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How Oracle Customers View the Global Tech Talent Shortage
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How Oracle Customers View the Global Tech Talent Shortage

Could it be that Oracle customers feel the pinch of the global tech talent shortage more than SAP customers do? A Rimini Street-sponsored report from CIO suggests that may be the case. Findings from the report conclude that:   Nearly nine out of ten (86%) respondents reported concern about the challenge of recruiting and retaining technology […]

Solving Your IT Talent Shortage: Upskill or Outsource?
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Solving Your IT Talent Shortage: Upskill or Outsource?

The global tech talent shortage is real and caused by many factors, including: High demand for digital transformation The pandemic The great retirement/the great migration/the big quit Talent retention challenges Newer technologies and more fun at other companies As organizations worldwide try to crack the code on their skills gaps, how will you solve your […]

Virtual Patching: How It Can Be Possible to Get Off the Hamster Wheel of Vendor Patching for Enterprise Software AND Have Better, Less Expensive Tech Support
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Virtual Patching: How It Can Be Possible to Get Off the Hamster Wheel of Vendor Patching for Enterprise Software AND Have Better, Less Expensive Tech Support

This article originally appeared on aberdeen.com.   In the research report Why Adopt Virtual Patching vs. Vendor Patching for Enterprise Software Security?, I wrote about the never-ending, inevitably unsuccessful hamster wheel of a traditional, vendor patch-oriented approach to security for enterprise databases and applications. Never-ending, because the typical enterprise computing infrastructure is a complex mix […]

Gartner Predicts 2022: Why Enterprise Software Costs Keep Climbing
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Gartner Predicts 2022: Why Enterprise Software Costs Keep Climbing

A report from Gartner® suggests rising software costs thanks to a widespread embrace of SaaS. In its Predicts 2022: SaaS Dominates Software Contracting by 2026 — and So Do Risks, Gartner makes a case that as most of the top 20 software vendors phase out the sale of new perpetual licenses, certain software ownership and […]

Tech Hiring Madness: The Elite 8 Skills to Recruit For
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Tech Hiring Madness: The Elite 8 Skills to Recruit For

The tech talent shortage shows no signs of slowing down. According to the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group , one in four survey respondents cite retaining skills in supporting, developing, and upgrading SAP systems as their number one challenge . With the pool of qualified, experienced candidates across legacy and emerging technologies so scarce, making the […]

Digital Technologies to Accelerate Innovation in 2022
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Digital Technologies to Accelerate Innovation in 2022

Summary Business modernization strategies reign as a top priority for executives worldwide. Yet many IT leaders may not fully recognize that their software service models can be barriers. CIOs can modernize software services with digital technologies to accelerate innovation in 2022 and help the business gain competitive advantage. Analysis The digital revolution is in full […]

How to Overcome the 7 Toughest Multi-Cloud Challenges
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How to Overcome the 7 Toughest Multi-Cloud Challenges

Transitioning from locally hosted data centers to the Big 3 cloud providers is not a hypothetical “if” for most enterprises but a reality of “when.” The stability, security, and scalability of services like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) can solve many problems for IT leaders. But taking on these […]

A Move to IaaS Hybrid Cloud With no Pitfalls? Yes, It’s Possible.
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A Move to IaaS Hybrid Cloud With no Pitfalls? Yes, It’s Possible.

Transitioning to a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is a subject we hear in conversations with IT leaders a lot these days. The talk usually contains equal parts readiness and reluctance: how to balance the excitement of moving to the cloud with the dread of scrapping the status quo infrastructure? It’s a tripping point for many. But […]

IT Succession Planning: How to Prepare for the Inevitable
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IT Succession Planning: How to Prepare for the Inevitable

The Great Resignation. The Big Retirement. In November 2021, 4.5 million workers left or changed their jobs. On one end are the Baby Boomers who have critical skills and possess business knowledge that’s scarce in today’s job market. These skills and knowledge form the backbone of many businesses that have run on Oracle and SAP […]