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The traffic stop: Rethinking technology and government innovation

Most innovations in government services will come from new ways of mixing current technologies

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The future of government innovation in services and service delivery won't necessarily be found in new technologies, but will instead come from remixing current technologies in new and interesting ways.

September 22, 2014 9:57:00 AM Read Full Post

Are we heading towards a case of too many SDDC stacks?

Suppliers who sign up top OpenStack should make hardware standard and innovate in software

by IDC analysts

Much of the messaging at the recently held 2014 VMworld conference was focused on the software-defined data centre (SDDC) or software-defined infrastructure (SDI). It is clear that the supplier community seems to be taking this concept to the...

September 01, 2014 9:49:49 AM Read Full Post

Customer service is dead - long live customer experience

The physical retail experience should be an extension of the online experience

by IDC analysts

A recent discussion with an experienced industry leader who is working to reimagine the role of the high street store has highlighted some important implications of current retail omni-channel trends that will have a profound impact on retail...

August 22, 2014 10:11:19 AM Read Full Post

Should storage be considered as a workload in hyperconverged platforms?

Hypervisor development offers a huge step forward in storage

by IDC analysts

A vendor recently asked us what constituted the categorisation of anything as a workload. My immediate answer was to say “any process or set of processes that runs in the user space and provide a service to an external entity”....

August 21, 2014 10:20:01 AM Read Full Post

Intel's role in the future of software-defined infrastructure

Intel led the hardware standardisation revolution. It should do the same for software defined infrastructure

by IDC analysts

One of the mostly commonly talked about terms in the ICT industry today is "the software defined infrastructure". Some call it "software-defined data centre" and others prefer to use their own compute, networking and storage centric buzzwords...

August 19, 2014 11:50:05 AM Read Full Post

Analytic applications and the internet of things

Gearing up for the next wave

by IDC analysts

The rise of Internet connected devices presents opportunities to harvest the data and leverage it for new types of intelligent applications and services. This post reviews some of the factors impacting demand and supply of a new wave of analytic...

August 15, 2014 10:02:50 AM Read Full Post

The new face of risk and finance

Forging a collaborative partnership

by IDC analysts

A perfect storm is brewing across the global insurance industry. Unless you have been hiding under a rock these past years, you would know how the volatile markets and intensifying profitability pressures from mounting consumer expectations and...

July 16, 2014 12:31:55 AM Read Full Post

When personalisation is not creepy

Shouldn't personalisation be a way to offer customer service as well selling?

by IDC analysts

Having dinner with some friends recently, the concept of how creepy it was that organisations were data mining and using your personal information came up. I sat quietly eating my fish and chips and my friends continued their rant. So that...

July 09, 2014 9:30:09 AM Read Full Post

All data is local, as local governments become innovation leaders

It's the big data era

by IDC analysts

The expression "all politics is local" has been with us for a long time. But it's fair to say that all data collection is local too. While the federal government may be the gate keeper for the largest data collections in the world, most of that...

July 02, 2014 9:43:08 AM Read Full Post

Amazon, mobile payments and the power of one-click

Apple and Amazon differ on content and hardware sales but understand the purchase process is key

by IDC analysts

Apple has had a unique role by owning the entire ecosystem their customers use. It's a role that could give them significant influence in payments. But with the reported release of an Amazon smartphone imminent, they may not be so unique. Apple...

June 05, 2014 8:52:26 AM Read Full Post


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