The Open Group is shepherding a series of standards and initiatives to provide better tools for understanding and managing true operational dependability.
Analyst Dana Gardner examines IT news and trends that impact software strategists to provide insights and outcomes on SOA, app dev, SaaS, enterprise infrastructure and mobile convergence.
Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm.
HP Vertica architecture gives massive performance boost to toughest BI queries for Infinity Insurance
Infinity Insurance Companies in Birmingham, Alabama has been deploying a new data architecture -- native column store databases -- to improve productivity for their analysis and business intelligence queries.
According to Hackett research, collaborative spot buying provides an ad-hoc and agile, yet managed, approach for companies to acquire goods and services at low volume.
The Open Group conference emphasizes healthcare as key sector for ecosystem-wide interactions improvement
Healthcare industry organizations are seeking large-scale transformation, and improved cross-organizational collaboration. Such trends as big data and cloud computing are helping to make healthcare more responsive and efficient.
McKesson Corp. accomplished a multi-year, pan-IT management transformation that has enabled it to better leverage an agile, hybrid cloud model.
CSC Global Cybersecurity, in a strategic partnership with HP, is helping companies and governments better understand and adapt to the tough cybersecurity landscape.
As the volume and purpose of data and business intelligence have dramatically shifted, older notions and misconceptions — what amount to myths about data infrastructure — need to be updated and corrected, too.
As Platform 3.0 ripens, expect agile access, distribution of actionable intelligence across enterprise: The Open Group panel
The Open Group Conference in Philadelphia will focus on the current shift to so-called Platform 3.0, the new model through which big data, cloud, and mobile and social — in combination — allow for advanced intelligence and automation in business.
By predicting risks and potential losses accurately, IT organizations can gain agility via thoughtful priorities and thereby repeatedly reduce the odds of losses.
Managing transformation to Platform 3.0 a major focus of The Open Group Philadelphia conference on July 15
Taken as a whole, the converging IT and business mega trends of big data, cloud, mobile, and social amount to more than a mere infrastructure or device shift.