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Technology, Applications, Cloud

Clearing up the confusion between IaaS and Paas

"It's all about PaaS."

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HP Blogger
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It’s all about “Platform as a Service” these days. But juxtaposed to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), what does PaaS mean, and how do you make the right choice for a given application? I see at least two different kind of PaaS environments addressing different scenarios and needs. It’s important, when embarking on the development and/or migration of an application to a cloud environment, to thoroughly think through which PaaS environment to use.

PaaS, a definition

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Technology, Applications, Cloud

Eight ways to lower costs with the cloud

Enterprise software development an untapped target.

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HP Blogger
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A primary goal for the CIO since the beginning of IT time has been to keep costs low. And one area that is not always a focus of cost reduction is enterprise software development. Cloud to the rescue.   

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CIO Leadership, Applications, Mobility, Security

"Shadow IT just is"

Shadow IT #CIOchat recap

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Community Manager
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jdodge

Last week, we tackled shadow IT in the #CIOchat and everyone agreed it's not going away anytime soon. This was the topic for our #CIOchat hour, which is every Thursday 2-3 p.m. ET.

If participation is any indication, shadow IT is of big interest to CIOs and IT personnel. We broke all records for participation and Tweets, 61 and 404 respectively! That's a lot of Tweets to wade through to find patterns and trends. So I took a different tack with this week's #CIOchat .

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CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, Security

Launching a Software Security Assurance Program - What does it take?

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HP Blogger
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It continues to surprise me when speaking to firms that have otherwise mature information security programs but haven’t stood up a software security assurance function within their organizations. This is especially surprising given the prevalence of attacks exploiting application security weaknesses. Granted, funding is required and establishing a capability is not easy to do.

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CIO Leadership, Applications

Touching down on Transformation one application at a time

Applications Transformation can be a competitive sport like football

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HP Blogger
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Denver Broncos’ quarterback, Peyton Manning threw his record-breaking 509th touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers.  A moment of glory for Manning who would have thrown many more times out of which there were 509 glorious touchdowns.  Applications Transformation principles are not very different.  While business objectives drive the strategy and roadmap to get to that future state, enterprise transformation happens one application at a time – or in Manning’s words, one throw at a time.  I am no quarterback but would like to think like one by applying simila

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Business Issues, Applications, Cloud

Moving the right apps to cloud to make the business run better

How to reap cloud benefits....

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HP Blogger
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Companies are adopting the cloud as they realize more and more benefits. Few jump in whole hog based on the cloud hype and there's been plenty of that. Still, as the cloud becomes more mainstream, new terms crop up.

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CIO Leadership, Applications

The 5 stages of app performance maturity

At what stage is your company — and how do you get to the top level?

Blog-post by,
Gerben Verstraete

IT operations has never had an easy time evaluating how business applications are performing end-to-end. If this sounds like a familiar conversation from years gone by, you are correct. But now the growing complexity of mobile apps and composite apps is fueling the challenge anew. Most of my customers are moving to a level of maturity with their application monitoring processes, as app visibility is critical to business revenues.


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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Community Manager
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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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Community Manager
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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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