Cloud News & Articles

Avoiding cloud sprawl: 5 considerations for managing a multicloud environment

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from John Pisano, Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, and Jimmy Pham, Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton. At least half of organizations are accelerating their cloud plans amid COVID-19 in order…

Why Chipotle CTO compares technologists to air traffic controllers

When historic demand patterns became irrelevant after the pandemic kept consumers home, organizations looked to their tech leaders. In the restaurant industry, company units were pushed to collaborate, and quickly, to support digital sales. The…

CIOs plow forward on innovation despite pandemic disruptions

Dive Brief: A complete view, understanding and management of IT investments accelerate CIOs' and tech leadership's ability to drive innovation forward despite disruption, according to Snow Software's 2021 IT Priorities Report released Thursday. Snow…

At Morgan Stanley, TBM framework enables public cloud adoption

The varied cost of public cloud adoption may not seem compatible with the desire to track each penny spent through the technology business management (TBM) framework.  But at Morgan Stanley, the TBM framework helps rein in public cloud spend…

The emerging wave of procurement and spend-management technology

Up to half of the purchase orders from the purchasing department at Chicago-based manufacturer JBT required a change before the product was received. Buyers had to comb through thousands of lines on a spreadsheet to update quantities or other…

How The Cloud Put Customers First During COVID-19

One of the cloud’s biggest assets has always been crisis preparedness—because when disaster strikes, you don’t have to worry about the viability of on-premise servers or the availability of on-site staff to ensure your data remains accessible…

The pandemic created a more trainable workforce

Dive Brief: Familiarity with tools such as videoconferencing and collaboration is a critical upside to the en masse remote work push driven by the pandemic, according to Monne Williams, partner at McKinsey & Co, speaking on a McKinsey Live panel…

5 principles of successful change management

Even the most tech-savvy organizations can fail to execute on major digital transformation projects by neglecting to prepare the workforce to adjust to upcoming changes. When transformation projects flop, it's largely due to lack of management…

The Growth of Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) Firms

Back in the day, we played cops and robbers with sticks and plastic squirt guns.  Sometimes you were pursued, at other times you were the pursuer.  There wasn’t much more to do than hide behind a trash can and maybe divert attention by tossing…

Stanley Black & Decker CIO: TBM determined pandemic pivots and guides future recovery

From crisis to recuperation, CIOs and IT management quickly adapted to changes in business technology budgets to serve shifting priorities throughout the pandemic.  The spending framework of technology business management (TBM) implements IT…

Virgin Galactic IT takes flight with new CIO

Dive Brief: Virgin Galactic appointed tech executive Alistair Burns as CIO at the aerospace and space travel company, according to an announcement Monday. The executive brings 25 years of IT experience to the newly created role. Burns will lead…

Ripe for digital disruption: which industries are most at risk and why

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Shriram Natarajan, director, digital strategy and solutions, Americas at ISG.  There's an old adage on digital disruption; The more consumer-facing and weightless the product, the more…