Information Systems Integration – Tony Messina

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Artificial Intelligence is changing the CIO’s role

The role of the Chief Information Officer has grown over the years. The disruptive potential of artificial intelligence, Internet of things and rapidly developing robotics technologies mean the role should become even high profile and strategic. CIOs at large enterprises must be prepared to play a more central role in their organization.

The rapid expansion of AI technology in the workplace is creating an ever-changing environment for IT departments. The AI revolution is not about providing tools to workers anymore, it is about creating a new type of organization.

The modern role of the CIO is vital to creating a stressful environment for the organization. CIOs job can help keep people at all levels on board and keep everyone involved in the process. AI technology can help with this.

Do you agree that AI is changing CIO’s role? What specifically did AI change in CIO’s role?

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5 technologies disrupting the app development industry

Technology has over our modern society, no matter where are we. We know that technology is disrupting every industry, and it now moves so quickly into relatively new fields. The field of professional app development is being disrupted by the next generation of tech.

  1. AI and machine learning
  2. The internet of thing (wearable devices)
  3. Blockchain (cryptocurrency technology – store all different types of data)
  4. Self-driving tech (automotive industry)
  5. AR and VR

The proliferation of new form factors and the widespread innovation we see when it comes to internet-connected devices means that the only thing we can be certain of is uncertainty. That means developers who want to be at the top of their game have to constantly innovate or learn to code in a new language.The good news is that apps are becoming more and more of a part of our daily lives, and increasingly being used in the developing world as people connect to the internet for the first time through a mobile device.

What do other technologies you think will disrupt or influence app development industry? What do you assume the future of development of app development industry? What’s your suggestion for app development industry’s improvement?

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Legacy IT Systems Moernization

Legacy IT is always defined as unnecessary complexity and cost, which hinder productivity, innovation and increase IT budget to maintain them. Modernization becomes the key to success. Modernizing means moving everything to the cloud, and moving application portfolio to software-as-a-service offerings will be the next phase.

Cotti-Osmanski, who works at a company providing contract resource services to the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology industries. She takes a strategic approach to value a modernization project to the company. “She considers dollars when thinking about the ROI of replacing legacy. And she weighs compliance, data integration, and security factors as well as whether a modern replacement will better support innovation”. Considering the hardware underneath it and pushing the major data center to the cloud are also crucial. Replacing legacy systems can be very expensive, the best solution should create the best value for a company.

So what do you think about the key considerations to modernization? Can legacy IT systems be re-used?

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