Welcome to 2017: The year of #DevOps

Forrester IT

We are eager to announce a beacon of light to help penetrate the post-holiday fog: Forrester's DevOps Benchmark Survey for 2017 is officially live! Pivotal to many of our reports, this is your opportunity to shape our research, including our upcoming report "Six Trends That Shape DevOps Adoption In 2017 And Beyond.". All participants can receive an executive summary of the results of the survey after it closes on February 13, 2017.

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Top 10 cyber crime stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 cyber crime stories of 2017

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Forrester Predictions: Ten Key Developments In Cloud Computing Shape The Industry In 2017

Forrester IT

I'm pleased to announce that Forrester's cloud computing predictions for 2017 published this morning! Check out Predictions 2017: Customer-Obsessed Enterprises Launch Cloud's Second Decade. Our cloud team has gathered ten key developments in cloud computing that will shape this industry in 2017 -- and what you should do about them today. Starting in 2017, large enterprises will move to cloud in a big way, and that will super-charge the market.

Reflections from HPE Discover 2017

Forrester IT

From June 4 - 6, 2017, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise hosted an Analyst Summit in hot Las Vegas as part of their HPE Discover 2017 event. I have seen HP split into both HPE and HP Inc creating two powerhouses and then again spin-merge their services teams into CSC (now DXC) and HPE Software into Micro Focus finalized by September 1, 2017.

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Top 10 cloud stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 cloud stories of 2017

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Bosch Connected World 2017 – Lessons From IoT Practitioners

Forrester IT

In March 2017, Bosch hosted its annual internet-of-things (IoT) conference, Bosch Connected World (BCW), in Berlin. With Paul Miller. Since last year, the event has doubled in size, attracting 2,500 attendees from businesses and vendors. This jump reflects the growing interest in IoT. The number of attendees, however, also highlights the relative immaturity of IoT compared with bigger technology themes.

Most influential women in UK tech: The 2017 longlist

Computer Weekly

Every year, Computer Weekly asks the technology industry to nominate who it thinks are the most influential women in UK tech – here is the 2017 longlist

Top Trends For Customer Service In 2017: Operations Become Smarter And More Strategic

Forrester IT

Looking ahead, Forrester sees 10 trends for 2017 that customer service professionals should take into account as they move the needle on the quality of service that they deliver: Here are six of them: Customer service organizations address a smaller volume of simple voice-based customer contacts as they mature their self-service, automated engagement, and digital operations. In today's world, customers decide how customer-centric a company is.

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Best of VMworld 2017 Europe User Awards: Shortlist announced

Computer Weekly

Find out who made the shortlist for this year's Best of VMworld Europe User Awards, with the winners set to be announced on Tuesday 12 September 2017

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The 3 hottest cloud jobs for 2017

David Linthicum

Here’s my list of the three top cloud jobs for 2017 in terms of demand, pay, and job security. I get this question a lot: What’s the best cloud job this year? Followed by: Which cloud jobs pay the best? The same answer—data—applies to both questions, though with three variations. Download the public cloud megaguide PDF: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent compared. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]. Cloud architect.

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Mobile World Congress 2017: Observations Regarding The Main Enterprise Themes

Forrester IT

In my opinion, the biggest themes at MWC in 2017 that are relevant for enterprise customers were the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), platforms, collaboration, and connectivity. Recently, the largest annual get together of the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress (MWC) took place in Barcelona.

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Facebook vows to upskill 10,000 women in 2017

Computer Weekly

Social media giant Facebook has partnered with Enterprise Nation to provide digital skills training to more than 10,000 women by the end of 2017

Autonomous Capabilities for DoD Summit 26-26 Sep 2017

CTOvision

On September 26-27, 2017, senior leaders within the U.S. Military Services, DoD, Industry and Academia will convene in Alexandria, VA, for two days of off the record, non attribution briefings and senior level discussions at Defense Strategies Institute’s “Town Hall” Autonomous Capabilities for DoD Summit. The dialogue will focus on achieving and applying levels of […]. CTO Cyber Security News Robots

Best of VMworld 2017 Europe User Awards: The winners

Computer Weekly

Find out who won what, including the best of show prize, at the 2017 VMworld Europe User Awards in Barcelona

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2017 DBIR Report

IT Toolbox

ve just been reading the 2017 version of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR

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What can be hacked in 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at some of the devices or things that can be hacked in 2017

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Expectations And Suggestions For Mobile World Congress 2017 Visitors — From An Enterprise Angle

Forrester IT

Between February 27 and March 2, 2017, Mobile World Congress (MWC) will once again take place in Barcelona. From an enterprise perspective, I expect that during MWC 2017: Read more. Photo: Bergman Group. Last year , over 100,000 attendees visited the event in search of new insights about "everything mobile." This year's MWC theme is "The Next Element" and aims to underline how elemental mobile has become in our everyday lives.

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Voting open: vote now for the most influential woman in UK technology 2017

Computer Weekly

Who deserves the title of Most Influential Woman in UK Technology for 2017? Submit your vote here

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Nominations open: Most influential women in UK technology 2017

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly’s 2017 awards for the most influential women in UK technology are now open for nominations

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Top 10 broadband stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Here are Computer Weekly's top 10 broadband stories from 2017

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Asia-Pacific Tech Spending Forecasts: Lackluster in 2017, Acceleration in 2018

Forrester IT

CIOs in the Asia Pacific (AP) region will continue to face a business environment of high uncertainty and modest economic growth in 2017, with 3% growth in tech spending. Forrester just released our forecast for the Asia Pacific market for business and government purchases of technology goods and services. Better economies in 2018 will push growth closer to 6%. Customers in the region will grow and exert more power, creating challenges that require CIOs to do more -- and do it faster.

