How to Become a 'Digital Predator' not 'Digital Prey'
According to Forrester Research, every business will become either a digital
predator or digital prey by 2020. To avoid demise, organizations must rapidly
create new sources of value in their end-to-end customer experiences. True
digital predators also must break down information and process silos and
extend digital transformation initiatives to empower employees with the
digital resources needed to win, serve, and retain customers.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Thomas DeMeo, VP of Product Management and
General Manager of the Alfresco One product line, will discuss how:
Firms must accelerate digital transformation efforts or become digital prey.
IT leaders need to overhaul their firms' legacy business applications to meet
ambitious digital goals. Content and process silos impede contextual
awareness in core... (more)
Integration in the Cloud: Leveraging the Power of Platform as a Service
What are the new priorities for the connected business? First: businesses
need to think differently about the types of connections they will need to
make - these span well beyond the traditional app to app into more modern
forms of integration including SaaS integrations, mobile integrations, APIs,
device integration and Big Data integration. It's important these are unified
together vs. doing them all piecemeal. Second, these types of connections
need to be simple to design, adapt and configure. Plus, with t... (more)
Is your aging software platform suffering from technical debt while the
market changes and demands new solutions at a faster clip?
It's a bold move, but you might consider walking away from your core platform
and starting fresh. ReadyTalk did exactly that.
In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of
Engineering at ReadyTalk, will discuss why and how ReadyTalk diverted from
healthy revenue and over a decade of audio conferencing product development
to start an innovative project that reflects shifts in cloud, dev tools, web
standards, enterprise mobility... (more)
Next Generation Development Platforms for Next Generation Developers
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and
development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT
requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional
integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and
Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, will
demonstrate how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and share the
SYS-CON Events announced today that Tintri Inc., a leading producer of
VM-aware storage (VAS) for virtualization and cloud environments, will
exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on
November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Tintri VM-aware storage is the simplest for virtualized applications and
cloud. Organizations including GE, Toyota, United Healthcare, NASA and 6 of
the Fortune 15 have said "No to LUNs." With Tintri they manage only virtual
machines, in a fraction of the footprint and at far lower cost than