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.
One in four applications could be retired, according to an estimate by Capgemini, but it's not always easy for CIOs to retire an out-of-date legacy app. More >
The Redmond, Wash., software giant tightens its supply chain policies to avoid conflict minerals and promote sustainability across the board. More >
Many executives say open source gives their organization a competitive advantage, which is one of the reasons why CIOs need to better support open source initiatives. More >
Wearable devices and applications developed specifically for the enterprise have potential for profound changes in the workplace and work itself.More >
Creates a native integration to multiple data sources.More >
SnapLogic is targeting the line of business folks who are investing in and want to integrate SaaS applications.More >
With growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) projected to be 26 billion units installed by 2020, the potential for revenue is there for those who develop successful IoT strategies.More >
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