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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Is your IT organization leading or lagging the rest of the business?

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Mon, 07/20/2015 - 18:52

Today’s IT leaders need to do a lot more than create agile IT organizations. While putting in place an enterprise architecture that can change at the pace of business remains foundational, the question is are IT leaders leading or lagging their enterprise’s next wave of digital transformation.

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Technology, Applications

In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market - Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2015 - 2021

Blog-post by Glen Hare, Mon, 07/20/2015 - 14:02

With the increasing number of smart computing devices such as cell phones, tablets and laptops, there is a rising need for availability of internet access. Moreover, with the emergence of cloud based personal and enterprise services, there has been an increase in consumers’ demands for high speed internet. Conventional communication networks such as 3G and 4G provide limited access for in-flight internet due to its horizontal infrastructure.

Technology, Applications

Taxi Booking Apps Making Life Uber Easy One 'Tap' At a Time

Blog-post by Kaushal Shah, Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:03

Imagine it is cold, windy and you're in a hurry to reach your destination. You don't see signs of any public conveyance and the prospect of walking to the nearest bus/train stop is far from attractive. What do you do? In the past, a situation like this would have either forced you to wait out the terrible weather or brace it to find your way home. Today, you can simply tap an app on your smart phone that brings a taxi literally at your footsteps to drive you at your destination.

Business Issues, Services

Employment Policy Differences Between The USA And The UK -

Blog-post by Susan DIaz, Sat, 07/18/2015 - 11:26

While the US and England enjoy a close relationship, there are significant variations in their employment laws when it comes to family leave rights, drug testing and many other issues, Below are six key employment law dif

CIO Leadership, IT Performance

#CIOChat: In search of CIO excellence

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Fri, 07/17/2015 - 21:57

Over the last year, I have been speaking to CIOs on a wide variety of topics that are of interest to them and their business customers. This includes but is not limited to the following: Who is an effective CIO today? How has the path to CIO changed? What is the relationship of the CIO with key business stakeholders? Who has the most influence on the CIO? What are the top priorities for CIOs today? What are the biggest challenges for CIOs? And how do you see the CIO role changing over the next couple of years?

Technology, Services

Develop User Friendly Website for Senior Citizen

Blog-post by Helios Solutions, Fri, 07/17/2015 - 11:48

The recent years has seen tremendous advancement in technology, not just for the present day Gen-X but also for senior citizens who are slowly embracing digital gadgets to socialize.

Technology, Services

Factors To Consider Before Developing Mobile Apps

Blog-post by FuGenX Technologies, Fri, 07/17/2015 - 06:36

The craze of mobile applications is increasing day by day. So it’s very crucial for every business having an app these days. Many recent statistics have shown that an average American spends more than 2 hours per day on his mobile device. While, probably only some of the apps make up the bulk of this total usage.

CIO Leadership, Security

CIOs: Should you be hitting up your CFO for more money to secure the business?

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Thu, 07/16/2015 - 17:25

What a difference a year makes. A year ago, I talked to a group of CFOs about security. While they all expressed concern regarding recent hacks, they said security is the job of the CTO or CISO. At roughly the same time, I got to talk with a good friend who is the CIO a Fortune 500 Company about the recent hacks and the lack of procedures and systems that many firms had in advance of their hacks. This CIO said back to me almost matter of factly that the CIOs at the hacked companies weren’t stupid.

Business Issues, Big Data, Services

Significant Benefits of Business Intelligence Services at a Glance

Blog-post by Tom Hardy, Thu, 07/16/2015 - 11:58

In this rapid changing technical landscape, even experts need to keep themselves aware of new analytical trends such as business intelligence consulting services. The approach made its mark a few years ago; however, getting enormous praise from business industries. If we go deep into the meaning of business intelligence, it is a technique that is used to boost business performance by helping executives make informed decisions. The decisions are made depending upon the outcomes offered by business intelligence specialists.

Technology, Big Data

5 Big Data Movements that continue to dominate in 2015

Blog-post by Jenny Richards, Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:32
Jenny Richards

This is the age of data, and not just data, big data. Information flows from every direction, and comes in all forms. As business owners, you need to figure out how the information will be processed and made more accessible and relevant for various uses. In addition, technology isn’t stagnant, new features are increasing coming up in open-source projects.

The Hadoop ecosystem for instance boasts more than 11 open-source projects. Just trying to make sense of everything can be an arduous and time-consuming task. Below are five predictions about big data this year and even after:

Tags: Big Data