6 years, 3 months ago

Future Technologies

By Dave Lounsbury, The Open Group The Open Group is looking toward the future – what will happen in the next five to ten years? Those who know us think of The Open Group as being all about consensus, creating … Continue reading

6 years, 6 months ago

Winning the Information War with Mobile

Guest Post by Hemant Ramachandra We’ve all heard the saying that information is power and that’s never been truer. Today’s consumers are now often armed with more information than the sales teams that serve them. As a result, the sales force is often at a disadvantage—needing to scramble to make sure they remain relevant to their customers. Take the car buying experience as an example. One of my most vivid early memories was accompanying my […]

6 years, 8 months ago

Thinking About Big Data

As the consumerization of technology continues to grow and converge, our way of constructing business models and systems need to evolve as well. We need to let data drive the business process, and incorporate intelligent machines like Watson into our infrastructure to help us turn data into actionable results. … Continue reading

6 years, 8 months ago

Beyond Big Data

The big bang that started The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach was, appropriately, a presentation related to astronomy. Chris Gerty gave a keynote on Big Data at NASA, where he is Deputy Program Manager of the Open Innovation Program. And that exploration – as is often the case with successful space missions – left us wondering what lies beyond. … Continue reading

6 years, 9 months ago

Welcome to Platform 3.0

We’re excited to announce the formation of a new forum, specifically designed to advance The Open Group vision of Boundaryless Information Flow™ by helping enterprises to take advantage of these convergent technologies. This will be accomplished by identifying a set of new platform capabilities, and architecting and standardizing an IT platform by which enterprises can reap the business benefits of Platform 3.0. Continue reading

7 years, 24 days ago

How the CIO can Sleuth Mobile Systems

Guest Post by David Nardoni The responsibility of conducting mobile forensic investigations in the workplace should fall in the lap of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Unfortunately, 58% of organizations do not have a CISO, according to our recent Global State of Information Security Survey of 9,300 senior executives. Often the CIO is tasked with leading efforts to collect evidence when foul play is suspected. Fetching data from mobile devices is fraught with challenges […]

7 years, 1 month ago

Key Concepts Underpinning Identity Management

Today, the lack of trust in online Identity forces organizations to set up their own identity management systems, dishing out their own usernames and passwords/PINs for us. The result is that we end up having to remember well over 50 different online identities, which poses a large problem. Continue reading

7 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…

7 years, 3 months ago

The Mindset of a Mobile Ready Enterprise

Guest Post by Daniel Eckert The mobile device is changing the customer experience and forcing organizations to re-think how they engage with their customers and employees. Many companies are beginning to understand how mobile devices can grow customer loyalty, generate new revenue streams and improve customer experience. However, they may be slow to realize how decision-making, workflow, collaboration, content delivery, and the right information at the right time can enhance the employee experience. A company’s […]