Disruptive technologies

 

  • MWC 15 Guide: Mobile Identity

    One of the most important trends in the past 10 years is the adoption of smart mobile technology for identity management. The mobile phone is the ideal identity device. It integrates authentication directly with the apps that need it; it's a natural second factor; it's ubiquitous and you notice within minutes when it's lost or stolen; and a mobile phone's built-in cryptography provides smartcard-grade authentication.

  • MWC guide: Nextgen apps

    The proliferation of mobile devices coupled with advances in cloud technology will push the development of nextgen apps. Mobile devices serve as modern mobile computing platforms.

  • MWC guide: IoT for matrix commerce

    This year's Mobile World Congress will heavily emphasise what else...the Internet of Things (IoT). Expect to hear a lot about connected homes, connected cars, and how IoT is spilling beyond these areas deeper into the supply chain.

  • MWC15 Guide: Disruptive Technology for the Enterprise

    Around 86,000 people will attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. This conference strives to cater to EVERYONE--thus it's easy to lose your focus in the deluge of information. For those interested in disruptive technologies for the enterprise, Constellation Research's early adopter's guide to MWC will keep you on track.

  • Facebook's lab rats

    It's long been said that if you're getting something for free online, then you're not the customer, you're the product. It's a reference to the one-sided bargain for personal information that powers so many social businesses - the way that...

  • Infosys lands SAP's former CTO, Vishal Sikka, as new CEO

    Infosys announced on June 12th, 2014 that Dr. Vishal Sikka would become the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO & MD) of the company effective August 1, 2014. Dr. Sikka will be inducted as a whole-time director of the Board and...

  • Microsoft discovers data ambience

    Three weeks ago Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella was back in SFO for another announcement - after cloud for mobile and Office for iOS, then appearance at the build conference, now it was the database's turn. The event felt a little bit over...

  • Key takeaways from IBM's Impact Conference - Day 1

    IBM’s Impact conference is happening in Las Vegas right now. The conference is well attended with over 9000 attendees. Here are my Top 3 Takeaways from the opening keynote: Marketplaces are essential In the new world of elastic resources...

  • Big privacy: The new standard for big data privacy

    I've just completed a major new Constellation Research report looking at how today's privacy practices cope with Big Data. The report draws together my longstanding research on the counter-intuitive strengths of technology-neutral data protection...

  • The CMO is dead

    I know you’ve seen these types of dramatic headlines before: The CMO is dead. But in actuality, the roles in marketing, sales, and customer service that once governed how business “gets done” are shifting. This best practices...

  • Cloud Bill of Rights for SaaS apps

    The Enterprise Cloud Buyer's Bill of Rights provides a tool for clients and vendors to change the tenor of contract negotiations from user subservience to an equal and collaborative long-term partnership. This Constellation...

  • Analysis: New SAP customers face maintenance hike

    For new customers, SAP announced its intent to raise its standard support maintenance fee from 18% to 19% effective July 15, 2013. The standard support option was reintroduced in January 14, 2010, after much pressure from user groups. A few key...

  • News analysis: SAP Business Suite on HANA

    In a global announcement in Palo Alto, New York and Frankfurt, SAP’s top executives Dr. Vishal Sikka, Rob Enselin, Jim Haggeman Snabe, and legendary founder and chairman Dr. Hasso Plattner announced availability of SAP’s Business...

  • Oracle Fusion Applications Update - The Inside Story

    Constellation sat down with Steve Miranda, Oracle’s Executive Vice President of Oracle Applications Product Development to discuss the state of Oracle Fusion Apps in a no-holds barred honest conversation about what’s working,...

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