Unlocking Enterprise systems using voice

All Things Distributed

The interfaces to our digital system have been dictated by the capabilities of our computer systems—keyboards, mice, graphical interfaces, remotes, and touch screens. As a result, they fail to deliver a truly seamless and customer-centric experience that integrates our digital systems into our analog lives. All of these benefits make voice a game changer for interacting with all kinds of digital systems.

Marketo Integration with Enterprise Systems for Account Based Marketing

IT Toolbox

While Marketo may provide the features and functionality needed for account based marketing, it does not always have access to the necessary data


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Oracle leverages machine learning to manage, secure enterprise systems

Network World

Oracle is not the first company that comes to mind when you think of enterprise security, but the company announced at its recent OpenWorld conference new products with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities to quickly identify security threats. It claims they will help enterprises forecast, reduce, detect and resolve cybersecurity threats in minutes rather than days and assist remediation of application and infrastructure performance issues.

Business Intelligence: The Missing Link to Your ERP Strategy?

IT Toolbox

While defining ERP strategy, many organizations neglect one of the highest value-added aspects of their enterprise systems: business intelligence

Schroders staff to complete daily tasks on mobile devices

Computer Weekly

The asset management company wants to make it easier for its staff to complete everyday tasks by linking mobile devices to enterprise systems

Cloud Integration: Oracle HCM Cloud Integration Deep Dive Using Magic xpi Integration Platform - Working With Business Object Services

IT Toolbox

This Magic xpi cloud integration recipe calls for Oracle HCM Cloud integration with your other enterprise systems using Business Object Services

The Modern Data Center: Challenges and Innovations

Data Center Knowledge

Now that virtualization and hyperscale innovations are displacing traditional enterprise systems, companies now have to chart strategies for cloud computing, including public, private or hybrid cloud. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Cloud Integration: Oracle CX Cloud

IT Toolbox

While Oracle CX cloud provides a full set of APIs, an integration platform greatly simplifies the management of those APIs and the connections between them and your other cloud and on-premise enterprise systems Today we will look at a high level at how Magic xpi Integration Platform provides Oracle CX Cloud integration.

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The cloud rains on Big Software's parade

David Linthicum

It''s becoming a familiar story: Even the core enterprise systems that were supposed to be immune from cloudification -- those from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP -- will die the death of a thousand cloud cuts. SAP has reported first-quarter sales and earnings that missed analysts'' estimates. The reason: Cloud computing alternatives grew in popularity.

Startup Sndr planning encrypted file management for small businesses

Tech Republic Security

There are plenty of enterprise systems for remote file management and data encryption. A startup, Sndr, hopes to bring similar functions to small businesses

Supply Chain in the Cloud

IT Toolbox

This MarketsandMarkets research is based on sales statistics from enterprise systems that include transportation management, procurementNew IoT Apps Enhance Digital Supply Chain. According to a current market research report, the cloud-based supply chain management solution market is estimated to grow from the $3.26 billion achieved in 2016 to $8.07 billion by 2021.

Integration is Essential to Growth Hacking

IT Toolbox

Growth hacking requires an organization to align content marketing, marketing automation and marketing analytics systems towards the goals of hyperactive growth through marketing. Growth hacking requires integration of core systems and a flexible marketing integration architecture with hooks to enterprise systems

Some Terminated HP Employees Offered Jobs at Ciber

Data Center Knowledge

HP’s current effort to breathe life into its Enterprise Systems (ES) business has already. Employees hate to hear the dreaded “restructure” word coming from a CEO because it’s almost always synonymous with layoffs. By now, those at Hewlett-Packard must really despise it. Deals Hewlett-Packard ES

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4 cloud realities to be thankful for

David Linthicum

As we implement systems, migrate applications, and move infrastructure to the cloud, proceedings seem to be going better than most people expected. First, I’m thankful that, for the most part, public cloud-based systems have done a good job of keeping outages to a minimum and avoiding data breaches. The rapid growth of cloud computing continues.

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DCIM News 5/22/15

Data Center Knowledge

Device 42 adds software license management to its software, Schneider Electric wins top DCIM product of the year award and talks about DCIM isolation from other enterprise systems, and Vigilent is named a top startup by the TiEcon entrepreneur conference.

2014 - The Year the CIO and CMO Partnership Became Mission Critical

Social, Agile and Transformation

With so many technology vendors trying to tap into marketing budgets and when most of the key marketing data is is enterprise systems, SaaS products, and other data. I started 2014 with several posts on the CIO / CMO relationship and where IT departments can help with digital marketing initiatives. The main touch point is around data and the technologies that enable CMOs to be more data driven.

