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Content tagged with Enterprise Architecture posted in April 2010
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MongoDB Handles Masses Of Data
News  |  4/30/2010
The merits of MongoDB, a NoSQL database management system, are detailed by its CEO.
Microsoft IE9 Throws Weight Behind H.264 Video
News  |  4/30/2010
Supporters of license-free video codecs immediately decried the announcement as proof that Microsoft doesn't really support an open Web.
What's Not BI? Don't Get Me Started...
Commentary  |  4/30/2010
Do you prefer the broad or the narrow definition of BI, and how should we differentiate BI and analytics? Read on for my "extended jam" on these and other FAQs about business intelligence.
Adobe CEO Calls Jobs' Flash Complaint 'Smokescreen'
News  |  4/30/2010
Shantanu Narayen sees Apple's restrictions making life difficult for developers who want to create content on multiple platforms.
YouTube Dominates Online Video
News  |  4/30/2010
The Google-owned site reached 75% of the 180 million Internet users who watched online video in March.
NASA Space Telescope Achieves Milestone
News  |  4/30/2010
The Webb deep space telescope has gained manufacturing approval, putting it a step closer toward its mission to study the Big Bang's origins.
Sentiment Analysis Feels Its Way Forward
Commentary  |  4/30/2010
A bit of controversy regarding sentiment analysis is playing out. A techno-skeptic blogger clique asserts that automated sentiment analysis is so inaccurate as to render automated methods worthless. Others differ with them: we like automation. Newly joining us are some of the skeptics' own kind, critics such as "Measurement Queen" K.D. Paine...
Morphlabs Launches Cloud Appliance
News  |  4/30/2010
An appliance built on open source code enables enterprises to build a pool of virtual servers and manage them as a private cloud.
Global CIO: Inside SAP: 10 Factors Behind Its Dramatic Turnaround
Commentary  |  4/30/2010
Here are 10 ways SAP's new leaders have reinvigorated the company, redefined its strategy, and reestablished the primacy of its customer.
Image Gallery: Government's 10 Most Powerful Supercomputers
Slideshows  |  4/29/2010
The United States government owns many of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, including six of the top ten. These supercomputers are being used for everything from climate modeling to building spaceships to basic science research.
Microsoft Adds BPMN to Visio (with Help from G360)
Commentary  |  4/29/2010
It's safe to say that despite the proliferation of real BPMN tools, the majority of BPMN-like process diagrams that exist in the world have been created in Microsoft Visio. For me, Visio, by itself, was always just a "drawing" tool, not a real modeling tool... In Visio 2010 Premium, Microsoft has put a real BPMN editor into the box.
Apple iAd Aims Upscale
News  |  4/29/2010
High-profile partners are being sought by Apple for its iAd platform, ones willing to pay well and make a splash.
Federal Health Architecture Director Steps Down
News  |  4/29/2010
Vish Sankaran used his post to urge federal agencies to collaborate with one another and to adopt interoperable health IT.
Skyfire Now Showing Flash On Android
News  |  4/29/2010
The mobile browser supports Flash video, before Android officially gets Flash support.
Army Pushes IT In Modernization Plan
News  |  4/29/2010
The service is counting on IT networks, mobile radios, cloud computing, and helmet-mounted displays to gain advantage in battle.
Most Software Execs See Rebound This Year
News  |  4/29/2010
According to the findings of a new survey, most software CEOs and CFO see a return to pre-recession levels this year and cloud computing, particularly among SMBs, is the big driver for the rebound.
NIST: Federal R&D Boosts Industry
News  |  4/29/2010
In an annual report, The National Institute of Standards and Technology details innovations developed collaboratively by federal labs and organizations outside of government.
Global CIO: Can HP, IBM, & Oracle Make Peace With Breakaway Banks?
Commentary  |  4/29/2010
Three huge global banks plan to revolutionize the CIO-vendor relationship—will their audacious plan trigger major changes from major IT vendors?
Verizon, Novell Offer ID Management Service
News  |  4/28/2010
Verizon Business is branching out into cloud services, including identity management, in partnership with Novell.
Mozilla Tests Mobile Firefox For Android
News  |  4/28/2010
The developers working on Mozilla's Fennec are seeking feedback from Android users.
Interop: 41% Of Attendees Tap Cloud
News  |  4/28/2010
Survey shows cloud computing gaining steam in the enterprise, though concerns remain.
Computerized Medication Order Errors Studied
News  |  4/28/2010
Researchers want to learn the cause of mistakes related to computerized physician order entry systems so they can help software makers prevent them.
Apple WWDC Kicks Off June 7
News  |  4/28/2010
The iPhone OS 4, HTML 5, and potentially a new iPhone will be spotlighted at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
SAP Tips Hand On Cloud Plans As Profits Soar
News  |  4/28/2010
First-quarter financial results beat expectations; co-CEO McDermott hints at new cloud partnerships and on-demand offerings.
Microsoft Gets Paid For Android
News  |  4/28/2010
By striking a patent licensing deal with HTC, Microsoft is raising the cost of using Google's free Android operating system.