Ransomware expected to dominate in 2017

Computer Weekly

Ransomware and IoT-enabled attacks are expected to continue, while 2017 will see the rise of data integrity attacks, targeting of cloud infrastructure and the use of AI by attackers, experts predict

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Top 5 Business Intelligence Tools of 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at a few of the top BI tools for 2017

OpenWorld 2017: Ellison declares autonomous database 'revolutionary'

Computer Weekly

Oracle’s Larry Ellison claims revolutionary cast for autonomous 18c database at the supplier’s 2017 OpenWorld conference in San Francisco

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Cyber Security Skills Businesses Will Look For in 2017

CTOvision

That’s why 2017 calls for experts with the most-needed set of skills, to ensure businesses can continue driving towards success without being taken down by a breach. Rick Delgado. The coming year brings new opportunities for businesses to grow and develop with the latest data tools, but with this advancement comes a series of risks and downfalls. Cyber security is a more pressing issue than ever, with hackers and cyber terrorists advancing all the time.

Takeaways from the Forrester Wave For Customer Service Solutions For Enterprise Organizations, Q2 2017

Forrester IT

In our 2017 Forrester Wave evaluation of customer service technologies for enterprise organizations , we highlight nine vendors that have have embarked on this journey. Consumers have more information, more choices, more access, and more power. But they don't have more time. Customers want easy customer service experiences, that build emotional connections with the band - delivered as efficiently as possible.

3 reasons why 2017 will see massive cloud migration

David Linthicum

How many Global 2000 enterprise applications are on the public cloud right now? You’ll see estimates of 20 to 30 percent, but that overstates the reality. When all outsourced hosting is taken into account—which includes SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS—many analysts estimate that 20 to 30 percent of workloads are currently on the cloud. But a better metric is to look at what enterprise applications have migrated to an IaaS or a PaaS platform, which is how most enterprises measure their presence in the cloud.

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Top Gaming Headsets for 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at a few of the top headsets for 2017

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Computer Weekly announces the Most Influential Women in UK IT 2017

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly has announced the list for Most Influential Women in UK IT 2017, including this year’s winner Sherry Coutu

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Top IT priorities for Nordic CIOs in 2017

Computer Weekly

What are Nordic CIOs planning for 2017

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Top Trends For CRM In 2017 - It's All About Differentiated (Digital) Experiences

Forrester IT

Here are 4 of the 10 trends that we see in CRM in 2017. We're firmly in the age of the customer, where customers - not executives - decide how customer-centric their companies are. And while good customer experiences can help control costs, executives are more interested in their potential to fuel sustainable top-line growth.

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ASUG SapphireNOW 2017 Agenda

IT Toolbox

The premier event of the year - Sapphire & ASUG 2017 has the agenda up

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2 cloud tasks to do before 2017 ends

David Linthicum

But there are two things you must do before 2017 is over. Vacations are over, school is about to start, and people are starting to think about what to do in the four months until the end of the year. In IT, that means driving success in the cloud. Many IT manages have been incentivized with impending deadlines for shutting down enterprise data centers, migrating applications, and converting data from the enterprise to the cloud data conversion projects. It’s all a bit overwhelming.

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FDM Everywoman in Tech: 2017 winners announced

Computer Weekly

Women’s network Everywoman announces the winners of its 2017 Everywoman in Technology awards, sponsored by FDM

2017 may be crisis year for DDoS attacks, warns Deloitte

Computer Weekly

The proliferation of IoT devices and IoT exploit kits may make 2017 a turning point in DDoS attacks requiring new defence tactics, warns Deloitte

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Google Next 2017 Review: Google Cloud Is A Serious Contender In the Public Cloud Space

Forrester IT

At Next 2017, more than 11,000 customers, partners, developers, and analysts joined Google in San Francisco to learn more about Google Cloud's latest enterprise updates. With Dan Bieler and Glenn O'Donnell. In the past few years, Google has made concerted efforts to target the enterprise cloud computing space. We compiled this post following a review of the event with all the Forrester analysts who attended.

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Diversity in technology 2017: Joysy John, digital consultant and entrepreneur

Computer Weekly

In this video from Computer Weekly’s 2017 diversity in technology event, education and skills expert Joysy John talks about how to fuel a diverse tech pipeline

Top Gaming Monitors for 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at a few top monitors for 2017

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Not too late to catch Digital Transformation Forum, 2017

Forrester IT

Next week in Chicago, on May 9-10, Digital Transformation Forum 2017 will help you lay out the next steps in your digital strategy. The moment of truth for your digital re-invention has arrived. Digital technology has rendered your legacy systems obsolete, and has liberated your customers to adopt - and abandon - your offerings at a moment's notice. You already know it's time to change.

2017 Edition of The Cyber Threat Provides New Insights Into Bad Actors

CTOvision

Now updated for 2017, the book includes a new section on the technological environment that can help decision-makers get their heads around the new tech enabled world arising around us. The Cyber Threat was written to help executives, especially those without a deep background in cybersecurity, understand the nature of adversaries in cyberspace.

Google Next 2017 Review: Google Cloud Is A Serious Contender In the Public Cloud Space

Forrester IT

At Next 2017, more than 11,000 customers, partners, developers, and analysts joined Google in San Francisco to learn more about Google Cloud's latest enterprise updates. With Nigel Fenwick and Glenn O'Donnell. In the past few years, Google has made concerted efforts to target the enterprise cloud computing space. We compiled this post following a review of the event with all the Forrester analysts who attended. Here's our quick assessment from a CIO and CTO perspective: Read more.

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Top 10 PC stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

From an end-user perspective, 2017 is also the year of new user interfacesIt has been a good year for the PC business, which is starting to show signs of growth.

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10 Best Christmas tech gifts 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at 10 great tech gifts for the 2017 holidays

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