CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester IT

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal.

On Symfony2 : spf13.com

SPF13

Symfony2 is slated for release in March 2011. So all the things that come with a pre-release piece of software come along with it. Tue Feb 1, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. On Symfony2. Disclaimer. ve got a couple disclaimers in writing this.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

Sean Daniel

Monday, April 04, 2011. How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. Next up you’ll have to copy the Windows Home Server 2011 DVD to the root of the disk. Installing Windows Home Server 2011. Otherwise I love WHS 2011.

My Favorite Rands Posts : spf13.com

SPF13

Rands explains why software isnâ??t Thu Apr 28, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers.

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Impressions of the 2011 SharePoint Conference, Part 1 (Monday Keynotes)

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

This week, I was fortunate to attend Microsoft's SharePoint Conference (SPC) in Anaheim, CA, and to meet and learn from some of the most talented SharePoint people in the world. I’m summarizing some key take-aways from the conference via a series of blog articles.

SharePoint Conference 2011 Recap -- Live Event

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

KMA was fortunate to have been able to send six people to SPC 2011 in Anaheim, CA last month, and although we've done our share of blogging and presenting about it, we're most pleased to present this week's in-person event for our clients and prospects: a half-day recap of the conference highlights, presented by colleagues as follows: Amy Talhouk summarizing the best of Project Server and SharePoint.

10 Ways to be More Agile

CIO Dashboard

When necessary, embrace traditional software development practices to mitigate quality concerns. We encourage code and story analysis reviews and software architecture modeling work before it gets into the developer in-box.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: The Economic Benefit of Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Sunday, October 2, 2011. 10 comments: Shivan October 3, 2011 at 12:19 PM Hi Kevin - thanks for the article, and more importantly, pointing me to your white paper. Jackson October 10, 2011 at 6:12 AM Most federal agencies are moving to cloud based on the "Cloud First" policy and the promise of reduced IT infrastructure cost. Reply Delete SheanPerry October 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM now I know its importance. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32).

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The Agile CIO as a Business – IT Marriage Counselor

CIO Dashboard

Guest post by Tim Mattix and Mike Mariani. If the relationship between developers and business users is like a marriage, sometimes the CIO’s job is akin to a marriage counselor. In a marriage, one spouse often wants the other to change.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Multi Point 2011 and How it Fits.

Sean Daniel

Thursday, January 06, 2011. Windows Multi Point 2011 and How it Fits into Your Small Business. Additionally, the 2011 version of WMS has support for thin clients. I’ve installed WMS into my SBS 2011 Essentials (Aurora) network and it works great. SBS 2011 Standard.

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Fountainhead: Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today

Fountainhead

Monday, December 19, 2011. Its fascinating because it describes events that lead up to the first commercially-available Apple computer, and presaged the movement toward "canned" programs (commercial software) rather than everyone writing programs themselves. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today.

Impressions of the 2011 SharePoint Conference, Part 1 (Monday Keynotes)

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

This week, I was fortunate to attend Microsoft''s SharePoint Conference (SPC) in Anaheim, CA, and to meet and learn from some of the most talented SharePoint people in the world. I’m summarizing some key take-aways from the conference via a series of blog articles.

Why We Need Cloud Integration Architecture

CIO Dashboard

This reminds me of the “best of breed” systems architecture problem in which an organization chooses to select the best application software for each of its business functions but is also saddled with integrating each of them together (often a tedious, custom project in itself).

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: Cloud Computing Highlighted.

Cloud Musings

Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Cloud Computing Highlighted at DoDIIS 2011. Schedule for May 1-5, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan, the conference highlights the Defense Intelligence Agencys (DIA) commitment to developing and maintaining secure and reliable networks for Department of Defense personnel, services and information technology customers. Access to these advanced analytics capabilities will not require hardware and software purchases or months and months of operational delay.

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SharePoint Conference 2011 Recap -- Live Event

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

KMA was fortunate to have been able to send six people to SPC 2011 in Anaheim, CA last month, and although we''ve done our share of blogging and presenting about it, we''re most pleased to present this week''s in-person event for our clients and prospects: a half-day recap of the conference highlights, presented by colleagues as follows: Amy Talhouk summarizing the best of Project Server and SharePoint.

Fountainhead: Act Now! Top Opportunities for IT Transformation.

Fountainhead

Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Given the tons of IT, cloud, and tech related trade shows, Im continually amazed at how 99% of floor exhibitors are hardware or software firms. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead.