Global CIO: SAP's McDermott Slaps Back At Oracle And Refocuses On Customers
Commentary  |  4/28/2010
Just 10 weeks after becoming co-CEO, SAP's Bill McDermott has re-energized the company by focusing intensely on delivering great customer value.
Seven Questions for Teradata
Commentary  |  4/28/2010
I'm about to attend day two of Teradata's annual third-party industry influencers meeting. I'm grateful for the opportunity to listen, to voice my opinions, and, per the agenda distributed by analyst-relations manager extraordinaire Kim Dossey, to "Ask Any Question." I'll actually aim for seven. Here they are...
BPM Helps Manage Aircraft at Heathrow Airport
Commentary  |  4/27/2010
Before a recent event-driven architecture initiative took place, London's Heathrow Airport had a depressingly low on-time departure rate of 68%... Better air-to-air management now saves 90 liters of fuel per flight and has raised the on-time departure rate to 83%.
Oregon Public Schools Go Google
News  |  4/27/2010
By moving to Google's cloud infrastructure, Oregon expects to save $1.5 million annually for e-mail alone.
VMware Plus Salesforce.com, An Unlikely Pair
Commentary  |  4/27/2010
Two young companies, neither of them leaders in traditional software development, have teamed up to pull enterprise Java programmers into cloud development. In this case, the cloud is specifically the Force.com data centers that already host Salesforce.com's CRM applications. It's an unlikely pairing, but it just might work.
Cloud Computing Climbs Adoption S-Curve
Commentary  |  4/27/2010
If Cloud Computing is of more than passing interest to you -- and you're still sitting on the sidelines -- here's a series of recent happenings (and my interpretation of the S-curve) that should inspire you to move forward.
Google Buys Labpixies
News  |  4/27/2010
In acquiring the widget maker, Google is deepening its commitment to social software.
FEMA Blasted For IT Systems Overhaul Waste
News  |  4/27/2010
Inspector General report finds delays, lack of oversight by IT leadership, and questionable ethical behavior at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Global CIO: Global Banks Form Consortium To Counter HP, IBM, & Oracle
Commentary  |  4/27/2010
Three huge banks will work together to buy at lower prices and to build their own cloud-based global banking infrastructure and network.
VMware Teams With Salesforce On VMForce
News  |  4/27/2010
Built on the Spring Framework, VMForce is a cloud development platform for enterprise Java developers.
Oracle Tackles Supplier Management Woes
News  |  4/27/2010
New master data management and lifecycle management applications address supplier data quality, tracking and governance challenges.
Red Hat Loosens Enterprise Linux Restrictions
News  |  4/27/2010
Enterprise Linux customers with premium support get an open gateway to use on Amazon's EC2.
Gizmodo Editor's Computers Seized By Police
News  |  4/26/2010
The investigation into possible wrongdoing by Gizmodo may itself have violated the law.
Interop: Domino's Mulls Microsoft Cloud
News  |  4/26/2010
Windows Azure could provide pizza giant with added resiliency to ensure Web downtime is kept to a minimum.
Motorola Drops Google Location For Skyhook
News  |  4/26/2010
Developers helped convince Motorola to use Skyhook location technology in future Google Android devices.
Google Ends Search Fees For Ad Partners
News  |  4/26/2010
A revamped advertising partner program promises to make life easier for ad agencies.
Google Nexus One Unlikely On Verizon
News  |  4/26/2010
Verizon Wireless owner Vodafone will start carrying the Android smartphone in its UK stores this month.
Israel Lifts iPad Ban
News  |  4/26/2010
The Apple device must pass wireless interference regulatory tests before it's allowed into certain countries, including South Korea.
Global CIO: Oracle President Phillips Says 22% Annual Fees Great For CIOs
Commentary  |  4/26/2010
Oracle plows all of your support fees into new products and innovation and will offer Fusion "at our cost," vows Charles Phillips.
Interop: CIOs Must Bond With Vendor CEOs
News  |  4/26/2010
Executive-level links are crucial when a contract is on the line or if business conditions drastically change, a former top CIO says.
Digitization Slashing Health IT Vendor Dominance
News  |  4/26/2010
Dell says traditional health IT vendors will lose market share as the medical industry converts from film to digital medical imaging.
Microsoft Gets Aggressive With Dynamics CRM
News  |  4/26/2010
ERP adapter and $19-per-seat pricing pave the way for hybrid on-premise and cloud-based deployments.
RightScale Opens Cloud Management Platform
News  |  4/26/2010
A cloud management platform makes workload building and monitoring tools available for general use.
Advanced Analytics: Teradata's CTO on Breakthrough Insight
News  |  4/26/2010
Stephen Brobst makes a case for open access to data, simpler analytic tools and new forms of social network analysis.
Global CIO: 10 Tech Acquisitions That Would Rock The Industry
Commentary  |  4/25/2010
Whom should HP acquire? Or IBM, or Microsoft, or SAP, or Cisco, or five others? Here are our Top 10 matchmaking suggestions.
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