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Here Are the Best Resources Recommended By IT Leaders

We wanted to know where forward-thinking IT professionals find the best information, tools, and training. So we turned to the members in BetterIT, our IT-focused community, and asked them: “What’s the best IT resource you’ve ever come across?” Here’s a handy list of the resources they recommended.

Christina Wang
4 min read

SaaS Action Orchestration: The Pinnacle of SaaS Management

Automation seems like the easy solution for managing SaaS apps as your organization scales. But the right long-term solution goes much deeper than simply automating tasks. Here’s what IT needs to do in order to manage a multi-SaaS environment effectively and move up the value chain.

Christina Wang
5 min read

Surfacing the Right Data, Insights, and Actions: Why Operational Intelligence is Essential in a Multi-SaaS Environment

IT professionals today are faced with too much sprawling SaaS data and too many noisy alerts. You might have a lot of intelligence floating around, but rarely is it actionable or meaningful. Creating true operational intelligence out of this endless stream of data and alerts–across multiple SaaS apps–is crucial. Here’s why.

Christina Wang
6 min read
Google Next BetterCloud Booth

Here's Our Take: 7 Major Takeaways from Google Cloud Next '17

Google Cloud Next ’17 offered a window into some of the brightest minds in tech, but what does it all mean for your organization?

Christina Wang
5 min read

Take a Stand Against the #1 Killer of Workplace Productivity

“This file is locked for editing.” “Who just joined the call?” “Are we talking about v2Final.doc or v2FinalFINAL-1.doc?” If these phrases sound familiar in your workplace, this article is a must-read. There’s a much better way to work, and we need to stop passing the buck.

David Politis
5 min read

Conquering SaaS Sprawl: Why Managing SaaS Apps Requires a Radical Shift in Mindset

As your organization grows, the amount of SaaS application data will also multiply by leaps and bounds. But what does this really mean for your IT team? Here are the hidden implications you need to be thinking about.

Christina Wang
5 min read

The Multi-SaaS Maelstrom: How Do You Give the Right People the Right Admin Privileges?

The increasing adoption of SaaS brings with it new management challenges, like correctly granting privileges across multiple SaaS apps. Here’s why accurately assigning SaaS privileges is critical for running a high-performing IT organization.

Christina Wang
4 min read

How & Why IT Needs to Dance with Data

Data is said to be “the new oil.” IT’s challenge now is to increase their knowledge of, and integration with, their colleagues on the Data and Dev teams. And if ever there was a need for teams to work more harmoniously, Data and IT have to do so now.

BetterCloud
6 min read
The Future of Work BetterIT AMA

Asked by Our Community, Answered by an Expert: 10 Questions About the Future of Work and How It Will Affect IT

In our third-ever AMA, best-selling author and futurist Jacob Morgan answered 10 questions from our BetterIT community members. The BetterIT community is now made up of more than 600 forward-thinking IT professionals.

Christina Wang
6 min read

From One CIO to Another: Why The Dominant On-Premise Model Has Had Its Day

If you want to think long-term and big picture, says one CIO, then SaaS absolutely needs to be part of your solution set. Take heed, fellow CIOs: IT is in a tug o’ war–pushed to do more while being pulled in new directions–in a data governance and regulation environment that will punish the unprepared.

BetterCloud
5 min read