Optimize Your Application Organizational Structure

CEB IT

In the application industry, one of the most common questions for leaders is how to choose the “right” structure to achieve optimal business results and delivery for their organizations. The advent of digital business has huge ramifications on the future of the application organization. Hotle says this is why application leaders must have forethought and planning. Application organizations are not stand-alone entities. Two basic models for organizing application teams.

3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders

CEB IT

This shift brings significant changes that has implications for the application organization ,” says Dennis Gaughan , VP Analyst, Gartner. Gartner predicts three ways digital business and new technologies will impact application leaders over the next five years. Read more: 5 Year Vision for Application Leaders. A recent Gartner survey found 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model.

Forrester Online Survey: Organize To Deliver And Manage Application Transformation

Forrester IT

age of the customer application development & delivery artificial intelligence (AI) business models cloud management machine learning mobile software & platforms online retail retail technology

IoT Applications in Consumer Healthcare

CTOvision

Read Carrie Cosgrove’s article about the Internet of Things applications in consumer healthcare on IoT for All : Have you been to a doctor at any point in your life? Congratulations, if you answered “yes,” you’re a healthcare consumer! Nearly 85 percent of US adults see a healthcare provider at least once a year and US children […]. CTO Internet of Things News

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. Trace Data - Visualizing application traces to understand application interactions.

How to Build a Business Case for Application Modernization

CEB IT

With change comes hesitation and discomfort in moving to the next phase, particularly with application modernization. Application leaders often struggle to develop a successful business case when it comes to modernizing their application portfolios. The mistake most often made in most IT modernization proposals is pushing for every application to be modernized immediately. Recommendations for application leaders.

How to Make Application Packagers Life Easier – Part 1

Anoop

In this series of posts, I will explain and share tips to make application packagers life easier. You will find out whether there is any need for Modern Application Packaging Tool from this post. In most of the organizations, application packaging team is also part of the extended SCCM team. I have seen many application […]. SCCM Modern Application Packaging tool SCCM Application Packaging tool Smart PackagersSubscribe YouTube Channel [link].

How to Make Application Packagers Life Easier – Part 2

Anoop

In this series of posts, I will share tips to make application packagers life easier. Related Post – How to Make Application Packagers Life More […]. SCCM Automation of packaging featured How to make Application packagers life easy SCCM Packaging Tool Smart Packaging Tool

Cloud Migration Best Practice Part 3: Application Portfolio Analysis

Cloud Musings

In part three of this series on cloud migration best practice , I will focus on migrating the application itself. All it takes is executing an application portfolio screening process that takes a look at: The most appropriate CSP target deployment environment.

Application List Report

Mick's IT Blog

We have started the Windows 10 upgrades and part of this process is installing applications for users that are not included in the standard build. I wrote this PowerShell script that can be executed as a package in SCCM against machines to generate an application report. The script will read the XML files and know to exclude those applications from the listing. Specifically, the script reads tasks that are Install Application types.

Unconventional Metrics for IT Applications Portfolio Investment

CEB IT

One of the perennial jobs for IT applications teams who develop and maintain in-house software applications is to manage the portfolio of existing apps used by the company. And what separates the good from bad investment decisions in the applications budget is economic insight.

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

The Challenges Of Old Applications. We all have applications like this. When it comes to legacy applications, the person in the CIO position has a hands off policy. Supporting an application that now lives in the cloud can cause problems for many CIOs.

IT Applications: Three Questions You Should Ask About the Applications Portfolio

CEB IT

For IT applications teams – whose job it is to develop software for a company in-house – this focus on digitization gives them a great opportunity to discuss the applications portfolio roadmap.

IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality

CEB IT

Over the past several years, those in charge of IT applications teams have emphasized the need for their staff to be as quick as possible in getting applications in to day-to-day use. But this mindset can lead to low quality applications development and time-consuming rework.

IT Applications: 3 Changes Needed to Run Agile at Scale

CEB IT

Most applications teams have brought in coaches and new tools to help them and nearly half are trying to implement enterprise frameworks like SAFe , according to CEB data.

Baidu Leads AI Patent Applications In China With 2,368 Filings

CTOvision

Baidu, sometimes referred to as the Chinese equivalent of Google, has filed more artificial intelligence (AI) patent applications than any other company in China, according to a report by Patent Protection Association of China. The search engine company, which is valued at $191 billion, has filed 2,368 AI patent applications, according to the “Analysis on Artificial […].

Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

Data Center Knowledge

Application container platforms like Docker are enabling creation of better distributed systems Read More. Cloud Computing application container cloud

SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

David Linthicum

Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application. There are several reasons to SaaS-enable an internal application. Or, they are looking to monetize applications they view as having value to other companies. Lots of people called it SaaS-enablement, some call it SaaS-ification of software.

AWS introduces 4 new services for IoT applications

CTOvision

e-commerce leader Amazon‘s Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday introduced four services and capabilities to make it easier to ingest data from edge devices and build the rich Internet of Things (IoT) applications. We recapped many other high priority announcements from re:invent here, but almost missed this one: U.S.

IT Applications: Four Ways Business Analysts are ‘Going Digital’

CEB IT

IT applications teams, who develop software in house for companies, employ business analysts to deal with internal customers and make sure the software is as useful as it can be. Blog Collaborate Across the Organization Information Technology IT Applications

Touch Screen Linux Applications

IT Toolbox

Today I would like to talk about a few of the applications that allow me to get the most out of the touch screen on my Linux computer

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Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security

Information Week

The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls

Top 10 business applications stories of 2016

Computer Weekly

Artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with the internet of things, have been the emerging elements in business applications in 2016. Cloud, too, has shaped supplier agendas

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP): An online community with a virtuous goal

CTOvision

One of our CTOvision Pro subscribers requested we provide more context on web based and mobile application security and referenced the good work underway by OWASP. The Open Web Application Security Project is a non-profit online community dedicated to web application security.

Application Migration: Know Your Options

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Featured Virtualization applications cloudStuck with a challenge app? Don't worry - you have options Read More.

10 Steps to Develop Applications with Embedded Analytics

Social, Agile and Transformation

Designing and developing data-driven applications has to go through a modified agile planning, discovery, and user experience design compared to traditional applications. Because the data is an input to the design and development process! In other words, designers of the user experience cannot do their work in a bubble. They have to review the underlying data, work with customers to.

The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

David Linthicum

Have you heard the fairy tale that application performance on the cloud is automatically optimized, without any effort from developers or administrators? Although elasticity does let you scale on demand by provisioning servers, or perhaps automatically these days using serverless computing technology, the elasticity concept unto itself does not guarantee well-performing applications.

6 must-have skills of modern web application developers

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Web application development is quickly becoming more complex. What skills must modern web application developers now possess? photo credit: geralt via pixabay cc In the past, application development had more of a specialized focus.

British breakthrough for IoT- based business applications this year

Computer Weekly

Internet of things-based business applications could be mainstream tools in the UK by the end of this year

IT Applications: How to Hire a ‘Digital-Ready’ Developer

CEB IT

Faced with a line-up of eager applicants, and after a day of repetitive interviews, it’s never been easy for managers to predict which job candidate will actually be the most successful in the job that’s up for grabs. For IT applications teams that develop software in-house for large companies, this proportion is likely to rise in the next few years. Two approaches from applications teams in CEB’s network will help.

ServiceNow Offers A Refreshing Take On Customer-Centricity With Their Customer Service Application

Forrester IT

CRM applications customer relationship management (CRM) customer service solutions CRM customer service CXI attended ServiceNow’s Knowledge18 conference, held in Las Vegas on May 7-10. It’s a well attended conference by 18,000 people who use one or more of their cloud service management, HR, security and customer service products which are all built on an enterprise-grade platform. At the conference, there was a lot of emotion spent talking […].

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

CTOvision

Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V. The true power of application virtualization hasn’t been realized due to the fact that man.

Why web application development projects fail (and what IT can do about it)

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Over the past 37 years in the application development software industry, we’ve seen it all. In this article, we’ll cover a few of the most common problems that derail a web application development project, and give you some tips on how to avoid them.

Top 10 business applications stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Indirect licensing of SAP software was the big story, with SAP’s victory over Diageo in the High Court proving a tinderbox. AI, machine learning and blockchain oscillated between hype and reality

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SignalFX: Monitoring platform for modern applications

CTOvision

SignalFX is a monitoring platform designed for modern enterprise applications. Developers are central to the business — Developers are now playing a much more critical role in the business and need an application intelligence solution the same way marketers need business intelligence.