How SecOps Improves IT Security Through A Shift-Left Approach

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Most of the time when we talk about SecOps, we are really implying DevSecOps. If you aren’t familiar with the DevSecOps concept, I suggest reading Rick Bosworth’s article on What is DevSecOps? DevSecOps Explained. However, not all organizations have completely transitioned over to DevOps. In today's technology environments, there is still a mix … [Read more...]

Delight Users and Simplify IT with Enterprise Chatbots

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Today’s consumer digital experiences are better than ever—seamless, convenient, and intelligent. Why should the workplace be any different? In fact, leading IT organizations are already delivering digital workplace experiences that rival the consumer services people love. They’re not just being nice; a modern, personalized experience drives … [Read more...]

Blue Skies Ahead For Clients Considering The Leap To Cloud On Z

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Cloud use is widespread in most IT organizations today. AWS, Google, Microsoft and other companies offer options for hosting and running x86 environments but these providers don’t have options for clients running workloads on IBM’s z/OS® operating system or mainframe platform. If your organization is exploring ways to achieve cloud benefits in your … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Amazon SageMaker: A Hands-On Introduction

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Amazon SageMaker is a managed machine learning service (MLaaS). SageMaker lets you quickly build and train machine learning models and deploy them directly into a hosted environment. In this blog post, we’ll cover how to get started and run SageMaker with examples. One thing you will find with most of the examples written by Amazon for SageMaker … [Read more...]

Significance of Change Management

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In today’s world and our day-to-day life, change is the only constant thing that we know of. Working in the IT/Telecom industry for past 11 years, I have noticed that we carry out thousands of changes related to products, services, infrastructure, etc., but the question that remains unanswered is – “How diligently is the change management process … [Read more...]

What is IT Agility? IT Agility Explained

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In the ever-evolving world of information technology, being able to effectively respond to market changes is a difficult but critical task. As organizational capabilities change, so must IT processes, and sometimes it can be necessary to reconfigure or completely replace information technology systems in response to new marketplace realities. An … [Read more...]

IDUG Hits the Big 3-0 in Philadelphia

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IDUG North America this year is being held in downtown Philadelphia – at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. IDUG is the premier Db2 event worldwide, and it reaches its 30th birthday this year. Yes – you read that right! The first IDUG NA (and the first IDUG conference anywhere) was held in Chicago in 1989. In those days, IDUG was the ONLY place to go to … [Read more...]

Unleashing the Power of Remedyforce with the CMDB

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The philosophy behind the US Oncology Network, a business unit within McKesson Specialty Health, is that local care for cancer patients is better care. Our network of more than 1,400 independent physicians delivers value-based, integrated care to patients close to their homes. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise, and … [Read more...]

What is a Canonical Data Model? CDMs Explained

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The companies succeeding in the digital age are often ones that have improved their data integration – going beyond simply collecting and mining data. These enterprises are integrating data from various, isolated silos to harness the data into business intelligence that can drive vital decision making and improves internal processes. Data … [Read more...]