While we diligently mark the calendar with our annual physical or 50,000 mile automobile service, are we as committed to the health of our IT infrastructure? In the same way that preventive care maintains healthy function of our minds and bodies and the tools and resources we depend … READ MORE
If you’re not currently tapping into one of the most disruptive movements in the IT industry and, in fact, in the entire business services sector, then perhaps it’s time to take a closer look. The one-time download or shipment of a static digital or physical product is transforming into … READ MORE
Over the past few weeks, my conversation with Stephen Manley, Chief Technology Officer of EMC Core Technologies, had led us on a journey of discovery and adventure as we lifted the hood on the Big Data engine that will drive the future success of businesses around the world. … READ MORE
The noise around big data is rapidly reaching a volume that not only demands attention, it requires that you tune in at the right wavelength to lock in the potential to transform your business. If you listened in to Parts 1 and 2 of our 4-part podcast series, … READ MORE
If you caught Part 1 of our 4-part podcast series on Big Data, you will have heard Stephen Manley, EMC Core Technologies Chief Technology Officer, provide his unique perspective on what Big Data is and why it offers such huge potential for businesses to thrive and grow. Stephen’s … READ MORE
It’s Big While Big Data is unquestionably big, it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the potential business value, or alternatively, cost that lies beneath the surface. It’s Getting Bigger Data has been steadily accumulating for decades, but social and mobile computing trends have … READ MORE
“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson Goodbye crystal ball, farewell 8-ball and hello fact-based predictive decision-making. As mere mortals, our gut instinct carries a fair amount of clout in determining tomorrow’s actions. However, it’s time to engage … READ MORE
Objects used to be inanimate, and that was fine because it was easy to point the finger when things didn’t go according to plan. However, today there’s a seemingly endless capacity for equipping everyday household objects with technology that enables them to perform a jaw-dropping array of tasks … READ MORE
Several recent articles have piqued my interest in an emerging addition to the C-Suite – the CDO, or Chief Data Officer. My response is YAA – Yet Another Acronym to add to the stretched recesses of our memory banks.
In the event that you find yourself propping up a bar after a long, arduous day, you may have certain expectations of the service to be provided. Fast comes to mind, as does friendly, interactive, personalized and, ultimately, satisfying in the form of a well-crafted quality beverage. Ahhhhhh, … READ MORE
Put your hand up if you and your smartphone/tablet are inseparable. OK, so that’s unanimous. Our connectivity has officially melded into our lifestyle – everywhere we go, our miniature mobile data hubs keep us connected while we work, play, live, and travel.