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Becky Lawlor

Freelance Writer

Becky Lawlor is a freelance technology writer. She develops and writes content on topics such as mobility, cloud services, unified communications, managed services and more.

Articles by Becky Lawlor

Three Reasons Why CMOs Should Embrace Artificial Intelligence

By Becky Lawlor

Data-driven CMOs should head the charge for artificial intelligence. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

June 2, 2017

How IT Can Adopt Sustainable Technology to Promote a Greener World

By Becky Lawlor

Looking for ways to make the earth greener? Reduce your carbon footprint by deploying sustainable technology at your organization. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

May 19, 2017

Cloud Is King for Fintech Startups, but On-Premise Remains Relevant

By Becky Lawlor

Fintech startups need a platform that can easily and securely integrate the cloud with on-premise systems. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

May 16, 2017

How the Agile Method Can Drive Better Project Results

By Becky Lawlor

Organizations are using the agile method to improve project management efficiency. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

April 25, 2017

Chief Data Officer Success Hinges on Collaboration

By Becky Lawlor

To achieve success, the chief data officer must increase collaboration across the business. Here's how. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

April 4, 2017

How to Approach Technology Trends With Less Chaos and More Collaboration

By Becky Lawlor

Is chaos inevitable when embracing technology trends, or are there steps you can take to stay innovative without letting things spin out of control? Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

March 20, 2017

CEO Priority for 2017: Embracing the Digital Mindset

By Becky Lawlor

As CEOs contemplate their priorities for 2017, embracing a digital mindset should be at the top of the list. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

March 1, 2017

What Smart Car Technology Can Do for Nonconnected Vehicles

By Becky Lawlor

Despite the advancements in smart car technology, the majority of vehicles are still old and disconnected. But that can change. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

February 20, 2017

Five Best Practices for a Global Mobile-First Strategy

By Becky Lawlor

For multinational companies, India's investment in 4G signals that adopting a mobile-first strategy is imperative to remaining competitive. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

February 16, 2017

Collaborative Leadership: Create an Effective CIO and CMO Partnership

By Becky Lawlor

The CIO and the CMO make a perfect match for collaborative leadership. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

February 9, 2017

Data Center Efficiency: Why It Matters More Than You Think

By Becky Lawlor

The new National Electric Grid Security and Resilience Action Plan provides pointers for how to improve security and resiliency. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

February 1, 2017

A New Frontier for Edge Computing: Outer Space

By Becky Lawlor

The Internet of Things is increasing demand for edge computing. Here's one new technology that may enable more data to come from the network edge. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

January 2, 2017

To Manage Hybrid Cloud, Every CTO’s Tech Wish List Should Include IT-as-a-Service

By Becky Lawlor

If you're making your tech wish list for 2017, and checking it twice, now's the time to check whether you've added migrating to an IT-as-a-Service model. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

December 20, 2016

Three Reasons It’s Time to Transition to a Virtualized Desktop Environment

By Becky Lawlor

Transitioning to a virtualized desktop environment is one way organizations can address this need while simultaneously keeping company data secure. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

November 24, 2016

The Future of Collaboration in the Workplace

By Becky Lawlor

Collaboration in the workplace has always been and will continue to be a key driver of innovation. But as the workplace evolves, so does the following. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

October 13, 2016

Cloud Versus On-Premises: Seven Considerations for choosing Procurement Software

By Becky Lawlor

Once you've narrowed down the features needed, you should then consider how you want to deploy your procurement software: in the cloud versus on-premises. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

October 5, 2016

Does Your Sports Enterprise Have a Winning Strategy for Engaging Fans?

By Becky Lawlor

On game day, your team plays to win. But gaining fans and revenue as a sports enterprise isn't just about game day; it's about playing to win all year. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

September 14, 2016

How Open Source Software Achieves the Benefits of Collaboration Without the Vulnerabilities

By Becky Lawlor

Two years ago, Gartner predicted that the majority of mainstream IT organizations would leverage significant elements of open source software by 2016. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

September 1, 2016

5 Ways Mobile Connectivity Is Changing Sporting Events

By Becky Lawlor

Sporting events are no longer simply about watching athletes perform or cheering on your favorite team; they're about mobile connectivity. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

August 3, 2016

Is Hardware Failure Ruining Your Summer Vacation?

