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.
I wonder how many companies invest in tools that look for serendiptitous and completely surprising revelations. There's looking for what you know you will find...then there's the great unknown of data.
Our #CIOchat yesterday asked what the tipping point is for investing in converged infrastructure (CI). The consensus was that there are multiple triggers to consolidate and streamline data centers using CI machinery.
Just read an article “Nokia planning phablet for 2013”. The original information appeared in the Financial Times. Yes they put the word “phablet” into brackets, but everybody seems to know what they mean. Wonderful language that keeps expanding itself.
The world is increasingly becoming digital and interconnected. At the moment, our main focus is on human interactions, but that is changing quickly. The machine to machine communication is slowly but surely increasing.
In my last blog entry I promised you I was going to come back to service orientation. So, let me keep my promise. Let me actually start with a story.
More than 10 years ago some colleagues and I worked with two financial institutions on projects to combine workflow management and object orientation. How did we get there? In discussions with the customer we came to the conclusion that a typical financial services process consists of multiple steps. The actual steps do not change typically, but which steps are used do.