Cloud Infographic: Smart Data And Sports

Cloud Infographic: Smart Data And Sports

Smart Data And Sports The interest in sports data and predictive analysis is growing tremendously. There are many opportunities available and you can just ask Marc Cuban who just 2 months ago invested part of $1.7 Million in funding to a Montreal based sports analytics startup SportslogicIQ.  Predictive analytics can also be applied to financial, utilities, healthcare, marketing…

Wearables For Good And New Innovation

Wearables For Good And New Innovation

Wearable For Goods Launched in May this year by partners UNICEF, ARM and frog, the Wearables for Good Challenge called on global “makers, engineers, do-gooders, executives, computer scientists, inventors, [and] innovators” to design and develop wearables and sensor technology that aren’t merely nice to have, but needed. 46 countries from 6 continents presented 250 ideas,…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Smart City Gets Even

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Smart City Gets Even

By Christian Mirra Please feel free to share our comics via social media networks such as Twitter with a clear attribution (Twitter example: via @cloudtweaks) to the original comic source.  If you are a company brand looking to utilize our comics to generate leads to a specific landing page, newsletter, presentation or social media campaign, you can contact us…

Tennessee Lawyers Ethics Board Grapples With Cloud Storage

Tennessee Lawyers Ethics Board Grapples With Cloud Storage

Board Grapples With Cloud Storage One of the major concerns with cloud technology is security. Some companies and analysts worry that leaving sensitive data on the cloud will open organizations to a myriad of risks. While certainly precautions must be taken, it’s questionable whether storying information on the cloud is any more dangerous than storing…

Gartner Highlights Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For China

Gartner Highlights Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For China

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For China Gartner, Inc. has identified the 10 most important technology trends for China in 2015 and 2016, to help CIOs assess critical strategic technologies and plan their enterprise IT roadmaps. Internet businesses are key investors across the top 10 trends, led by the Baidu, Alibaba Group and Tencent (BAT)…

The Pentagon May Go “All Cloud” For Unclassified E-mails

The Pentagon May Go “All Cloud” For Unclassified E-mails

The Pentagon May Go “All Cloud” The Pentagon is considering the idea of hosting its entire unclassified email system on the cloud. Given that the Pentagon employs roughly 1.6 million people, this would be a huge move. Right now the military’s top-brass is simply in the information gathering stage, however, and is gathering opinions from…

Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation Digital transformation is the acceleration of business activities, processes, and operational models to fully embrace the changes and opportunities of digital technologies. The concept is not new; we’ve been talking about it in one way or another for decades: paperless office, BYOD, user experience, consumerization of IT – all of these were stepping…

Data Breaches: Incident Response Planning – Part 1

Data Breaches: Incident Response Planning – Part 1

Incident Response Planning – Part 1 The topic of cybersecurity has become part of the boardroom agendas in the last couple of years, and not surprisingly — these days, it’s almost impossible to read news headlines without noticing yet another story about a data breach. As cybersecurity shifts from being a strictly IT issue to…

5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

Embracing The Cloud We love the stories of big complacent industry leaders having their positions sledge hammered by nimble cloud-based competitors. Saleforce.com chews up Oracle’s CRM business. Airbnb has a bigger market cap than Marriott. Amazon crushes Walmart (and pretty much every other retailer). We say: “How could they have not seen this coming?” But, more…

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the customer” may be more powerful. Two recurring revenue imperatives highlight the importance of responding to, and cherishing customer interactions. Technology and competitive advantage influence the final two. If you’re part of the movement towards recurring…

Don’t Be Intimidated By Data Governance

Don’t Be Intimidated By Data Governance

Data Governance Data governance, the understanding of the raw data of an organization is an area IT departments have historically viewed as a lose-lose proposition. Not doing anything means organizations run the risk of data loss, data breaches and data anarchy – no control, no oversight – the Wild West with IT is just hoping…