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Even though mass-market VoIP technology has been available since 2004, adoption rates have proved underwhelming for the last decade. VoIP adoption rates have picked up in recent years, but business-critical use cases such as the call center still seem to lag behind cloud services adopt...
As a certified Salesforce Commerce Cloud LINK Technology Partner we provide  a broad  range of Commerce Cloud customers with Synthetic and/or Real User Monitoring insight into the performance of their applications and associated customer experiences. This wealth of data enables us to p...
Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins and Bamboo are especially effective when building, unit testing and validating your applications. In fact, with CI tools, teams can do […] The post Stop Scripting Your Deployments in your CI Server appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related po...
The real face of digital disruption is the fundamental transformation of societal structures. You need to prepare for your disrupted future—and it begins with a choice. […]
Bob Gourley There are seven key MegaTrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Among all popular CMS (Content Management Systems), there is no such one-size-fits-all; so make sure you pick the right one. In this era, the most popular way for developing the website is to use open source CMS. WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla are the top three CMS and together have the...
Author and human dynamics expert Halley Bock says that "Rejection is a beacon illuminating a new path or a rumble meant to test your internal drive."  Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
In my first ever vlog post, hear how a Unitrends backup appliance is like my favorite stocking stuffer this year… and learn how you can get one for free  (the gadget, not the appliance :). -Jenn       The post @BackupGal + Snow Storm = Unitrends Giveaway appeared first o...
NASHUA, NH – January 10, 2016 — Plexxi, a pioneer of software-defined data center infrastructure, today announced a partnership with CyberNorth, Northern New England’s premier enterprise IT infrastructure provider. The companies are focused on the transition from traditional storage ar...
Hi MongoDB Community Members! Thinking about applying for a Diversity Scholarship for MongoDB World? You should! As a recipient, you get complimentary admission to the biggest, most fun gathering of the MongoDB community, but that’s not all. The full award includes: Complimentary admi...
Bob Gourley One of the enjoyable things about estimating the future is there is always a new consideration. It is a dynamic task that is never done. This is especially true in analyzing the future of enterprise technology, where things are moving incredibly fast. We try to find balance...
  The technology industry is in crisis and yet many do not see the warning signs. How can an industry with as much innovation as the technology industry be in peril? The root of the issue rests with several complications…and people. As leaders, we hold a substantial responsibility...
Bob Gourley Our post on Five Suggestions To Reduce Your Digital Risk generated quite a bit of attention in social media. Thanks as always for sharing things we write. Clearly for many of you this one seemed to be something you wanted friends and family to see and we appreciate that. Th...
Bob Gourley Cognitio was established by a high powered group of enterprise technologists from industry and government. We provide C-level consulting services and strategic support for companies of all sizes. We have a particular expertise in service to firms seeking to leverage emergin...
eG Innovations: Newest Citrix Global Partner eG Innovations has been named a Citrix Global Partner, signifying the continual, mutually beneficial partnership between the two companies. Citrix technology enables companies to increase security, scalability and cost-efficiency in enterpri...
eG Innovations: Newest Citrix Global Partner eG Innovations has been named a Citrix Global Partner, signifying the continual, mutually beneficial partnership between the two companies. Citrix technology enables companies to increase security, scalability and cost-efficiency in enterpri...
One way to create a better search experience is to understand the user intent.  One of the phases in that process is query understanding, and one simple step in that direction is query segmentation. In this post, we’ll cover what query segmentation is and when it is useful. We will als...
This simple, but effective, strategy can help companies achieve more sustainable growth. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
At CES 2017, Microsoft announced that it is building a platform to enable automobile manufacturers to deliver connected car experiences to customers. Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform is a set of services that is integrated with Azure, Cortana, Office 365, Power BI, and Skype. In th...
As the internet’s renowned programming language, Java has had a profound impact on how people navigate the digital world. Much of what users expect in terms of performance from their devices that access the internet has been set by Java functionality. You don’t have to be a developer, ...
