Does June 29, 2007 ring any bells for you? That's the day Apple released the first iPhone. The year before, Apple's market capitalization was $61 Billion. Recently Apple became the first company to reach a market cap of $900 Billion. That growth can be almost entirely attributed to the iPhone released on that day.
Ellen Ullman's new book, a collection of essays written 20 years ago during her career as a software engineer, reflects on life as a coder throughout its evolution from PC to the cloud, and provides an uncanny preview of how technology has changed our lives for better and worse. A few of these essays are summarized here.
Leveraging the 'as-a-Service' model for JD Edwards CNC support is a flexible and cost effective alternative to Resource-based options. This chart compares the different CNC support approaches a company has to select from and shows why the consumption-based ITaaS model may be the best support solution.
Big Data is the next ‘big’ thing in computing. It generates value from different data sets that cannot be analyzed by using traditional computing methodologies. The amount of data being generated daily is growing exponentially-- as new data is being recorded, newer data is being created, previous data is being monitored, existing data is being modified and so on and so on. This obsession with data might seem absurd at first, but the practice of recording, evaluating and creating is ancient, and for good reasons. Retailers are building troves of data on the observed activity of customers and their next interactions, while organizations from logistics firms, financial services, health care, and other service sectors are striving to fill their own databases full of unique information.
As regulatory requirements continue to multiply, information security policies must meet the needs of your business without the crippling effect of bureaucracy. Here's how to establish an effective security infrastructure which will keep your IT organization high-performing and your business secure.
Are you having trouble accessing the data you need? Or spending too much time accessing and assembling it? Or are you simply waiting for the data and analytics to tell you what to do? Your answer will determine where your organization is on the analytics maturity model, and where you may want to go next.
If you work for a company with ~50+ employees, you may start to wonder why your IT team is so busy and unable to respond to support requests more quickly. Well, not only are they chipping away at a mountain of user requests, but they're also working to safeguard the organization’s information from many threats.
Oracle offers thousands of technology products, but in my humble opinion, the Application Interface Services (AIS) platform is by far one of their most exciting contributions to date. Here is an overview of what AIS is and how you can put it to work inside your organization.