We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news highlights to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So, what are we reading this week?

This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: Chuck's Blog, InfoStor, ITProPortal, and more.

1. When IT infrastructure Thinking Doesn't Align with the Business

From Chuck's Blog

It's sometimes depressing to realize that I have been in and around IT infrastructure types for at least 30 years. Sigh. I certainly appreciate how they look at the world, but I despair when I see their own interests diverge from that of the businesses they serve...

2. Forecast 2016: 5 Fast-Track Trends to Tackle Now (and One to Ignore)

From CIO.com

Of all the burning questions that keep tech execs awake at night, perhaps none is more urgent than, "Are we keeping up?" The breakneck pace of change in IT and in business at large means that CIOs and other senior technologists can't afford to lose focus as they head into 2016...”