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My friend and colleague, Carlos Hidalgo's blog post, Why Buyer Personas are a Potential Obstacle to Demand Generation Success, got me going this morning. He makes some excellent points and I'd like to add a few of my own. I agree quite a bit with his assertion: "The Product Marketing t...
AuraPortal awarded "Best BPM Vendor" during the event.
One of the conversations that I overheard repeatedly while attending AWS re:Invent 2013 revolved around the concept of a “liberated IT department.” I’d of course known about the stereotypes (and massive workloads) that have surrounded IT professionals for decades, but it wasn’t until I...
Cincinnati, OH, November 27, 2013 --(PR.com)-- MAX Technical Training employees will be joining with many of Cincinnati’s finest women-owned businesses at this year’s WE Celebrate Awards ceremony presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. MAX is one of five finalist...
Building Coalitions through CYBERTechNet Asia-Pacific 2013 Conference in Honolulu Hawaii co-sponsored byAFCEA International and AFCEA Hawaii will take place in Honolulu December 3-5 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach resort.More details here:http://www.afcea.org/events/asiapa...
Gartner IT Budget ForecastIf a massive herd of elephants were charging at you from 20 meters away, would taking a small step forwards or backwards improve your safety? NO!  In many situations it seems that is how companies are approaching mobile strategies.  They are staring ...
This post is sponsored by the Zero Distance Community and T-Systems. The opportunity for the senior technical director of an organization to become more strategic is the single most important message about Cloud computing, not the technology. Give the nature of the role and the st...
Latest version advances innovative at-a-glance ribbon and adds team-based capacity planning in support of agile teamsReading, UK - Nov. 13, 2013 - Planview® announces the newest release of its award-winning portfolio and resource management software. Building upon Planview Enterpr...
TechViews: Popular myths of BYOD, Marketers struggle to leverage big data, UK Rugby coaches explore big data and more! TechViews Tweetchat Evolving an IT or...
By Bob GourleyEditor’s note: I serve on the Fixmo advisory board and have never been prouder of my association with this very virtuous firm.- bg The following exciting information is from: http://ctolink.us/1cUY9Wk Defense Information Systems Agency Mobility Management for U.S. D...
Monday 11 November, 2013 The Ministry of Defence have released their updated Defence Information and Communications Technology Strategy. This strategy supersedes the Defence ICT Strategy previously published in 2010. techUK's membership were given the opportunity to comment on t...
Tech Heads 2013 reveals new breed of IT decision makersLondon, UK, 8th November 2013: Almost half (41%) of global CIOs consider themselves to be 'disruptive' in their approach to IT, looking for new ways to challenge the status quo. French (46%) and German (42%) CIOs are most 'disrupti...
By Kimberly KellySamsung is leading the charge in foldable screens, just like they have been doing for flexible and curved screens. For a video of a foldable screen see here:   I am sure, just like curved screens, the folding screen is just another step toward some technology adva...
Last month, AllThingsD, an online news outlet focusing on technology, internet and media, published an article on how Google works, including how and why Google employees use certain technologies. According to Google CIO Ben Fried, Google mainly uses its own technology – Gmail an...
Last month, AllThingsD, an online news outlet focusing on technology, internet and media, published an article on how Google works, including how and why Google employees use certain technologies. According to Google CIO Ben Fried, Google mainly uses its own technology – Gmail an...
So I opened my resume and counted how many places I have been since leaving the electronic engineering field. I have had 18 gigs. Most of that time was spent as a consultant in the role of software architect or software process engineer. Most gigs were like building a house. You do the...
By Bob GourleyGSA quietly issued a press release that documents some very virtuous activity. They continue to make progress on the very hard task of data center consolidation and are helping save money, enhance agility and improve support to citizens while doing so. Thanks GSA, keep up...
Los Angeles, CA, November 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Nuage, a leading provider of Social Business Collaboration solutions, has announced that the company has appointed Wilma Flanagan, former Chief Operating Officer at Nuage, as Chief Executive Officer. Flanagan replaces Chris Atkins as Chi...
The BPM Eastern Europe Summit is the most important event ever held in the region of Eastern Europe for the Business Process Management industry.
TechViews: Cloud helps double revenue, 38% of children under age 2use mobile devices, The most cloud-friendly industries, and more! Gartner: How CIOs Can Show Support for Customer Experience Initiatives by R...
