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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.