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TechViews: Enterprise mobility 2014 trend watch, Dr. Big Data, 4 issues for the CIO in 2014, Big price range from cloud providers and more!

TechViews: Enterprise mobility 2014 trend watch, Dr. Big Data, 4 issues for the CIO in 2014, Big price range from cloud providers and more!

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Tony Davis

Needed: A Fundamental Shift in How We Run IT
By Tony Davis

A few years ago, a senior executive at the shipping company I worked for took me aside and asked me to look into why our ecommerce website was receiving constant complaints regarding slow and erratic performance. His exact words were, “It sucks.” Now, this surprised me, because I had worked in varying capacities on that website and I knew that we had great availability on it, and I said so. He told me to go talk to the call center, which was being inundated by people who couldn’t ship their packages. He was right.

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Cloud

A new 451 Research Group report found that there is a large differentiation among cloud providers when it comes to pricing. This NetworkWorld article provides reasoning behind this and includes helpful pricing guidance for the cloud computing market.

Cloud

Startups can use cloud technology wisely and keep costs down. This GigaOm article discusses the key decisions a company must make about its cloud infrastructure and how to stay on top of the fast moving market.

Mobility

Where is mobility headed? This Ciol article discusses several hot mobility trends predicted for 2014 such as multi-channel experience, slicker user experience, driving BYOD, and role based mobility programs.

Big Data

Big Data will be one of your doctors in the future according to this FastCoExist article. This article explains how NYC hospital, Mount Sinai, is preparing for the future of medicine, which is said to analyze and predict patients’ health needs.

Big Data

Shazam, a song identification app uses Big Data technology to forecast what artists will be appearing in your 2014 playlist. This Forbes article explains how it collects data and gives you a sneak peak of 2014’s predicted major artists.

CIO

This Forbes article reveals the 4 predicted issues for CIOs in 2014 including: staffing/skills shortage, evolving security threats, enabling business expansion and consolidating data center space.

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In this episode of TechViews Unplugged, Andi Mann and George Watt of CA Technologies discuss mobile security, cloud providers, green IT, green cloud, and more! Click here.

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Be sure to check out our TechInsights Pinboard for more research, developments, insight, and guidance on major trends in IT.

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