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TechViews: Five movies that predicted the Application Economy, Massive Mobile security holes and more! Featured Article 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 software involved is changing and running all sorts of businesses in unique and innovative ways. In this insightful and fun blog post Denise Dubie discusses five movies that predicted the Application Economy. Tech News Big Data looms large in the world of IT. This interesting InformationWeek ... (more)

TechViews: The Role of Big Data in The Simpsons, Botnets and the Risk to Clouds, and more!

TechViews: The Role of Big Data in The Simpsons, Botnets and the Risk to Clouds, and more! Featured Article 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. Tech News & Views The Atlantic breaks down how the all new Simpsons World ... (more)

TechViews: How to explain Big Data to a 5 year old, Cloud is the key to small business success, 10 tips to creating a killer app and more!

TechViews: How to explain Big Data to a 5 year old, Cloud is the key to small business success, 10 tips to creating a killer app and more! Featured Article The Internet of Things is Causing Tech Worlds to Collide By Jason Meserve Today every business is becoming a software business and when that happens, weird connections are created. Jason Meserve encountered some pretty interesting things when attending a conference this past week and saw some connections between the medical industry and the Cloud/DevOps Expo that would surprise you. Tech News Big Data is Big! So the explanati... (more)

TechViews: Securing the New API Economy! The Best Ideas from this Year’s Mobile World Congress! Learn all this and more!

TechViews: Securing the New API Economy! The Best Ideas from this Year’s Mobile World Congress! Learn all this and more! Featured Article Securing the New API Economy By Andi Mann APIs — application programming interfaces — are a somewhat old technology that has become today’s hottest method for building mash-up applications and getting critical legacy data to mobile apps. The fact that some people call this an “API economy” speaks to how effectively APIs expose the hidden value in core information assets, from data warehouses to mainframes. Tech News Pay attention IT! DevOps wi... (more)

TechViews: Big Data needs to grow up; Apple vs Android fight the Cloud battle, Mobile healthcare and more!

TechViews: Big Data needs to grow up; Apple vs Android fight the Cloud battle, Mobile healthcare and more! Featured Article 5 Reasons You Can’t Ignore the Application Economy By Denise Dubie We’ve have all given into the latest fad and trend at some point in our life. Whether it was bellbottom jeans, sporting a mullet or even dancing to Gangnam style, we have all bought into a fad. Denise Dubie discusses how, although those trends might have seemed a good idea at the time, they didn’t quite pay off. The Application Economy is a different story and, in this blog, Denise provides ... (more)