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The ‘Conscious Coupling’ of Dev and Ops
By Robyn Rawlings
Earlier this year, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and singer Chris Martin ended
their marriage in a manner they referred to as ‘conscious uncoupling’.
Huh? What does that mean? At first glance, it appeared that they had coined
their own term to define an otherwise (unfortunate, but) commonplace event.
Queue eye roll. Here we go, some short-lived term made up by celebrities with
no grasp of reality. But suddenly the phrase was everywhere.
The White House calls for Big Data reforms to protect privacy. This
interesting Mashable article examines the White House opinion that “Big
Data has the potential to eclipse longstanding civil rights protections”.
Trying to justify tha... (more)
TechViews: The Role of Big Data in The Simpsons, Botnets and the Risk to
Clouds, and more!
Get ready for the BYOID balancing act
By Robert L. Scheier
Bring Your Own Identity (BYOID) allows customers to use a digital identity
from a trusted third party to log into websites without having to register
and create another new account. This practice has strong appeal for both
customers looking for a convenient experience and companies interested in
drawing market insights and ensuring security.
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The Atlantic breaks down how the all new Simpsons World ... (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: 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)
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Watch the latest episode of CloudViews Unplugged – Andi Mann and George
Watt of CA Technologies take a look at the best cloud predictions for 2013.
Research In Motion (RIM) has sold NewBay, its cloud services company, to
Synchronoss Technologies for $55.5 million, according to this Talkin’ Cloud
article. The acquisition will expand the global presence of Synchronoss and
add the major mobile operators in Europe to its customer list.
Amazon Web Services experienced an outage which left Netflix customers
without service on Christmas Eve, accordin... (more)