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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Thanksgiving is almost here and you know what that means…there’s less than a week left in our November activity contest! Here’s where we stand as of today:
ToddN2000: 1,800 points
Subhendu Sen: 1,730 points
Ncberns: 730 points
Agareev: 670 points
There’s been a whole lotta hoopla over the past few days about the sudden disappearance of Version 1511 (Build 10586) from the Media Creation Tool late Friday, 11/21. Of the many stories published on this topic, the items from Ed Bott at ZDnet and Peter Bright from Ars Technica, are especially inter…READ MORE
Observers of last week’s National Rural Health Day had something extra to celebrate this year, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) promised telemedicine grants to 31 states.
The USDA committed a total of $23.4 million in telemedicine grants to 75 projects. Tom Vilsack, secretary of ag…READ MORE
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By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
Societies are massive learning machines. Cultures endure because groups refine and perpetuate repeatable learning processes, such as child rearing, community schooling, and organized religion.
In societies, everyone gets…READ MORE
While I was in Postdam, Germany for Agile Testing Days 2015, there was a blizzard of options for talks and workshops I could attend. With close to one hundred speakers, there was no way I could attend everything I wanted to, but one workshop in particular stood out to me. It was delivered by George…READ MORE
Unified communications will soon reach its “use by” date, and the next evolution of enterprise communications is around the corner, analysts say. But what exactly is coming next?
UC has reached maturity — in terms of language and technology — since entering the market in 2005 and will hit its “…READ MORE
If the largest storage array vendors that sell Brocade’s SAN switching are getting hit with declining revenue every quarter, that’s bad news for Brocade, right?
If you agree with that, then you’re missing the big picture, according to Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney. Carney said it doesn’t matte…READ MORE
Announced in October, Dell’s $67 billion bid for EMC is likely to disrupt the status quo for both companies– but what does Dell stand to gain from the purchase?
As a traditional server hardware vendor, Dell seems to be angling to take a bigger piece of the hybrid cloud and data center infrastructu…READ MORE
Continued from the previous post.
3. Is it analytics that is more important or the tracking, or you need some specific kind of reports? You must clearly understand your priorities and business needs to zero down a specific tool to use. All tools might not be able to handle your core challenges. …READ MORE
Healthcare as an industry has been somewhat slow to embrace big data and analytics technology, but there are some indications that this trend may be changing. For a number of reasons, the future of healthcare is likely be heavily reliant on analytics technology. In this podcast we explore some of th…READ MORE
In one my recent post we discussed what is TAP mode in Palo Alto Networks Firewall and the flexibility it offers when it comes to deployment.
I have a Palo Alto Networks Firewall 3050 connected to a Cisco Catalyst 2960 Switch and I am using the following topology to demonstrate TAP configuration…READ MORE
If you’ve been following the discussion about how applications are now being written to be more “cloud native”, you might have seen some terminology that was strange or unusual. This is because the operational model around these newer types of applications makes a few assumptions which are very diff…READ MORE
This week I’ve found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I’ve found this week.
Keep Your Data Lake from Turning Into a Swamp with Semantics
What Data Science Means to Data Scientists
Learn First or Use First?
Machine Learning: How Can a Robot Apply f…READ MORE
Google’s new app-streaming feature is taking deep linking even further, seeking to improve the mobile experience of users reluctant to download apps. But what does it mean for developers? In this week’s Searchlight, Site Editor Fran Sales discusses Google’s deep-linking experiments and gets analysts…READ MORE
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Without apps, a smartphone is nothing but a piece of metal that can make phone calls. And who even makes phone calls anymore?
Today, you can do everything from order pizza to check your prescription status with a mobile app. But the world of mobility is evolving, and tomorrow…READ MORE
It’s tempting to think of the worldwide software developer shortage as a chicken and egg problem. Is there too much demand? Are there too few people?
It doesn’t matter which came first because of course both things are true. Yes demand is out of control because every company needs software de…READ MORE
I had a question left on the blog asking how to create a registry key. My preferred method is to use the CIM class = StdRegProv. Its a static class so you don’t need to create an object
[uint32]$hklm = 2147483650
$newkey = ‘SOFTWARE\NewKey’
Invoke-CimMethod -ClassName StdRegProv -MethodN…READ MORE
The British government is pushing for a law that would require Internet service providers to keep for a year a list of all the websites that their users visit – an action that has already been ruled a violation of privacy by the European Court of Justice. And this new law was in response to the la…READ MORE
One of Gartner’s predictions for 2016 is that by 2020, smart agents “will facilitate 40 percent of mobile interactions, and the post-app era will begin to dominate.”
In its annual list of looking ahead, Gartner says that smart agent technologies, which it characterizes as virtual personal assista…READ MORE
(This blog post was written by Diane K. Carlisle, executive director of content at ARMA International.)
Day by day, effective information governance (IG) is made more urgent and more complicated by disruptive technologies and new business models that are rocketing throughout organizations. Many c…READ MORE