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The Existential Crisis facing Outsourcing

Following the release of the IT Outsourcing Market Research Report 2019, the changing landscape is a hot topic. Let’s look at how we have reached the current existential crisis facing the industry and how your enterprise can stay ahead of the curve…

Brexit is coming... smart banks are acting now!

With the UK set to lose £1tn of financial assets to Europe and banks forced to finalize plans only days from the set departure date, there is still considerable uncertainty on what kind of Brexit, if any, we will get; but the time for action is now.

Six steps to digital transformation in the cloud

Has your business invested heavily in the cloud, but you’re not seeing the results you expected?

Six steps for moving to a digital operating model in the cloud

Vice president, fellow and chief technology officer for the UKIIMEA region at DXC Technology Sukhi Gill has written a blog of the six best practices for moving to hybrid IT.

Robotic Process Automation – will it be different this time?

The pros and cons of cognitive Robot Process Automation (RPA) have been brought to the fore in Jason Bloomberg’s article for Forbes, ‘Why you should think twice about robotic process automation’.

Here, Virtual Clarity founder and chief technology officer Rens Troost responds on why he believes you should learn from the past and maybe not invest your time and treasure in RPA.

How Not To Fail With IT Transformations

I’ve recently read an article by Forrester titled, The Sorry State of Digital Transformation in 2018, and apart from the click-bait title, it really resonated with me. Digital and indeed, IT Transformation appears to be the buzzwords of this last decade. It’s great, and perhaps not at all surprising, to see that Forrester has identified a significant problem with the state of ‘IT transformation’. But what to do about it?

Will we ever have a 100% secure IT environment? No. But we can, and must, do better.

The recent cyberattack on Westminster should be a wake-up call to anyone operating mission-critical IT systems. It’s not surprising that Parliament relies on electronic communications. Nor is it surprising that sophisticated, state-sponsored hackers might want to target our MPs. Nor, even, that some MPs are bad at choosing secure passwords! The same could be said of any significant public or private organisation today.

The Enterprise Requires Demand-Focused IT

IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) is inevitable, yet today most enterprise IT departments either still haven’t made a goal of transitioning to this operational model or have only just begun with individual point purchases.

The Importance of Considering Your Technical Style as you Select Cloud Providers

Public discourse on “the cloud” may give the impression that it is some kind of ethereal vapour penetrating the far reaches of cyberspace. In, reality though, it is much less exotic. Virtual Clarity's Executive Vice President of Digital Transformation and Invisible Infrastructure, Alan Nance explains in his article.

An Economics-Grounded IT Perspective

Virtual Clarity Presents Dr. Howard Rubin’s Economics-Grounded IT Perspective.