The paths to cloud computing are not all the same. Although many enterprises aggressively use cloud computing to change how they do business, others are just trying to save 20 or 30 percent in ops costs.
The ROI of cloud computing is confusing. We were talking opex versus capex years ago, and then noticed that there was agility and time-to-market advantages as well. As cloud value metrics evolve, I?ve noted another key value indictor: the commitment to cloud computing.
Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) refers to a process of connecting to data sources, integrating data from various data sources, improving Data Quality, aggregating it and then storing it in staging data source or Data Marts or Data Warehouses for consumption of various business applications including BI, Analytics [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?To empower the office of the CFO with data-driven insights they need to adapt to change, capitalize on new market opportunities, and increase profitability, Oracle today announced new artificial intelligence-based applications for finance. By applying advanced data science and machine learning to data from the Oracle [?]
Companies are moving away from the traditional operations-oriented ROI model, and now look toward agility as the core metric to determine value. That?s clear in a new report called ?How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI?And Why Some Enterprises Are Moving Ahead Without It,? from ISACA.
Click to learn more about author Neil Barton. If you?ve ever caught a little league game filled with eight year olds playing baseball, chances are you?ve seen a certain type of parent on the sideline. Not content with simple encouragement, they bellow specific instructions to their child to do things that, frankly, the world?s greatest [?]
Cloud-of-things analytics has a simple, powerful appeal. It offers the opportunity to know more about your business, faster. For industries ranging from retail to manufacturing, that means better operational visibility, more responsive customer service, more automated reaction to problems, and improved preventative maintenance. That?s not to mention the potential to increase revenue by launching innovative services based on new insights or event-triggered actions.
About a decade ago, the software engineering industry reinvented itself with the development and codification of so-called devops practices. Devops, a compound of ?development? and ?operations,? refers to a set of core practices and processes that aim to decrease time to market by thoughtfully orchestrating the tight integration between software developers and IT operations, emphasizing reuse, monitoring, and automation. In the years since its introduction, devops has taken the enterprise software community by storm garnering respect and almost-religious-like reverence from practitioners and devotees.
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?NewVantage Partners, strategic advisors in Big Data and business innovation to Fortune 1000 businesses, has released the results of its 2018 6th Annual Big Data Executive Survey, entitled ?Data and Innovation: How Big Data and AI are Driving Business Innovation.? The 2018 Big Data Executive Survey reports [?]
Bringing Data Governance to an Agile environment requires a focus on thin-slice, small step implementation, said Sarah Rasmussen, Senior Manager, Data Management, at CUNA Mutual, speaking at DATAVERSITYŠ Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference during her presentation titled ?Delivering a Data Governance Program the Agile Way.? ?It?s about being incremental, and the key is to communicate [?]
Click to learn more about author Barry Devlin. Data Warehouse developers have historically walked a narrow line between Data Quality and business agility. At the same time, they balance the needs and relationships between IT and internal business clients. Technology has answered this dilemma with two separate approaches: the Data Vault optimized for Data Warehouse [?]
It?s a constantly evolving science, the ability to understand the exact business benefit of cloud computing. A few years ago, the benefit was largely conceived as ?capex vs. opex,? the ability to shift to an on-demand consumption model and thus avoid the capital expenses of hardware and software.
Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
Containers offer the promise of portability and agility: the ability to move your applications from a developer's laptop to your internal datacenter, and out to different cloud providers with little trouble right? They offer the ability to spin up new, custom versions of your software to quickly meet contractual deadlines which were signed last minute, or maybe even provide your customers with self service. They start faster, and are easier to move around than virtual machines. Right?
In the past, building a private cloud may have been difficult, but with today?s new hyperconverged and composable infrastructure, it has never been easier. You can have all of the benefits of public cloud ?- benefits such as simple integrations, subscription payment models and elastic capacity ? in your own datacenter.