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.

Cloud-Computing-ServiceCloud computing refers to the on-demand provision of computational resources (data, software) via a computer network, rather than from a local computer. In general this is a pay-as-you-go approach delivered via the Internet, but private clouds and other enterprise approaches are also key.

The bad news is that enterprise CTOs, the people who created the construct and business model of this approach, are now suffering through an onslaught of over the top hype. Most are getting sick of the term. Our goal is report critically important operational use cases and non-biased technology reviews in this field, while avoiding the typical hype.

Our no-hype reporting on cloud computing and its many types is captured in this category.

AWS ElasticSearch Setup

This is the first of a two-part post on getting Amazon’s version of ElasticSearch set up in AWS.  We go over the basics of setting up an AWS ES cluster and then tackle supplying the cluster with data via Logstash in our next post. Amazon has taken all the fun (read: difficulty) out of creating […]

The Art of the Possible: Meeting Innovation Demands in the Public Sector

Government agencies face increasing pressure to be “innovative,” but as is the case with most big ideas, defining exactly what that means is difficult, at best. Most don’t consider that innovation doesn’t necessarily mean creating something new, but can simply mean doing something you already do, differently. For most enterprises, innovation is really about increasing […]

Cloud Communications Alliance and Cyber Threats in the Cloud

The Cloud Communications Alliance is an industry peer association dedicated to fostering the growth of cloud communications. They promote awareness, adoption and understanding of cloud communications services and their benefits. In doing so they are enabling and nurturing a key element of cloud disruption and are adding value to billions of people in doing so. […]

Are You Agile Enough for Polyglot Programming?

In Europe many people are polyglots—people who speak multiple languages. In America? Not so much. One day I was reviewing a resume of a job candidate that said he was fluent in six languages. When he came in for his interview, I asked what languages he spoke. “Speak?” he said, no way, I program in […]

Tracking The Megatrend of CloudComputing

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 Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the first of these trends, Cloud Computing. We succinctly describe Cloud Computing as the scalable delivery of computational […]

Never Waste Another Minute: Take The CTOvision Mobile App With You And Stay In The Loop

An upgrade for The CTOvision Mobile Application is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users. Please download your app today by visiting your favorite iOS or Android app store and searching for CTOvision.  This upgrade addresses stability issues in the old app plus brings in new data sources. Here is a bit more on the […]