By Becky Lawlor

There's nothing worse than getting a panicked phone call in the middle of your vacation because of a hardware failure back at the office. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

July 21, 2016

Cloud-Hosted Olympic Games Demonstrate Down-to-Earth Infrastructure Solution

By Becky Lawlor

As the IOC makes its final preparations for another memorable Olympic year, one major change will be its cloud-hosted IT operations. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

July 1, 2016

Block Storage Considerations When Designing a Data Center

By Becky Lawlor

When designing a data center, whether virtualized or not, high-performance storage should be a key consideration. Block storage may be the solution. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

June 9, 2016

Is IT-as-a-Service Right for Your Organization?

By Becky Lawlor

IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) is not an entirely new concept, but it's gaining popularity as a way to drive business agility. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

May 30, 2016

The Cloud Proves Beneficial in Developing IoT-Optimized Mobile Infrastructures

By Becky Lawlor

To support both mobile and IoT initiatives, enterprises will need IoT-optimized mobile infrastructures, and the cloud may be the best solution. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

April 27, 2016

Support Management Services: Helping Health Care Avoid a Network ‘Code Blue’

By Becky Lawlor

Digital innovations in health care make technical support management services essential for reducing costs and improving care. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

March 25, 2016

Green Buildings: How to Create and Sustain Smarter Building Infrastructures

By Becky Lawlor

By adopting advanced technologies, management companies can transition to green buildings, addressing concerns about energy costs and environmental impact. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

March 18, 2016

Car Dealers Need Better IT Infrastructure to Rev Up the Customer Experience

By Becky Lawlor

For automotive dealers, enhancing the customer experience with modern IT infrastructure is critical. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

February 22, 2016

IoT Preparedness: Why Infrastructure Concerns Come First

By Becky Lawlor

If enterprises expect to leverage IoT, they need the infrastructure to support it — which inevitably means turning to the cloud. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

February 15, 2016

Government-as-a-Platform Holds New Promise for Shared Services

By Becky Lawlor

Government agencies have typically hit a snag when adopting shared services, but the cloud could change that. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

January 29, 2016

Government Websites: Five Considerations to Avoid a Launch Disaster

By Becky Lawlor

When launching government websites, developers should have several infrastructure considerations in mind. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

January 26, 2016

‘Tis the Season to Be Agile: How Cloud Agility Is Helping Ring Up More Holiday Sales

By Becky Lawlor

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and cloud agility is helping retailers beat out their competition. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

December 17, 2015

Looking for Greater Mobile ROI? Focus on End User Efficiency

By Becky Lawlor

Mobility not only has the potential to affect the end user experience, but it can also empower organizations to be more competitive. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

December 7, 2015

Workplace Innovation: Top Five Trends Transforming the Workplace of Tomorrow

By Becky Lawlor

Workplace innovation is poised to drastically change the way an organization operates. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

December 3, 2015

Four Reasons CIOs Should Be Saying, ‘All I Want for Christmas Is a Hybrid Cloud’

By Becky Lawlor

Here are four reasons why CIOs should consider investing in a hybrid cloud for their organizations this Christmas. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

November 25, 2015

Score Big Points With the Right IT Infrastructure for Your Fantasy Football App

By Becky Lawlor

Without the right IT infrastructure to power fantasy football apps, CTOs risk a major fumble this season. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

November 23, 2015

How Mobility Services Support Critical Business Drivers

By Becky Lawlor

Managed mobility services are well-positioned to assist enterprises in assessing current capabilities and prioritizing mobile infrastructure. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

October 25, 2015

Global or Local? Four Considerations When Deciding Where to House Your IT Infrastructure

By Becky Lawlor

The decision of where to house an IT infrastructure should not be made lightly. Consider these four factors when debating onshore versus offshore partners. Read More

By Becky Lawlor
Freelance Writer

October 25, 2015