Latest Blogs from SYS-CON MEDIA
The word—or rather, the contraction—is simple: DevOps. But DevOps, which refers to the increased communication and collaboration between development and IT operations, is an ever-changing, sometimes complicated term. While “dev” and “ops” used to be siloed into separate philosophies, p...
Is Alexa always listening? Shelly Palmer explains how Amazon's Echo and Alexa Voice Service work on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 17, 2017 The post Just How Dangerous Is Alexa? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Enterprises are rapidly implementing private clouds for sound business reasons. Private clouds offer greater agility, enabling companies to quickly adapt to constantly changing business needs and innovate faster than competition. Digital and cloud services can be provided to developers...
By David Jones Digital Performance Management: the evolution of APM Industry leaders like Jason Bloomberg have described the need for an Artificial Intelligence-Driven Vision for Digital Performance […]
Cloud is all the rage these days as it has matured into a bona fide, viable option to deploy your applications. While attractive, you may also want to apply, mimic or sync your traditional data center policies like high availability, scalability and predictability in the cloud. Here we...
With customers demanding more software-as-a-service offerings, yesterday’s software leaders have to move aggressively toward the cloud. But moving from a traditional on-premises delivery model to a […]
We all know by now that it’s hard to prevent ransomware. Everyone is trying to scare you about it, and for good reason. It IS pretty scary. It’s not just something that security, backup, and disaster recovery vendors talk about. Even the FBI has gotten into the mix, issuing a pub...
To paraphrase an old joke, there are four stages of digital transformation: What is digital transformation? We need digital transformation! We need whatever comes next after […]
It’s essential that leaders prepare themselves for a tidal wave of data from IoT by optimizing their data management capabilities. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the...
The City of Beaverton is located seven miles west of Portland, Oregon, in the Tualatin River Valley, It encompasses 19.6 square miles, and is home to more than 95,000 residents. The city is Oregon’s sixth largest and the second-largest incorporated city in Washington County. Located in...
For many companies, and up until about just five years ago, the only metrics for how well a mobile app performed were network call errors and whether it crashed or not. But those times are long behind us, as there’s nothing simple about today’s mobile apps. Issues are harder to find an...
Based on the growing body of research, companies would be smart to recognize that collaborating in the right way can have bottom line consequences throughout an organization. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
Apple's new MacBook Pro 15" is the most expensive laptop the company has ever produced. It's also supposed to be the best ever. This may be true, but unboxing it revealed some interesting issues that may influence your decision to purchase one. Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group ...
If you let your imagination run wild in the world of automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU), and you throw in a little fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD), you can come up with several illegal uses for systems such as Alexa Voice Service, Google Home,...
In this edition of Tech Leader Interviews with Tamara McCleary, presented by Thulium, Tamara interviews Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group. An icon of the technology industry and tech expert frequently appearing on CNN, CNBC and Fox, Shelly talks about whats new and changed at CES...
Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures has been talking a lot about the blockchain recently, so I decided to learn more about it. I read the Marketing the Blockchain e-book, watched The Grand Vision of a Crypto-Tech Economy video and the video keynote of Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne at th...
Like other industries did before it, retail banking is riding a bucking bronco of digital transformation. While customer satisfaction levels drop and government rules and regulations continue to expand, retail banking seeks new ways to adapt to the massive changes in how consumers inte...
One thing is crystal clear from CES: the world is awash in data. As Shelly Palmer, CEO of the Palmer Group, puts it: "We do life and create data." And it's up to marketers to figure out "how to create data, collect it, make it actionable and get the rights to use it," said Mr. Palmer. ...
By Joe Cote Interestingly, it is often the transformation rather than the complexity of new technologies that is the most challenging for businesses to embrace, according […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief The founders of Evanios wondered why organizations managed event monitoring and incident response in different systems — and if by bringing […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Working behind the scenes for over a decade, Faction is revolutionizing the way enterprise organizations look at private cloud, particularly as […]
The Year of the (Fire) Rooster will soon be upon us and the talkative, outspoken, frank, open, honest, and loyal Rooster could influence events in 2017. Whether you were born under the symbol or not, Roosters strive on trust and responsibility, essential for any organization especially...
Portsmouth VA, March 15 – 17, 2017 Mark your calendar to attend the 2017 ACCS Conference on March 15 – 17, 2017.  The conference is shaping […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief When technology fails today, organizations feel the ramifications far and wide. The impact — and responsibility to respond — is no […]
Every year, a new slate of conferences focus on helping those who work in the world of DevOps learn the latest IT technologies, performance challenges, languages, frameworks, platforms, software developments and career management techniques. However, with tight travel budgets and time ...
What are the successful IoT innovations from emerging markets? What are the unique challenges and opportunities from these markets? How did the constraints in connectivity among others lead to groundbreaking insights? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Carmen Feliciano, a Principal at AM...
IMHO there is no doubt that cloud and object storage are in your future, what are some questions? Granted, what type of cloud and object storage or service along with for work or entertainment are some questions. Likewise, what are your cloud and object storage concerns (assuming you...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloud Academy will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloud Academy is the industry’s most innovative, vendor-neutral cloud technology training pla...
“Maturity models” can be very useful. Every analyst firm and most vendors have created some sort of maturity model. Not only can a maturity model benchmark where you are with respect to your cohorts, but good maturity models also provide a roadmap to help organizations advance along th...
The healthcare industry is not immune from today’s relentless wave of cyberattacks. Cyber theft of protected health information (PHI) is on the rise, and health organizations understand that 100 percent prevention of attacks is not realistic. According to Ponemon Institute’s Sixth Ann...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Web load balancers that distribute traffic to multiple web servers are now mature and familiar, but database load balancers are not […]
IoT offers a value of almost $4 trillion to the manufacturing industry through platforms that can improve margins, optimize operations & drive high performance work teams. By using IoT technologies as a foundation, manufacturing customers are integrating worker safety with manufacturin...
If there are two departments that have undergone huge changes in recent years, it’s development and operations, and 2017 looks likely to see this trend continue. What’s on the horizon for the often dev-centric DevOps teams and operations in particular? According to Gartner Research, D...
Adam Smith wrote about rational self-interest, which posits we work together for the greater good when it benefits ourselves. Does this concept translate to robots, automation and employment? I think it does. I believe most of us would agree that replacing large numbers of humans with...
The IoT industry is now at a crossroads, between the fast-paced innovation of technologies and the pending mass adoption by global enterprises. The complexity of combining rapidly evolving technologies and the need to establish practices for market acceleration pose a strong challenge ...
Marketing automation can be a significant investment, so here’s how you to prove its worth and get buy-in from those writing the check for it. The post How to Justify the Cost of Marketing Automation appeared first on Right Source Marketing.
Earlier this week, a slideshow on www.information-management.com titled the 10 Top Ways IT Pros Are Boosting Their Careers caught my eye.  As I dug deeper into the slideshow, I realized that it came from my online home away from home, Spiceworks. Their version can be found here, and wa...
If you have used Azure App Service, you will have loved how easy it is to set up authentication to providers such as Azure Active Directory and Facebook.  It lets you get started with a single line of code.  You can literally login with a single line of code like the followin...
This is the story of software. The initial blog in this series was all about the structural formation of programming languages. We went all the way back to steampunk days to see how the framework for programming grew out of Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine in the 1840s. We end...