Technologists must move beyond IT firefighting to deliver on Industry 4.0 goals

By Gregg Ostrowski, Executive CTO, Cisco AppDynamics Whether they use the term ‘Industry 4.0’ or not, there is no denying that manufacturers of all shapes and sizes are looking to integrate cutting edge technologies in order to build smarter factories, embrace new business models and streamline operations. The World Economic Forum’s 2022 ‘Global Smart Industry […]

Today, visibility of Kubernetes environments is necessary to enhance digital experiences

Due to the accelerated adoption of cloud-native technologies in the last years, organizations have boosted their ability to scale applications at high speed and deliver breakthrough innovations, organizations have exploded in their ability to scale applications at high speed and deliver breakthrough innovations. This shift has also dramatically increased the complexity of their application topology, […]

The evolving role of security teams in UX innovation

By Gregg Ostrowski, Executive CTO, Cisco AppDynamics Today, in order to generate value for businesses and their customers, applications must be increasingly robust to ensure a satisfying user experience and minimize bad interfaces that generate mistrust or question the way their data is handled. In this age of immediacy, users are eliminating deficient applications from […]

OpenTelemetry and its positive impact on IT departments

By Gregg Ostrowski, Executive CTO, Cisco AppDynamics Today, OpenTelemetry offers more flexibility for enterprises of all sizes to have greater visibility into performance and availability by providing control of every technical element of their IT environment. This has proven to be a crucial factor for business growth by enabling the collection of data from distributed […]

How full-stack observability with business context can reduce IT complexity

  When the global pandemic took hold, companies had no choice but to pivot to remote work and digital-first business models to withstand the impact of COVID-19. Now, one year later, we’re seeing the unintended consequences of rapid digital transformation and focus on business continuity – the pressure on technologists has reached a boiling point […]

The top 3 skills business leaders need to prioritize in 2021

  The COVID-19 pandemic exposed weaknesses in many business strategies, particularly around their ability to respond to a changing business landscape with resilience. In hindsight, it’s clear that the biggest challenge for organizations was a massive digital shift as remote work became essential to conduct business safely. Business leaders never saw it coming, or at […]

How Cloud Native Solutions Can Enable Scale and Resilience for Critical Business Systems

Whether we’re tackling customer relationship management or collaborating with remote teams in real time, the way we work has evolved because of applications leveraging cloud technologies. Cloud has enabled customers to adopt new features more quickly and easily scale to meet demand. These digital tools have quickly become essential in our current business landscape where […]