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Posts by Marie Lingblom

13
Nov

Infrastructure Execs Search for Innovation Value

Cloud computing, data access and analytics, and unified communications and collaboration earned the top innovation priority slots among a group of Fortune 500 executives recently interviewed by McKinsey & Company.

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6
Nov

Enterprise Lessons in the ‘Big Data Election’

The Wall Street Journal was one of the first to declare 2012 as “the year of Big Data.” As voters head to the polls today for the presidential election, that trend continues, with Big Data poised to play a big role in the results.

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30
Oct

Biz Study: BPM, Analytics Driving Business Outcomes

A new study from APQC underscores the importance of business process management, alignment of strategic objectives, and strong use of analytics among the best practices driving bottom line results.

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23
Oct

Cloud PaaS ‘Pioneers’ Cite Flexibility, Impact

When it comes to cloud computing services, platform-as-a-se Read more

16
Oct

New Forces Mean New Architectures, New Roles

In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal’s Mint, Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president at Gartner, discusses implications of a new IT architecture and environment created at the intersection, or “nexus,” of four driving forces:

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9
Oct

Cloud Spurs Service-Driving Technology

Forrester’s Dave Bartoletti discusses in a recent blog how more businesses are utilizing the cloud to completely transform how they source, build and deliver IT services. The discussion is one that moves beyond the basic money-saving argument to a more holistic approach via the core tenets of cloud computing itself.

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2
Oct

Financial Firms Face Catch up on Collaboration, Operations

“In financial services, the winners will be those that are able to deliver a good experience for every interaction with customers, regardless of channel,” says Maickel Sweekhorst, leader of Deloitte’s Consulting Services Technology group.

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25
Sep

Useful Mobility Moves Business Intelligence

Gartner has predicted that by next year, one-third of all business intelligence functionality will be consumed through a mobile device. This makes sense when you consider the types of business intelligence tools now accessible to everyone. Dashboards and other visualization features, for instance, help shape data into more pleasing and useful formats.

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18
Sep

Gartner: Private Cloud Leads Path to ‘Hybrid IT’

A private cloud is generally described as a cloud computing platform built on an enterprise’s existing hardware and software. One alternative is to instead deploy services on a public cloud infrastructure via an external cloud provider. Then there’s the hybrid cloud, which is a combination of both.

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11
Sep

BPM Tools Poised to Mature, Automate, Connect

Tools such as messaging and collaboration make business processes more efficient. The ability to connect immediately is changing everything, particularly the ways in enterprises can boost productivity. The goal: better controlling automated business processes and flexible interaction.

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