New cloud-collaboration tools from Avaya ease the way for enterprises to deal with the growing trend toward Bring You Own Device.
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. Gardner, a leading identifier of software and cloud productivity trends and new IT business growth opportunities, honed his skills and refined his insights as an industry analyst, pundit, and news editor covering the emerging software development and enterprise infrastructure arenas for the last 18 years.Gardner tracks and analyzes a critical set of enterprise software technologies and business development issues: Cloud computing, SOA, business process management, business intelligence, next-generation data centers, and application lifecycle optimization. His specific interests include Enterprise 2.0 and social media, cloud standards and security, as well as integrated marketing technologies and techniques.Gardner is a former senior analyst at Yankee Group and Aberdeen Group, and a former editor-at-large and founding online news editor at InfoWorld. He is a former news editor at IDG News Service, Digital News & Review, and Design News.
Big players are now involved in open source and cloud services orchestration and they're placing increasingly large bets.
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Large enterprises should not just wade into big data as an isolated function, but should anticipate the strategic effects and impacts of big data as soon as possible.
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A new sub-market of the broader cloud-computing market has emerged: the cloud service broker, but the market has yet to fully define it.
AT&T cloud services built on VMware vCloud Datacenter meet evolving business demands for advanced IaaS
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Convercent's cloud app aims to help employees implement, measure, and rate corporate values and culture
Startup Convercent builds tools to fill the void in the GRC market by implementing and measuring compliance to corporate values and culture.
Ford Motor Company has scoured the metrics from the company’s best processes across myriad manufacturing efforts and through detailed outputs from in-use automobiles--all to improve and help transform their business.
IT professional have a poor track record when it comes to defining and assessing risk.
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