Big Data: Automation At Sea As fascinating as we find big data’s potential as a management tool, the sources of big data also need to be considered. Anywhere an electronic signal or impulse is recorded, there is a potential data point. In isolation, these data points can be used to increase process efficiency. Collectively, they are making cultural and societal changes, increasing efficiency but eliminating jobs. Anyone who has watched Discovery Channel knows that an aircraft carrier is an incredibly complex device. My service in the Navy was on a ship much simpler in scope than a nuclear powered carrier,
IBM Delivers New Services to Help Clients Move Enterprise Applications to the Cloud Financial, healthcare, government and electronics clients tap IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+; IBM SmartCloud for SAP applications is now available globally ARMONK, N.Y. – 29 January 2013: IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced global availability for its cloud service on five continents—plus a new center opening in Spain– based on its industry-leading sourcing business to host SAP® applications and other core operations. Now clients can turn to cloud computing for enterprise applications while they reduce the overall cost of IT and at the same time, expand online access, while they invest
Achieving Competitive Differentiation Through Agility With cloud-based agile software development, organizations can respond to fast-changing needs at the speed their business demands. Organizations are finding that a cloud-based platform for agile software development provides the speed and flexibility they need to respond to opportunities and market changes. But this will not happen overnight. To support cloud adoption, enterprise cloud development (ECD) platforms can provide a secure path for managing development and deployment in a hybrid cloud environment. This research report highlights how organizations are implementing and benefiting from cloud-based agile software development. In today’s competitive business landscape, a convergence of
The Big Bang Theory of the Cloud and Educational Resources Educational resources on the cloud are almost theoretical in scope because they comprise of hitherto unexploited beginnings. Look at pedagogy for example which faces the challenge of defining an instructional methodology in schools using new software resources and methods like the interactive Student Information Systems. At best, research has to go first into developing such curriculums which tutors and educators have to experiment at a localized level. Each will seek to acclimatize tools to their university campus before they go to the mainstream. There are several approaches to expand this
CIOs & BIG DATA: What Your IT Team Wants You to Know The purpose of Big Data is to supply companies with actionable information on any variety of aspects. But this is proving to be far more difficult than it looks. Studies have shown that more than half of Big Data projects are left uncompleted, with 58% of them citing inaccurate scope as a cause. This hints at a widespread shortcoming of Big Data project management. In fact, two of the most often reported reasons for project failures are a lack of expertise in data analysis, both from a correlative
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