Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle
report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data
as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we’re hearing more and more about
this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news items seems
to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital business.
The reasons for its popularity are not hard to find. In just the past 5 years
or so technology has reached an inflection point in which social, mobile,
analytic, and cloud (or SMAC) have advanced to the point of
making ubiquitous computing possible. Smartphones and sensors and RFID chips
are interconnected and integrated in ways never thought possible, giving
users instant real-time updates on everything from home heating and cooling
to car performance metrics to health fitness numbers.
The ability to ... (more)
If you’ve been paying close attention lately you’ll know that the
“Internet of Things” has become one of the technology
industry’s biggest buzz phrases. It’s not hard to figure why. The
internet has been around for the last twenty years and it has truly
revolutionized our lives, the way we work, and how we interact. Consider the
transformations in business, commerce, culture, education, politics, and
But experts are saying we haven’t seen anything yet. If you haven’t read
the recent Digital Life in 2025 report it’s well worth your time. One of
the major outcomes of this ... (more)
So exactly how do you kick start a DevOps strategy? For example, say your
organization is tied down to a very sequential, but cumbersome Waterfall
approach to software development that is wasting precious dollars and
hindering productivity? In the following we’ve outlined some strategy tips
that every business leader will need to consider as they start down the path
of DevOps adoption.
Get Executive Buy-In
Whatever steps your organization takes on the DevOps path of rolling out
software faster and more effectively and deployment will require the support
of your senior level man... (more)
It’s hard to ensure there’s no downtime during an email server switch
when your coworkers keep asking you if their archived emails, contacts, and
calendar events will be transferred.
There’s no need to stress. Fend off your worried coworkers with some easy
how-to guides so they get their archived emails and you get to get some work
Outlook to Gmail. So your company wanted more email storage (off our server,
you shouted!) and the ability to access everything from any device. Congrats!
You’ve switched to Gmail. Now your coworkers are freaking out about
switching over ... (more)
This Week in Website Performance is a weekly feature of the Monitis.com blog.
It summarizes recent articles about website performance. How to make your web
site better, how to improve your users experience when they come to your
website and how to optimize the overall experience. Why? Because your friends
at Monitis.com care.
How to get high performance computing from the cloud
Author: Nick Booth
This article offers several helpful pointers and tips to consider when it
comes to using the cloud to give your computing power an extra boost, such as
when to buy HPC in the cloud, ... (more)