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Posts from the ‘IT Management’ Category

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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20
Sep

CIO Priorities Shift to Service Orchestration

Any forward-thinking CIO is likely thinking about the cloud, and for good reason. CIO priorities are changing. What was once a technically-focused IT world has shifted to a service-oriented one, which means it takes new skills to properly fill the role of CIO.

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11
Sep

Introducing the Cognos TechTalk Intelligence Center

Mistakes and accidental discoveries have led to some of the greatest business innovations. Post-It Notes, the microwave oven, Velcro, Teflon and other huge, commercially successful products are the results of mistakes, happenstance and unintended consequences. These products have gone on to gross millions in sales for their respective companies and emulators.

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4
Sep

Patients at Center of Health Care Cloud

New market numbers predict rapid growth of cloud computing among health care organizations. Discussion about the predictions of growth often include hesitation based on regulatory, privacy and security concerns. But some market experts say the real barriers may be the institutional nature of health care itself.

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23
Aug

Open Data Can Tap New Revenue Streams

In our privacy-focused world, open data sounds like a contradiction in terms, but not all data is sensitive data. Sensitive data can be sanitized and made available to the world – for a price.

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16
Aug

5 Big Data Trends in the Enterprise

Enterprises are inexorably drawn to storage and backup, two technologies that work in tandem to guarantee all of a business’s mission-critical, archived and unstructured data is properly saved and standing at-the-ready when needed. The obvious benefits of business continuity and disaster recovery notwithstanding, the main drawback to these systems is that the data contained within them lies largely fallow and unproductive.

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9
Aug

IT Outsourcing, Cloud Services Spending Trending Upward

If there was any lingering doubt that cloud computing and “as-a-service” solutions are reshaping both the technologies and the markets that constitute IT in the modern age, consider these heady numbers. Fueled by meteoric demand for cloud services and hosted applications, worldwide spending for IT services is expected to top $250 billion this year, a 2 percent hike over last year’s already impressive numbers, according to the IT research firm Gartner Inc.

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7
Aug

Stakes for Mobile, Social, Cloud in Privacy Bill

Security and privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian tweeted this week that proposed legislation to update electronic privacy in the cloud and on mobile devices is “the best thing in online privacy I’ve seen come out of [Washington, D.C.] in several years.”

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