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Technology, Applications

Integration Reference Model

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Following my last post about using visuals to communicate IT architecture direction, I thought it will be good idea to also share our integration reference model, which has been compiled by our enterprise architecture group.

 

http://friedkincompaniescio.com/2014/10/05/integration-reference-model/


Technology, Applications

Pursuing DevOps ROI

DevOps should be viewed as a strategic initiative that drives business growth and builds value for all stakeholders. As more organizations recognize this, they pursue DevOps ROI.

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Pursuing DevOps ROI (return on investment) is compelling for organizations that adopt this approach to agile development practices.  With the evolution toward cloud and mobile apps that run on converged infrastructures companies that implement DevOps processes can realize significant benefits in the three components of ROI.  These include reduced costs, enhanced productivity and faster time to revenue.  DevOps can also help mitigate risks, such as customer loss due to poor user experience, operational inefficiencies, and non-compliance with GRC (governance, regulatory, compli

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Technology, Mobility

Europe’s Growing Mobile Application Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The mobile app market in Europe has been on a rapid growth curve. Almost 50% of the mobile users in Europe have a smartphone and this increase in market penetration gives rise to a great market for mobile apps and their development. With over €10 Billion in 2013 earned as mobile app revenues, this industry is definitely one to watch out for.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

3 ways to bring Dev and Ops together

Here's how you can help both sides undo 20 years of animosity

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Michael Garrett

Even though DevOps as a concept has been around for quite a while, large enterprises are still struggling to transform their IT organisations to truly embrace DevOps. Part of the difficulty lies with the historical contention between Dev and Ops and the necessity of bringing these two functions closer together.

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CIO Leadership, Applications, Cloud

A six step approach to migrating apps to the cloud

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HP Blogger
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Imagine having thousands of applications to put into the cloud. What are the steps to taking on such a massive project? Well, this is what I told a customer who informed me that he had five thousand apps to migrate into the cloud. I suggested a six step approach.

 1) Understand the vision, establish the priorities

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CIO Leadership, Applications, Cloud, Services

The CIO is not in control

IT services Twitter cat recap

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Community Manager
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jdodge

The answer to how much CIOs should focus on IT services was a rich discussion with is no black and white answer. It's a classic "it depends" question. IT services was the topic of our weekly Twitter chat yesterday.

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Technology, Mobility

5 Ways to Make Your E-commerce Sites More Advance

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There are some very fundamental characteristics that make up the frame of every ecommerce solution – Some of these features are guest checkout, product sorting, add to cart, and order tracking.

However, with new technologies coming in; there are few more additions in this “list”. With these advanced ecommerce solutions; the sky is the limit! The sites can push the limits and make virtual shopping experience more intuitive.

Make the Search Results More Suggestive and Advanced


CIO Leadership, Security

Security challenges are unique to the enterprise – not to the cloud

Secure enterprises at large are secure in the cloud too

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HP Blogger
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On a recent flight, as we began our descent, the flight shuddered with some ups and downs from turbulence -- giving me that insecure feeling.  I looked out the window and saw dense cloud formations.  This aircraft (symbolic of an enterprise) was in the Cloud.  Hence the turbulence and that insecure feeling.  As the aircraft descended further, I could clearly see the beautiful Florida landscape.  Clear skies.  But then turbulence occurred again -- even

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Technology, Applications, Services

Impact of cognitive computing on CIOs, IT

That's out #CIOchat topic for Oct. 9

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Community Manager
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Our #CIOchat on Thursday Oct. 9 focuses on the impact of cognitive computing on CIOs. What is cognitive computing, you ask?

Well, that's exactly what our intrepid crew of chatsters will be exploring. Meanwhile, click here for a complex answer to a question that can be simply answered cognitive systems are ones that think like humans. The questions were submiited by HP Fellow and ECF blogger Charlie Bess.

Anyhow, here's our lineup of questions: 


Technology, Cloud

Cool Internet of Things Startups

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When it comes to new frontiers in business and technology, one area that has business leaders rushing in is the Internet of Things (IoT). Basically, the Internet of Things connects everyday objects with each other and the Internet.

There are plenty of helpful and promising applications in this space, and large companies are already experimenting with ways to turn into profits. However, startups usually have more freedom to generate new ideas, and the key remains coming up with the right ideas, having the right team and receiving financial backing from investors.