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Stories by Bob Violino

The 7 fundamentals of IT consultant success

Looking to strike out on your own? IT consultants reveal the skills and practices you’ll need to succeed as an independent IT pro.

Written by Bob Violino07 May 18 20:00

How to choose the right NoSQL database

NoSQL databases vary in architecture and function, so you need to pick the type that is best for the desired task

Written by Bob Violino09 March 18 22:00

The unexpected benefits of data analytics

Data analytics can uncover surprising insights that lead to unexpected new program or product ideas, as these six real-world examples show.

Written by Bob Violino22 Jan. 18 22:00

IoT: A vulnerable asset but also a recovery tool in disasters

If you think the proliferation of mobile devices changed the concept of the network edge, get ready for the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), where a network-connected sensor could be located on top of a mountain, in a corn field or even in the ocean.

Written by Bob Violino05 Jan. 18 00:00

How to assemble a highly effective analytics team

The right mix of skills, strong leadership and stretch goals are just a few of the secrets to building a top-notch analytics team primed to derive lasting value from your data.

Written by Bob Violino19 Dec. 17 22:00

12 myths of data analytics debunked

From data concerns to staffing needs to technology combinations, data analytics misconceptions abound. Here’s a no-bull look at how to leverage data science to deliver bona fide business results.

Written by Bob Violino27 Nov. 17 22:00

7 sure-fire ways to fail at data analytics

Data analytics is fast becoming the key to a winning business strategy. But without the right approach, skills, and tactics, your data initiatives may never add up.

Written by Bob Violino07 Nov. 17 22:00

The secrets of highly successful data analytics teams

Effective data teams bring diverse, cross-functional skill sets to bear on clearly defined business priorities — without losing sight of the value of experimentation and ongoing education.

Written by Bob Violino24 Oct. 17 21:00

What is SaaS? The modern way to run software

The era of installing software from a CD or from a datacenter’s server is coming to a close, as internet-delivered software makes applications available anywhere, anytime

Written by Bob Violino22 Sept. 17 20:00

The next IT jobs boom? The internet of things

Massive investments in IoT will shake up the core skills in high demand at IT organizations in the years to come. Here’s how to transform your career path to capitalize.

Written by Bob Violino11 Sept. 17 20:00

What is IaaS? The modern datacenter platform

The servers, operating systems, core software, and networking you’ve long deployed in your datacenter is moving outside your walls to the public cloud

Written by Bob Violino08 Sept. 17 20:00
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