Middleware

Put simply, middleware is software that connects two otherwise separate applications. Shifting functional requirements, the need for customization and time-to-market factors are key points of frustration for CIOs focused on meeting today's shorter cycle times. While XML and other global data standards promised to make middleware unnecessary, it continues to provide the necessary interoperability between applications to significantly improve performance and innovation.




Articles

How Enterprises Can Get Better Access to Real-Time Data

Here's a list of data points around a new approach to enterprise performance management. More >

A Crisis of Data Confidence

Many business executives lack confidence in the accuracy of the data they use for business decisions. IT needs to improve the quality of the data and develop self-service apps. More >

Are You Staffing for Failure?

For CIOs, attaining the right balance of staffing, technology and processes is the difference between racing ahead and inhaling the digital exhaust of smarter and more efficient competitors. More >

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Interviews

XOEye Technologies Taking Wearables Beyond the Device

Wearable devices and applications developed specifically for the enterprise have potential for profound changes in the workplace and work itself.

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Pentaho’s Adaptive Big Data Layer Takes Broad View

Creates a native integration to multiple data sources.

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SnapLogic’s New Solution Targets Enterprise Integration via the Cloud

SnapLogic is targeting the line of business folks who are investing in and want to integrate SaaS applications.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

Security Staffing

You need it. They claim to have it. What questions should you be asking as you hunt for the "just right" vendor to help you defend against the most sophisticated and determined adversaries? 

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Money Management Tools Help SMBs Predict Cash Flow

Why Higher Education Is Desperate for McAfee’s Comprehensive Security Approach

Cloud and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity: A Perfect Fit

 

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