Head in the Clouds: SaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Strategy

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  • Mobile app, mobile Web, or both?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 31 Jul 2015
  • We don't hear much anymore about building applications intended to run inside a mobile device's browser. It's just not fashionable or newsworthy. These days, the tools, techniques, user ...

  • Data encryption: In the clear, or in the know?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 30 Jul 2015
  • Data isn't safe anywhere. Pay a zillion dollars for security, and it's not going to stop the bad guys from getting in. Just ask the federal government. Or Target. Or Home Depot. Or TJX. Or Sony. Or ...

  • Is Shadow IT always bad?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 23 Jul 2015
  • We've all seen it. That chief marketing officer wants a new report or a redesigned user experience on the company's mobile app. The guy is already fed up with an IT department and CIO he sees as ...

  • Is mobile software really this bad?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 17 Jun 2015
  • Every day, I check my iPhone to see which apps have been updated. Think of it as the latest fad in armchair spectator sports. What I see only reinforces my belief that mobile apps may look pretty, ...

  • Incorporating security into an app starts on day one

    Joel Shore - News Writer 14 Jun 2015
  • I won a football at the New York Cloud Computing Expo in a session about encryption. Ask a meaty question and the speaker just might toss you a prize. My question was simple: If the only way to ...

  • Monetization: It may be the real reason we built the cloud

    Joel Shore - News Writer 12 Jun 2015
  • At the Cloud Computing Expo in New York (June 9-11), there was plenty of talk about Docker, APIs, everything-as-a-service, and all manner of things technical. Yet, there was an interesting ...

  • Cloud app functionality is not enough

    Joel Shore - News Writer 04 Jun 2015
  • You've got a huge portfolio of development tools for building and testing cloud applications. And you're probably running analytics against that mountain of big data you've kept either on-premises ...

  • Where cloud meets Big Data: New expert advice

    Jan Stafford - Features Writer 15 May 2015
  • Today, an application without data analytics is like a car without a steering wheel. It will go, but there’s no controlling its direction. The cloud and big data are infiltrating company practices, ...