Monthly Archives: January 2013

AT&T cloud services built on VMware vCloud Datacenter meet evolving business demands for advanced IaaS

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. The next BriefingsDirect IT leadership discussion focuses on how global telecommunications giant AT&T has created advanced cloud services for its business customers. … Continue reading

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Convercent’s cloud app aims to help employees implement, measure, and rate corporate values and culture

Convercent, a new company that launched today, aims to fill a void in the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) market with approachable tools that help employees implement corporate values while offering ways to measure and rate such contributions. GRC has … Continue reading

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Ford scours for more big data to bolster quality, improve manufacturing, streamline processes

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group. Ford has exploited the strengths of big data analytics by directing them internally to improve business results. In doing so, … Continue reading

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Improving signal-to-noise in risk management

This guest post comes courtesy of Jack Jones, principal of CXOWARE. He is also the author and creator of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) Framework. Jones will be a speaker at The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach, … Continue reading

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Dell survey highlights importance of putting users before devices when developing BYOD strategies

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend has rapidly morphed from a disruptive worry into a strategic, positive initiative for many organizations across the globe, according to results from a new global survey released today. In fact, significant business benefits … Continue reading

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Latest Jitterbit release further eases application and data integration from among modern sources

Data and apps integration provider Jitterbit this week released a new version of its solution, Jitterbit 5, designed to be the glue between on-premise, cloud, social, and mobile data, Jitterbit focuses on simple yet powerful integration technologies that can be … Continue reading

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The Other Shoe Drops: SAP puts ERP on HANA

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer It was never a question of whether SAP would bring it flagship product, Business Suite to HANA, but when. And when … Continue reading

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