Enterprise IT Consultant Views on Technologies and Trends:

February, 2011


February 28, 2011  6:14 AM

Using Modeling tools to ensure Enterprise Architecture Governance

Posted by: Sasirekha R
EA, Enterprise Architecture, Governance, Modeling

Architecture Modeling tools to ensure Enterprise Architecture Governance Enterprise architecture (EA) has become essential to make efficient use of technology and address the business needs and maintain the competitive advantage.  The expectations from EA include technology /...

February 28, 2011  1:13 AM

ERP Consolidation – Look before you leap

Posted by: Sasirekha R
AMR, compliance, consolidation, cost saving, ERP, Gartner

Factors to consider for ERP Consolidation Typically companies have multiple ERP systems due to various reasons including the organization structure, mergers and acquisitions as well as localized Strategic fitness. It is estimated that less...

February 14, 2011  2:43 AM

Understanding Mainframe transaction processing – CICS

Posted by: Sasirekha R
CICS, IBM, Mainframe, transaction

Understanding Mainframe transaction processing - CICS (for non-mainframe personnel) CICS is IBM's online transaction processing facility - and WebSphere can be considered as an equivalent. The words transaction and task are used to describe units of work within...

February 14, 2011  2:38 AM

Mainframe z/OS Components

Posted by: Sasirekha R
High Availability, IBM, Mainframe, performance, virtual, zOS

Mainframe z/OS Components Mainframe operating system z/OS is a share-everything runtime environment that provides for resource sharing through its heritage of virtualization technology. z/OS gets work done by dividing it into pieces and giving portions of the job to various...

February 14, 2011  1:56 AM

Mainframe Clustering – Overview

Posted by: Sasirekha R
Cluster, IBM, Mainframe, Scalability, zOS

Mainframe Clustering Mainframe has three major clustering techniques: Basic Shared DASD, CTC rings, and Parallel Sysplex. Parallel Sysplex - is analogous in concept to a UNIX cluster - allow the customer to operate multiple copies of the operating system as a single system. This...

February 14, 2011  1:50 AM

Understanding Mainframe – Overview for non-mainframe personnel

Posted by: Sasirekha R
CICS, COBOL, cost saving, IBM, Mainframe, mainframe cost, virtual, Virtualized Server, zOS

Mainframe Overview with focus on Cost Savings Recently one of our Unix experts - focusing on IT optimization - came to me to get an understanding of Mainframe and like most IT people who have not worked in Mainframe had quite a few obsolete...

February 8, 2011  1:55 AM

Improving Virtual Lives – using Internet Safely!

Posted by: Sasirekha R
Internet, Safety, social, virtual

Safer Internet Day - Improving Virtual Lives! Safer Internet Day now in its eighth year is organised by Insafe - a European Commission funded project - to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile...

February 3, 2011  6:39 AM

Increase Revenue using Gartner’s Pattern-Based Strategy

Posted by: Sasirekha R
Business-IT Alignment, Enterprise, Gartner, Pattern, performance, Revenue, Strategy

Increase Revenue using Gartner's Pattern-Based Strategy Gartner's Top Prediction for 2011 mentions that four IT-enabled initiatives - context-aware computing, Pattern-Based Strategies, social networks and the channeling of IT staff innovation toward enterprise product...


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