Adam Pisoni from Yammer describes traditional enterprise software as being forced to eat soup with a fork when you know very well there are spoons are out there somewhere. He says, consumerization is forcing IT to give out spoons.
As consumerization trends sweep over the enterprise, sometimes the easiest way to deal with a problem is to provide some front-end tweaks to make it easier to use the existing back-end systems. Beats ripping and replacing.
A new AIIM survey found that companies clearly recognize the value of big data analytics, but struggle when it comes to harnessing it to get at the answers they need. It’s an area IT pros can clearly exploit to help their companies in this increasingly important area.
Network breaches are not only embarrassing, they can cost you big money in fines, and even worse, a big hit to your reputation.
Life used to be a lot simpler for IT. Everyone used Windows PCs and applications, but today employees are interacting with a variety of devices and different approaches to software, and you need to find a way to manage this new environment.
Legacy systems present a whole set of problems when you are trying to implement new systems, and the way these older systems interact with the new ones, just might cause a performance issue.
While Big Data might seem like just another buzzword, it’s also a legitimate trend, and as we have acces to more and better data, we can start to make market decisions based on facts instead intutition — and that’s a good thing.
Zynga runs a hybrid cloud, but had the luxury of starting off using Amazon EC2, then building a compatible data center. Would a reverse strategy at a more mature company work as well?
As the enterprise makes the shift to cloud and mobile apps, the key to a smooth transition could be how well your application monitoring tools can handle newer technologies.
In spite of signs of an improving US economy, a new Gartner CIO survey that IT budgets will remain flat or even decline in the US this year, yet CIOs will still be expected to rev up enterprise operations. What else is new?