Are You Ready for Social + Mobile + Big Data + Cloud?
Those who had the opportunity to attend the 2013 IDC Directions conference saw IDC Senior Vice President & Chief Analyst, Frank Gens, talk about how business technology is migrating to the 3rd Platform. He defined this 3rd platform as the intersection of mobile, social, big data and cloud.
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JackBe Enables Business Intelligence to be More Accessible and Robust with Recent Moves
I have covered JackBe for a number of years and like their evolution from a mashup engine to making use of this capability for bringing business intelligence to the average business user (see for example, JackBe Expands Real-Time Operational Intelligence with its New Offering and JackBe Presto Provides Self-Service Business Intelligence on a Mobile Basis). I spoke with John Crupi, their CTO, and Sandra Hamorsky, Director, Product Marketing about their latest moves.
Can you answer the question everyone is asking? WTF — What is the future of business?
Today’s leading companies are already becoming obsolete. Fortunately or unfortunately, they won’t know until it’s too late. In 10 years, 40% of the Fortune 500 was replaced. Irrelevance is only accelerating. It’s Digital Darwinism out here. #AdaptorDie!
What Is Big Data?
Big Data… the buzz word is flying around all over the Internet, but have you ever asked yourself what the heck is big data exactly? Geospatial pros have worked with “big” data products forever it seems, however, all of a sudden data has apparently gotten very big! So, what is Big Data? Esri has tackled this question and has a special resource to provide an answer.
The Multi-Screen Employee Experience
Multi-screen experiences are crucial but they aren’t just for the consumer that has his tablet open while watching TV. The multi-screen experience is just as important for employees within organizations and is a necessity for the future of work. Let’s take at a realistic scenario: