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Can you analyze real-time data for time-critical applications, or add value to data before storing it? Do you use complex-event processing (CEP)?Free Research
The conventional save-and-process paradigm is not fast enough. CEP distills incoming data about events into "complex" events. Complex events summarize the information value of this data to provide insights into the current conditions in your company and its environment.
"Big culture" technologies offer the promise of massive long-term competitive advantage, but they also require a massive cultural change to achieve it.Free Research
If you position and implement big culture technologies properly, the new advantage gained can grow because the cultural change itself forms a barrier to entry.
This enables your business to learn and improve its position, while rivals struggle with cultural change. Because it introduces the ability to leverage a type of technology that functions throughout an entire organization, the dynamics of this provide more time for your organization to change.
Microsoft will end its support for Windows XP by April 2014. As the company begins its huge marketing campaign around Windows 8, many in your business will wonder if you should skip the Windows 7 migration and go straight to Windows 8.
There are some valid reasons to consider skipping Windows 7 in favor of Windows 8. This may all sound logical, but have you stopped to really analyze the risks and benefits to your organization?