Cloud Computing
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IT Outsourcing Firm or Cloud Provider? The line keeps blurring.

JoeMcKendrick - August 7, 2012

The Gartner Gang reports that cloud computing represents the fastest-growing segment of the IT outsourcing market.  While still a relatively small piece of this market, it points…

Cloud Computing
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Cloud and Business Transformation: This time, it’s different.

JoeMcKendrick - August 3, 2012

The cloud may not be delivering everything being promised, but it is nonetheless a disruptive force to which enterprises, service providers and vendors alike ignore at their…

Uncategorized
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Venture capitalists heart software.

JoeMcKendrick - August 1, 2012

 Summary: Software startups and growth companies received $2.3 billion in funding from investors during the second quarter of 2012 — the highest investment total for the sector…

Cloud Computing
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5 Reasons SOA Grew Faster Than Expected Last Year

JoeMcKendrick - July 31, 2012

Summary: The SOA market grew by 38% last year. Here are 5 reasons why that happened.E.G. Nadhan at HP picked up on my recent post on the SOA…

Culture/Leadership
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Are IT leaders just too busy for innovation?

JoeMcKendrick - July 30, 2012

Chief information officers understand how important innovation is to survive and thrive in today's hyper-competitive global economy. And they understand that IT is the key to new…

Business Rules
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Run IT as a responsive business, beat the cloud vendors at their own game

JoeMcKendrick - July 25, 2012

The days of information technology departments as cost centers are fading fast. These days, IT is either playing a role as full partner in growth (ideally with…

Analysts’ & Vendors’ Top 5 Pet Peeves About Each Other
Analytics
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Analytics
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Analysts’ & Vendors’ Top 5 Pet Peeves About Each Other

JoeMcKendrick - July 19, 2012

Summary: Vendors: 'Analysts think they know everything.' Analysts: 'Please, no long history lessons!'Talk about watching scorpions fight it out in a bottle... Analysts often don't trust vendors,…

Data Management
96 views

Internet2: Big Pipes for Big Data

JoeMcKendrick - July 16, 2012

Summary: 'Internet2,' the high-capacity network designed to support collaborative ventures between universities, government research agencies and businesses, is ready to step up into the big data realm.…

IT
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Java tops list of top 10 IT skills in demand.

JoeMcKendrick - July 12, 2012

Summary: Latest Dice report says Java, mobile and .NET developer skills are in short supply.Dice.com just released its monthly list of skills in demand, and the list…

Location
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Some execs contemplate making ‘Bring Your Own Device’ mandatory.

JoeMcKendrick - June 29, 2012

"And still, there are many unfortunate employees who are required to carry around two smartphones or two laptops one issued by the business, and the one for…