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TechViews: 85% lack a director of mobile strategy, BYOD is dead, Big data available to the public, and more!

TechViews: 85% lack a director of mobile strategy, BYOD is dead, Big data available to the public, and more!


Gartner: Are You and the IdaaS Market Ready for Each Other?*

The identity-and-access-management-as-a-service market's growth accelerated during the past year. More Gartner clients are interested in using IDaaS. Use this research to help understand this market, get the services you need and reduce your risks.

Read this complimentary industry research to learn more.

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Sid Kumar

Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Balancing IT Deployments and Innovation
By Sid Kumar

In the spirit of the proverbial saying, “can’t see the forest for the trees,” the IT industry is continually failing to see one of the most critical themes in the many attempts to increase innovation. While we grapple with the big picture – how to increase all-important IT innovation – we walk right past a key ingredient to the solution: our existing deployments.

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Modern day bank robbers are shying away from the classic “masks and guns” heist and entering the cloud world to steal your data. This InformationWeek article, describes modern-day risks in the technology world and some threats to watch out for in the cloud marketplace.


According to Appcelerator’s recent enterprise survey, companies are developing mobile apps for as many as five or more operating systems at once, but 85% of those organizations do not have a director of mobile strategy. Learn about how enterprise specific mobile apps and enterprise app stores are on the rise in this InfoWorld article.


Earlier this week CA Technologies released a free version of their software, CA Nimsoft Monitor Snap. According to this ZDNet article, the new product provides monitoring capabilities free of charge for up to 30 devices. With this release, CA Technologies hopes to make software more accessible and build a community to drive innovation.


According to this Forbes article, BYOD as we know it is dead and is currently in an unbalanced equation in favor of employees. Companies are challenged to find ROI in BYOD. Learn about what BYOD 2.0 may look like going forward from experts in the field.

Big Data

Big data can save large sums of money and open new opportunities but it is important to keep in mind the four tips for steering clear of the “trough of disillusionment” revealed in this GigaOM article.

Big Data

Ever wonder what data, companies acquire about you? Acxiom, a large scale commercial data aggregator, opened a portion of its data set to the public. Author of this mashable article, Paul Rosenzweig discusses big data and some of the insights he learned after completing this exercise on himself.

Featured Content

[TechViews Unplugged]

TechViews Unplugged Episode

In this episode of TechViews Unplugged, Andi Mann and George Watt of CA Technologies discuss the latest research on DevOps, Samsung's OLED displays, and how the Fitbit fitness tracker provides unexpected healthcare insights. Watch the video.


About CA

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud. www.ca.com

*Gartner, Inc., Are You and the IDaaS Market Ready for Each Other?, Gregg Kreizman, May 8, 2013

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