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IT management press articles

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of industry press articles on IT management as a benefit of ICAEW membership.

The library provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. Access to articles is provided to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Five reasons to repatriate from the cloud

The article explores the reasons behind cloud repatriation, a process of reverse-migrating application workloads and data from the public cloud to a private cloud. It mentions the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the cloud companies. It discusses the reasons for cloud repatriation including cost reduction; poorly planned moves to the cloud, supllier failure, security and regulation .

The critical first step to data security

The article discusses the essential data security strategies that management accountants can use in applying business performance measurement skills in the identification of key performance indicators (KPI) for data security and classification. Topics include the IBM data showing that data breach average cost stood at 4.24 million dollars in 2020, and the importance of data classification as the foundation of data security.

Disaster recovery for SMEs: five key areas to consider

Article discusses key disaster recovery considerations for SMEs, including why backup is not enough, how to create a disaster recovery plan, best-practice DR testing and DR as a service

Are proposed data protection changes a threat to the privacy of UK citizens?

Article details concerns that the Government plans to liberalise data protection laws and 'open the door to an unstoppable grab of personal and private data.'

The digitalisation imperative

Article looks at the choice that businesses are faced with with regards to digitalisation - to be disrupted or the disruptor; to be the challenger or the vanquished

How the pandemic changed backup

Articles discusses the effect of Covid-19 on backup which includes increased reliance on the cloud and security and compliance vulnerabilities.

Beating the data storage bottleneck

Article discusses the explosion in data that is driving demand for faster computing and larger storage and the developments that are on their way.

Cloud computing: friend or foe

Article looks at the risks associated with moving to the cloud which organisations must consider and the necessary of adoption of risk management strategies to ensure safety and control.

Five reasons to look at Hyper-Converged-Infrastructure

The article looks at Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that promises simpler, more flexible and potentially cheaper IT. Topics include considered that HCI might not match the raw performance of fully optimized, best-of-breed systems, it promises to be quicker to deploy, and thus more agile and easier to scale.

Data warehouse storage: has the cloud made on-premises obsolete?

Article looks at how the development of cloud services has matured to the level where data warehousing provision is an obvious next step to store an organisation's data lake.

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