Project Management Role Leads to Data Center Migration and More Opportunities at State Lottery System
Many organizations approach data storage from a tactical rather than a strategic perspective, and that’s a mistake. Your organization doesn’t derive value from storing more data; it derives value from the information that comes from that data. When you view data storage through the lens of the business information it will generate, it changes the way you see your storage requirements. Suddenly, how much and how cheap aren’t the only decision drivers, as you consider how the scalability, security and accessibility of your storage architecture impact the extraction and flow of information through your business.
In any industry, it is paramount to align your IT goals with your business goals. In the cutthroat retail industry, this is more visible to the average consumer than ever. Retailers are using technology and digital transformation to gain the edge over their competition. Retailers are focusing on customer experience more than ever before, and they are using technology to innovate and satisfy customers by solving their real problems. Regardless of your industry, Forbes has predicted 2018 is the year that digital transformation is a must. In retail specifically, digital transformation is necessary to gain the competitive edge and keep the lights on with the doors open.
As an IT manager in today’s hypercompetitive environment, your challenge is to be agile, innovative, keep the organization secure, and, of course, control costs. Easy, right?
Technology is changing the way we do things, and this is especially true in health care. In the foreseeable future we will see new innovations such as, Telemedicine, Wearables, Mobility, and Artificial Intelligence used to administer improved care to patients. In 2015, 80% of doctors surveyed thought Telemedicine was a better way to treat chronic disease than traditional office visits. Wearables can transmit results from tests done in the comfort of a patient’s home in real time. Mobility increases accessibility for both doctors and patients. In 2018, it is predicted that 65% of health care interactions will occur on mobile devices. All this innovation and cutting-edge technology is improving patient care and saving lives, but it also exponentially increasing the degree of complexity in Healthcare IT.
Oracle unveiled a next generation of its cloud offering, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) at OpenWorld 2017: faster, simpler, more secure and more competitively priced. The previous generation of the Oracle’s Cloud Offering, is now called “Oracle Cloud Infrastructure-Classic,” also called “OCI-Classic.” If you missed its unveiling, here are some of the highlights of Oracle’s cloud re-boot.
Dell EMC has added a lot of new functionality to the DPS family over the years, from virtual machine (VM) backup to cloud-based backup.
Retail organizations are facing constant demands to reduce costs and increase profitability; this is especially true of retailers with a brick-and-mortar mall presence. Competing against numerous online, low-cost retailers, such as Amazon, and brick-and-mortar discount stores, such as Marshalls, is a constant battle. The cost-saving initiative is a challenge across the board in the retail organization, but really it all starts in the IT department. Transformations in IT in the world of retail drive innovation and agility. Savings starting at the IT level can keep a retailer afloat during these challenging times.
In recent years, information technology has undergone a seismic shift as organizations embrace the cloud and explore exciting new technologies such as virtualization, big data, mobile communications and the Internet of Things. In the wake of this change, organizations often struggle to maintain and acquire the skills needed to effectively harness this technology in their business. Old skills need to be updated, new skills need to be acquired and competition for top talent has escalated the cost of IT operations. Now, more than ever, cloud managed services from Rolta|Advizex make good business and financial sense.
According to Barron’s, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) involving banks is on the rise again in 2018. Deregulation has a big part to play in this increase, but you might not realize the role technology plays in this activity. A marked increase in technology spending at bigger banks is driving higher returns on equity. Rolta|Advizex sees every day how investments in technology are modernizing these organizations and driving transformation that ultimately benefits all stakeholders.