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The Art, Science and Maths of IT Solution Proposal

Do you also think that a good proposal with an average solution is better than a bad proposal with a great solution? What does it take to create a great proposal? a winning proposal; that makes everybody win. Is it an art, science or both?  Does it involve a bit of Maths too?
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Future of Data Centers

Future is not about big data centers or complex data centers, it is about simplicity. Let’s take a look whats shaping the future of data center. At the end of this post you will have infographics on a) Global Data Center Survey and b) State of the Data Center, the growth and the growing importance of Data Center. Read More …

We had the intuition, and we were able to confirm it based on the data

The darker side of big data allowed these scary marketers steer Mac users to the pricier hotel. We know that websites know which PC, cell phone, and browser we use and we also know that McKinsey Global Institute tells us that big data is the next frontier for innovation, competitive advantage productivity -but this was a shocking news, so if your are price sensitive make sure you click ‘sort by price’ because your browser cookies are telling the retailer that you are a rich guy. Read More …

Tapping Collective Intelligence

Collective Intelligence Yogesh MalikWeb technologies and social media have opened the door to a new world of idea generation and collaborative environments. Governments and organizations all over the world have started using crowdsourcing to shorten time-to-market for new projects or to improve service levels. There is already a reservoir of community talent that can be tapped into inexpensively by most organizations, but not many companies are using social media to interact directly with their customers in order to influence product creation, design or strategy — as suggested by Forrester Research. Read More …

Big Data – Are We Ready For More Of Everything?

Big Data Yogesh MalikData is slowly becoming the new raw material of business – an economic input almost on a par with capital and labor.  We all know that today’s world contains an unimaginably huge amount of digital data that is providing us with many opportunities which previously could not be seen like spotting consumer trends, preventing future deceases, combating crime, and so on. All this data whose size is beyond the ability of typical software tools to capture, store, manage and analyze is called “Big Data.” Read More …

Not all cloud SLAs are created equal

Currently it is very difficult for the cloud consumer to tell the difference between a good and poor quality cloud provider. On-premises outages can go on for hours behind the corporate curtains but people will not hesitate to ask cloud SLAs and warranties. For public clouf, since any outage information is publicly available which makes it more vulnerable. If you read SLAs provided by AWS EC2orRackspace Cloud you will  find tha Read More …

Cloud Computing, What’s New? Cloud Service Brokerage

As a part of infrastructure practice team we have been watching what’s happening in the world of cloud computing. A lot many people were implicated with the support and integration services offered by various cloud vendors, and by looking at cloud vendor’s vision around support, security and integration it always appears that they are not going to fill all the missing pieces of the picture that cloud consumers want to see in a service provider. Read More …

The Future of the Web is Semantic

Imagine if all the information on the web were presented in a way that might be understood by machines as well as people.  Humans can always figure out what to do with the information, but in the Semantic Web, even computers can manipulate information.  With so many online discussions, bookmarks, microblogs and annotations connecting us to others, the Web is slowly becoming a collection of data silos. Read More …

Everything as a Service

With everything moving in to The Cloud, everything can be delivered as a service, as simple as that. You name it and it can be delivered as a service.  Application, data, infrastructure, search, platform, payment and what not -all can be delivered through cloud. According to Gartner, during the next few years, market dynamics will determine whether cloud sourcing will be the demise of traditional outsourcing, if it will lead to the convergence of services and products currently marketed “as a service” or if it will result in next-generation outsourcing. Read More …

Technology for collective intelligence

Collective IntelligenceInternet has enabled a large quantity of people on this planet to work togeather in new ways, with new connections developing everyday -to define new intelligence between people and technology. There is a strong need to understand these connections so that we can use them intelligently to work for the benefit of humanity.