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Technology, Cloud

Where will the cloud be by 2020?

That's our #CIOchat question for this week. Join in.

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Our #CIOchat question this week explores where the cloud will in 2020. The question - which is being asked in many quarters - was inspired by a post by ECF blogger Rick Delgado at Tech Cocktail. There's no shortage of hyperbole about how the cloud will transform businesses in the next six short years (technology has a habit of making time go faster than many of us want).

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Technology, Cloud

Cloud Computing is changing application release operations

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RickBlaisdell

The use of cloud computing for custom-built, mission-critical enterprise applications is just beginning, but both the technology and mind-set are already influencing enterprise application architectures and delivery.

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Business Issues, Technology, Big Data, Mobility, Security

A new style of CIO at the helm of the National Football League

The Super Bowl of Enterprise IT at the NFL

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HP Blogger
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A video rolls during the luncheon on the first day of the Tech Data Channel Link conference, and I see little Sam Gordon narrating her experiences playing football, a male dominated sport.

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CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, Cloud, Security

Looking for innovative, daring and successful cloud implementations

That's our #CIOchat topic, Thursday, 2-3 p.m. ET.

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Our chat topic this week will explore innovative, daring and/or successful cloud implementations. It's time to talk about actual examples.

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Technology, Applications, Big Data

Mastering Data Management

MDM, SOA, ESB, and Other Three Letter Words

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I met with a client last week that was trying to determine what and how to deal with one of the most common and complex problems that organizations both small and large have to deal with – data management.  This oil and gas company had data coming out of its ears – production data, seismic data, HSE data, down-hole sensor data, well log data, financial data… you get the picture.  Each department was its own silo; a vast, sprawling archipelago of data islands completely disconnected from each other.

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Technology, Applications, Mobility, Security

Wearables fashion v. function: depends on who's buying.

#CIOchat reveals substantial interest from CIO in wearables.

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Our Twitter #CIOchat this week tackled wearable devices: fashion versus function? The consensus was it depends on the market, but that fashion is very important in most cases. 

We also explored IT and security implications of smart watches and more broadly, wearable devices. But first the numbers: 28 participants (a half dozen CIOs) cranked out 282 Tweets in our hour long #CIOchat.

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Technology, Cloud

Application development – when it’s time to “GO Cloud”

Software experts and business analysts estimate that approximately 85% of IT budgets go to maintaining, updating and fixing business applications, and only 15% of their resources are dedicated to creating new applications that drive business value. So if you need a new mobile application built quickly to support a sales requirement, you’d better get in line and hope for the best, or better yet, “GO Cloud”!

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RickBlaisdell

Before examining the benefits of cloud-based application development, it’s important to understand the core features needed in a strong application development and delivery platform. And by that I mean platforms that can be used to build applications ranging from internally focused web and mobile-based portals for human resources to powerful, customized business-critical apps that represent corporate systems of record.

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Technology, Applications, Mobility, Security

Fashion first, function second in smart watches, wearables

We #CIOchat about this at 2-3 p.m. ET, Thursday.

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Community Manager
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It's simple. Most people won't don a smart watch or wearble device that's ugly. Consumers will not buy the new Apple Watch or forthcoming HP Luxury Smartwatch unless they are sharp and fashionable.

Our weekly #CIOchat will center on this fun question: Is fashion as important as function with smart watches and wearable devices? We chat 2-3 p.m. ET on Thursday, hashtag #CIOchat .

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Business Issues, Technology, Applications, Cloud

Will public cloud market just be served by big vendors?

I don't think so although some do.

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HP Blogger
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I don't agree with David Linthicum's post in InfoWorld that contends the IaaS and PaaS markets will no longer support smaller providers. He also argues that the little guys will have to exit those markets and find something else to do. 

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Technology, Big Data

Changing styles of IT driven by the fashionable world of IoT

A cool bracelet from – wait for IT – Intel!

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HP Blogger
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“For most wearable makers, it would be in their best interest to stop worrying about the gizmos inside, and start worrying about the look and feel of their products -- says Nick Bilton in this New York Times article that refers to various wearables including the MICA –bracelet recently announced by Intel.&

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