Forrester Online Survey: Organize To Deliver And Manage Application Transformation

Forrester IT

Every company faces a central dilemma: how to resolve the standardization and differentiation of its business apps to win, serve, and retain customers.

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

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Microsoft acquired a company called Softricity in 2006. 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.

Napatech: Accelerating Network Management and Security Applications

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Napatech is the world leader in accelerating network management and security applications. They focus on keeping their customers one step ahead of the data growth curve by accelerating applications and time-to-market while reducing risk. Napatech customers cover a broad range of industries and applications including some of the largest and most innovative technology companies.

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.

SignalFX: Monitoring platform for modern applications

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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.

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.

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: 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. This is key for program or company-wide projects with high levels of interdependency.

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.

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

CEB IT

As companies reorganize themselves to take advantage of a digital future , the role of the IT business analyst is changing rapidly. From talking with applications teams in CEB’s networks , there are four ways that leading BAs are incorporating new activities into their workflows.

Bebop: Build and support cloud applications

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We only know that they are founded and run by some of the greatest creators of true value for enterprise technologists and are on a mission to enable more teams to build and deploy cloud applications. They describe themselves as: We are an early-stage startup that has developed a platform optimized for building powerful and easy-to-use enterprise applications. Cloud Computing Companies Cloud ComputingResearch Team. Guess what, we don't have a clue what Bebop is really up to.

Informatica: the Data Integration Company, Provides Innovation Towards a More Data-Centric World

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Embed data quality directly into an application. It can be embedded into already created applications and devices, whenever it is needed to manage or access data. Provide a universally consistent way for new applications, devices, and users to consume data. By May Gourley.

Companies Should Show Job Applicants More Love, Less Neglect

IT Toolbox

Companies continue to mistreat job applicants at their own peril, as a workforce itching to switch jobs has made it a job hunter's market. Our HR tech columnist shares tips on how to treat job hunters better

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: 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.

SINET Announces 2015 Top 16 Emerging Cybersecurity Companies

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The companies, which were selected from a pool of 122 applicants from around the world, represent a range of Cybersecurity solution providers who are identifying cutting-edge technologies to address Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities. The selected companies will share their work with buyers, builders, investors and researchers during the SINET Showcase on Nov 3 & 4, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

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. We’ve seen app dev projects of all shapes and sizes, across all industries and company sizes. How do define a “successful” web application development project?

IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects

CEB IT

But as applications teams start using the Agile approach to software development more and more, and as that changes the way all of IT need to work together , applications managers have had to think hard about how to help business analysts (BAs) work within this new process.

Threema, the Seriously Secure Messaging Application: Check It Out!

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If you’ve ever been worried that the messages you are sending your friends and co-workers via the normal texting applications were not secure enough and you felt unsafe giving out personal information, then Threema might be the application for you to use. By May Gourley.

Delphix: Virtualize applications and databases to save billions of dollars and hundreds of work hours

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Applications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 40% of her annual budget on applications. To address this, CIOs look at private and public clouds, SAAS, and outsourcing as ways to avoid the pain and risk of application projects.

Case Study: Breaking the application delivery bottleneck

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Many businesses face an application development bottleneck. Application development efforts can’t keep up with business demands. As a result, business users are often stuck waiting around for the applications they need.

IT Project Management: How PMOs Can Survive in a Digitized Company

CEB IT

Indeed, some of the most zealous practitioners of Agile and DevOps — both methods of software development that are critical to companies’ digitization efforts — muse about the possibility of a “post-PMO era.”.

3 options for applications that don't fit the cloud

David Linthicum

Not every application and data set is right for private or public cloud computing. More than 2,000 SaaS companies provide everything from HR automation to automotive garage management applications. If your legacy application is not right for the cloud, consider a SaaS replacement that not only fits but exceeds expectations. Indeed, as much as 50 percent of today's workloads are not a good fit for the cloud. However, all is not lost.

HumanGeo: Data, Services and Products positioned at the intersection of Big Data applications, social media analytics, and geospatial visualization

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They also served many other clients including: a multi-billion dollar video game company. Company Security CompaniesAfter reading the news of Radiant Group's acquisition of HumanGeo I contacted the two founders of HumanGeo, Al Di Leonardo and Abe Usher, to seek some first-hand lessons learned of use to the community as well as to congratulate these two friends from the national security ecosystem. This post captures some of the insights from that conversation.

3 cloud migration mistakes companies keep making

David Linthicum

Moreover, you should have use-based accounting and cloud financial management systems in place to monitor the actual cost impact and value of migrated cloud-based applications. The migration to the cloud is well under way. Everyone thought it would be a sprint, but it’s more like a slow jog that picks up speed each year. That’s the pace preferred by enterprises adopting any new technology, and cloud computing is no exception.

Why Your Job Application is Too Long

IT Toolbox

People are finding jobs that suit them and the companies they work for. So why can’t you get a decent applicant when your organization is hiring? Part of the answer is simply a matter of length: your job application is too long and too complicated. The job market is getting better. Unemployment is down. The Scope of the Issue.

6 Machine Learning Applications Using CRM Data

IT Toolbox

Companies store the history of contact events as well as demographic and internet-based data such as social media postings as they relate to a prospect or customer. Not every company is collecting every bit of data possible, but all companies share a need to use what they do store in the CRM database beyond simplyThe average customer relationship management (CRM) database holds a lot of history.

5 Interview Questions To Determine Whether the Candidate Shares Your Company’s Core Values

Computer Weekly

When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, was just out of college, he sold his first company to Microsoft for $265 million. But for him, the sale wasn’t about money—he was actually most concerned about the company culture he had created. “I

Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of Application Modernization

Data Center Knowledge

Mainframe applications are one of the most mission-critical aspects of a business’ technology infrastructure, writes Rick Oppedisano of Modern Systems. However, companies are currently facing serious challenges around their mainframe stack. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Don't let company politics derail your cloud plans

David Linthicum

Download InfoWorld’s essential guide to microservices and learn how to create modern web and mobile applications that scale. ]. It's Tuesday morning. You're running a multi-million-dollar cloud transformation project, moving more than a thousand workloads to the public cloud. You're called into a meeting and told that your budget has been frozen until finance, legal, and compliance have had a chance to review the project.

Security Innovation Network SINET 16 Application Process Now Open

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If you are a technology company or know one, please see this on the nomination process: SINET 16 Application Process is Now Open. Innovative solutions frequently come from new and emerging companies. By Bob Gourley.

Fountainhead: What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application?

Fountainhead

What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application? They dont interact with the applications unique. solution if you really understand the specific application. OASIS Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Why Companies Do Need Enterprise Architecture at Downturn?

Doctor Chaos

Written by Mike Oliver LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeolivero4bo Website: [link] Take it or leave it, but often EA is often referred to as a lengthy initiative with very unclear and practically not very applicable results. Like a set of reference architectures, which in practice turn to be 80% different from architectures of previously deployed solutions or a […]. InfoSec infosec

Are You An Application Or An Infrastructure CIO?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Does a CIO have to choose between applications and infrastructure? Which do you favor more – applications or infrastructure ? There’s the (somewhat) glamorous world of application development and then there is the infrastructure team.

How to Prepare Tech Leaders in Your Company

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With many job applicants today, […]. A survey by the United States Department of Labor unveiled that in America, an average individual born in the late 50s or early 60s had to hunt for a job virtually 18 times till they attained the age of 48. This only signals that the search of employment is obligatory. CTO News