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Not all cloud apps are created equal, says Mehdi Fassaie, Founder & CTO at Fluent Commerce The phenomenal growth of cloud computing has enabled companies in every industry sector to take advantage of this transformative technology to improve the customer experience, increase productivity, lower cost, reduce IT overheads, and introduce new business models. Today’s cloud-native… Read More
In recent weeks we’ve all been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, both personally and professionally. The changes have been swift and severe, bringing new meaning to the Boy Scout motto: “Be Prepared.”
While certain sectors, like the restaurant industry, have been brutally affected by lockdowns, we’ve also seen encouraging signs of last-minute ingenuity. At the end of March, national chain The Cheesecake Factory warned that it would not be able to pay rent. One month later, of the nearly 300 restaurants it operates, only 30 are currently closed. The chain is experimenting with imaginative take-out concepts, such as a special happy-hour menu and a new line of ice cream
Data created by companies is bigger than ever before, with many seeking to understand how DataOps processes can be used to convert such data into actionable business insights. Gartner defines DataOps as a collaborative data management practice aiming to improve the communication, integration and automation of data flows between data consumers and data managers in a company.
There remains a distance to go until businesses are fully aware of the most effective ways for maintaining good data quality and data management. Major cultural transformation must occur within many companies if DataOps is to be successful. This shift involves accepting that DataOps is a continuous process and serves as an impetus for organisational change by encouraging agility and endorsing change.
In a world where the average organisation now utilises over seven discrete Cloud providers, it is becoming ever more critical to ensure that your Cloud strategy is open, portable and secure. In this session understand how the IBM & Red Hat acquisition is enabling organisations to accelerate their move to Chapter 2 of Cloud.