The adoption and proliferation of mobile devices is changing work processes and driving field productivity in most or all industry sectors. Form factor and user experience are two dimensions of the mobility evolution, and sensor, GIS and location data are changing the context of portable computing (and monitoring/analyzing device users) no longer tied to desktops.

AdviceTimely guidance on digital engagement, contextual conversations and mobility's continued impact on your business.
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NewsTechnology startups -- cloud, big data, mobile, social -- are raising money as if there’s no tomorrow -- or as if it’s 2000. Amid sky high valuations, some venture capitalists say we've entered a modern day tech bubble.
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The drivers for data unification are clear, and compliance is only one of many forces pushing organizations to achieve a more integrated view of their enterprise data. When multiple project teams maintain duplicate or inconsistent data sources, organizations lack a single, integrated view of enterprise data that is fully accurate and accountable in real time. This paper discusses how data services gather and integrate data from many different sources in real time, bridging gaps to create consolidated information views while hiding data source complexity from applications.
Business rules management functionality is about business, not about technology. Some BRMS is basic and provides minimum business policy and rules development, ease of use and auditability features, and change management functionality . More advanced BRMS will help you change rules and rule sets dynamically, including rules that affect your interaction with partners, such as customers/clients and suppliers. Readers of this whitepaper will explore BRMS-related definitions, usage scenarios, cultural issues, benefits, and standards efforts as well as the relationship of BRMS to the open source culture.
Camden Council, local government in the city of London, UK, was faced with disparate data silos that were restricting the customer service experience for its planning application process. To address this challenge, the Council implemented JBoss Enterprise Data Services with the help and guidance of Red Hat Consulting to integrate disparate data silos and greatly enhance the customer experience. Benefits realized include reduced project cost by approximately 80 percent, reduced inquiry time by two thirds, and improved customer satisfaction.
Argentina’s ANSES needed a way for non-IT users to create, modify, prioritize, and manage the business rules that keep the agency’s IT systems current with ever-changing laws, judicial decisions, and court judgments governing the country’s social security program. ANSES chose JBoss Enterprise Middleware to build its Business Rules Generation Assistant for facilitating rules management between the transactional systems and operational and historical data sources.
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