Category Archives: Technology

Shaking Up The Cloud Technology Marketplace

Shaking Up The Cloud Technology Marketplace

Cloud Technology Marketplace Cloud continues its devastating rearrangement of the technology marketplace. As legacy vendors struggle to compete many deck chairs are getting moved about – some pretty spectacularly. In the meantime, the boat is still sinking. We have seen how SaaS (Software as a Service) is tearing up traditional software firms who must adapt…

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence All businesses need a strategy and processes for governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Many still view GRC activity as a burdensome ‘must-do,’ approaching it reactively and managing it with non-specialized tools. GRC is a necessary business endeavor but it can be elevated from a cost drain to a value-add activity. By integrating…

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Data and Medical Breakthroughs

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Data and Medical Breakthroughs

Data and Medical Breakthroughs Amazon Web Services (AWS), in conjunction with Intel, is bringing the power of the cloud to the doctor’s office. In a newly released e-book entitled “Personalized Medicine and Genomic Research: Profiles in Cloud-Enabled Scientific Discovery”, AWS profiles four organizations in the medical field on the forefront of cloud-based bio-information systems. Advancements…

Addressing Security, Quality and Governance of Big Data

Addressing Security, Quality and Governance of Big Data

Addressing Data Quality Article sponsored by SAS Software and Big Data Forum Big Data is quickly being recognized as a valuable influencer of business strategy, able to improve productivity, streamline business processes, and reduce costs. However, not all data holds the same value and organizations need to take care to address the quality of the…

Steps To Ensure A Successful Cloud IAM Environment

Steps To Ensure A Successful Cloud IAM Environment

Cloud IAM Environment Sales and implementations of identity and access management (IAM) solutions have drastically increased over the last couple of years as the solutions have become the standard bearer for organization’s access and security. This is primarily because organizations in every industry and their leaders are realizing how beneficial they can be. Instead of…

Microsoft And General Electric Partnership A Big Step For The Industrial IoT

Microsoft And General Electric Partnership A Big Step For The Industrial IoT

Microsoft and General Electric It was recently revealed that Microsoft and General Electric (GE) would partner up to bring GE’s Predix software to the Microsoft cloud, Azure. Predix is an industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform or a cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that will allow industrial machinery to connect to the Internet. Rather than increasing home…