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December 05, 2023

Part 2 covers more on Observability: In 2024, observability platforms will embrace and innovate with new technologies like GenAI for real-time analytics, becoming the fulcrum for digital experience management ...

December 04, 2023

The Holiday Season means it is time for APMdigest's annual list of Application Performance Management (APM) predictions, covering IT performance topics. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM, Observability, AIOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2024. Part 1 covers APM and Observability ...

November 06, 2023

From broadcast blackouts sending college football fans into a frenzy to pre-sale concert ticket site outages causing widespread hysteria, the inability to get things done in the event of an app or website glitch is taking an emotional toll on consumers in the US ...

October 03, 2023

The ongoing shift to hybrid and remote work environments has resulted in key changes to the roles and priorities of network administrators in order to address new connectivity challenges and prioritize and preserve a secure, productive end-user experience, according to new research by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and Auvik ...

September 21, 2023

Companies implementing observability benefit from increased operational efficiency, faster innovation, and better business outcomes overall, according to 2023 IT Trends Report: Lessons From Observability Leaders, a report from SolarWinds ...

September 20, 2023

IT leaders are driving an increasing number of automation initiatives as a way to stay competitive, reduce costs and scale as they navigate an unpredictable social and economic environment, according to the 2023 State of Automation in IT survey conducted by Jitterbit ...

September 12, 2023

Only 33% of executives are "very confident" in their ability to operate in a public cloud environment, according to the 2023 State of CloudOps report from NetApp. This represents an increase from 2022 when only 21% reported feeling very confident ...

September 11, 2023

The majority of organizations across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) breached over the last year had personally identifiable information (PII) compromised, but most have not yet modified their data management policies, according to the Cybersecurity and PII Report from ManageEngine ...

September 07, 2023

A large majority of organizations employ more than one cloud automation solution, and this practice creates significant challenges that are resulting in delays and added costs for businesses, according to Why companies lose efficiency and compliance with cloud automation solutions from Broadcom ...

August 29, 2023

Despite shifting digital transformation goals, enterprises are still investing heavily in IT modernization and implementing new projects, according to Digital Transformation in 2023, a report from Couchbase ...

August 28, 2023

Hybrid and remote work models are a reality in the present and future of work, despite efforts to return employees to the office. With 74% of US companies planning to or having already implemented hybrid work policies, identifying and implementing a unified communication as a service (UCaaS) solution that will address both employee and organizational needs is non-negotiable in the future of work, according to Info-Tech Research Group's latest research, Assess Your Readiness to Implement UcaaS ...

August 24, 2023

One quarter of IT professionals are seriously contemplating leaving their current jobs within the next six months, potentially costing US companies upwards of $145 billion, according to the Defending IT Talent Report from Ivanti ...

August 17, 2023

The popularity of many new AI techniques will have a profound impact on business and society. The massive pretraining and scale of AI foundation models, viral adoption of conversational agents and the proliferation of generative AI applications are heralding a new wave of workforce productivity and machine creativity ...

August 16, 2023

Nearly half of CEOs surveyed identify productivity as their highest business priority — up from sixth place in 2022, according to CEO decision-making in the age of AI, Act with intention, a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value ...

August 10, 2023

Consumer expectations will reshape the needs and economics of the internet, according to the Cisco Broadband Survey based on a survey of consumers in EMEA ...

August 03, 2023

In Episode 3 - Part 3 of the EMA-APMdigest Podcast, Dan Twing, President and COO of Enterprise Management Associates talks with Robby Dick, Solutions Marketing Manager at BMC Software, about Workload Automation Transformation ...

August 02, 2023

Gartner highlighted the top trends impacting the future of data science and machine learning (DSML) as the industry rapidly grows and evolves to meet the increasing significance of data in artificial intelligence (AI), particularly as the focus shifts towards generative AI investments ...

July 27, 2023

In Episode 3 - Part 2 of the EMA-APMdigest Podcast, Dan Twing, President and COO of Enterprise Management Associates talks with Robby Dick, Solutions Marketing Manager at BMC Software, about Workload Automation Transformation ...

July 25, 2023

As more organizations opt for a hybrid approach to IT, the share of enterprise workloads that are run in corporate, on-premises facilities has fallen to below half for the first time and is expected to shrink further, according to the Uptime Institute Global Data Center Survey 2023 ...

July 20, 2023

In Episode 3 of the EMA-APMdigest Podcast, Dan Twing, President and COO of Enterprise Management Associates talks with Robby Dick, Solutions Marketing Manager at BMC Software, about Workload Automation Transformation ...

July 19, 2023

Organizations are hindered by a large multicloud skills gap, according to the 2023 State of Cloud Report from Pluralsight. The findings underscore how critical cloud skills development is for organizations to ensure the multicloud reward outweighs the risk ...

July 11, 2023

Companies experience a median of five to ten data incidents over a period of three months, according to the 2023 State of Data Quality report from Bigeye ...

July 10, 2023

According to a recent survey by Gartner, 80% of large enterprise CIOs plan to increase their IT headcount in 2023. Only 14% expect their IT staff to decrease and 5% expect their headcount to remain the same ...

June 22, 2023

The roles and activities performed by IT professionals have evolved dramatically over the past ten years due to the convergence of modern development technologies, cloud platforms, and as-a-service offerings that can significantly improve overall productivity. Today, many of these professionals find themselves in hybrid roles that combine traditional development activities with activities that formerly were associated with operations professionals who historically had few or no development-oriented responsibilities ...

May 31, 2023

Optimizing existing use of cloud is the top initiative — for the seventh year in a row, reported by 62% of respondents in the Flexera 2023 State of the Cloud Report ...

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