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By Mike Siemasz  What’s Transformation Anyway? Three Truths Intellyx Principal Analyst Charles Araujo – an internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise and author of The Quantum Age […]
Digital transformation is about embracing digital technologies into a company's culture to better connect with its customers, automate processes, create better tools, enter new markets, etc. Such a transformation requires continuous orchestration across teams and an environment based o...
In his general session at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Dumas, Calligo’s Vice President and G.M. of US operations, discussed the new Global Data Protection Regulation and how Calligo can help business stay compliant in digitally globalized world. Greg Dumas is Calligo's Vice President and G.M...
The notion of improving operational efficiency is conspicuously absent from the healthcare debate - neither Obamacare nor the newly proposed GOP plan discusses the impact that a step-function improvement in efficiency could have on access to healthcare (through more capacity), quality ...
In the 67 years since Alan Turing proposed his Imitation Game – the infamous ‘Turing test’ for artificial intelligence (AI) – people have been confused over the very purpose of AI itself. At issue: whether the point of AI is to simulate human behavior so seamlessly that it can fool pe...
Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is founda...
ODBC source is one of the many sources that you can connect to in Reporting Services using the Report Builder.Here are the steps. It is assumed you have SQL Server 2016 SP1 installed; Report Builder is alsoinstalled on the same machine. For these steps it is assumed that the SQL Server...
Excel provides excellent, easy-to-use MAP element that can be inserted into an Excel spreadsheet. It is easily accessed from the Insert menu item as shown. Of course your data must have geographical data.Let us get some data into a work sheet. Click create Data and use the option ...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Big data has changed significantly in the last several years. In the not-so-distant past, big data was all about moving data […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Software is eating the world. Data is the new driver of value. And Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the key […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief We are in the age of data, and it is now the lifeblood of almost every organization. Yet most of them […]
Smart cities have the potential to change our lives at so many levels for citizens: less pollution, reduced parking obstacles, better health, education and more energy savings. Real-time data streaming and the Internet of Things (IoT) possess the power to turn this vision into a realit...
Gaining visibility in today’s sprawling cloud infrastructure is complex and laborious, involving drilling down into tools offered by various cloud services providers. Enterprise IT organizations need smarter and effective tools at their disposal in order to address this pertinent probl...
The high barrier to entry prevents many companies from tapping into the full potential of machine learning. But what if you could make it more accessible? We’re in the midst of a data explosion, with today’s enterprises amassing goldmines of information (25 quintillion bytes of data e...
Blockchain offers impeccable security with its cryptography-based decentralized system as well as the plethora of possible uses retailers could exploit in the near future. In a world of increasing cyberattacks, internet fraud and online hacking, blockchain comes as a breath of fresh ...
I recently became a bionic man. I have one good ear and one bad ear as a result of flying around while suffering colds and flus over the years, and with only one good it makes it difficult to hear a conversation in a noisy room, so I went looking for a high tech digital solution. For...
In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 pe...
By following the USA-led agenda of Cloud First we can also look to them to envisage a future of where this can lead. As this video interview describes in those early times the AWS Public Sector Summit was also still a small event of only 50 people in a hotel basement. Now it’s a ...
Recently, REAN Cloud built a digital concierge for a North Carolina hospital that had observed that most patient call button questions were repetitive. In addition, the paper-based process used to measure patient health metrics was laborious, not in real-time and sometimes error-prone....
WebHooks are our go-to “Swiss Army knife” solution for notifying 3rd party systems about Dynatrace-detected problems where we have no out-of-the-box integration. By allowing you to additionally specify custom HTTP header fields within WebHooks, custom WebHook integration is...
Being wanted is the best feeling in the world. Cheap Trick said it best: I want you to want me ...Read MoreThe post 5 Software Development Trends for 2018: Developers Needed appeared first on Stackify.
A good or bad user experience can make or break your app. We live in a world where users are digital natives that expect apps to be intuitive to use and smart enough to predict what they are looking for. Having a great user experience makes it so much easier to acquire users and keep [...
In preparation for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, a global 100 financial services organization embarked on a journey to assess its core information processing environments with the objective of identifying opportunities to strengthen its data privacy protection p...
Most technology leaders, contemporary and from the hardware era, are reshaping their businesses to do software. They hope to capture value from emerging technologies such as IoT, SDN, and AI. Ultimately, irrespective of the vertical, it is about deriving value from independent software...
No hype cycles or predictions of a gazillion things here. IoT is here. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, an Associate Partner of Analytics, ...
Admiral Calcote - also known as Lee Calcote (@lcalcote) or the Ginger Geek to his friends - gave a presentation entitled Characterizing and Contrasting Container Orchestrators at the 2016 All Day DevOps conference. Okay, he isn't really an admiral - nor does anyone call him that - but...
The “Internet of Things” is an exciting area of tech, one in which industry experts estimate there will be more than 30 billion connected IoT devices by 2020. IoT is the inter-networking and instrumentation of physical devices – everything from streets, cars, factories, power grids, ic...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, provided a fun and simple way to introduce Machine Leaning to anyone and everyone. He solved a machine learning problem and demonstrated an easy way to be able to do machine learning without even coding. ...
Abstraction is one of the key concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP) languages. Its main goal is to handle complexity by ...Read MoreThe post OOP Concept for Beginners: What is Abstraction? appeared first on Stackify.
In short Cloudsoft makes this reuse possible, offering a Cloud management platform where the underlying system configurations required to repeat the implementations can be defined via ‘application blueprints’, a method for defining them as templates that can then be instant...
Azure GovCloud As part of their Azure for Government suite Microsoft also tailors their Cloud solutions for public sector needs. They have also demonstrated compliance with Government Cloud security requirements, publishing a blueprint defining this for the UK G-Cloud. Open Data Scienc...
Niall Creech, Head of Cloud Engineering at the Ministry of Justice, provides this excellent case study of the type of benefits Scottish agencies can seek from doing so, documenting their move to the AWS Cloud as shifting to Government at Scale. Other agencies like the Home Office are a...
For example this presentation describes an ‘Agile Approach to Mass Migrations‘, providing a comprehensive primer on a wholesale transformation framework that is based on and can integrate with existing Agile practices, achieved through building a Cloud Centre of Excellence ...
It’s that time of year again, Cyber Week 2017.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a few days away and Retailers have been scrambling for months to make sure everything goes right this week.  We will be providing this live blog like we did in 2016, 2015 and 2014.  Through the course of ...
Retailers across the world are gearing up for the biggest event in their calendars as Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend arrives in full force this week. What does that mean? Digital performance is front of mind for everyone. So, I got together with some of our Dynatrace experts today, ...
The research firm Technology Business Research (TBR) recently came out with a report titled, “Winning The Business Of Digital Transformation Services Requires A Process-Led Approach” authored by Sebastian Lagana and Jennifer Hamel. The report is full of good nuggets, but I especially l...
Nordstrom is transforming the way that they do business and the cloud is the key to enabling speed and hyper personalized customer experiences. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ken Schow, VP of Engineering at Nordstrom, discussed some of the key learnings and common pitfalls of large...
W. Edward Deming taught that quality is achieved by measuring as much as possible and reducing variations, and reducing variation is achieved by improving the system, not just pieces. Japan widely adopted Deming's philosophies in the 1950s and became the 2nd biggest economy in the wor...
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optim...
Quick Summary This post is about our contributions to the .NET Open Source community to help create a new and more flexible .NET Intermediate Language (IL) Verifier. It will explain what IL is, why you would actually want to modify it and finally introduce to you different ways of veri...