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The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer discussion hones in on an organization in Madrid, Spain called Mobile Experience. We're about to learn how they precisely track the location of individuals using mobile devices inside of large organizations, like a museum, and then apply that to an enriched mobile user experience. To learn how precise positioning in a store or resort – anywhere with WiFi – leads to fascinating new mobile business apps development and interactive user experience benefits, we're joined by Alvaro Garcia-Hoz, Founder and General Manager of Mobile Experience in Madrid. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: Tell us about Mobile Experience and how you have been able to work with a Wi-Fi provider like HPE Aruba to provide this really unique and interesting l... (more)

The Open Group IT4IT Architecture Offers a New Direction | @CloudExpo #Cloud

The next BriefingsDirect expert panel discussion examines the value and direction of The Open Group IT4IT initiative, a new reference architecture for managing IT as a business. IT4IT was a hot topic at The Open Group San Francisco 2016 conference in January, and the enterprise architect and IT leader attendees examined it from a variety of different angles. This panel, conducted live at the event, elevates the IT4IT discussion to the level of enabling digital business value. And so to learn more about how IT4IT aids businesses, we are joined by Chris Davis, Professor of Inform... (more)

HPE Tapping the Potential of DevOps By @Dana_Gardner | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

The next BriefingsDirect DevOps innovator case study discussion explores how Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE's) internal engineering and IT organizations are exploiting the values and benefits of DevOps methods and practices. To help us better understand how DevOps significantly aids in the task of product and technology development, please welcome James Chen, Vice President of Product Development and Engineering at HPE. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: First tell us a little bit about ... (more)

SAP Ariba Brings Digital Payments into the Business World | @CloudExpo @SAPAriba #Cloud

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how digital payments are catching on for many more companies in the business world following the popularity of services like Apple Pay in the consumer world. We'll now explore how digital payment solutions are changing the game for small companies like 487 Consulting Services, which is seeing faster and simpler payments using AribaPay. And we will hear more about how B2B digital payment services like AribaPay are expanding around the globe. To learn more about the future of business payments inn... (more)

How New Technology Trends Disrupt the Very Nature of Business By @Dana_Gardner | @ThingsExpo #IoT

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how major new trends in technology are translating into disruption, and for the innovative business -- opportunity. From invisible robots, to drones as data servers -- from virtual reality to driverless cars -- technology innovation is faster than ever, impacting us everywhere, broadening our knowledge, and newly augmenting processes and commerce. We'll now explore the ways that these technology innovations translate into business impacts, and how consumers and suppliers of services and good... (more)