The convergence of mobile, social, cloud and Big Data technologies (what research firm Gartner, Inc. calls the "nexus of forces") is changing how work gets done, and how IT supports the business. Work can now happen anywhere, at any time, across a multitude of devices.
Turning these new technologies into real business value requires an understanding of what differentiates truly "modern" business software. There are five qualities, identified by Michael Beckley, CTO of Appian, that enterprise software applications must exhibit in order to accelerate better decisions and actions in modern work environments.
The infusion of personal devices, apps and networks into the corporate environment presents a significant security challenge, and is complicated by the presence of assets not fully under the IT department's control. ... More >>
CES recently announced the honorees for its 2016 Best of Innovation award, a yearly competition that seeks out the best designs and engineering advancements in technology products. ... More >>
Once brands evaluate preferences, circumstances, patterns and history over time, they begin to map their customers' unique mobile DNA and build a genuine, mutually beneficial relationship. ... More >>