There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.
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There are no simple answers to overwhelming data challenges, but one thing is clear. The answer to our challenges is not “less data.” The reasons we have so much data is the continued drive to improve business outcomes in industry, the need to pursue scientific discovery in academia, and the need to improve government support to citizens and the mission of government. We need new concepts and technologies to deal with these massive amounts of new data. We need new ways of doing more analysis and gaining more understanding, and of course we need smart data solutions.

And all indications are we will need increasing amounts of data.

What to Do When Big Data Doesn’t Deliver

In a world so powered by technology, the ability to analyze data and use its results to help direct business plans for marketing and innovation becomes imperative. Unfortunately, collected data can be corrupted through malfunction of machine or simple human error, and when that happens, it can mean huge roadblocks for the business that needed […]

Latest CTOvision Assessments on Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity

One of the enjoyable things about estimating the future is there is always a new consideration. It is a dynamic task that is never done. This is especially true in analyzing the future of enterprise technology, where things are always moving fast. We try to find balance in tracking the future of technology by focusing on […]

Executive Order Underscores Need For Leadership Accountability In Reducing Digital Risk

The 11 May 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure is notable for several reasons. As Marty Meehan points out, the order is significant as it discusses improvements to the federal government’s (and the nation’s) digital infrastructure, protection of the power grid, replacement of antiquated IT systems, and protection against cyber […]

10 Tips to Keep Hackers Out of Your Smart Home

As technology continues to make life more convenient for users, it is making the lives of thieves easier as well. Owners of smart homes are under constant threat of electronic theft and violation. The even scarier part is that sometimes you can’t even tell when you have been hacked. A smart door can be remotely […]

President Launches New Tech Group

President Donald Trump has launched the American Technology Council via executive order on May 1, 2017.  A meeting is being scheduled for June to bring together executives to start hashing out the initiative. While a list of tech executives being invited has not been released, some of the tech companies from Trump’s first tech summit […]

Pushing Computers to the Edge: Next Generation Security and Privacy Controls for Systems and IoT Devices

In the video below, Professor Gene Spafford, Executive Director Emeritus of CERIAS at Perdue, introduces one of the nation’s great digital risk and cybersecurity thinkers, Dr. Ron Ross of NIST, who then provides very important context on what the next generation of cybersecurity and privacy controls need to cover. Ron provides an outstanding overview on the challenges […]