TechViews: Big Data’s Sinister Future, The Mobile Tide Swells, Top
Challenges in the Cloud and More!
The Internet of Things: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
By Denise Dubie
Is your information really secured? In this blog post by Denise Dubie she
attends the Security of Things Forum hosted by The Security Ledger. At the
forum she was able to listen to leading IT security experts discuss the
myriad of security worries that enterprise IT and consumers will face in the
coming years as mobile devices and wearable computers increase in popularity.
Big Data is growing. Is this ever increasing amount of data going to benefit
you or are you going to regret giving it up? This interesting Fast Company
article looks into the downside of Big Data and provides three ways Big Data
is going to be used against you in the future..
The Mobile tide is surging, bu... (more)
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)
TechViews: White House Reform on Big Data; 17 Dumbest Things Said About
DevOps; Welcome to the Integrated Cloud and More!
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 re... (more)
TechViews: Big Data can Stop War; Google Shares its Advice on Mobile Site
Design; Cloud is all About Scale and More!
Healthcare Must Evolve to Support Changing Role of IT
By Jackie Kahle
In the U.S., there are few industries that are facing more change than
healthcare. From new policies resulting from the Affordable Care Act to the
push to reduce costs and improve outcomes to technological changes related to
Electronic Health Records (EHR), healthcare organizations must change
significantly in the coming years. IT is at the heart of many of these
changes, yet th... (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)