TechViews: Germany Wins the World Cup Thanks to Big Data?! The Cloud You Want
is Not the Cloud You Deserve and more!
We All Need a Life Jacket When Wading Into the Application Economy
By George Watt
Believe it or not, but a canoe trip can be related to the Application
Economy. George Watt discusses how a recent canoeing expedition brought up a
lot of similarities and lessons that new participants to the Application
Economy should embrace. Are you a novice canoer venturing out into the great
lake of the Application Economy without a paddle or a life vest? Find out
more in this insightful article.
Germany has won the world cup, thanks to Big Data?! This great Wall Street
Journal article explains how Germany’s 12th man at the World Cup was Big
It is so tempting to run before you learn to walk, but with the Cloud, it is
important to p... (more)
TechViews: The Explosive Growth of the Cloud; Big Data Possibilities and
Perils; DJ DevOps and more!
Increased Productivity Can be a Symptom of a Dysfunctional Culture
By George Watt
Though the many dire consequences are well known (low morale, lowered
productivity, lack of creativity, decreased innovation, lack of
motivation…) we still frequently encounter corporate and institutional
“cultures of fear”. If you’ve ever worked in a culture of fear you
already know how unpleasant and unproductive they can be. And it’s also
likely you have witnessed other symptoms ... (more)
TechViews: Make Your Big Data Worth the Investment; The Top 5 Cloud Security
Concerns for Your Business and more!
What Are You Doing About the Changing Role of IT?
By Andi Mann
It is almost a truism today that business leaders outside IT are increasingly
taking control of information technology, and spending the IT budget. SaaS is
allowing the CMO to adopt Marketing Automation software, and allowing the EVP
of Sales to adopt CRM and SFA tools. LOB leaders are developing their own
mobile apps to manage inventories, speed up production and drive efficiency
in logi... (more)
TechViews: Big Data is clear for take-off, YouTube is married to the Cloud
DevOps and Putting the Customer First go Hand-in-Hand
By Jason Meserve
In today’s “customer first” world, all businesses are software
businesses. That means, in order for companies to ensure a good customer
experience, they need to ensure that their software is top notch and humming
along without a hic-up. That is why in today’s business world DevOps and
putting the customer first go hand-in-hand.
Big Data is on its way up! Airlines are looking to implement Big Data to... (more)
TechViews: Five movies that predicted the Application Economy, Massive Mobile
security holes and more!
5 Movies that Predicted the Application Economy
By Denise Dubie
Where are all the flying cars already?! Some sci-fi movies show such dramatic
representations of technology that we cannot even fathom how that technology
can exist. However there are examples of technology today that we accept as
common place that would have been considered science fiction 5, 10 and 20
years ago. One of the examples is the Software which powers the Application
Economy, and the sof... (more)