What does it take to make an organization “smart”?

The website “Answers.com” defines the word “smart” as “characterized by sharp, quick thought”. From the standpoint of those executives like the Chief Operations Officer, this definition means that all the required data to make a sharp, quick decision is at hand and organized to enable them to reach the right decision quickly.

The Internet Has Been A Huge Privacy Plus, Thus Far

Cameras are everywhere. Someone wearing Google Glasses might be videoing you at any time. Facebook has conducted secret psychological tests on its users. Today’s internet giants are developing multi-dimensional virtual profiles for all of us – tracking where we have been, what we do, who we know, and more. Paparazzi drones, anyone?

“We’re on a Journey to not only upgrade, but also replace Core Elements of our Applications Landscape”

Interview with Dr. Rainer Sommer, Head of GI IT Germany, Managing Director Zurich Insurance Group

Social Media im Bevölkerungsschutz: Eine (immer noch) neue Realität – und wie man sie gewinnbringend gestaltet

Nachdem die Fluten des Sommerhochwassers 2013 abgeflossen und die damit verbundenen Verwüstungen geräumt waren, blieb ein Rätsel: Wie kann zukünftig mit einem neuen Phänomen umgegangen werden, das sich als Community-Aktivität erstmals in dieser Intensität zeigte?

Application Performance and The Modern World

In the deepest darkest recesses of Information Technology history (few might even go so far as to call it the “digital dark ages”), people believed that once an application was delivered into production, that was basically the end of the conversation and the job was finished. No more questions asked.

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