More than 60 years ago, a trucking entrepreneur revolutionized the shipping industry by introducing a more efficient method of transporting goods. Instead of workers manually loading and stacking small boxes of goods onto ships, Malcolm McLean debuted the world’s first ship for carrying trailer-sized containers, thereby dramatically speeding the process of shipping goods globally.In the same way containers changed the shipping industry, today’s container technology is changing how businesses deploy and use applications in the data center and the public cloud. According to a recent Forbes article, container adoption is growing rapidly in the enterprise—much faster than expected. And according to a recent Gartner report, “By 2023, more than 70% of global organizations will be running more than two containerized applications in production, up from less than 20% in 2019.”[i]Lightweight and portable, containers are growing in popularity What’s behind this … [Read more...] about More enterprises are using containers; here’s why.
This solution brief talks about cloud migration challenges, how VMware Cloud on AWS resolves those challenges and key capabilities of VMware Cloud on AWS specific to the cloud migration use case. … [Read more...] about Cloud Migrations with VMware Cloud™ on AWS Solution Brief
Have you ever ridden a car with someone else? Especially when you and the driver both know where to go, and you’re in the passenger seat? (Teaching your kids to drive doesn’t count).Were you tempted to point out every possible collision with a warning – “watch out!”If the driver took a route you hadn’t planned, did you suggest what route to take? Even though you know the other route might also take you to the same destination? Or did you let the drive take the other route that he/she is comfortable with?The other day I had a somewhat similar experience. I had shown my son a route to go to his new college, what I thought was the best possible route for a relatively new driver.After a few months, I had to ride with him again to his college. And to my surprise, he took a different route than I had suggested when he was getting familiar.I was about to scream, “No, take the other road.”But I waited; I kept watching as he drove through the … [Read more...] about The trait great leaders do NOT have
Technology’s pace of change has had a profound impact across nearly every industry. These days it’s not enough to keep atop of emerging technologies but to keep ahead of them.In the coming year, new and evolving ways of wrangling data will take center stage in the enterprise. Innovations in artificial intelligence, edge computing and software robots will increasingly be leveraged for competitive advantage as organizations look to quickly and efficiently use data to make better business decisions. Organizations that fail to anticipate these and other emerging trends risk a rapidly accelerating existential crisis.To get a sense of where businesses should place their bets, we spoke with technology experts about what they see most likely affecting a wide variety of organizations as they undergo digital transformations. Pros in these fields gave us their top picks for what should be on your radar, as well as some insights into the implications of adopting these disruptive … [Read more...] about 8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020
To remain competitive today, health insurers must help their partners tackle budget pressures and increasingly complex member care. In many cases, the information is there for the taking; the problem is achieving the necessary insight in time to make it useful.BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) has tackled the problem head-on with a new client surveillance application, called Spotlight, which is designed to empower account executives, underwriters, pharmacy and medical directors with financial and clinical management and budget impact information."This solution is designed to create a platform for proactive sharing of information — a major shift from 'reactive' as traditional mechanisms and solutions offer," says Maureen Lowe, director of advanced analytics and client solutions at BCBST.Spotlight has earned BCBST a CIO 100 Award in IT Excellence.The proactive shift … [Read more...] about Advanced analytics gives health benefit company competitive edge