7 months, 29 days ago

The Open Group Awards Ceremony – London 2018

The sun was shining down on the iconic Cutty Sark in London – the celebrated, historic sailing ship and fastest of its time – as delegates of The Open Group Awards arrived at the event on Tuesday evening, April 17.

2 years, 4 months ago

Oldies but Goodies: The Relationship Between POSIX® and UNIX® and Why They Matter Today

By Andrew Josey, VP, Standards and Certification, The Open Group Technology can be a fickle thing. Spurred by perpetual innovation, the one constant in the tech industry is change. As such, we can expect that whatever is the hottest thing … Continue reading

2 years, 5 months ago

The Cloud: What’s UNIX® Got to Do With It?

By The Open Group Cloud computing has come of age and is the solution of choice for CIOs looking to maximize use of resources while minimizing capital spend.[1] Cloud solutions, whether it is infrastructure, platform or service, have the appeal … Continue reading

3 years, 2 days ago

Architect Your Predictive Analytics Capability To Unleash The Power Of Digital Business

Predictive analytics has become the key to helping businesses — especially those in the highly dynamic Chinese market — create differentiated, individualized customer experiences and make better decisions. Enterprise architecture professionals must t…

3 years, 2 days ago

Architect Your Predictive Analytics Capability To Unleash The Power Of Digital Business

Predictive analytics has become the key to helping businesses — especially those in the highly dynamic Chinese market — create differentiated, individualized customer experiences and make better decisions. Enterprise architecture professionals must t…

5 years, 25 days ago

Link: CEOs look toward disruptive technology more than CMOs & CIOs

I have to wonder if these CIOs are leery of backlash days (all in for alignment) when thinking tech-first, so don’t dare cite tech disruption over market factors:

“…now two years in a row, CEOs rank technology factors as the most important external force shaping the future of their enterprises. That’s ahead of market factors, macro-economic factors, people skills, regulatory concerns, and so on. And it’s up from being the 6th most significant concern to them back in 2004.”

“…What’s interesting in IBM’s report is that CEOs rank such threats and opportunities from technology higher than CIOs and CMOs”

Source: chiefmartec.com referring to recent IBM study: Customer Activated Enterprise
via Diigo

5 years, 8 months ago

Flexibility, Agility and Open Standards

Flexibility and agility are terms used almost interchangeably these days as attributes of IT architectures designed to cope with rapidly changing business requirements. Did you ever wonder if they are actually the same? Don’t you have the feeling that these terms remain abstract and without a concrete link to the design of an IT architecture? … Continue reading

6 years, 2 months ago

Viewpoint: Technology Supply Chain Security – Becoming a Trust-Worthy Provider

Increasingly, the critical systems of the planet — telecommunications, banking, energy and others — depend on and benefit from the intelligence and interconnectedness enabled by existing and emerging technologies. Whether these systems are trusted by the societies they serve depends in part on whether the technologies incorporated into them are fit for the purpose they are intended to serve. Continue reading

6 years, 2 months ago

How the Operating System Got Graphical

In 1995, under the auspices of The Open Group, the Common Desktop Environment (CDE) was developed and licensed for use by HP, IBM, Novell and Sunsoft to make open systems desktop computers as easy to use as PCs. It was the first successful attempt to standardize on a desktop GUI on multiple, competing platforms. The Open Group is now passing the torch to a new CDE community, led by CDE suppliers and users such as Peter Howkins and Jon Trulson. Continue reading

6 years, 2 months ago

#ogChat Summary – The Future of BYOD

With over 400 tweets flying back and forth, last week’s BYOD Tweet Jam (#ogChat) saw a fast-paced, lively discussion on the future of the BYOD trend and its implications in the enterprise. In case you missed the conversation, here’s a recap of last w…