2015

Lights-Out Manufacturing: Future Fantasy or Good Business?

CTOvision

Editor's note: We noticed this article in Autodesk's Line//Shape//Space and requested their permission to repost it here. Line//Shape//Space is a site dedicated to inspiring designers and creators. -bg.

The Amazing Oracle M7

Chuck's Blog - EMC

There was a time decades ago when I was intensely interested in CPU technology. RISC, CISC, all that. Endless debates about which one was "better", which one was going to win in the long term, etc. Well, we know how the story ended up for most of the datacenter market: it’s mostly an Intel world.

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18 Steps for End-to-End IaaS Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Resource Manager (ARM), PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC)

IT Pros Rock!

Support for provisioning and managing Azure IaaS virtual machine environments via Azure Resource Manager (ARM) was recently launched as a Generally Available (GA) feature!

Cloud computing: A data-centric business model

Cloud Musings

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology : “Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g.,

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20 Bad Behaviors of Agile Development Product Owners

Social, Agile and Transformation

I've worked with some very strong Agile Product Owners, others that needed a lot of help transitioning from BRD centric waterfall product management, and others that have strong backgrounds in other product roles (product strategy, management, or marketing) and are new to agile product development. I've partnered with many successful agile product owners that have launched innovative.

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E-Government: A Graduate Class

CIO Musings

It has been 6 months since I posted anything to this blog. Not setting a very good example I am afraid. It has been a busy winter and spring, and I have a lot of material stored up. Now if I just had the time to write! One thing I am working on for this fall that I am very excited about is a class at VCU that is near and dear to me: E-Government.

Call to Action: Pounding the Table for Security Budgets

The Investing Edge

The vicious cyberattacks on major organizations like Target, Home Depot, eBay, JP Morgan Chase and recently, Anthem , makes one thing clear: the severity and sophistication of cyberattacks has taken a major leap forward.

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Compass Piloting Wearable Technology In The Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

The futuristic pilot project combines mobile and wearable technology for smooth data center operation Read More. Compass Datacenters Featured Internet of Things

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SpaceX Makes History By Successfully Proving Real Space Rockets Can Be Reused: Lands A Giant Falcon 9 Rocket For The First Time

CTOvision

The video at this link and embedded below captures a historic first for humanity.

Ten Reasons Why VMware Is Leading The Hyperconverged Industry

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Those of you who have followed me over the years know that I’m not shy when it comes to a good competitive dust-up.    I’m OK with the usual puffery and slightly exaggerated claims.  All part of the fun. I’m not OK when I believe the claims are misleading.

8 Steps to Building Site-to-Site VPN Connections for V2 VNETs using Azure Resource Manager in the NEW Azure Portal

IT Pros Rock!

In a prior article , we walked through the process of scripted provisioning for V2 virtual networks and site-to-site connections using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and Azure PowerShell together.

Tweeps Are People Too!!

Cloud Musings

I woke up this morning to the devastating news about the earthquake in Nepal. Sitting here in California that destruction is literally on the other side of the world but my mind immediately went to thinking about my good friend Jeremy Geelan.

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Big Data Comes To The Call Center

The Accidental Successful CIO

Call centers are a great place to start to use your big data tools Image Credit: King County, WA.

Innovation and the CIO – Survey Results

Eric D. Brown

Michael Krigsman just published a piece titled “ What do business people think of their CIO? ” that shares some output of a research report put out by Tech Pro Research regarding the perception of the CIO within the business, including some results related to innovation and the CIO.

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Thank the cloud for making big data and IoT possible

David Linthicum

I’ve sworn it off: No longer do I remind people younger than myself that many of today’s concepts we call new and innovative are based on much older concepts popular a long time ago -- when I was young. The ones that immediately come to mind are big data and Internet of things (IoT). Big data -- at least the notion of it -- was always the objective in the world of database technology.

5 Key Practices - What IT Takes to be a Citizen Developer on Low Code Platforms?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Does the IT department and the applications development team have to own and lead all application development efforts? Over my last couple of posts, I've been exploring how Citizen Developers - developers using light weight, often low code development platforms can help their business functions automate tasks, analyze data, develop knowledge repositories, and connect data across applications.

MSI Analysis Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a tool I have written that generates a report on all of the variables used for each entry during an MSI installation. I wrote this script to make customizing the installation of MSI files much easier and quicker.

What Really Makes an Entrepreneur Successful?

The Investing Edge

Google that question and you’ll have all the advice you could ever want or need. One list of 25 items includes “grab attention,” “be accessible,” and “get involved.” [1] 1] Another list advises would-be entrepreneurs to be “highly self-motivated” and “exhibit strong leadership qualities.” [2]

Yahoo Launches Second ‘Computing Coop’ Data Center in New York State

Data Center Knowledge

Company completes $170M data center and service center expansion project in Lockport Read More. Cooling Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured New York Yahoo

Another First In Human History: World’s First Fully Reusable Rocket Goes Into Space And Returns In Usable Way

CTOvision

The video at this link and embedded below captures a first in human history, the first reusable space launch vehicle launching into space and returning in reusable form via a soft landing. This is important for many reasons. The economics of it is a key driver.

Dell and EMC -- The Aftermath

Chuck's Blog - EMC

So much has been written about the tech industry's largest buyout -- a mind-numbing $67 billion. It's been exactly one week since the announcement -- just enough time for me to get my thoughts in order. 19 years at EMC, two years at VMware -- yes, I'm entitled to an opinion or two.

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Step-by-Step: User-Defined Routing in the Cloud with Azure Resource Manager and Azure PowerShell 1.0 Preview

IT Pros Rock!

Custom IP routing topologies on Azure Virtual Networks have been available for several months via native User-Defined Routing (UDR) and IP Forwarding features.

The Science and Art of Business Leadership

Cloud Musings

Business leadership is both science and art. The scientific aspects revolve around finance, organization, products and service. Artistic aspects include relationships, market trajectories and business strategies.

What 3 Questions Should CIOs Be Asking?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs become better by asking the right questions Image Credit: Tom. As a CIO we are always searching for ways that we can better communicate the importance of information technology in order to improve ourselves, our IT shop, and, of course, our company.

Don’t focus on the data, focus on what the data tells you

Eric D. Brown

In a recent post on O’Reilly Radar titled “ Turning big data into actionable insights “, Ben Lorica provides some highlights of an interview with Evangelos Simoudis regarding big data. One of the highlights is extremely important.

3 tips to avoid disaster in your cloud migration

David Linthicum

Enterprises are migrating to the cloud in big ways these days. However, the number of moving parts leave many people in IT a bit perplexed -- and fearful that they could be making major mistakes. The reality is that cloud migration is new, so best practices and enabling technologies have yet to emerge. Moreover, there is the added complexity of devops, big data, and the Internet of things. How the heck do you fit those in too?

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Ten Ways To Improve IT Culture with Agile, DevOps, Data, and Collaboration

Social, Agile and Transformation

Over the last decade I''ve had the privilege of working with several IT teams that transformed themselves from minimal credibility with the business to delivering award winning customer facing products while improving other IT business services. Different groups with different issues and opportunities, but what stands out with all of them is their willingness to change and improve their own.

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There Will Be Cyberwar: How The Move To Network-Centric War Fighting Has Set The Stage by Richard Stiennon

CTOvision

With new technology, come new problems. Oft times, with the increasing demand for the latest and greatest tech, security is more of an after thought. What has been a consistent theme is developing the next best technology, and then figuring out how to protect it.