Transformation Ticker: Volume 20

03.04.2021

Here is Volume 20 of SkySync’s Transformation Ticker, our monthly roundup of what we found to be the most important content pieces to help you stay on top of the constantly changing world of cloud collaboration and content management.

[Article] Not everyone wants to return to the office — here’s how the hybrid workforce may expand post-pandemic

The central question for the hybrid workforce is what balance should be struck between in-person and remote work for individuals and groups.

[News] Making shadow IT work for businesses and employees

The switch to home offices left many employees shorthanded, opening the door to shadow IT.

[Blog] Enterprise Benefits of Modern Networks

Adoption of new(er) software-defined and virtualization technologies is driving a shift from legacy networks to modern infrastructures more attuned to today’s traffic patterns and user demands.

[Article] Cloud overspending spotlights the need for cost governance

The pandemic has spiked cloud spending, and enterprises are unhappy with their bills. Best practices are emerging to get costs under control.

[Blog] Is Amazon’s Cloud Control Like Microsoft’s Monopoly of the OS?

Here’s how Amazon’s cloud strategy is and isn’t like Microsoft’s monopoly of the OS in the ’90s.

[Article] This Cloud Computing Billing Expert Is Very Funny. Seriously.

Corey Quinn has made it his business to understand Amazon’s cloud-computing charges and have some fun at the company’s expense.

[Commentary] Cloud lock-in: Why the microservices cure might be worse than the problem

Microservices can be a great thing to drive enterprise agility, but it can also create all sorts of costs for those trying to avoid cloud lock-in.

[Article] We Need Ethical Artificial Intelligence

We need to heighten our awareness around the changes that AI demands in our thinking. If we don’t, AI will trigger embarrassing situations, erode reputations and damage businesses.

[Commentary] Where Cloud Adoption is Still Needed

COVID-19 is a wake-up call for leaders to embrace cloud technology. However, some industries that would benefit from cloud adoption still resist.

 

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Mallorie Brazeau