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Posts tagged: big data

Aug 17

2016

5 Tips for Better Direct Marketing

Big, medium, or small, direct marketing is important for your business to remain competitive and build stronger relationships with your customers. It doesn’t have to be expensive. And with today’s technology and data available at your fingertips, you can execute successful direct marketing campaigns very effectively. In our recent webinar Direct Marketing? 5 Things You […]

Feb 13

2013

Got Big Data (experts)?

If you are looking for an adjacent competency to add to your line card, especially one that fits with your cloud strategy, start considering a Big Data expert. And consider it soon … because according to Gartner, the demand for Big Data specialists is on the rise. Let’s be honest, finding someone with the skills […]

Dec 21

2012

Lessons From NASA Cloud Project

You simply can’t ignore an article that kicks off like this: “When NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars at the end of its 563 million kilometre journey, it was a triumph for engineering. And it was also a triumph for IT.” Gotcha, right? The story of how cloud played a role in this monumental NASA […]

Nov 27

2012

Round 2: What’s Coming in 2013

It’s here … Gartner’s prognostication for the next three years, as shared by CRN. I’ll let you read the entire CRN article for some great insight and the full four  years’ worth of predications, but here are a couple tidbits I found particularly interesting: By 2014 … Employee-owned devices will be compromised by malware at […]

Nov 15

2012

The “Trend Talk” Has Begun

Just as the holiday music starts earlier and earlier each year, so does the “Trends to Watch,” pontificating. Since I don’t want to be left behind, I guess we’ll start talking about those trends here as well, starting with the “10 Trends CIOs Should Watch in 2013,” from CIO Insight. Some of these trends won’t […]

Nov 13

2012

Supply Chain Takes Flight

I am a bit embarrassed that supply chain and field services get the short shift here in my blog. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t do it on purpose. Rather, I fall victim to the fact that cloud conversations often skip over the opportunity in that portion of the tech industry. Why? I’m not sure, […]

Nov 12

2012

Innovation – The Name Of The Winning Game

Now that tempers have cooled a tad, it seems safe to share this article from B2B, an online community focused on sharing news about social media, marketing, and branding – and their impact on the business world. The article, “Five Innovative Social, Mobile, Cloud and Big Data Apps From the US 2012 Election Campaigns,” showcases […]

Nov 09

2012

Looking Ahead: Strategies for 2013

In the spirit of an election week, I thought I’d share Gartner’s take on the “10 Strategic Trends in 2013.” Now, according to the research firm, a “strategic technology” is one that is expected to have a major impact on the business market in the next three years. So let’s look: Onslaught of Mobile Devices […]