IT often has a reputation as nothing more than plumbers keeping the technology working, but IT pros bring a unique understanding of the impact of technology on the business goals.
The SOPA debate is just another example of dismissing IT expertise, and it’s time to start listening to the experts — whether in IT or elsewhere.
IT’s role has always been to manage, maintain and monitor the servers, applications and web sites inside your company, but has mostly had little input into business strategy. It’s high time that changed, but it’s up to you to make it happen.
As we start work on a new year, a worthy goal is humanizing IT. Too many people see IT as a black box or an obstacle and it’s up to you to change that perception.
Change is the one constant in the IT business these days. Everywhere you look the world is shifting, and in August alone this year we saw a bevy of surprising announcements from some of the most trusted technology brands.
Several experts are predicting that analytics will play a bigger role in monitoring in 2012 and that could help you find problems before your mission critical app blows up.
DevOps is a fancy new term, but what it really comes down to is IT working together as a team to deliver quality service to the company, regardless of your role.
Increasingly, IT Ops is responsible for managing and making sense of a mountain of data for business, the web and monitoring purposes.
Do today’s systems need down time or is that simply a vestige of IT past?
ASG Software released a cloud management suite this week, and although it’s only one of many, it’s the type of software package your company may need to manage an increasingly complex cloud environment.