Bob Violino

Contributing Writer

Bob Violino is a freelance writer who covers a variety of technology and business topics.

10 skills to advance your IT career in 2021

What IT leaders want to achieve in 2021

What IT leaders want to achieve in 2021

After a difficult year, IT leaders are looking ahead and hoping for a better 2021, but what's top of their to do list?

Career Roadmap: Chief Technology Officer

Career Roadmap: Chief Technology Officer

The Chief Technology Officer role can be quite different from one organization to the next, but as digital transformation efforts continue across virtually all industries, demand for CTOs is likely to grow. Here’s a look at what it...

Career roadmap: cyber security engineer

Career roadmap: cyber security engineer

As demand for highly skilled cyber security professionals increases, we talk to Anna Zapata, cyber security engineer at communications services provider AT&T to find out what it takes to become a cyber security engineer.

Career roadmap: DevOps engineer

Career roadmap: DevOps engineer

The increased need for faster application delivery, higher productivity of businesses, and elimination of unnecessary capital expenditures in IT are expected to accelerate the market and the need for highly qualified DevOps engineers...

How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

How RPA helps organizations deal with a global crisis

How RPA helps organizations deal with a global crisis

The coronavirus has caused priorities to shift. There is a new focus on automation tools that can be rapidly deployed to decrease costs, support the remote execution of business processes and build resilience.

Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The shift to the cloud has been so pervasive that it has left a lot of companies with a skills gap they are struggling to fill with professionals who have cloud experience. That makes it a great time to be a cloud engineer.

6 ways to be more secure in the cloud

6 ways to be more secure in the cloud

If you rely on multiple or hybrid cloud environments to support business processes, you need to be as vigilant protecting data and applications as when they resided on premises.

What is a chief customer officer?

What is a chief customer officer?

A growing emphasis on customer experience is the most prominent trend in business today. The chief customer officer (CCO) position helps provide a single vision across all customer interactions.

How to leverage software-as-a-service for business processes

How to leverage software-as-a-service for business processes

Demand for SaaS is growing and vendors are focusing on providing offerings to adapt features according to client demands, which allows enterprises to address customer needs within their niches more effectively.

5 keys to supporting telework effectively and securely

5 keys to supporting telework effectively and securely

Suddenly countless numbers of people are working from home. This massive shift in work processes can have huge repercussions from a security, privacy, regulatory and data governance standpoint.

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