The Open Group consortium releases guidelines on what enterprises should be aware of, and what actions the industry should be taking to achieve greater standardization in the cloud.
Service technology -- from SOA to cloud to IT service management -- promises many "-ilities": greater agility, flexibility, and reusability. Joe McKendrick explores the challenges and opportunities with service orientation, and how to capitalize on these emerging computing philosophies.
Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant and speaker specializing in trends and developments shaping the technology industry.
A Netflix software engineer describes how the world's largest pure cloud service keeps on delivering.
Chief information officers are fast becoming entrepreneurs, not administrators.
What developers are thinking before they bite their tongues.
APIs are no longer just about connecting to outside web services; they are an enterprise service delivery strategy as well.
Will the 'data center of everything' be too much for humans to handle?
A cloud vendor describes its unified architecture that gets around the latency of disks and stovepiped servers.
Just as we have design thinking behind mobile apps, it's time to incorporate more design thinking into enterprise services.
'While it’s relatively easy to see the forest through the trees, it’s almost impossible to see the forest, the trees, the leaves, the dirt, the twigs....'
McKinsey report outlines how social, mobile, analytics and cloud has become the new 'plastics.'