SAP has made it clear that its vision for HANA wasn't just a technical curiosity. Now, it's taking it to Broadway.
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.
Rapid trends in collaboration and business networking are driving innovation and new social interactions, so BriefingsDirect invited a Harvard Kennedy School researcher and a chief strategist at business network provider Ariba to explore the ramifications.
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Global open-source vendors gain new leg up in selling to US agencies, thanks to favorable Talend ruling
Government ruling paves the way for software vendors to sell to US government agencies, even if some of their code is written in non-designated countries.
Insurance leader AIG drives business transformation and IT service performance through center of excellence model
AIG International Group is among IT leaders who are improving performance of their services to deliver better experiences and payoffs for businesses and end-users alike.
Many organizations say they rely on real-time processing of big data to fuel their business, and many of them say they are thinking about taking their big data to the cloud.
Embarcadero has given developers with C and C++ skills the means to build and deploy native mobile and fat client apps on all the major client platforms.
Message Bus has a simple goal: help customers keep their legitimate email messages out of recipients' spam folders.
New strategies now needed to simplify data backup and protection in complex enterprise IT environments
Backup of enterprise information and associated data protection are fragmented, complex, and inefficient. But new approaches are helping to simplify the data-protection process, keep costs in check, and improve recovery speed and confidence.
HP BSM software newly harnesses big-data analysis to better predict, prevent, and respond to IT issues
HP has broadened its BSM solutions to deliver better end-to-end visibility into IT applications and services by exploiting powerful, real-time and historical analytics.
Lake Health's Information Security Officer has been expanding the breadth and depth of risk management there to a more holistic level -- far more than just a series of security products.
To learn more about where the cloud business has been and where it’s going, BriefingsDirect sat down with Michael Skok, Partner at North Bridge Venture Partners. The interview is conducted by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.
Idera sets its sights on addressing server sprawl by allowing enterprises to back up all their servers, easily and economically.
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