Helping your organization free up time for innovation is clearly a benefit of automating repetitive work; what’s less clear for many is where to start. The answer lies in looking for processes that when automated will have the biggest impact on business operations and results.

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Automated processes equate to time saved, and workers freed up for  higher-value work. That’s the view of 1,000 information workers who were surveyed about their perceptions of automation. The results were largely positive, and it’s no wonder: More than 40% of those surveyed said they currently spend over a quarter of their work week on manual, repetitive tasks.

Helping your organization free up time for innovation is clearly a benefit of automating repetitive work; what’s less clear for many is where to start. The answer lies in looking for processes that when automated will have the biggest impact on business operations and results.

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BrandPost: 3 Biggest-Impact Work Processes to Automate

Automated processes equate to time saved, and workers freed up for  higher-value work. That’s the view of 1,000 information workers who were surveyed about their perceptions of automation. The results were largely positive, and it’s no wonder: More than 40% of those surveyed said they currently spend over a quarter of their work week on manual, repetitive tasks.

Helping your organization free up time for innovation is clearly a benefit of automating repetitive work; what’s less clear for many is where to start. The answer lies in looking for processes that when automated will have the biggest impact on business operations and results.

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Automated processes equate to time saved, and workers freed up for  higher-value work. That’s the view of 1,000 information workers who were surveyed about their perceptions of automation. The results were largely positive, and it’s no wonder: More than 40% of those surveyed said they currently spend over a quarter of their work week on manual, repetitive tasks.

Helping your organization free up time for innovation is clearly a benefit of automating repetitive work; what’s less clear for many is where to start. The answer lies in looking for processes that when automated will have the biggest impact on business operations and results.

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BrandPost: Are You Positioned for IT Optimization and Innovation? — Podcast Episode 3


In this episode, IDG’s Tom Schmidt talks to Ray Wang, CEO of Constellation Research and author of the best-selling book Disrupting Digital, about how a multi-modal approach is the key to successful digital transformation.

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In this episode, IDG’s Tom Schmidt talks to Ray Wang, CEO of Constellation Research and author of the best-selling book Disrupting Digital, about how a multi-modal approach is the key to successful digital transformation.

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