From the Cloud to Virtualization, Software As a Service to Web Services, ideas seem to be everywhere all the time. Somewhere, somehow, someone needs to separate the wheat from the chaff. We’ve asked Matt Heusser to provide his insight and commentary on the prevailing issues for IT staff today.
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“A few years ago, I had the opportunity to tour the General Motors assembly plant, and I saw many parallels to what I do as a progra…READ MORE
Storage is among the casualties of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s struggles following the break-up of Hewlett-Packard.
The vendor reported HPE storage revenue declined 12% year-over-year to $730 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. The poor storage sales came across the board, with only 3PAR all-…READ MORE
If coverage of Mobile World Congress 2017 reveals anything it’s that the heady days of smartphone excitement and innovation are long gone.
Europe’s annual mobile tech-fest is seen by many as a shop window into the future of consumer smartphone handsets, as evidenced by the throng of mainstrea…READ MORE
A citizen developer can help companies ________ to changing business needs by creating simple solutions with minimal involvement from IT.
Adapt means “to change.” Usually, we adapt to someone or something.
Adopt means “to take as one’s own.”
Internet of Things is not merely a buzzword. In fact, a lot is happening in this area worldwide. But at the same time, there is another issue. The rising security concerns with the rise in IoT projects is creating a different set of threats for industry. As a matter of fact, there are many unanticip…READ MORE
Digital transformation (DX) is a trend that continues to sweep across industry sectors, supporting the shift from physical to digital assets and the adoption of new data-driven business models. Countless internet brands — including Amazon, Netflix, Airbnb and Uber — have already redefined business…READ MORE
Now that La La Land Moonlight has won the Academy Award for best picture, this is as good a time as any to look back at some screw-ups in the world of cloud computing. May we all learn from our mistakes.
The Force is not with you: Take a trip back to May 9, 2016, less than a year ago. It was on t…READ MORE
As you may recall, a few weeks ago some researchers began copying freely available U.S. government data onto private servers and servers outside the U.S. out of concern that a Trump administration might make the data inaccessible or unavailable in the future. At the time, the people said they were d…READ MORE
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How should business and federal government cybersecurity policies differ? Find out in this week’s roundup.
1. Cybersecurity policies take center stage at RSA 2017 – Eamon McCarthy Earls (SearchNetworking)
This week, bloggers look into cybersecurity policies…READ MORE
The IoT hackathon, known as ‘Collidathon’ as it takes place at Collide Village in Addison, Texas, just concluded and three winning concepts were chosen from over a dozen teams. Unlike most technology hackathons, this event kept a laser focus on the commercial side of technical innovation. Partic…READ MORE
As the release for Windows 10 Creator’s Update nears, the pace of Insider Preview releases is accelerating. Just last week, I got stuck upgrading my desktop test PC to Build 15031 Enterprise. Ultimately, I performed a clean install of that build, plus its usual aftermath. But I got caught by an o…READ MORE
The following is our weekly roundup of SearchCIO and SearchCompliance content.
There’s a lot of hype around 5G, but does it amount to anything? Senior Executive Editor Linda Tucci seeks the answer in this week’s Searchlight column. In it, she details the roadblocks to widespread adoption, the mas…READ MORE
NXP Semiconductor works across a number of indusrty verticals, but the Dutch headquartered firm specialises in automotive semiconductors and automotive cybersecurity.
The firm has previous announced news of Siemens using technology from NXP and Cohda Wireless for secure communication of vehicl…READ MORE
The impact of self-driving technology, whether it be Uber-style driverless ride sharing vehicles, automated long-haul lorry driving or drone transport, will be felt across all transport sectors.
The next 20 years will see the steady uptake in driving automation. It will increase real-time communi…READ MORE
President Trump was inaugurated January 20th 2017. He immediately started signing executive orders, the travel ban and moving forward with the Dakota pipeline probably getting more news time than anything else.
Up until recently, I was the type of person that is completely oblivious to politics. …READ MORE
Attending the 2017 HIMSS conference — my very first foray into the largest annual health IT gathering — was daunting, to say the least.
Navigating the massive Orange County Convention Center and adjoining Hyatt Regency, hundreds of exhibitor booths, as well as juggling interviews and social med…READ MORE
Security expert Bruce Schneier dragged an uncomfortable but very real possibility into public view during RSA Conference 2017, and it should have developers of all types pondering a very grim future full of software regulations.
Schneier discussed his case for internet of things (IoT) regulation …READ MORE
It’s been a little more than six months since I last wrote about “serverless” and a good bit of change has occurred in the market during that time. In a nutshell, serverless has evolved from a niche topic to one that is gaining more technology options and more actual deployments are starting t…READ MORE
Another VMworld is in the books. The show was very interesting this year for a number of reasons. First off, go back and take a look at my focus for this year and let’s recap from there.
Mobility, VMware Horizon Suite, etc.
*crickets*… *crickets* There wasn’t much in the way of mobility this y…READ MORE
When CIOs start to consider using the open source computing platform OpenStack, Forrester analyst Lauren Nelson told me recently, they need to first think about how they will use it. They can go with the “pure code,” Nelson said — that is, the free offering. Or they can invest in a distribution of …READ MORE