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    1. Can technology improve business innovation?

      Can technology improve business innovation?

      Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it.

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    2. How many datacenters is too many?

      How many datacenters is too many?

      Gartner recommends that two datacenters per continent is the optimal configuration. 

      Their statement seems to be based on the issue of dealing with the haphazard growth of datacenter operations due to business acquisitions and changing business needs. It reflects on how IT often laments the fact that maintaining multiple sites and systems hinders them when they need to rapidly respond to changing business needs. The goal of the twin datacenter topology is to reduce operational and deployment expenses, while providing a more efficient datacenter architecture. But there does seem to be a huge number of situations where focusing on this ...

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    3. Gartner's 2014 enterprise trends

      Gartner's 2014 enterprise trends

      If you thought the hybrid cloud was hyped already,  just wait. 

      Not surprisingly, Gartner's top 10 strategic technology trends for 2014 include mobile and cloud with multiple plays on big data. The bring your own device (BYOD) movement is going to strain corporate technology and finance departments as enterprises struggle to manage mobile. Meanwhile, hybrid cloud approaches are going to be hyped and get ready for software defined everything.

      Here's the breakdown.

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    4. 4 ways IT can rise above outside cloud competitors

      4 ways IT can rise above outside cloud competitors

      Increasingly, IT departments are competing directly against outside cloud providers for their organizations' business. How can they offer far greater value than a monthly subscription plan?

      To survive and thrive in the coming years, information technology departments need to run as businesses with businesses. Prime competitors will be outside cloud services and they will stop at nothing to grab an organization's computing business.

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    5. From cars to catamarans, how big data plays in sports

      From cars to catamarans, how big data plays in sports

      Data analytics can do a lot more for business than just predict consumer shopping habits.  

      Big data and open source are very powerful concepts,  driving massive change in information technologies.  Applied to data storage and communication protocols, supported by cloud architectures and wireless technologies, it seems everything is available, from anywhere at anytime. 

      Technology is changing our approach to business and competitive strategies.  And after all, sports is a business, one in which new approaches to the use of data is improving performance and efficiency in every aspect of sports. 

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    6. VMworld 2013: Striking a balance between long-term goals, current realities for enterprise IT

      VMworld 2013: Striking a balance between long-term goals, current realities for enterprise IT

      Is the data center dead, or long live data center? Those are the sentiments being debated among developers and executives alike at VMworld 2013 this week.  

      Speaking during a panel discussion on Monday afternoon, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger further stressed that a hybrid cloud deployment model is the right approach to IT, describing that "this balance of the two" (meaning private and public clouds) is the right answer.

      According to venture capitalist Marc Andreessen one of the huge advantages with a startup is that they typically have "a clean sheet of paper." "Any new business should consider going 100 percent ...

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