July 09, 2015
In this Q&A, Epicor's CFO talks about FASB, the challenges for a company installing its own ERP software and how acquisitions lead to technology integration needs.
April 16, 2015
Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant report on business intelligence says more users are gravitating toward decentralized BI platforms -- leaving IT teams trying to catch up on governance.
March 23, 2015
Many companies try to implement social initiatives just because other companies have. But social networking should be about making work more efficient.
December 09, 2014
Facebook for Work may give the enterprise social market the boost it needs with a familiar, enterprise-grade social collaboration service for users.
Governance Get Started
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Too often, documentation takes a back seat when organizations struggle with new methodologies and development approaches, but there is a need for documentation in a DevOps world. Continue Reading
Alaska is known as the "last frontier" for a reason, and it presents unique healthcare challenges. Two CIOs are addressing these challenges through a telehealth program. Continue Reading
Email governance is a way for organizations to manage and monitor email in a corporate setting. Continue Reading
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SaaS technology may be convenient for many reasons, but there are still some considerations enterprises need to remember. Expert Kurt Marko explains. Continue Reading
PaaS development is a playground that offers scalable compute resources, integrated tools, middleware and everything a developer needs to test and deploy applications. But developers must cut through the hype of those features to choose from the multitude of platform as a service (PaaS) providers. This handbook offers expert advice on PaaS selection criteria. First, news writer Joel Shore talks with PaaS experts who identify the top criteria for picking a platform as a service. Next, consultant Tom Nolle discusses how PaaS features such as access control suites, standardized application connections and workflow tools can help developers build more secure applications. Last, Bill Claybrook highlights the advantages and disadvantages of cloud development in the Google App Engine -- and compares the Google engine with the Amazon Web Services PaaS offering. Continue Reading
Extensive customization leads to fewer realized business benefits of an SAP implementation. Here's how to make sure you customize only what's necessary. Continue Reading
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Hadoop data and traditional BI processes may seem worlds apart, but Yellow Pages Ltd. in Canada was able to successfully bridge the two and uncover new business insights in the process. Continue Reading
To succeed in the age of cloud, an IT operations team needs to change how it thinks about application deployment and IT resource planning. Continue Reading
Having a middleware governance process is critical in industries like finance that need to navigate a host of government regulations and reporting requirements. Continue Reading
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In part five of this webcast series, find out how to improve IT governance support at your company to mitigate shadow IT and improve IT-business collaboration. Continue Reading
Migrating an enterprise's data and applications to the cloud includes a laundry list of considerations -- from tools and costs to security. Continue Reading
Mobile developers are looking to new technologies and approaches to alleviate pressure placed on them by increasingly short timelines and budget cuts. They’ve found that mobile application development and cloud computing are a perfect fit. For developers looking to accelerate the delivery of mobile applications, cloud-based services are a godsend. Platform-as-a-service, software-as-a-service and infrastructure-as-a-service offerings allow CTOs to spend less time on setup and configuration and more on writing code.
In this three-part guide, TheServerSide contributors tackle mobile application development in the cloud. First, Cameron McKenzie, site editor, digs into the specifics of cloud-based offerings. McKenzie also touches upon corporate attitudes toward cloud-based technologies. Many large organizations remain reluctant, but that’s not holding development teams back. In the second article, Jason Tee outlines five ways mobile application teams have taken advantage of cloud computing technologies. Sal Pece closes with a discussion on why mobile development teams are more likely to employ cloud technologies to deliver Web-based applications than enterprise development teams. For Pece, there’s one big reason: governance. Continue Reading