We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So what are we reading? This week’s Reliant Reading List features tips on effective IT decision making as well as the growing competition in all flash data storage.

This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: TechSpective, Smart Data Collective, and more.

1. 12 Game-Changing Technologies Fueling the Data-Driven Enterprise

From Database Trends and Applications

 “The data manager now sits in the center of a revolution swirling about enterprises. In today’s up-and-down global economy, opportunities and threats are coming in from a number of directions...

2. 5 Critical Considerations for Effective IT Decision Making

From TechSpective

"In today’s business environment, IT management responsibilities often fall on the CFO, business owner or other senior leader when there’s no internal IT department. These individuals are tasked with running fail-proof IT departments – a challenging feat considering many have...