Tag Archives: tech strategy
Fortne Teller

Breaking down Gartner’s 2014 strategic tech trends

Gartner may be the biggest technology advisory service in the world but that doesn’t mean that their predictions are always on the money or as forward-looking as we’d like. Here is our take on this year’s list: Mobile Device Diversity and Management Gartner statement: “Through 2018, the growing variety of devices, computing styles, user contexts […]

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Industrial Internet

When the Internet really, really changed things

GE set the newswires and webzines aflame when they released the report Industrial Internet: Pushing the boundaries of Minds and Machines. It is a comprehensive (at least at the industries GE supports) report and it would be easy to spend hours just looking at the beautiful graphics. CEO Jeff Immelt himself wrote an article for GigaOM […]

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Game Changers

Gartner calls it a game change: The AADI Summit Keynote

Gartner’s Application Architecture, Development & Design Conference kicked off this morning in Las Vegas with the question, “Will there be an end to the increasing pace of technology change?” We all know the answer to that question, so the follow-up question is, “How do we protect legacy investment while remaining competitive…change without breaking the bank?” […]

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Don’t put consultants on the endangered species list

In all of the excitement about Software as a Service (SaaS) and the massive shift toward applications like salesforce.com and others, it would be easy to think outside consulting as we know it will become much less important. This couldn’t be further from the truth: We’re in an age where we don’t build apps ourselves […]

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The Internet of Things

Microsoft missed out on the Internet of Things: Are you ready?

Microsoft was so successful in software that they missed perhaps the biggest shift, a shift still happening, since the Internet itself. Many other companies are going to miss the shift to the Internet of Things, but they don’t have to. Microsoft as an also-ran Once upon a time, young Bill Gates and Paul Allen, inspired […]

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Tortoise and Hare

The tortoise or the hare? Why not both?

There is a pendulum that swings through business. We know we need to move quickly and innovate, but we also know that moving too fast sacrifices quality and consistency. There are pressures to centralize functions or decentralize and a host of pros and cons for each. We end up with a model and workforce that […]

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TIBCO Platform

Day 2 of TUCON 2012 even better than Day 1

The following is a writeup of TIBCO’s TUCON 2012. Follow the event at #TUCON2012. While we’re not usually so ‘TIBCO’, there was a great deal of really interesting information shared that we thought you would enjoy. Day Two of TUCON 2012 continued to be a showcase of the technology that responds to the conference theme, […]

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TUCON 2012

Everything really IS different at #TUCON2012

TIBCO’s TUCON 2012 kicked off this morning with the theme, “Everything is Different.” From the start, the areas of Digital Customer Experience Management, Big Data, Social and Consumerization took center stage, beginning with the opening address by TIBCO CEO Vivek Ranadive. Vivek talked about how to make the worst of times into the best of […]

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Rolling the dice

Big technology change without big risk

Companies can reduce risk and allow organizational learning by breaking major process improvements into a series of small, reversible experiments. But when the change involves a new information technology, it’s harder to make incremental updates. This approach reduces risks and allows people to learn from each, and make adjustments as they go. But when the […]

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Healthcare Integration

The vendor questions you must ask

The following is a guest post by John Gomez and was first published on HIS Talk as HIT Integration Analysis Guide. Over the past several months, one of the biggest questions I have gotten regarding the state of HIT is related to platform and technical integration. Specifically, the debate related to single platform vs. an […]

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