Enterprise Information Management

Are APIs going to push legacy technology into the 21st century?

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira If you’re like me, you attend numerous IT shows (in fact, I’m writing this while attending a show right now). Although many shows are worth more for the contacts than the content, some offer valuable insights, particularly those focused on trends and directions. Those shows are almost mandatory if you…

Priorities for CIOs in Government in 2015

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by Angela Guess Government Technology reports that “The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released on Oct. 30 a list of the top ten priorities for CIOs in 2015. Security, cloud services and consolidation topped the list for the third year in a row. ‘These three priorities, along with budget and cost control,…

Mobiliya Launches Innovative Mobile Data Security Solution

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Mobiliya, an AgreeYa Mobility company, today announced the launch of the latest product in its innovation-driven mobility portfolio Mobiliya Manage — a comprehensive enterprise solution for extensible device management (xDM). A state-of-the-art management solution for mobile devices, Mobiliya Manage ensures the security of sensitive…

Capitalizing on Elastic Computing

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by Jelani Harper Aside from its potential to integrate and aggregate a host of resources and technologies, Cloud Computing can most prominently benefit the enterprise through the enabling of Elastic Computing. Elastic Computing is the utilization of the Cloud’s nearly limitless scalability to provision resources on demand and at scale without conventional architectural concerns associated…

“Open Source” Doesn’t Mean Less Competitive

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of InfoWorld recently wrote, “Given the absence of an outside enemy, it’s likely that open source will turn on itself… Most software is neither open source nor licensed. Instead, it’s built within banks and other enterprises for internal use and never shared with anyone beyond the four walls of the…

Why Your Organization Needs a Chief Data Officer

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by Angela Guess Thornton May of Forbes recently wrote, “Organizational theorists posit that modern enterprises can be viewed as a portfolio of projects.  Each of those projects uses data.  A key reason many organizations need a Chief Data Officer is that how data is treated and the data management tools used on these projects can…

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Tajo v0.9

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the Apache Software Foundation has announced “the availability of Apache™ Tajo™ v0.9, the advanced Open Source data warehousing system in Apache Hadoop™. ‘With Apache Tajo v0.9, our goal of bringing traditional SQL performance to massive data is a step closer,’ said Hyunsik Choi, Vice President of Apache…

OpenStack Launches Juno, Bringing Added Focus on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Frederic Lardinois of TechCrunch reports, “OpenStack, the open source software for building public and private clouds that’s being backed by a wide variety of industry heavyweights, today launched Juno, its latest point release. As usual, this release includes updates to all of the platform’s services, which now span the gamut from cloud…