What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of IT

IT spending patterns make it clear that we are in a software and cloud-based world. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario OdysseyVenmo Users: You’re About to Be Able to Use the App to Shop OnlineElon Musk Reveals More Details About His Plan to Colonize MarsThe Senate Is About to Approve […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud or the fog: it is actually the SEA!

A casual reflection on the last few years in the evolution of the wireless network provides us all the insights necessary to reason that there is at least one final frontier coming down the road. Who can deny that the last few years have been owned by the cloud, virtualization and softwarization (if that is […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud or the fog: it is actually the SEA!

A casual reflection on the last few years in the evolution of the wireless network provides us all the insights necessary to reason that there is at least one final frontier coming down the road. Who can deny that the last few years have been owned by the cloud, virtualization and softwarization (if that is […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud or the fog: it is actually the SEA!

A casual reflection on the last few years in the evolution of the wireless network provides us all the insights necessary to reason that there is at least one final frontier coming down the road. Who can deny that the last few years have been owned by the cloud, virtualization and softwarization (if that is […] Read more »

Apple embraces a multi-cloud future, and that’s exciting

We can all see how Apple has just created a brilliant bridge to the future with ARKit in iOS 11, but many may have missed another WWDC 2017 announcement that seems to show how bang-on-trend the company has got when it comes to enterprise IT—this time its readiness to support the multi-cloud environments that will […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud or the fog: it is actually the SEA!

A casual reflection on the last few years in the evolution of the wireless network provides us all the insights necessary to reason that there is at least one final frontier coming down the road. Who can deny that the last few years have been owned by the cloud, virtualization and softwarization (if that is […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: SAP sets a course for the future

At its massive customer conference held last week in Orlando, SAP made it clear that it was charting a new course for the future. In announcing Leonardo — what it calls a digital innovation system — and in interviews with company executives, the message was unambiguous: SAP is an important part of the enterprise digital […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: Catching up with Adaptive Insights and ruminating over the future

I’ve written in the past about Adaptive Insights, a Silicon Valley-based company in the corporate performance management (CPM) space. CPM is a term that describes vendors who help organizations plan and model in order to get better insights over future organizational performance. Since I last caught up with the company, they have enjoyed 30% annual […] Read more »

Brilliant Future or Slow Decline? Digitization Changes the CIO Role

Digitization will allow CIOs to expand their careers and make a greater contribution to business value, but they must be flexible and ready to understand the maturity of digital efforts across the company. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of ITIDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud […] Read more »

Heroku: PaaS is future of development tools

The mantra that all companies need to become software companies is starting to sound familiar. PaaS clouds are the key to making this happen, by providing the means to get customer-facing applications up and running quickly, Heroku CEO Adam Gross argued this week at a developer’s conference. Gross said that even companies not known for […] Read more »

Eric Schmidt sees a huge future for machine learning

The man who helped build Google from a search engine into one of the biggest and most influential companies in the world has predicted the emergence of a new computing architecture based on crowd-sourced data and machine learning. Speaking at Google’s GCP Next cloud computing conference in San Francisco, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt said the […] Read more »

Blockchain, its new rival, and their future in the enterprise

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are already starting to shake up the financial services industry. They have also got entrepreneurs thinking about other applications for the blockchain technology that underlies them, including ones that address various processes inside non-financial companies such as contracts, audits and shipping. The digital signatures that certify each transaction and the distributed, write-only […] Read more »

BrandPost: Preparing for the workplace of the future

Millennials at the gates? Baby boomers in the drivers’ seats? The modern workplace is evolving rapidly, and technology needs to evolve along with it. As organizations transition to a dramatically different vision of tomorrow’s workplace, the CIO will play a critical role in executing on the vision.  Embracing an increasingly virtual workplace requires more than a new […] Read more »

No, containers are not the future of the cloud

I’m speaking at the New Structure Conference in San Francisco this week, and the common themes are the cloud and containers — often interwined. The sense is that containers are exploding in use, with Docker, CoreOS, and Mesos becoming the new rock stars of cloud computing. To read this article in full or to leave […] Read more »

Microsoft, losing the mobile race, see its future in the cloud

If mobile and cloud are the two key technology markets of the future, it’s good that Microsoft seems to have a handle on at least one of them. When the company reported its quarterly financial results Thursday, something stuck out of its statistics: phone hardware revenue had dropped 58 percent year over year, something the […] Read more »

Microsoft researcher: Why Micro Datacenters really matter to mobile’s future

Microsoft Research distinguished scientist Victor Bahl has been spreading the word about Micro Datacenters, also known by the adorable name “cloudlets,” as a key concept for optimizing the performance and usefulness of mobile and other networked devices via the cloud. Service providers have embraced this vision most strongly from the start, but it won’t be […] Read more »

Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future

Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world’s most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of ITIDG Contributor Network: The future is not […] Read more »

Future Media Concepts Announces Adobe Video World Conference and Expo

Adobe Video World Conference (PRWEB) June 26, 2015 Future Media Concepts, the nation’s leading training provider and conference organizer in the digital media industry, is pleased to announce the return of the Premiere Pro World and After Effects World conferences. For the first time, the events will take place during […] Read more »

Interactive Intelligence bets its future on the cloud

Interactive Intelligence bets its future on the cloud Basic functions such as messaging, even phone use, were switching to the cloud instead of being operated by the in-house IT guys or from user-run networks. The problem: Interactive didn't have the software it needed to support wholesale customer moves … Read more on Indianapolis Star St. […] Read more »