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Developing, say, the next generation computer chip is enormously expensive, both in terms of money as well as the time that researches must devote. If there were any question as to whether people would buy that faster chip, then the will to invest would drop, and with it the exponentia...
The problem today’s organizations face is that digital transformation relies both upon technology advancement as well as organizational innovation – and yet, it seems our inability to accelerate the latter may be putting the whole kit and caboodle in jeopardy. If only we could bottle u...
Today we speak of digital transformation, representing customer-driven technology choices upending traditional business models and associated processes. But perhaps this period is better thought of as the big data revolution, or the age of cloud computing, or maybe the rise of the Inte...
As our devices continue their inexorable march to greater variety and maturity, customer preferences represent the cutting edge, driving enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives to offer unified omnichannel interactions. However, this transformation goes well ...
The pace of innovation in such big data-driven targeting technology is advancing unabated. There is so much noise in today’s omnichannel world that anything a marketer can do to get your attention is welcome – and furthermore, the more information they can collect about you, the better...
I worked with Fiorano Software back in the first-generation SOA days, over a decade ago. This scrappy Palo Alto and Bengaluru-based vendor competed successfully in the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) market with the middleware behemoths of the time, including IBM, Oracle, Software AG WebM...
The move to DevOps introduces additional constraints to the Iron Polygon, as individual projects become less distinct. In an environment focused on continuous automated testing as well as continuous integration and deployment, individual iterations become the project unit as organizati...
In my first post, I discussed how software and various tools are dramatically changing the Ops department. This post centers on the automation process. When I was younger, you actually had to build a server from scratch, buy power and connectivity in a data center, and manually plug a...
Transformed traditional IT must act as the enterprise “traffic cop” – a good cop that keeps agile teams from crossing the compliance/security line, making sure that interactions among such teams play by a consistent, consistently evolving set of rules. Coordinate and facilitate sharin...
This is a joint Appery.io and SOA Software webinar. The webinar covers: How to rapidly build a mobile app with APIs in the cloud Taking an unsecure REST API and securing it with SOA Gateway (OAuth 2) Building a mobile app in Appery.io with the secured REST API The value of having an in...
The TOGAF 9.1 Metamodel has a box that is in the center of the diagram called: Business Services”. Quite often I’m asked: what do we mean by “business services”? Looking at the specification and the
Further new sponsors announced including: CommVault, GCI, Huawei, Kaseya, NaviSite, Opengear, Riverbed, SolidFire, Techgate, Tintri and Zycko[London, 26 August 2014] The managed services and hosting industry is seeing an unprecedented level of change, with consolidation and birth of ne...
One of the posts in the Customers Typology series was titled: Customers Typology: The Captive. I
New Cloud Locations Address Growing Customer Base with Improved Latency Performance, Redundancy and Access to Key Markets in the West, Southeast and Latin AmericaPalo Alto, Calif. - August 19, 2014 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today...
This article originally posted on SOA Software blog by Ryan Bagnulo.  Register to attend the web lecture on this topic at 1 PM ET on August 26, 2014. Wireframes for user interface design are still a good idea when communicating requirements to others, however lately I would rather crea...
In a Feb 2014 survey, 94 percent of organizations surveyed reported running applications or experimenting with infrastructure-as-a-service.[1] According to research firm Nasumi, there is over one exabyte currently stored in the cloud. An exabyte is over a billion GB.[2] Considering the...
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Today, Solver, Inc. and eOne Integrated Business Solutions announced a global, strategic partnership to enhance the experience and ROI of their mutual customers and partners. Solver is the global leader in complete Business Intelligence su...
Today I am pleased to announce the availability of the AppDynamics Summer ‘14 Release.  With this release, AppDynamics brings the first event store to capture and process big data streams in real-time to the APM industry.  Large and complex applications generate data at an extremely hi...
How Cloud Computing, REST-Based SOA, and Mobile Computing Are Changing Enterprise IT This month’s featured book is The Agile Architecture Revolution: How Cloud Computing, REST-Based SOA, and […]
How big will the IoT be? According to readwrite, if you ask Cisco and Morgan Stanley it’s somewhere between “big” and “ginormous”. Cisco says there will be 50 billion devices connected by the end of the decade. Morgan Stanley extrapolated a 50% higher estimate at 75 billion. To put it ...
REST security is a hot topic. One of the reasons for this is the continued blowback from the over-complexity of the WS-* specifications. These specifications,  including WS-Security, WS-Trust, and
Monday 11 August, 2014 Lancope, Inc. , a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, announces the appointment of Lean/Agile-based development expert Phillip McDonald as vice president of engineering. McDonald brings more than 25 years of experience implementing hi...
AppSphere is just a few short months away, and we’ve lined up an incredible agenda that will uncover the trends that are affecting technology and discuss best practices for managing the impact of evolving technology on your bottom line. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from thought l...
What Join Ryan Bagnulo from SOA Software and Max Katz from Appery.io to learn more about the integrated mobile development and API management offering. As digital transformation initiatives are gaining momentum within enterprises, both business and technical stakeholders seem to be pul...
Porticor, a cloud security company delivering solutions for cloud data encryption and key management, now supports Microsoft SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), securing Microsoft’s database in cloud hosting infrastructures with its Porticor Virtual Private Data (VPD) solutio...
Porticor Virtual Private Data System Leverages Software-Defined Key Management to Eliminate Complexities and Risks Found in Traditional Hardware Encryption Security Modules CAMPBELL, Calif. – Aug. 5, 2014 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-base...
Have you ever wished that enterprise integration were as simple as snapping together LEGO Blocks? That’s the vision of San Mateo, California-based SnapLogic. The brainchild of […]
Charlottesville, VA, July 31, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for health care announces the availability of McGraw-Hill Professional’s AccessMedicine App powered by the award-winning Unbound Platform. Now subscribers can download tr...
Recently, I’ve had several conversations with US Federal Government Agencies about monitoring applications moving to FedRAMP (The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) data centers. Because of the Government’s Cloud First policy, which mandates that agencies take full adva...
What We Really Mean by Digital Transformation As the architecture matures to next-generation, Cloud-friendly SOA (which in many cases loses the “SOA” name, but is Service-oriented […]
Want to know a secret? I loathe the phrase Digital Transformation. Not only is the word Digital silly and misleading, but Transformation ain’t much better. The […]
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
Balancing Automation and Human Knowledge Curation There are many metadata management tools on the market today, including Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Repositories, […]
Topics Range from APIs to Digital Transformation GLENS FALLS NY AND FREMONT CA, July 24, 2014 – Intellyx and EITAGlobal today announced that they are jointly […]
Andrew Sciberras, the man with the most impressive mustache in Identity (until he shaved it off!), has written a very useful post on
London - July 21, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner Inc., in the Challengers quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, 2014.Gartner describes this new Magic Quadrant a...
In 2011 Wiley (Wrox) published my book “Java Programming. 24-Hour Trainer“. To be honest, I don’t like the title because it misleads people as if this book promises that the reader can learn Java within 24 hours. But creators of this series (many titles were published under this umbrel...
Intellyx is pleased to announce that the $500 early bird discount for the upcoming BAA Certification Course in Seattle has been extended to July 19! Jason […]
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