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Cloud security: The essential checklist

David Linthicum

I The good news is that it’s actually pretty simple, and somewhat similar to security for your enterprise systems. Security ops, aka secops, includes the ability to proactively monitor the security systems and subsystems to ensure that they are doing their jobs and that the security services are updated with the latest information they need to keep your system safe.

10 Features to Look for in Corporate Training Solutions


Compatible with Existing Systems. The training solution that you choose must be able to integrate with your existing LMS and other enterprise systems. An organization typically has multiple systems to manage employee details, financial records, product details etc.

Microsoft acquires Seattle startup Suplari, which uses AI to analyze corporate spending


Founded in 2016, Suplari analyzes procurement and spending data flowing into various enterprise systems. Suplari co-founders Jeff Gerber, Brian White, and Nikesh Parekh. Suplari Photo).

Cloud security: The essential checklist

David Linthicum

I The good news is that it’s actually pretty simple, and somewhat similar to security for your enterprise systems. Security ops, aka secops, includes the ability to proactively monitor the security systems and subsystems to ensure that they are doing their jobs and that the security services are updated with the latest information they need to keep your system safe.

The better alternative to expensive ERP upgrades

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Are you tied to an aging enterprise system (like an ERP)? Would you like to extend your existing enterprise system with custom reporting, budgeting, mobile apps, and more? Learn how to bring modern features to your existing system, without the time and expense of replacing that system. If you’re running on an older enterprise system (like an ERP), what are your options? However, customizing the ERP system locks you down.

How to Improve Your Data Quality

Smarter With Gartner

The emphasis on data quality (DQ) in enterprise systems has increased as organizations increasingly use data analytics to help drive business decisions. An enterprise wide DQ standard will help educate all involved parties and make the adoption seamless.

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Five Roles IT Professionals Should Use to Deal with the Business


Whereas some business partners need help from IT to understand the potential of digital capabilities, others may want technical help to access data in enterprise systems or build their own APIs. A leading brewing company in CEB’s member network of IT teams , for instance, realigned 80% of its enterprise architecture (EA) team to set up an internal digital agency that promotes digital capabilities across the enterprise.

Digital Agility Gets a Boost with Identity Management


Here's why: IAM systems have traditionally been embedded into apps and frameworks (think: React, Angular, JS, etc.). And when it comes time to integrate those apps with other identity-driven systems, the approach can create a massively inflexible infrastructure.

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Fed Tech Roundup September 1


US Army Awards Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) Contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation's Land & Self Protection Systems Division. CSG Government Solutions Participates in 2015 Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. Purdue part of $171 million federal initiative - Journal and Courier.

Variety in collaboration tools is not a curse!


According to a recent article in ZDNet, "… enterprise collaboration is exciting again." The reasons given for this include: Low friction "chat" solutions are making collaboration easier in the enterprise. New collaboration tools come with apps that simplify integration with other enterprise systems. Collaboration tools are proliferating and this complicates adoption of a universal enterprise collaboration platform. Dennis D. McDonald.

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Mach37 Spring 2014 Cohort Companies: Watch these hot new disruptors as they accelerate


They are: Axon Ghost Sentinel – Hugh Brooks, President, Harrisonburg, VA – Inspired by natural self-organizing systems, Axon Ghost Sentinel’s cyber security products provide lightweight, adaptive, scalable, and decentralized security for mobile and traditional devices, and enterprise networks. – Dr. Sam Small, CEO, Menlo Park, CA – Fast Orientation allows organizations to query, reason about, and respond to enterprise events in real time.

Government IT: How to Prevent Ransomware from Extorting Your Organization


Agencies normally have two responses to a ransomware attack: shut down their systems or pay the ransom. To stop having to pay up, some organizations disconnect their networks entirely in the hope that they can neutralize the virus before it spreads to other parts of the enterprise. On top of that, disconnecting enterprise systems severely harms IT’s ability to provide the service it exists to provide. Computer hackers are an industrious bunch.

What does the future hold for SharePoint?


Editor''s note: t’s been 14 years since SharePoint was first launched, so AIIM ’s John Mancini takes the opportunity to look at where it sits in enterprises today and how it will be used in the future.-bg. At the same time, SharePoint has also seen competition from consumer-style collaboration tools, such as Box, Huddle and Dropbox, that have stolen the attention of enterprise users. This is no big surprise as SharePoint can still play an integral role in enterprise collaboration.

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Will marketing continue to grow their share of the technology budget?

Eric D. Brown

According to the 2016 State of the CIO report from IDG, the top 3 priority items for CIO’s in the coming year are: Complete a major enterprise project. Marketing groups would spend money on content management systems, web analytics platforms and e-commerce systems but very few were investing money in large, enterprise-level systems.

