Observability is an emerging set of practices, platforms, and tools that goes beyond monitoring to provide insight into the internal state of systems by analyzing external outputs. Monitoring has been a core function of IT for decades, but old approaches have become inadequate for a variety of reasons—cloud deployments, agile development methodology, continuous deployments, and new DevOps practices among them.
AIOps vs Observability vs Monitoring – What Is The Difference? Are You Using The Right One For Your Enterprise?
This article was originally published in Forbes on Feb 2, 2021 In the last few months, I have been analyzing and writing a research report for GigaOm in this space, which is due to be released soon. I looked at about 30+ vendors in this space as part of that […]
Originally published in APMDigest.com on Sep 30, 2020 Most business executives are worried about the competition taking them down. What they don’t realize is, their own IT can do an equal amount of damage. Imagine this: if your rideshare app is constantly down, would you rather wait for it to […]
Almost every CIO I talk to boldly claims their enterprise is a “data-driven enterprise.” However, a recent Global CEO outlook by KPMG survey tells a completely different story: 67% of the CEOs worldwide (that number jumps to 78% in the US) suggest that they ignored the data-driven analytic and predictive models provided […]
CIOs (Chief Information Officers) are both excited and scared about digital transformation and the pace of innovation. While the ability to drive forward their businesses using IT is exciting, along with the agility and flexibility of newer IT infrastructure models, the fact that business will come to a standstill if […]
DEPOSITPHOTOS ENHANCED BY COGWORLD Effective this Monday (Jan 6, 2020), the US Industry and Security Bureau has banned the export of AI software (specifically designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery) except for Canada. Originally, when the proposal was made under the banner Export Control Reform Act (ECRA) almost […]
In 2014, NASA lost a crucial instrument housed on the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite that measured extreme UV rays coming from the sun. With repair costs ranging from the millions to billions of dollars, a team from NASA Frontier Development Lab and IBM turned to artificial intelligence and historic […]
A group of teachers successfully sued the Houston Independent School District (HISD) in 2017 claiming their Fourteenth Amendment rights were violated when the school district used an opaque artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to evaluate and terminate 221 teachers. The judge overturned the use of AI algorithms suggesting, “When a public agency adopts […]
By Andy Thurai, Emerging Technology Strategist, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure If you are a strategist, or a CIO, or a decision maker for your enterprise AI systems, the following octet of AI antidotes might help cure your AI nervousness. With the data sphere growth catapulting from the current 16.1 ZB to […]
Now that I got your attention about Germany’s unfair advantage in the World Cup, I want to talk about how they used AI & analytics to their advantage to win the World Cup—in a legal way. It looks like Germany did a similar thing, legally, and had a virtual 12th man on the field all the time. For those who don’t follow football (the soccer kind) closely, it is played with 11 players on the field.