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Autotask Week in IT: Moving Legacy Applications, DevOps Culture and Digital Transformation Strategy

January 26, 2018  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

RCR Wireless News: Five Cloud Computing Predictions for 2018
By Nathan Cranford
The cloud rose to new heights in 2017 as tech giants like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and a host of other vendors competed for market space. As we enter 2018, enterprises continue to look to the cloud to gain a competitive edge and achieve their business objectives. Based on themes spilling over from last year, we’ve compiled a list of some of the cloud computing themes to keep an eye out for in 2018.

ITProPortal: How to Move Legacy Applications to the Cloud
By Richard Blanford
The rapid growth and falling costs of public cloud mean that an increasing number of organizations are choosing to use it for some of their core applications. All the leading public cloud services are very capable, although billing models vary. 

TechTarget: How Predictive Analytics, Techniques and Processes Work
By David Loshin
The ability to accurately predict customer behavior, market trends and other business events has long been considered a holy grail for data analysts. But the community of people trying to get their hands on that metaphorical grail has grown significantly.

Tech Republic: 5 Tips to Developing a Successful DevOps Culture
By Alison DeNisco Rayome
DevOps adoption is picking up in enterprises across the US, as research shows that the workflow—emphasizing communication between software developers and IT professionals managing production environments—can lead to faster deployments, fewer service problems, and more employee loyalty. 

Information Week: 10 Questions to Get Your Digital Transformation Strategy Right
By Andi Mann
Every organization wants to be a digital company, but becoming a digital organization is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Rather, it requires an understanding of why going digital is right for your organization and building a strategy from there. Whether it is 24/7 access to information, automation of processes or other industry-specific needs, or putting more data in the hands of decision makers, IT operations are at the forefront of digital transformation.

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