Monthly Archives: September 2014

University of New Mexico delivers efficient IT services by centralizing on secure, managed cloud automation

The latest BriefingsDirect discussion focuses on one of the toughest balancing acts in seeking the best of cloud computing benefits. This balance comes from obtaining the proper degree of centralization or “common good” for infrastructure efficiency, while preserving a sufficient … Continue reading

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The Open Group panel: Internet of things poses massive opportunities and obstacles

What The Open Group refers to as Open Platform 3.0 encompasses the combined impacts of cloud, big data, mobile, and social. But to each of these now we can add a new cresting wave of complexity and scale as we … Continue reading

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How Waste Management builds a powerful services continuum across IT operations, infrastructure, development, and processes

It’s only been a few years since Waste Management’s IT organization began rebuilding their quality assurance processes from the ground up. “Our availability scorecard was pretty bad. Our services were down. At times, we didn’t know that our services were … Continue reading

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GSN Games hits top prize using big data to uncover deep insights into gamer preferences

It’s a shame when the data analysis providers inside a company get the cold shoulder from the business leaders because the data keeps proving the status quo wrong, or contradicts the conventional corporate wisdom. Fortunately for GSN Games in San … Continue reading

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