Recent surveys point to the fact that companies are viewing enterprise mobility in an increasingly strategic manner.  They see compelling mobile apps as the front lines of marketing, sales and customer service.  They are providing executives and managers with business intelli...
On the surface it looks to be a chicken and egg problem. Is cloud driving IT transformation or is IT transformation driving cloud’s growth? The movement to cloud requires a shift in approach for many IT organizations for how to deal with procurement, management, security, etc. In some ...
This post  is sponsored by the VMware Online Forum 2013. This is the fourth and final part of our executive series on Cloud-enabled Business Transformation via VMware technologies. To conclude the series we’ll focus on the overall transformation framework: When IT teams...
Many industries are facing accelerating pressure for fundamental business process transformation -- including embracing digital business technology, in order to survive and stay competitive -- according to the latest market study by Gartner. "Transformation remains a critically import...
Going into this year’s Gartner Symposium, which is one of the largest events for CIOs, we at Cloud Sherpas noticed what appeared to be a stark difference in the feel of the event. Specifically, Microsoft seemed to be more focused on the consumer side of technology while Google wa...
TechViews: 40 % of schools K-12 use cloud apps, Close to 1/3 of European companies have leaked data due to BYOD, 5 tips for implementing DevOps and more! Gartner: Are You and the IdaaS Market Ready for Each ...
World-wide service offering heralds a new era in multi-vendor service delivery creating dramatic business performance enhancements Lichfield, 16 October 2013 - NextiraOne, Europe's leading expert in communications services, is showcasing its new flagship world-wide service offering - O...
- Connected Business launches high level event where cloud means business - London, 14 October 2013: To address the growing influence of business decision makers on cloud computing investment, Imago Techmedia announces the Cloud Leaders Summit, a business-focused conference for CEOs, C...
DatacenterDynamics Converged 2013 will provide a holistic overview of the rapidly changing IT landscape and its implications for the data centers at the heart of this new world LONDON - October 11, 2013 - The data center industry is facing a revolution. As organisations move to integra...
There has been a tectonic shift over the past two to three years with businesses realizing that analysis and measurement of critical business software is no longer simply nice to have, but a necessity. Every CIO, CEO, and board member is keenly aware of the fact that the stakes are too...
CIO Magazine recently wrote a thought-provoking article about the power shift in the enterprise between IT and the Lines of Business (LOB) when it comes to mobile and I’d like to provide our perspective. The editor used the news of our partnership with Salesforce.com (see page 2 of art...
By Bob GourleyOur Department of Defense (DoD) focused senior analyst Chris Scott has previously provided succinct summaries of the DISA industry day (see DISA Industry Day: Times have changed). Her reporting extracts information we hope is of use to any technology vendor or systems int...
Tsunamis of Change In the recent survey I conducted titled "State of Enterprise Mobility 2013" I asked the question, "Does your company view mobile solutions as tactical (LOB or process specific) or strategic (critical to the success of the company)?"  Over 220 participants ans...
By Bob GourleyMost everyone in DoD with the title “CIO” is not covered by the Pentagon recall of furloughed workers. Here is why, direct from a DoD news release: Pentagon Comptroller Details Recalls, ‘Painful’ Decision to Exclude Some Workers By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C...
London, 3 October 2013 - The Broadband World Forum will this year welcome the industry's foremost leaders from across the globe for the annual Executive Summit at the RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam. This highly exclusive, invitation-only programme allows pioneering C-Level innovators...
By Bob GourleyStrata and Hadoop World is coming!  It will be held 28-30 Oct in NYC. If your organization uses information and if you play a role in collecting, moving, storing security and/or analyzing it, come interact with your peers from other information intensive organizations and...
Here is a free lesson to start-up companies trying to position their products for large scale Enterprises:  plain and simple, your products need to support multitenancy. The largest enterprises are diversified, and with the increased adoption of APIs, multiple departments … Read&...
This article forms the final part of our white paper Going Google Enterprise. It completes the document as our first version 1.00, and will be added to on an ongoing basis, acting as a showcase of the Google Cloud solutions ecosystem. Social Intranet – Implementing an Enterp...
This post is sponsored by the Zero Distance Community and T-Systems. CIO magazine has produced this great resource site from T-Systems, where it focuses on the key issues for CIOs today, including Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big Data. To look at umbrella concepts that bundle all these to...