I spoke with Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, ThoughtSpot, about the search technology thats central to ThoughtSpots data analytics platform, which he claims far surpasses traditional dashboard interfaces. Among the topics we discussed: As companies rely more and more on their data analytics platforms, what are the typical challenges they run into? What do  The post ThoughtSpots Ajeet Singh: The Data Analytics Dashboard is Dead appeared first on eWEEK .
I spoke with Bratin Saha, VP and General Manager, Machine Learning Services, AWS, about how the cloud has enabled machine learning, and SageMakers ability to ease ML deployment. (See podcast and video below.) Among his key points: Exponential Growth in ML Models Now to give you some statistics, lets say in 2018, just about when  The post AWSs Bratin Saha on How SageMaker is Advancing Machine Learning appeared first on eWEEK .
Database migrations are some of the most dreaded initiatives in IT. Bring up the subject of migrations with any IT executive and one gets a strong visceral reaction. Too many careers have been wrecked by failed migrations. Clearly, conventional techniques using code conversion just dont work. Especially when it comes to migrating an enterprise data  The post How Database Virtualization Helps Migrate a Data Warehouse to the Cloud appeared first on eWEEK .
FinOps practitioners and technical teams must begin working more closely together to factor financial reporting into their architectural designs, tagging and labelling taxonomies, and other configurations. When they do, there can be significant upside to a company. When they dont, the consequences can be damaging. Heres a case study that illustrates the need perfectly: Recently,  The post Architecting Cloud Workloads for Financial Reporting: Best Practices appeared first on eWEEK .
The vision for integrated unified communication (UC) and contact centers (CC) has been discussed in industry circles for years now, and almost every UC and CC vendor has aligned themselves to sell both technologies. Over the years, I have asked all the major vendors, what is driving the merging of these two disparate platforms. I  The post 88 Launches Frontdesk to Support Front Office Staff Communication appeared first on eWEEK .
In recent years, DataOps has emerged as a discipline to describe tools, processes, and the right organizational structure to support a data-focused enterprise. While Google presents a plethora of different definitions for the practice itself, one thing cuts across them all: the importance of collaboration to succeed. DataOps is not a product for purchase today.  The post 3 Steps for Successfully Implementing Industrial DataOps appeared first on eWEEK .
Private clouds are a moving target both for customers and vendors even as they are being redefined in a rapidly expanding hybrid-cloud world. Some are even renaming them, with terms like dedicated clouds, internal clouds or corporate clouds. The names may vary, but the key drivers for safety and security remain the same.  The post Private Clouds Remain Central in a Multi-Cloud World appeared first on eWEEK .
Its not a sexy, cutting-edge algorithm, but research shows comprehensive asset management is your best tool to mitigate the most commonly exploited vulnerabilities. A Joint Cybersecurity Advisory, authored by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), the United Kingdoms National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), and the U.S. Federal  The post The Best Cybersecurity Strategy: Comprehensive Asset Management appeared first on eWEEK
As organizations embrace cloud and digital transformation initiatives a trend thats been accelerated by the recent pandemic theyre coming to grips with the fact that traditional networks werent architected to handle the resulting complexities and workloads. This in turn is driving growth in flexible and robust software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) deployments, a market which  The post SD-WAN Deployment Pitfalls: How to Avoid 5 Common Challenges appeared first on eWEEK .
Nothing embodies the old clich a picture is worth a thousand words like data visualization. You can perform data analysis by looking at a spreadsheet of numbers in rows and columns, squinting at each row to make sure you read it right. Or far better you look at a pie chart or bar  The post Top Data Visualization Tools appeared first on eWEEK .
A software engineer receives an alert that a customer is experiencing a critical incident. If the engineer is lucky, this alert hits during normal work hours, so the incident is only interrupting regular tasks. If not, the engineer is most likely sacrificing a meal, personal time, or sleep. Unfortunately for employees of just about any  The post Your IT Teams are Burned Out (and What You Can Do About It) appeared first on eWEEK .
As companies gather more data and seek to use it in meaningful ways, accessing that data and getting the most value from it can be a challenge. In addition to the sheer volume of data, many of the decisionmakers and teams that need insights arent trained in analytics. To remain agile, a companys business analysts,  The post How Self-Service Visual Analytics Enables More Insights, Automation, and Efficiency appeared first on eWEEK .
I spoke with Michael Jimenez, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Kemp Technologies, about how the cloud has changed application deployment and delivery. Among the topics we covered: How has cloud computing changed our ways of thinking about application deployment and delivery? Why are these functions availability, elasticity, and agility important now versus in pre-cloud  The post Kemps Michael Jimenez on Application Deployment in the Cloud appeared first on eWEEK .
This week Citrix announced its new Secure Private Access service, adding to its secure access service edge (SASE) portfolio. The service is a cloud-delivered zero trust network access (ZTNA) platform which is completely transparent to the user and protects access to applications and services irrespective of where the user is working. This means a worker  The post Citrix Rolls Out Zero Trust to its SASE Portfolio appeared first on eWEEK .
The first thing I noticed when I picked up the new iPhone 13 Pro was the weight. This phone is a half-ounce heftier than its predecessor, and its slightly thicker. The added size and weight is there to overcome user concerns about battery life by installing a bigger battery. Turn the iPhone 13 Pro around  The post The iPhone 13 Pro is Mostly About the Camera appeared first on eWEEK .
The enterprise landscape is constantly evolving. While many of the significant shifts weve seen over the last few years were already underway (e.g., hybrid infrastructure, work-from-anywhere, everything-as-a-service, etc.), the lingering pandemic has accelerated the pace of transformation. These operational changes bring a need for IT flexibility, the latest in proactive cybersecurity and the ability to  The post Dells ProSupport Suite for PCs Evolves With Todays Modern Enterprise appeared fir
We define edge computing as the ability to place some amount of processing and data near the sources of the data as well as near the systems or humans that need quick access to the processing. Its a simple idea, and certainly nothing new. However, the popularity of edge computing continues to gather steam as  The post Why We Often Misunderstand the Synergy Between Edge Computing and Cloud Computing appeared first on eWEEK .
How the Internet of Things (IoT) will be built is now pretty clear. Of the vast sums of federal money soon to be pumped into the economy, a fair chunk will go to the cities. And the cities are going to instrument public infrastructure with thousands of sensors and actuators, which will connect to intermediate  The post Smart Cities: Yes to the Industrial Side; Maybe to the Consumer Side appeared first on eWEEK .
Having lived the early-stage startup life, Ive always wondered how CIOs approach these risky, yet rewarding opportunities. Speaking as someone whos personally created the 3 people and a dog type startup multiple times, Ive been curious on how to attract top tech talent. Why might CIOs prefer a startup over a large established company? To  The post Tech Buyers Choose: Innovative Startup vs. Experienced Large Vendor appeared first on eWEEK .
Also see: What is AIOps: Definition, Use Cases, and Future Trends One of the questions I get asked a lot by customers, prospects, and partners is, Will AIOps make them irrelevant? To them, AIOps is often equivalent to automated remediation; an AIOps system automatically detects an incident and kicks off a remediation process in response  The post The Future of AIOps Includes an ITOps Strategy appeared first on eWEEK .