Web 2.0 Journal

Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page – RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com – on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World... (more)
How to Cultivate Trust in Your Organization Trust is the fundamental building block of any relationship. Whether it's personal or business, trust is something that cannot be replaced with anything. There are hundreds of books available on how to cultivate business relationships,... (more)
Finding Security a Home in a DevOps World Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps a... (more)
Can Your System Support the Switch to a Recurring Revenue Model? A successful recurring revenue business requires a focus on monetization across every aspect of the customer relationship, not just billing or payments. Monetization is an end-to-end process from activation through ... (more)
The Perfect Storm Intensifies - Convergence of Big Data, Cloud & the Internet of Things Is Now at Full Strength Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the abil... (more)
Agile Release Management By Sean Hamawi So teams in your organisation have decided to embrace Agile development for some Projects and/or BAU development and things are going great guns, your deploying code changes and releases in prod every week. Over on the other side of the fe... (more)
The State of the 'Internet of Things' Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes f... (more)
Getting Started with the Logentries & Logstash Integration by Bartlomiej Siniarski Logstash is an open source tool for managing events and logs. It is used to collect, search and store logs for later use. If you are using Logstash to collect logs from across your infrastructure al... (more)
Should You Stay with HTTP/1 or Move to HTTP/2 ? Application experience aficionados take note: you have choices now. No longer are you constrained to just HTTP/1 with a side option of WebSockets or SPDY. HTTP/2 is also an option, one that like its SPDY predecessor brings with it ... (more)
Getting into the topic Gene Kim’s blog “IT Revolution” is one of the most popular starting points on the topic. Basic questions of the DevOps world are answered in a short and understandable way within the “Top 11 Things To Know About DevOps”. The oft-cited blogpost DevOps Conv... (more)
In September, Macy's announced that they will invest $1 Billion into their omni-channel strategy. When spending so much money the question that immediately comes up is how to measure the success? Key questions such as "Are conversion rates increasing as planned?" and "How good is... (more)
9 DevOps/CD LinkedIn Groups You Probably Didn’t Know About When it comes to finding useful articles, news and general information in the DevOps, CD or Agile industry, LinkedIn is usually the ticket. We all know LinkedIn is a great tool for networking and connecting with friends, ... (more)
Enabling Actionable Insight: Solving the Data Veracity Problem from the Cloud The excitement around the possibilities enabled by Big Data is being tempered by the daunting task of feeding the analytics engines with high quality data on a continuous basis. As the once distinct fie... (more)
Beyond IoT Hook Ups: How to Get Customers to Say ‘I Do' When it comes to the Internet of Things, hooking up will get you only so far. If you want customers to commit, you need to go beyond simply connecting products. You need to use the devices themselves to transform how you eng... (more)
Five Trends That Will Shape the Future of Cloud Hosting With $13 billion expected to be spent by American businesses alone in 2014, the cloud should no longer be considered an alternative IT model. The demand for hardware to run traditional infrastructures is in a nosedive. IBM is... (more)
Pick up any technology publication, read a health blog and you are going to find yourself smack in the middle of an article on the wearable technology market and its future. Offered in multiple form factors such as glasses, jewelry, headgear, belts, armwear, wristwear, legwear, f... (more)
Five Signs of a Dysfunctional Release Process By Michelle Henry It's easy to fall into a pattern of dysfunctional releases, release processes that are characterized by delay, inefficiency, and endless meetings that encourage people to view releases as a problem. These are the kind... (more)
Smart and Connected Cities Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become "smart." Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to conne... (more)
By Neil McEvoy The concept of the ‘technological Singularity’ often refers to a single machine AI, like IBM’s Watson, but another popular theory is one of ‘swarm intelligence’, where instead the AI is the result of lots of small machines forming into a larger virtual self. The ... (more)
How Connected Cars Will Transform Industries Connected cars will create new business models and provide opportunities for current businesses to greatly improve their service offerings. Areas like targeted marketing, fleet management, event planning, city planning, insurance, and ... (more)
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