Archive: Jun 2014

IBM Rebrand “Made with IBM”

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By 2020, the Millennial generation will make up 50% of the workforce and just ten years later that number will increase to 75%. IBM needs to get in touch with the “Next Generation” and with their recent announcement of their rebrand “Made With IBM” they’re doing just that.

Author: Daniel Newman – 2014

Changing the way drivers interact with their cars and mobile devices

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This articles look at how cloud and mobile computing will change the way drivers interact with their cars and their mobile devices.

Otherwise known as the IBM Smart Driving System, in partnership with Beijing TransWiseway Information Technology Co Ltd, this will be a cloud-based platform offering real-time services to a driver’s mobile while driving. Services include such things as weather alerts, traffic alerts and route suggestions, all based on advanced analytics.

Author: Daniel Newman – 2014

Mobiles change the way we communicate

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This blog post examines how the use of mobiles has surpassed desktop and laptop computers. We do everything on our mobiles now… socialise, shop, business and fun. Read about how they have changed the way we communicate and the benefits and pitfalls of this trend.

Author: Daniel Newman – 2014

Optimise Performance with Big Data, Mobile and Cloud

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The use of mobile and cloud computing has grown immensely in recent years, coupled with the rise of social media, IT consumerism and virtualisation. While all of these technologies pack their own power individually; used together they can become exponentially powerful. By implementing combinations of these technologies an organisation can transform the way they plan, leading to a transformation in how they perform.

Author: Steve Player – 2014

3 Things You Wish You Knew Before BYOD

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Bring Your Own Device. It sounded so simple a few years ago. These days organisations are relying more and more on doing much of their corporate work on mobile devices, and this can turn BYOD into a minefield as:

1. Mobile data grew exponentially
2. As this mobile data grew, the size and costs of the data plans grew exponentially
3. The leverage of corporate procurement vs the individual wallet

So, like every other technology mobile devices are becoming a corporate necessity. And they need to be managed as such, sourced through procurement and managed by IT.

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Author: Christine Ekman – 2014

SAPPHIRE 2014 – Closing Keynote speaker Captain Sully

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SAPPHIRE 2014 was held in Orlando, Florida in June 2014. Watch this quick snippet of the closing keynote address by Captain Sully titled “The Power Of Experience And Preparation”.

Read more about his closing speech at SAP’s SAPPHIRE 2014 Blog.

Speaker: Captain Sully Date: June 2014 Video length: 46 sec

Enterprise Data Modelling: 7 Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make

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Seven Deadly Sins of Database Design

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When dealing with designing an enterprise data solution there are several common mistakes that many companies can make.

This free whitepaper covers what those mistakes are and how your company can avoid those to implement the most effective and reliable solution.

Author: Embarcadero Technologies – April 2014

Questions You Must Ask Before Changing Your Storage Strategy

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Flash Implications in Enterprise Storage Array Designs

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The use of flash storage has increased in leaps and bounds due to the growing use of social media and cloud applications.

This free whitepaper looks at what companies should look at when moving from traditional storage media to flash media and the alternatives available.

Author: EMC Corporation – Sept 2013