Digital transformation is a hard and long endeavor, especially for companies with legacy technology stacks, processes or cultures. However, it is no longer a discretionary initiative. Digitization is a secular trend, and the expectations from customers and associates to engage digitally are becoming table stakes. Read More
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Microsoft has launched its first Azure Orbital “ground station as a service” units, the company announced this week, starting with its own datacenter in Quincy, Wash. Read More
In the early days of Covid-19, companies were preoccupied with enabling remote work, maintaining the digital infrastructure to support taxed supply chains and keeping business systems humming along. Yet, as they begin to stabilize new ways of working, they’re shifting their focus back to more strategic, long-term digital transformation initiatives that leverage changing markets and new opportunities. While the pandemic caused companies to tighten their belts in 2020, in 2021, that trend is reversing, with the understanding that technology is the way forward. In fact, according to Gartner, worldwide IT spending in 2021 is expected to grow by 4% in 2021, totaling $3.8 trillion. Read More
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.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that it has started delivery of its Windows Release Health service component within the Microsoft 365 Admin Center portal.
When we were all dispatched to work from home in March 2020, many leaders didn’t perceive that their organizations would be relying on them to sustain their level of productivity virtually for a year. The global pandemic has exposed a series of leadership challenges as most of the workforce continues working from home. Read More
Formerly Office 365, Microsoft 365 is a comprehensive tool with multiple applications to aid your business. Office 365 for small businesses has been, and continues as Microsoft 365 to be, a complete service that makes it easy to collaborate on projects, store data, configure your IT infrastructure, and more. Read More
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 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
Digital transformation is more than just a buzzword. For many government agencies, it’s a long-overdue necessity that can be broken down into three main improvement areas: better data insights, better delivery models (especially through mobile technology) and a better customer experience. Read More