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Autotask Week in IT: Hybrid IT, Predictive Analytics and DevOps in 2018

February 09, 2018  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

CIO: 4 Data Analytics Trends That Will Dominate 2018
By Thor Olavsrud
Together with social, mobile and cloud, analytics and associated data technologies have emerged as core business disruptors in the digital age. As companies began the shift from being data-generating to data-powered organizations in 2017, data and analytics became the center of gravity for many enterprises. In 2018, these technologies need to start delivering value. 

InfoWorld: Hybrid IT Provides the Opportunity to Transform the IT Experience
By Travis Greene
Hybrid IT wasn’t planned. It has arisen to challenge the orthodoxy of standardization in the IT organization, as businesses have shifted to competing in the digital economy. IT organizations have been caught flat-footed as they see a need to protect the traditional technology that runs core business processes, yet they also realize that the shift to the cloud is going to continue unabated for the foreseeable future.

TechTarget: How Predictive Analytics Techniques and Processes Work
By David Loshin
The ability to accurately predict customer behavior, market trends and other business events has long been considered a holy grail for data analysts. But the community of people trying to get their hands on that metaphorical grail has grown significantly.

InfoSecurity Magazine: What Does DevOps do in 2018?
By John Topper
In 2018, we’re expecting DevOps to become the new norm for larger enterprise teams. This is because we’re likely to see developers on older, higher value systems implementing a more DevOps centric approach, having seen it work on projects that have traditionally been highly visible, but low value. 

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