At its annual 2011 developer conference, Google announced it had developed Android@Home. The technology was designed to connect household appliances, making nearly everything in your home controllable by your smartphone. It made news — not because it was a new idea, but because it supported an old one: The Internet of Things was one step closer to becoming reality.
Massive changes are occurring as to how applications are built, deployed and run, requiring a closer look at application operations. The benefits of these changes are: a) Dramatically increased responsiveness to the business (business agility). b) Increased operational flexibility, and c) Reduced operating costs. Continue Reading!
Application portfolio managers and business analysts in an IT environment are being asked to redesign business processes to take advantage of the capabilities provided by mobile applications and devices. However, despite pressure from line-of-business managers for new strategies and approaches to traditional business issues, projects leveraging mobile capabilities can become overly complex, lengthy, and expensive. Continue Reading!
The vast majority of Internet users have shared personal information such as credit card numbers and routing numbers at some point in their online lives. These sales account for a large portion of profits in nearly every industry imaginable, with eMarketer estimating total online sales of $259 billion in 2013. Continue Reading!
Telecommunications is the future; it enables millions of people to connect all over the world within seconds. It also offers development, improvement, and relatively inexpensive availability. People are looking out for what is better, what can offer me them the most, and what can offer them the future. Cable vs wireless, here are the pros and cons of each: