Bob Violino

Contributing Writer

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

The ultimate guide to strategic tech partners

The ultimate guide to strategic tech partners

In today’s fast-changing vendor landscape, market leaders are facing new challengers in security, data center, cloud, networking and wireless.

Audio Conferencing Finally Catches the Digital Transformation Wave

Audio Conferencing Finally Catches the Digital Transformation Wave

Digital transformation initiatives are helping to make organizations more efficient, collaborative, and innovative. But the presence of some legacy technologies—as well as legacy mindsets—continues to inhibit transformation...

To the cloud! Real-world container migrations

To the cloud! Real-world container migrations

Forward-thinking organizations offer real-world lessons for containerizing enterprise apps for the cloud.

Security challenge: Wearing multiple hats in IT

Security challenge: Wearing multiple hats in IT

Handling both security and IT duties involves a daily balancing act for the resource-constrained IT organizations that must take this approach. But along with the challenges, there can also be benefits.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Predictive analytics paired with real-time data helps lower the rate of surgical infections for this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

Utah Transit Authority

Utah Transit Authority

Analytics reporting tools at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree put state transit data into the hands of end users.

BRF

BRF

A faster, more accurate pricing tool helps this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree lower expenses and increase margins. 

Pinterest

Pinterest

An app that predicts customer satisfaction replaces manual triage of support requests at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

Cerner

Cerner

A data analytics platform enables the early detection of bloodstream infections at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

Halton Regional Police Service

Halton Regional Police Service

A data warehouse and BI software make this police department, a 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, more efficient. 

Duke Energy

Duke Energy

Personalized energy usage reports help customers of this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree cut energy consumption and save money.

TD Bank

TD Bank

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree uses a data management tool to give its business users on-demand access to data. 

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare

A migration to a new transaction processing engine improves performance for this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

MFC Netform

MFC Netform

Cloud-based ERP helped turn this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an upstart in its market, into an industry leader within 10 years.

Machine learning offers hope against cyber attacks

Machine learning offers hope against cyber attacks

Machine learning can help companies detect cyber attacks by analyzing patterns and behavior.

Blockchain: You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers

Blockchain: You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers

Everything you need to know about an overhyped, but promising technology.

Mobile management takes on apps, content
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Mobile management takes on apps, content

Enterprise mobile management suites are adding app- and content-management features to the roster of duties they perform.

Mobile management vendors compared
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Mobile management vendors compared

We have the goods on 11 top vendors, in 10 different features categories.

Identifying the security pitfalls in SDN

Identifying the security pitfalls in SDN

While a software-defined network can improve application performance and help ease administrative tasks, it can also create new vulnerabilities. Experts offer advice for security teams.

The hidden pitfalls of going freelance in IT

The hidden pitfalls of going freelance in IT

Independence has its upsides and downsides. IT pros lend firsthand advice on the challenges of going solo

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