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Posts by Marie Lingblom

14
Feb

Cloud, Collaboration Combat Political Blocks to BPM

Fifty-three percent of 157 business process management (BPM) professionals recently surveyed by Gartner identified organizational politics as the main obstacle stalling wider adoption of BPM.

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7
Feb

Input Sought to Move Anti-Phishing Specs Forward

A group of tech industry heavyweights are working on a draft of new Internet standards aimed at reducing the ubiquitous threat of e-mail phishing, and improving coordination between e-mail providers and mail sender domain owners.

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26
Jan

Health Care Think Tank Ups Ante for Cost-Saving Solutions

The West Health Policy Center has a lofty goal: save up to $100 billion in cumulative health care costs within 10 years. A main concentration of the think tank is infrastructure independent care enabled by new models of health care coordination by smart technologies, including mobile health technologies.

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19
Jan

Virtualization at a Turning Point in Maturation

IBM’s and Red Hat’s alliance stretches back more than a decade. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, officially launched this week, on IBM System X hardware is the latest collaboration both companies say delivers impressive performance, scalability and lower TCO compared to other virtualization solutions, namely VMware.

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12
Jan

Gartner: MDM Market Growing, Still Improving

Pressures to optimize costs and efficiencies in a heterogeneous IT environment are driving more organizations to turn to master data management (MDM) as a more efficient way to manage and maintain data across multiple sources, says Colleen Graham, research director at Gartner.

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5
Jan

Software Testing in the Cloud Helps Reduce Cost, Improve Quality

Historically, to run simulation testing on a software program, a development team must construct an actual testing lab made up of both hardware and software. This time-consuming and labor- intensive process has become even more compounded with the short development cycle needed to compete in rapidly expanding markets such as those for smart phones and tablets.

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29
Dec

Global Analytics Curriculum Gets Boost From IBM

Analytics is no longer the sole domain of mathematicians, statisticians or computer scientists, but rather more of a bridge connecting all three disciplines. It is also increasingly being utilized for everything from boosting advertising ROI and tracking social networking sites to modernizing health-care systems and designing public transportation systems that run better.

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22
Dec

Fed’s Security Frameworks Offer Cloud Opportunities, Challenges

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) was launched earlier this month to provide a government-wide program that delivers a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

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