A good year ago I was in Quebec, and let me disclose something here … speaking French, I’m really welcome out there. We had a wonderful time. One of the customers we met was a local bank. Their IT team wanted to experiment with cloud and we convinced them that cloud enabling their development environment made a lot of sense.
Last time, I shared with you a couple of examples of how we at HP are using our own cloud solutions to transform the way we do business. Contrary to common perceptions, cloud computing is not just about cost reduction. It has far greater impact to the business and its bottom line. At HP, the cloud enables us to be more agile and innovative. Cloud computing can help businesses manage risks and improve customer loyalty. Below are some examples.
It's the oft overlooked aspect of Big Data - data governance.
That's the conclusion of the new survey of 454 organizations, which collectively revealed that while 82% have external regulatory requirements, fully 44% did not have a "defined data governance policy."
However, 50% responded that they will take some sort of data governance action within the next 12 months. As such, data governance has emerged as a mainstream issue. The two key elements of data governance are backup and recovery. In the survey, 75% said they are not happy with their backup solutions.
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.