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Business Issues, Technology, IT Performance

The Importance of Document Viewers in M&A

Blog-post by,
Swieczner

It’s a tall enough task for a large financial institution to manage and standardize its own disparate applications running across multiple platforms, but what happens when two large organizations merge? The fallout from an extensive merger often results in the new organization running countless different systems on different platforms.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

Cloud based apps are the key to expand the Internet of Things

We live in a world where the phrase “there’s an app for that” is used is used daily. People have been steadily compiling their disparate needs and interests into their own personal pylon and are extremely willing to engage technology in ways they never did before.

Blog-post by,
RickBlaisdell

At the same time, the products that are IoT enabled need to be things and not computers.  You don’t want your fridge to be a computer, you don’t want a computer interface on the device, you just need the app on your smartphone to control it. So keeping objects incredibly simple and having agents in the cloud doing the heavy lifting is critical in designing IoT products.

Building apps for the IoT


CIO Leadership, Cloud

How do business pressures and cloud disrupt the CIO role?

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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To paraphrase the Neil Young song, rust never sleeps, and neither do your competitors. An expanding global marketplace has generated more pressure on the business to create a competitive advantage, whether it’s to grow revenue, increase profit, or reduce internal costs. In turn, business leaders are asking the CIO to use technology to help them gain that advantage. The CIO’s new mantra is, how can I help drive the business forward?

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Technology, IT Performance

More Meaningful Measures of Datacenter Productivity

Going beyond PUE

Blog-post by,
TeamQuest

How Do You Really Measure Datacenter Productivity?

Energy efficiency is a useful but limited measurement and should be correlated intelligently with other meaningful metrics to attain more useful insights into the business productivity of the datacenter.


Technology, Applications

Why is My Application So Slow?

A guide to common application performance problems

Blog-post by,
Michael Thompson

Without a doubt, applications have become the lifeblood of business. Subpar application availability and performance almost always leads to lost productivity and reduced revenue. Think about it: What happens to productivity across the board when Outlook goes down? What happens to sales when an application such as NetSuite or Salesforce is unavailable? The words screeching halt come to mind.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

The IoT market will be bigger than the smartphone, tablet, and PC markets combined

With the ever increasing number of connected devices globally, and with the potential of smart objects, the Internet of Things (IoT) market is set for accelerated growth in 2014 as more businesses realize its potential uses and the positive impact it can have on a multitude of industry verticals.

Blog-post by,
RickBlaisdell

The IoT market has already gained momentum with increasing adoption, offering a wide variety of uses and portfolio of applications. The main attraction offered by the Internet of Things is its potential to change strategy and a wide range of new products and service possibilities.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

Innovating wearables on your wrist is just a matter of time

A Personal dashboard for your digital life

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Menswear Designer of the Year for 2011, Michael Bastian says, “Through the process of setting the men’s fashion direction for Bergdorf Goodman, it became increasingly clear to me that there was a real need for a new American voice in the men’s designer world—something modern and luxurious, but also a little broken down and familiar.” So it’s no surprise Bastian would work with HP and online retailer

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Technology, Cloud

10 Features To Check Out in your Subscription Management Solution – Part 2

In my previous blog we discussed about the first 5 features that ISVs should check out while choosing their subscription management solution. In this blog I will be covering the remaining 5 features and their importance.

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In my previous blog we discussed about the first 5 features that ISVs should check out while choosing their subscription management solution. In this blog I will be covering the remaining 5 features and their importance.

Subscription management


Business Issues, Technology, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, Security

A five step journey to the cloud

Do not rush your cloud implementation.

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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While getting into the cloud fast can seem attractive, a deliberate step-by-step approach is the wisest course. Rushing to the cloud without considering all its implications is not a good idea. So here are five steps to consider as you evaluate cloud options.  

Step 1: Standardize and Consolidate

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