Stories by Bob Violino

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

5 secrets of highly effective IoT strategies

A winning internet of things strategy requires strong leadership, clearly defined roles and a dedicated team. Pioneering IT leaders offer hard-earned advice for IoT success.

Written by Bob Violino08 Aug. 17 20:00

Beyond MDM: Today's EMM suites add sophisticated capabilities

Enterprise mobility management tools are evolving far past their mobile device management roots. New features include better analytics, integration with Office 365, mobile identity management -- and preparing for the internet of things.

Written by Bob Violino22 June 17 20:00

The hard truths of navigating ageism in IT

In an industry that favors youth over experience, the best defense against age discrimination may be avoiding becoming a victim in the first place

Written by Bob Violino30 May 17 20:00

Halton Regional Police Service

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

Written by Bob Violino12 Sept. 16 20:30


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

Written by Bob Violino12 Sept. 16 20:30


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

Written by Bob Violino12 Sept. 16 20:30