BrandPost: An Insider’s Insights on Proven Digital Transformation Strategies

Anil Cheriyan started leading large-scale digital transformations long before most IT leaders had ever heard the term.  As the former CIO of SunTrust and current leader of a government technology transformation with a budget in the tens of billions (USD), Cheriyan clearly knows what’s required for success and how to overcome the hurdles that commonly arise. At Tricentis Accelerate Vienna, Europe’s largest automation conference, Cheriyan shared his digital transformation insights…

December 5, 2019
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BrandPost: Don’t Overlook this Low-Hanging Fruit for RPA Success

If you’re researching RPA, one of the last things you probably want to hear about is software testing. RPA is undeniably the hottest enterprise technology of the year—something that adds distinct business value and achieves a rapid ROI. On the other hand, software testing is commonly seen as a necessary evil—a cost center that delays application delivery and often brings bad news. Yet, from a technical perspective, these technologies are…

December 5, 2019
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IDG Contributor Network: Former Google Nest CEO explains why you’re never done learning as a leader

For Marwan Fawaz, an executive advisor to Google and its parent company, Alphabet, “Technology is an enabler of change.”   The former CEO of Nest, who grew the smart-home brand and tripled revenues during his tenure, sees tech as a means to improve life for people around the world.  He stays focused on his mission to create tools that “make us more productive, healthier, safer, more visible, better connected” — and…

December 5, 2019
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Top 10 technical skills that will get you hired in 2020

Landing the perfect IT job is never easy, but having the right technical skills can give you an inside track on a new role, especially if your skills are in high demand. Job search platform Indeed has analyzed the most-wanted tech skills appearing in job postings between 2014 and 2019. The results represent what drives the tech job market in 2019 and which skills will be in demand going into…

December 5, 2019
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BrandPost: Advancing the Frontiers of Math and Science at the Flatiron Institute

Flatiron Institute is a large, interdisciplinary scientific hub within the Simons Foundation that is dedicated to the advancement of scientific research through computational methods, including data analysis, modeling and simulation. The institute addresses the need for new computational approaches to analyze the vast experimental and observational datasets being generated and collected in biology, chemistry and physics. Flatiron, which began operations in 2016, provides a permanent home for professional scientists who…

December 4, 2019
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IT apprenticeships: Best practices for onboarding overlooked talent

The shortage of skilled technology professionals is a big challenge for IT. One possible solution: Taking advantage of apprenticeship programs aimed at preparing students and workers from non-IT fields for technology careers. A study by professional services firm Accenture released in October 2019 notes that community college students can help offset the nation’s technology talent shortage via apprentice programs. [ Find out how organizations are building the next generation of…

December 4, 2019
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5 tips for thriving in the digital era

Your CEO has been running your company for 10 years and has spent 30 years in the industry. She is visionary and flexible and has pivoted the business during changing markets. She has evolved the culture appropriately and has consistently outpaced the competition. She knows the business and how to grow it. Until now. With digital technologies changing markets, customer behavior, product development, workforce behaviors – and pretty much everything…

December 4, 2019
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How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

IBM has been pushing hard on being a competitive threat in enterprise cloud, but is far behind the leaders like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. It’s latest strategy to become more relevant, in addition to buying RedHat for its cloud expertise, is to develop a series of “easy on-ramp” Cloud Paks that it claims can significantly reduce the amount of time necessary for enterprises to be cloud-enabled. But…

December 4, 2019
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BrandPost: Accelerating Discovery and Innovation at the Ohio Supercomputer Center

For more than 30 years, the Ohio Supercomputer Center has provided supercomputing services, cyberinfrastructure, research and educational resources to a diverse community of state and national users, including universities and industries in Ohio. The center strives to empower its clients with powerful research tools, to partner strategically to develop new research and business opportunities, and to lead Ohio’s knowledge economy. To carry out this service-driven mission, OSC operates leading-edge high…

December 3, 2019
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IDG Contributor Network: 3 things digital health developers can learn from the Industrial Internet of Things

In “3 practices Industrial IoT can learn from digital health and the Internet of Medical Things,” I shared some thoughts on what IIoT developers could learn from their healthcare counterparts – digital health or Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) developers. We saw how a “patient first/user first” focus is giving digital health applications a leg-up on adoption and achieving outcomes. Now we will look at it from the other side…

December 3, 2019
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