Any modern business should be a social business, one that applies social networking tools and culture to business roles, processes, and outcomes and thereby, achieving powerful returns on time invested. In 2012, we examined the changes in this ongoing trend:
Using "social" to build better IT
Bill Ives on social business, online community, and collaboration
Mark McKinnon on social media in politics
Rob Key on social listening, social intelligence, and sentiment analysis
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Cloud computing is the delivery of on-demand computing resources, everything from applications to data centers, over the Internet. Cloud computing can transform competitive landscapes by allowing you to deliver real-time personalized services, increase your data intelligence by connecting networks, evolve your operations faster since the architecture is so flexible, all of which leads you to the ability to capture new technology opportunities. We've detailed the components of cloud computing during 2012:
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In this series of videos, you can explore what IBM PureData System for Analytics means to IT experts and to customers who use the Netezza-inspired technology.
Experts comment at the IOD 2012 conference | various durations
Includes Krishnan Parasuraman on Walmart, Geoff Lowney from REI, IBM Big Data evangelist James Kobelius, Durgesh Das from Intercontinental Exchange, George Baklarz on PureData Systems for Transactions and DB2, and many more.
Let's face it ... we are accessing our data and applications with mobile devices, probably even more than we are with traditional laptops and desktops. In 2012, we found several growing trends in the mobile arena, including the bring-your-own-device movement (allowing workers on your corporate network with their personal smartphones and tablets) and more and more mobile-optimized applications (built with interesting new toolkits like Worklight). We covered much of this in detail:
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One of the hottest IT trends in 2012 will probably continue to grow in importance in 2013 ... that of real-time historical and predictive analytics of structured and unstructured data in various-size data sets, whether the data is at rest (in storage) or in motion (part of a current transaction). In 2012, we covered advanced data analytics in detail:
Real-time data mining with Netezza and InfoSphere Streams
InfoSphere Streams delivers real-time analytics on data in motion
BigInsights: The power of Hadoop data analytics
In case you have some time between now the time business resumes its hectic pace after January 1, feel free to sharpen your skills with Cognos Insight's analytics features.
Protect a workspace | 3:16
Perform a guided refresh | 3:36
Perform a silent refresh | 1:18
Design a workspace | various durations
Organize the workspace (VID#1), enhance the... [More]
This week on developerWorks, we're handing out gift ideas, including a make-your-own developerWorks poster, Grady Booch's slogan tshirt (Front: "What if developers ruled the world"? | Back: "They do.") , and ... the real presents ... knowledge from dW:
Millard Ellingsworth explains how to make Scrum teams productive via "backlog grooming" with Rational Team Concert .
Vikram Vaswani demonstrates how to create REST apps with the Slim PHP micro-framework .
Rita Raj tells you how to send system notifications, real-time alerts, over... [More]
Listening to the cloud files | various durations
Andrew Glover focuses Season Five audio interviews of the The Java technical podcast series on the technologies, companies, and people influencing cloud computing. Recorded over a three-month period, Andy talks with established players and their interests, including CloudBees and Heroku, as well as exciting newcomers like Jelastic and NuoDB. You'll hear:
Blue Box's CEO Jesse... [More]
Visit all the important IT conferences through the eyes of developerWorks. In no particular order.
Information on Demand
Think BIG! thoughts about enterprise content management, information management, and business analytics -- it's all about data.
It's all about storage -- NAS, automation and balancing, storage services, encryption, datatypes, and Big Data.
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This week on developerWorks, we provide some of the components you need to go from being a slow technology catepillar to an IT butterfly, soaring among the clouds (and mobile and analytics and social): The Lotusphere and Connect conferences combine in 2013 into IBM Connect ; Andy Glover presents a learning series on MongoDB ; David Geary explains how to use Sprites to develop your video games ; in the 2012 IBM Tech Trends Report , discover how 1,200 IT leaders adopt mobile, analytics, cloud, and social technologies; and meet Russ Warren as he... [More]
Ready for IBM Security Intelligence Program launches | 2:16
Russ Warren, program manager for IBM Security Systems Technology Partners, announces the launch of the Ready for IBM Security Intelligence program and discusses the program's presence on developerWorks with security editor Calvin Powers. The Ready for IBM Security Intelligence program promotes a vibrant ecosystem that nurtures and supports IBM Business Partner products. This community provides information on these validated product solutions and how to integrate... [More]