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The Paper Free Office – Fact or Fiction?


With so many electronic signing solutions on the market, it seems odd that offices see the need to stop an all-electronic process to physically collect a signature on paper – which inevitably ends up being scanned into a system. However, electronic signatures, when integrated into content and process systems, can actually enhance document security. Make sure they are taking advantage of OCR, data capture and integration with core enterprise systems. By John Mancini.

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What Role Does A CIO Play When Companies Merge?

The Accidental Successful CIO

When they purchased Continental the United CIO needed to move quickly to blend United’s IT systems into how Continental did business. Another problem includes dealing with the airline’s mechanics who are still working under separate IT systems, which store complex data related to fixing aircraft. Delta merged with Northwest back in 2008 and they were able to accomplish the merger of their systems relatively quickly and painlessly.

A new era of Enterprise Content Management (ECM)


Enterprises have rushed to embrace the cloud, driven by mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT), as a way of keeping the invasion of devices connected – spelling the end of ECM as we know it. Although AIIM’s recent (Q2 2015) ECM Decisions Industry Watch revealed that half of enterprises still have a goal to deploy a single enterprise-wide system to manage their content, the reality is that multiple systems and multiple content silos are thriving in most businesses.

Still Dreaming of the Paperless Office?


Make sure they are making full potential of OCR, data capture and integration capabilities with core enterprise systems. Instigate workflow from within ECM/SharePoint systems or use an add-on BPM platforms, for example. Rationalize your capture systems in preparation for servicing multiple processes, with distributed access across multiple-sites and branches, or through the cloud. By John Mancini, President, AIIM.

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Winning Over Choosey Multichannel Customers

CIO Dashboard

The system then uses that information to deliver a digital thank you and offer you a discount if you tweet about your new product. Retail workbench: A system that delivers customer-specific and aggregated insight into transactions, promotions, performance by channel and other key performance indicators. Guest post by Ian Kahn.

Salesforce Acquires Mulesoft and Announces Integration Cloud

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Salesforce and MuleSoft share in a press release “MuleSoft provides one of the world’s leading platforms for building application networks that connect enterprise apps, data and devices, across any cloud and on-premise. Gartner’s Full Lifecycle API Management and Enterprise iPaaS reports peg MuleSoft as an industry leader, with companies such as Netflix, Target, and Verizon trusting its offerings to extend applications and add further value to data.

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ERP and Cloud Computing Landscape


With tightening budgets, IT departments are looking for more affordable, high powered enterprise systems and ERP software solutions such as the web based ERP applications. The ERP and Cloud Computing landscape is constantly changing, and moreso over the last few years.

Digital Transformation in a Global Manufacture Organization

Perficient Data & Analytics

In each industry and even the whole economics system, digitization and intelligentization have become buzz-words, and it will help the manufacture industry upgrade its production, management and efficiency to the next level. With strong Consulting and system integration capability, Perficient has played an important role in boosting the digital transformation for China manufacturing clients. Seamless Integration with other Systems.

You Aren’t Using a Cloud Platform

CIO Dashboard

Processing and platform services merge as “bare” processing capacity adds little enterprise value. Enterprise systems don’t use standard software “ stacks “; few variations are available.Net/Azure environments grow as more use Azure as primary development environment; several Java platform providers emerge.

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3 CTO Role Models

CIO Dashboard

Given the game-changing possibilities of information technology and the ever-increasing complexity of the corporate IT platform, it is time to consider elevating enterprise leadership roles along-side the CIO. Interestingly, this organization had an enterprise architecture organization with an additional leader – it wasn’t led directly by the CTO.

Amazon AWS really wasn’t designed for the Enterprise

Virtualized Greek

However, they have struggled to gain a foothold in the enterprise. This is the case even when the geekiest of the enterprise SMEs finds creative uses for the service itself. I can see an enterprise executive asking the question, if EMC can find a use for AWS surely we can migrate our enterprise data center to AWS. More importantly, the challenge is the cost models for IaaS solutions such as AWS versus the use model of typical enterprise applications.

A Customer Centric Architecture

Future of CIO

A formal business requirements initiative led by a capable architect performing (1) enterprise mission and stakeholder needs analysis, and (2) enterprise system requirements development and management, with the initiative backed up by executive sponsorship and commitment. Ensure the "traceability" of the transformation of these business requirements to make them handled by the proper functions (of processes) and its related information systems.

The Very Characteristics of Digital Era

Future of CIO

Digital era = Mass collaboration: With emerging enterprise collaboration platforms and tools, cross-functional collaboration and social engagement are the new normal in the effective digital workplace. Collaboration through the digital platform is already driving changes to enterprise systems and expose them to societal changes as well.