Will a platform strategy help Microsoft Teams win the long game?
04 September 2020
Microsoft has turned Microsoft Teams into a powerful platform for team collaboration, taking advantage of their long experience in building some of the world's most popular tech platforms. Will this translate into long term success for the popular collaboration service?
A new IT landscape empowers the CIO to mix and match
27 August 2020
IT has always had an outsized influence on which technologies are adopted by organizations large and small. Now cloud giants are rolling up customers into big suites that are easy to manage just as the obstacles that prevented best-of-breed drop away.
Is Anthos the edge Google needs in enterprise cloud?
19 August 2020
In third place in the cloud wars for years, the emergence of Google's Anthos last year was a welcome move that makes a versatile multicloud future for businesses not just a possibility, but a practical option today. But is this what Google needs to truly succeed in the cloud industry?
Who will win the epic battle for online meeting hegemony?
16 July 2020
The pandemic has focused much of the remote worker experience like a laser on the lowly online meeting. Stalwarts like Cisco and HCL face intense competition from upstarts like Zoom and Slack as well as industry heavyweights Google and Microsoft.
Working in a coronavirus world: Strategies and tools for staying productive
11 March 2020
The trend of working from afar is experiencing a major boost as businesses shift to digital channels and more people avoid physical gatherings. Here are key approaches and tools to get the most from remote work.
The evolving role of the CIO and CMO in customer experience
22 January 2020
The CIO and CMO must work more closely together and co-govern key resources today in new ways to address an often outdated and/or too inadequate approach to digital customer experience within most organizations.
The art of the possible: Pervasive integration of enterprise systems and data arrives
16 December 2019
Long the most expensive, time-consuming, and fraught activity in IT, the integration of systems and data has seen recent breakthroughs that make it far easier, faster, and less costly to bring systems together in a high quality way. Here's how SAP is changing the art of the possible.
Seeking strategic niches in the cloud
31 May 2019
While the market and many vendors continue to focus on public cloud infrastructure as the end-all, be-all of the future of computing, other companies are finding selective niches in vital areas that may have even more long term advantage.