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Digitizing Isn’t the Same as Digital Transformation

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If your organization is busier than ever “digitizing,” you’re not alone. Digital efforts have been proliferating for years as companies strive to catch up with technological innovation. Covid-19 massively accelerated the pace, as many of our most basic activities, from grocery shopping to “going to work” moved online.

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Digital Transformation Has Fundamentally Changed The Role Of Software

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As data flows between enterprise applications, cloud-connected or SaaS software, and IoT devices, business risk is also growing exponentially. The Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) revealed that 43% of breaches were caused by web applications, more than double the amount in 2019. As digital transformation accelerates, so does the attack surface. Recent research by my company found three out of every four software applications contain at least one security defect. The speed of software development and delivery increases through automation, meaning security must also become faster and more automated. Read More

Microsoft To Build New $200M Data Center As Azure Sales Soar

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Microsoft is continuing to pour billions into building and equipping new data centers across the U.S as demand for Microsoft Azure solutions and its cloud services soars.

Microsoft has unveiled plans to spend $200 million in building two data centers just outside Chicago at a former AT&T campus. Each data center at the 53-acre site will be around 200,000 square feet and expected to become operational in 2022. Read More

Public Sector Technology And Digital Transformation Predictions 2021

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2020 was a year of amazing challenge and opportunity for public organizations. The COVID-19 pandemic led to global shutdowns that made many government services more important than ever, while challenging those organizations’ ability to deliver those services. Worldwide, the public sector was called upon to accelerate their digital transformation — not to steadily improve and modernize services, but to continue delivering them in a time of disruptive crisis.  Read More