Tag: Digital Transformation

Ask the Architect Evangelist: Big Data Security and Compliance Issues in the Cloud

As an Architect Evangelist, I sometimes find myself advising people to stop and remember to breathe. Keep calm. It’s all going to be okay. This sometimes comes up when the subject of discussion is big data security. And, while I … Read more…

Building Internal Data Science Teams and Competency

The digital transformation taking place as companies push for greater competitiveness has focused many organizations on the importance of building strong data analytics and data science capabilities. However, many, if not the majority of organizations are struggling to recruit and … Read more…

Leaving Las Vegas: A Look at CA World 2015

CenturyLink recently closed the books on our participation at CA World 2015 in Las Vegas. The show did not disappoint, with an action packed agenda including keynotes, demos, breakout sessions and more – exploring hot topics ranging from DevOps to … Read more…

Role Reversal: Software Takes the Lead in Network Performance

Not long ago, hardware was king of the network. All data traffic was collected, managed and stored by various network components – which in turn fed information across an organization’s IT infrastructure. But times are changing in the networking industry … Read more…

Modern Networks Support Customer-Centric IT

Modern day IT is all about the customer.  Business growth depends on high performing, increasingly efficient, and progressively flexible infrastructures that deliver customer experiences. As today’s digital transformation is playing out, leaders are rethinking strategies to translate technology into customer-centric … Read more…

It All Adds Up: Bringing Together a Great Analytics Team

There’s no secret formula or definitive handbook to building teams, though there are best practices.  Leaders don’t throw people in a room and hope they work well together.  It takes planning, practice and patience to build great teams. This is … Read more…

4 Ways Technology Enables a Competitive Advantage

Businesses and IT are in the midst of an unprecedented digital transformation. Everything from Big Data to the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud and advancements in network technologies are changing the way things work and enabling new customer experiences.

The Digital Transformation is Now: Let DevOps Lead the Way

Steve Jobs once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Companies can only progress so far without thinking about the future — how to grow, leverage new trends, and drive profits. Leaders identify trends before they happen, and understand how … Read more…