The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion centers on how
rapidly advancing IT service management (ITSM) capabilities form a bedrock
business necessity, not just an IT imperative.
Businesses of all stripes rate the need to move faster as a top priority, and
many times, that translates into the need for better and faster IT projects.
But traditional IT processes and disjointed project management don't easily
afford rapid, agile, and adaptive IT innovation.
The good news is that a new wave of ITSM technologies and methods allow for a
more rapid ITSM adoption -- and that means better rapid support of agile
To deeply explore a practical guide to fast ITSM adoption as a foundation for
overall business agility the panel consists of John Stagaman, Principal
Consultant at Advanced MarketPlace based in Tampa, Florida; Philipp Koch,
It's a shame when the data analysis providers inside a company get the cold
shoulder from the business leaders because the data keeps proving the status
quo wrong, or contradicts the conventional corporate wisdom.
Fortunately for GSN Games in San Francisco, there's no such culture clash
there. "The real thing that's helped us get to the point we are is a culture
where everybody is open to being wrong -- and open to being proven wrong by
the data," says Portman Wills, Vice President of Data at GSN Games.
"One of the things we use data for is to challenge all of our assumptions
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
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)
A stubborn speed bump continues to hobble the digital economy. We're
referring to the outdated use of passwords and limited identity-management
solutions that hamper getting all of our devices, cloud services, enterprise
applications, and needed data to work together in anything approaching
The past three years have seen a huge uptick in the number and types of
mobile devices, online services, and media. Yet, we're seemingly stuck with
20-year-old authentication and identity-management mechanisms -- mostly based
The resulting chasm between what we have an... (more)
What The Open Group refers to as Open Platform 3.0 encompasses the combined
impacts of cloud, big data, mobile, and social. But to each of these now we
can add a new cresting wave of complexity and scale as we consider the rapid
explosion of new devices, sensors, and myriad endpoints that will be
connected using internet protocols, standards and architectural frameworks.
This so-called Internet of Things means more data, more cloud connectivity
and management, and an additional tier of “things” that are going to be
part of the mobile edge -- and extending that mobile edge ever dee... (more)