Jonathan Keane

Real Madrid Turns To Microsoft For Tech Help

By Jonathan Keane | May 8, 2015

Real Madrid Connecting We’ve seen big data and cloud technology put to many different uses by different businesses, namely the financial sector, but the entertainment industry has wised up to the benefits of large data sets as too has the

Amazon Web Services Is A $5bn Business – What Next?

By Jonathan Keane | April 27, 2015

Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services is now a $5bn business, according to Amazon’s quarterly earnings call last week, the first time that the company has disclosed detailed finances for Amazon Web Services, launched in 2006. Revenues grew some 49%

Report Indicates $8 Trillion IoT Value At Stake

By Jonathan Keane | April 21, 2015

DHL & Cisco Tip the IoT DHL and Cisco, last week, published a joint report claiming that the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) will lead to a $1.9tn boost to their respective industries. Both companies are currently working together on

The Questions of Privacy In The Internet of Things Revolution

By Jonathan Keane | April 8, 2015

Privacy in the Internet The Internet of Things (IoT) has been promising a lot to consumers for a few years and now we’re really starting to see some of the big ideas come to fruition, which means an ever-growing conversation

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Do You Have The Right IT Monitoring And Management Strategy?

By CloudTweaks

IT Monitoring And Management Strategy As more organizations embrace hybrid IT, the task of monitoring and managing these environments becomes more complex. Virtualization and cloud add layers of abstraction, making detection and resolution of a performance/availability issue extremely challenging for

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than in today’s fast-paced, digital age – the big data age. At a time when we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes

Predictions For The Enterprise – Interconnected Cities

By Mark Barrenechea

Predictions For The Enterprise The IoT will be reality In 2016, we’ll work smarter, not harder. Human beings, appliances, homes, factories, cars, businesses, and cities will become more interconnected. If these items aren’t already, they’ll soon be “talking” to the

Small Business Security 

5 Small Business Security Concerns Online

By CloudTweaks

Small Business Security Fear of the cloud has been around since the Cloud began. SMBs were traditionally afraid of security issues, while large companies fretted about increasing the complexity of their IT infrastructure. What many budding start-up companies don’t realize

Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

By Paul Mercina

Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup

How Can Cloud Ensure Smooth Business Process Management?

By Art Landro

Smooth Business Process Management Businesses rely on the implementation of processes. Cloud-based software provides a way for easy management and alleviates issues companies face trying to improve these processes, particularly when it comes to prototyping and modeling. A question many

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

By Tom Dibble

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

Stuck In The Clouds: The Issue Of Data Ownership

By Bob Greenlees

The Issue Of Data Ownership While the immediate benefits of cloud services are typically clear to new users, individuals and businesses alike are becoming increasingly aware of a looming issue: vendor lock-in. As these users amass large amounts of data in

Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, ...
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...
New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap It’s not difficult to find worrying predictions from experts who say the cybersecurity sector desperately needs ...
Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Small businesses and startups tend to be more open to innovative new technologies and readily implement fresh ...
Cloud Accounting Industry

Skills for faster innovation in financial services

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that ...