The impact of fake news on the recent election has focused public attention on this multi-tentacled and growing problem. Vast swaths of the population fall prey […]
In today’s post, we’re going to be talking more about the steps of ID-GEM – the business impact software framework from Amadeus Consulting that is designed to streamline your development process. ID-GEM is a free, downloadable planning tool that helps organizations incorporate business...
I watched Sunder Pichai’s recent interaction with the students at I.I.T. (Indian Institute of Technology) Kharagpur, India, where he graduated back in 1992. Besides our common country of birth, I never knew Sunder until his rapid rise at Google a … Continue reading →
It's the holiday season, and one IT wish list item may be cloud control and confidence. There's a whole new crop of companies offering cloud management and governance services to ease the adoption and maintenance of cloud. There are a lot of challenges to getting the best value out of ...
Having automated workflows sounds like a sexy thing. And it is. It feels pretty awesome to be able to initiate a process with a button and forget about it while the work gets done. But that doesn’t mean you have to automate every process in your office. I mean, I think people can take...
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of (at least) three separate application components: the software embedded in the device,...
Clearly Satya Nadella has made a huge difference at Microsoft since taking office in 2014. The stock in 2016 hit an all time high since 1999. So investors are happy. Here are the key changes he has made since taking the role as CEO: Skipped Windows 9 and went straight from Windows 8 t...
10 CONTENT MARKETING Resources  Content is king, unless it’s just content. As more and more marketers shift their strategies, more attention (and money) is being bookmarked to establish analytics-based content marketing strategies. Content creation itself is easy. The difficult part ab...
Bob Gourley Strata + Hadoop World 2017 (happening March 13–16 in San Jose) has its strongest program ever. You'll find Business Case Studies and Data-driven Business Management. Sessions on essential topics like Data Science & Advanced Analytics, Enterprise Adoption, Real-time Appl...
  Amazon continues to drive forward with innovation at a blistering pace. At their annual re:Invent confab, Amazon announced dozens of products to an audience of over 30,000 attendees. There are plenty of newsworthy posts outlining the specific announcements including Amazon’s own...
On January 6, 2017, Kaazing’s CEO Bob Miller was interviewed by Kym McNicholas as part of her “The Edge Series”...
On January 6, 2017, Kaazing’s CEO Bob Miller was interviewed by Kym McNicholas as part of her “The Edge Series”...
As the Microsoft Azure CTO explains microservices represents a major inflection point for the IT industry - An Application Revolution Powered by the Cloud. They themselves are pioneering the approach through new products like ‘Cognitive Microservices‘. My personal opinion is that th...
I love new technology. New phones, new laptops, new operating systems, new just about everything. Not because I like spending money, but because new stuff almost always makes my like easier. So, when I think about the choice between protecting my data with an all-in-one backup and cont...
End of year predictions in December are as predictable as tomorrow’s sunrise, but a recent video on 2017 Technology Trends helped me really understand how important a digital transformation strategy is to just about any business executive. The CSC Town Hall conversation actually identi...
Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. In a recent performance report for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we had highlighted (with concrete data) that there were some failures as well as slowdowns on some desktop and mobile sites. The incidents can broadly be cate...
Happy New Year! We’ve found some interesting news and analysis to kick off 2017. First, networking woes certainly haven’t disappeared. This CIO Insight story and accompanying survey data from networking professionals reflects some crucial concerns for IT networking teams today. For nea...
Your car. My toaster. Our lights. The neighbor’s thermostat. With an average of 7.8 connected devices per home, according to recent surveys, there are twice as many “things” in the house as the average 3.14 people per household in the US in 2015. And all of them are “talking.” Not al...
Bob Gourley All of us have been closing watching Artificial Intelligence. For decades it has been a concept with huge potential. For the last few years we have watched it deliver incremental capabilities to a wide range of technologies in the consumer and enterprise space. Now it is cl...
If you happen to find yourself in the Lake Minnetonka, MN area on January 26, then bundle up and join us for a fun day on the lake! We’re co-sponsoring Deltaware Data Solutions Ice Fishing & Winter Games. Don’t miss out on the Bloody Mary Bar, heated tent, hot food, cold beverages,...