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Welcome to a special BriefingsDirect presentation and panel discussion from The Open Group San Diego 2015. This follows an earlier discussion from the event last month on synergies among major Enterprise Architecture frameworks with The Open Group. The latest discussion, examining the both need and outlook for Cybersecurity standards among supply chains, is moderated by Dave Lounsbury, Chief Technology Officer, The Open Group; with guests Mary Ann Davidson, Chief Security Officer, Oracle; Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Jim Hietala, Vice President of Security for The Open Group.  Download a copy of the transcript. [Disclosure: The Open Group is a sponsor of BriefingsDirect podcasts.] Here are some excerpts: Dave Lounsbury: Mary Ann Davidson is responsible for Oracle Software Security Assurance and represents Or... (more)

Big Data Analysis in Ad Marketing By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

The Power of Big Data Analysis in Ad Marketing The next BriefingsDirect bid data trailblazer interview examines how New York-based adMarketplace, a search syndication advertising network, has met its daunting data-warehouse requirements. Learn here how adMarketplace captures and analyzes massive data to allow for efficient real-time bidding for traffic sources for online advertising. And we'll hear how the data-analysis infrastructure also delivers rapid cost-per-click insights to advertisers. For the inside story, BriefingsDirect sat down with Michael Yudin, the Chief Technolog... (more)

Harnessing the Power of Mobile Apps By @DanaGardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Harnessing the Power of Mobile Apps for a Far-Flung Workforce The next BriefingsDirect enterprise mobile strategy discussion comes to you directly from the recent Kony World 2015 Conference in Orlando. This series of penetrating discussions on the latest in enterprise mobility explores advancements in applications design and deployment technologies across the full spectrum of edge devices and operating environments. Our next innovator interview focuses on how Source Refrigeration and HVAC has been extending the productivity of its workforce, much of it in the field, through the us... (more)

Innovations Drive Business Networking By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Innovations Drive Business Networking Forward LAS VEGAS -- Ariba today announced innovations to its cloud-based applications and global business network designed to deliver a personal, contextual and increasingly mobile-first user experience for business applications consumers. Among the announcements are a newly designed user interface (UI) and a mobile app based on the SAP Fiori approach, both due to be available this summer, for Ariba's core procurement, spend management, and other line of business apps. Ariba, an SAP company, made the announcements here at the Ariba LIVE co... (more)

ITSM Shows Benefits in Monitoring Operations By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

ITSM Shows Benefits in Monitoring Operations for Mexican ISP The next BriefingsDirect IT systems performance innovation case study interview highlights how INFOTEC in Mexico City improved its service desk and monitoring operations and enjoys impressive results – an incident reduction of more than 20 percent – from those efforts. INFOTEC needed to react better to systems failures, to significantly reduce the time to repair, and to learn from those failures to prevent future ones. Now, by deploying advanced IT service management (ITSM) tools, the ISP's users have a much higher qual... (more)