Figures from RightScale‘s latest State of the Cloud Report (free registration required) suggest “a strong interest in multi-cloud strategies” amongst respondents.
Critical Mass is a global leader in digital marketing, that not only presents marketing services, but also aspires to provide an "extraordinary experience"- an experience that brings together creative thinking, smart ideas and emerging technologies to form solutions.
The beginning of a Sprint provides a new opportunity for getting things right. Unfortunately, Sprint Plans are easily stomped on by operational concerns. Emergencies, defect fixes, new priorities that trump earlier ones...the list of potential spoilers for a Sprint Goal seems limitless. Is Sprint Planning really worthwhile, or is it a ticket to nowhere?
Has the rise of digital, social and mobile technologies affected your marketing organization? In response to these rapid changes in the way everyone on the planet gets and processes information, governments, businesses and individuals are all facing the challenges of adapting to continuous change.
Earlier this month Italian researchers shed light on the booming market for fake Twitter followers. They found around 20 companies offering to sell fake followers, with around 1 million accounts in circulation. Some accounts simply followed their buyers, others were setup to automatically share or retweet content.
Traditional intranets, knowledge management and collaboration applications pose significant obstacles to achieving higher performance.
Michael Fitzgerald, contributing editor at MIT Sloan Management Review, talks with WellPoint executive Lori Beer about how the company, which is one of the largest health insurers in the United States, is using technology to help doctors and nurses be more efficient and effective. Of particular interest is the use of IBM’s Watson to help provide diagnosis. If you work in healthcare, or merely have an interest in it, this is worth a watch.
A few months back we decided to try out Amazon Prime just to test out alternatives to Netflix. What we didn’t expect to have and now depend on is the value of getting our shopping done online, without walking through aisles of things we don’t need, and getting the merchandise the next day (most of the time). Amazon Prime has turned our shopping expectations upside down and made any other options seem archaic, slow and most of all, inconvenient.
Back in 1998, long before Google was born, the movie Pi was released. In it a mathmatician believed he had unlocked the secrets to the stock market, and could therefore predict its fluctuations. Suffice to say once Wall Street became aware of this they were hot on his heels. As an indie movie it didn’t make much of a splash. 15 years later however, researchers believe they may have uncovered the secrets of the markets.
In The Problem with Traditional Intranets, I explained that employees are hampered by their company's traditional communication and collaboration tools across five behaviors of high performers
Dublin City Council have teamed up with Intel and Trinity College Dublin to see what people believe the future of cities should be like. They’re asking people to submit a YouTube video as part of their Open Innovation 2.0 conference on May 20-21st.
The trend for many years has been toward technology-based Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRMs) and yet research conducted by the Garner Group has shown that the benefits a company can realize from any such innovation are dramatically higher when four vital components are in place together
When you usually think of hackathons, you think of a big bunch of geeks gathering to work on some high tech wizardry. You probably think of things like the worlds largest hackathon conducted by NASA last weekend.
Healthcare is complex and constantly shifting. As technology changes are occurring daily, it is imperative that the healthcare industry adapt with the technology age.
Going to market effectively these days, no matter what business you’re in, means relating to customers as individuals — even if there are millions of them.