Web 2.0 Journal

For retailers everywhere, it's a challenging new day. Security threats are a constant - both inside their four walls and out. The big security breaches we hear about on the news; the smaller ones sometimes not. But their impact remains costly to us all. The need for mobility, rap... (more)
Larry Ellison turned 70 and has decided to turn over the CEO reins at Oracle. Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, both in their 50s, will function as a "Ms. Inside and Mr. Outside" as co-CEOs, at least for awhile. Serious reverberations will be felt within this highly competitive company ... (more)
Click Here to Download This Whitepaper Now! In this challenging environment, a combination of automated integration testing and test virtualization can enable test teams to improve software quality and keep up with the rate of change. This white paper helps address these needs b... (more)
I write and study often on the subject of digital transformation - the digital transformation of industries, markets, products, business models, etc.  In brief, digital transformation is about the impact that collected and analyzed data can have when used to enhance business proc... (more)
The worldwide cellular network will be the backbone of the future IoT, and the telecom industry is clamoring to get on board as more than just a data pipe. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Evan McGee, CTO of Ring Plus, Inc., to discuss what service operators can offer ... (more)
The Transformation of GE General Electric (GE) has been a household name for more than a century, thanks in large part to its role in making households easier to run. Starting with the light bulb invented by its founder, Thomas Edison, GE has been selling devices ("things") to c... (more)
It's time to condense all I've seen, heard, and learned about the IoT into a fun, easy-to-remember guide. Without further ado, here are Five (5) Things About the Internet of Things: 1. It's the end-state of Moore's Law. It's easy enough to debunk the IoT as "nothing new." After al... (more)
Internet of @ThingsExpo announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option. On site registration price of $600 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during this special offer week. To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code... (more)
Code Halos - aka "digital fingerprints" - are the key organizing principle to understand a) how dumb things become smart and b) how to monetize this dynamic. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ben Pring, Co-Director (AVP), Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant Techn... (more)
There are dozens of disruptive, innovative, truly ground-breaking connected devices on the market today. Most of them, however, have not achieved anything close to the kind of ubiquity that they are seeking. Why? Because in the wearable tech industry, innovation alone is not enou... (more)
Jawbone’s Apps Will Soon Support Everyone Else’s Hardware For the past few months, I’ve done something which is dorky even by my own dorky standards: I’ve often gone out in public with two wearable devices on my wrist. One has been a smartwatch of some sort. (At the moment, it’s ... (more)
Isn't it great to treat your girlfriend by cooking her favorite omelet every morning? In theory, sure, but in reality, chances are most of the time you end up with darn scrambled eggs instead. Let's face it: you're a great boyfriend but a terrible cook. Believe it or not, this is... (more)
The key to securing your mobility is to understand how it is being used in your environment and what is potentially at risk. Taking stock of the mobile devices, applications and traffic in your network is critical to identifying how your data and resources are potentially vulnera... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the Gigaom Research has been named "Media Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Ashar Baig, Research Director, Cloud, at Gigao... (more)
Internet of @ThingsExpo announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option. On site registration price of $600 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during this special offer week. To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code... (more)
DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option through September. On site registration price of $1,95 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during special offer. To take advantage of this opportunity, att... (more)
Cloud Computing, Big Data / Analytics, IoT, DevOps and More! If you could attend a big technology event in Silicon Valley that features the best of Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics, and the Internet of Things, would you be interested? What if there were a DevOps Summit to go... (more)
Numerex has been reported as an "IoT company to watch," and that seems to be a reasonable statement. The company does its work in the cloud, of course, delivering its IoT DNA to devices, networks, and application tools for M2M customers. We had a few questions for Numerex's Chie... (more)
When one expects instantaneous response from video generated on the internet, lots of invisible problems have to be overcome. In his session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Tom Paquin, EVP and Chief Technology Officer at OnLive, to discuss how to overcome these problems. Speaker Bio: A Si... (more)
Beyond the Hype – Why Wearables Need More Heart The hype around the wearable tech industry has steered many consumers straight to Amazon in search of a fitness gadget that will tell them how healthy or unhealthy they act on a regular basis. Some feel they can't become healthier ... (more)
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