Will the Mobile User Interface Overtake the Desktop?

CIO Dashboard

In the October 2011 Wired , Steven Levy writes about how the scroll bar has disappeared in Apple’s latest desktop operating system, code-named Lion.

Top Ten Attributes of Agile Platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Labels: agile software development , cio , innovation. Agile Software Development Reply Delete Add comment Load more. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: Backupify Names Top 10 Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Monday, November 14, 2011. Reply Delete cloud ways August 8, 2012 at 3:08 AM Cloud Computing is an application that is currently being adopted by the corporate biggies and small business alike, to reduce the hassles of installing software suites. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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Next year your entire desk will be a computer control device

Trends in the Living Networks

Software and device vendor ExoPC has announced EXOdesk, a computer interface that will be laid on your desk, offering digital keyboards, a variety of colorful keypads, sortable RSS feeds, and even a piano, as shown below.

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Fountainhead: Hosting/Cloud Index: Update

Fountainhead

Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Also, it would seem that others are adopting the same idea, as I was recently reminded by Software Advice. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: FedPlatform.org Focuses on a.

Cloud Musings

Friday, August 26, 2011. FedPlatform also aims to provide a common security model for federal software systems that leverages the platform. 2 comments: JP Morgenthal September 1, 2011 at 2:25 PM Seems redundant with the Cloud Security Alliance efforts. Jackson September 22, 2011 at 10:41 AM I see it as complimentary. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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Mobile Enterprise – Beyond the Fundamentals

CIO Dashboard

In brief, I said there were three things you should know about mobile in the enterprise as you move forward: Things are moving so fast that choosing a software platform is more critical than which hardware you should buy. Gartner estimated (in April 2011) that 38.5%

7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Trends in the Living Networks

Marc Benioff of Salesforce once asked “why isn’t all enterprise software like Facebook?&#. When I first heard about Tibbr my first thought was about the potential for enterprise social software to integrate deeply into the nuts and bolts of enterprise applications. Tibbr’s basic structure of following activity streams from across the organization, drawing on the power of its integration capabilities, is a significant step forward for social enterprise software.

Pitching the Technical Solution

A CIO's Voice

Present factors that can ultimately lead to big savings on capital expenditures on hardware/software showing that purchasing fewer systems will improve the bottom line. Presenting a case to non-technical executives is always a challenge. While executives are focused on ROI and keeping cost predictable and sensibly manageable, some do have an ear for technology solutions that bring value and savings over time to an organization.

Simple Agile Product Development - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Monday, October 10, 2011. Labels: agile planning , agile software development , innovation , product management. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Developmental robotics: the cute baby robot who will grow up to be just like you

Trends in the Living Networks

This is an open project in many different ways: we distribute the platform openly, we develop software open-source, and we are open to including new partners and form collaboration worldwide.

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: USBE&IT Winter Issue Focuses.

Cloud Musings

Wednesday, January 19, 2011. Publisher Software from YUDU. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Pages. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. GovCloud Daily. GovCloud Presentations. GovCloud on Facebook. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments.

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Your Offshore Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Wednesday, February 09, 2011. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Selecting Public Cloud Services – Focus on What’s Different

CIO Dashboard

A second unique feature of the public cloud model is that the vendor assumes the responsibility for software maintenance and release schedules.

Social Media Monitoring and Analysis

CIO Dashboard

If it sounds unreasonable for a CMO to ask machines and software to analyze a huge set of informal, unstructured conversations for actionable insights into unmet needs in our target markets, perhaps it is. Guest post by Jeff Auker.

Trying to Develop a Death Star or a Flux Capacitor?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Tuesday, August 09, 2011. Labels: agile planning , agile software development , cio , innovation , it management , organizational change , product management , project management. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8).

3 Keys for the Mobile Enterprise

CIO Dashboard

Choosing a software platform is more critical than which hardware you should buy. And each new one required a new software build. Guest post by Dan Eckert. An agile organization is a mobile organization.

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Achieving 2X in Speed To Market Using Agile Platforms - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Friday, October 28, 2011. Labels: agile software development , cio , innovation , project management. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Will your privacy completely vanish? It depends how we use facial recognition

Trends in the Living Networks

“a database using facial recognition software is “unlikely” to be a service that Google will create. We recently launched our 12 Themes for 2012 , shown below, in which the third of the 12 themes is ‘Privacy vanishes’ 2012: 12 Themes.