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The next BriefingsDirect big data news analysis discussion examines some major announcements made at the HP Discover conference this week, the debut of HP Haven OnDemand, a new set of analytics-in-the-cloud services. Our panel of users and experts unpacks the details from Barcelona, and explores the implications of the delivery of cloud-based HP Vertica OnDemand and HP IDOL OnDemand components within the HP Haven OnDemand suite. Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Download the transcript. To learn more about how big data changes everything via these new HP cloud offerings, we're joined by Fernando Lucini, Chief Technology Officer for HP Big Data; Howard Brown, Founder and CEO of RingDNA, based in Los Angeles, and Neal Holley, Operations Director at GateWest New Media Ltd., based in Bristol, UK. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst ... (more)

Preparing for Open Platform 3.0

The next BriefingsDirect panel discussion defines new business values from the massive Open Platform 3.0 shift that combines the impacts and benefits of big data, cloud, Internet of things, mobile and social. Our discussion comes to you from The Open Group Conference held on May 13, 2014 in Amsterdam, where the focus was on enabling boundaryless information flow. To learn more about making Open Platform 3.0 a business benefit in an architected fashion, please join moderator Stuart Boardman, a Senior Business Consultant at KPN and Open Platform 3.0 Forum co-chairman; Dr. Chris H... (more)

Cloud Computing Drives Quality By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Cloud Computing Drives Quality and Cost Saving The next BriefingsDirect innovator case study interview explores how a Texas healthcare provider has adopted cloud computing, and in doing so has both saved money and improved the quality of its many services. At the recent VMworld 2014 Conference in San Francisco, our moderator, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions, interviewed Shawn Wiora, CIO at Creative Solutions in Healthcare in Fort Worth, Texas to learn more about the process of adopting cloud, and why cloud has benefited them as a complex organization. Her... (more)

Standards and APIs: Searching for Standards on Identity & Authentication

The advent of the application programming interface (API) economy has forced a huge, pressing need for organizations to both seek openness and improve security for accessing mobile applications, data, and services anytime, anywhere, and from any device. Awash in inadequate passwords and battling subsequent security breaches, business and end-users alike are calling for improved identity management and federation technologies. They want workable standards to better chart the waters of identity management and federation, while preserving the need for enterprise-caliber risk remedi... (more)

Integrating Hadoop and Haven

This latest BriefingsDirect deep-dive big data thought leadership interview examines how Hortonworks is working with HP on improved management of very large -- and very active -- datasets. We'll explore how HP and Hortonworks are integrating Hadoop into more of the HP Haven family to make it easier for developers and data scientists to access business intelligence (BI) and analytics as a service. Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how, BriefingsDirect sat down with Mitch Ferguson, Vice President of Business Development a... (more)