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.

NewsEnterprise mobility and related management tools will continue to be hot topics in IT, and high on the list of 2015 priorities for all CIOs, according to market researcher Ovum.
NewsThe Internet of Things (IoT) will redefine how businesses manage identity and access management (IAM), according to Gartner Inc.
NewsThe global market for services based on gesture and biometric interface technologies will be worth an estimated $1.2 billion by 2019, up from less than $2 million this year, according to a report from Juniper Research.
NewsAs the number of “moving parts” in the enterprise IT environment continue to increase—and as companies seek to more adaptively mix-and-match those moving parts in response to ever-changing market opportunities and business challenges—middleware solution providers are likely to profit.
NewsUnemployment is holding steady, but the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics held good new -- especially for IT professional and computer science related jobs, according to Janco Associates Inc.
NewsFive months after Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s partnership with International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) was announced, the companies are unveiling the initial fruits of the deal: 10 applications made for governments and businesses.
NewsBusinesses are working to find the right social media marketing talent as Mobile, Cloud, Big Data and IoT complicate the conversation.
NewsDigitalization, mobility, the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT) will dominate organizations’ integration and middleware strategies in 2015, according to research from Ovum. But the IoT puzzle is missing at least one critical piece.
Each year, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) conducts a survey to identify the top policy and technology issues facing state government. The resulting list is particularly interesting, especially when compared/contrasted to corporate CIO priorities.
NewsOptimism about business growth and a rising sense of alarm at security breaches are shaping U.S. banks' tech spending plans for 2015.
NewsBy 2018, more than half of users will go to a tablet or smartphone first for all online activities, according to new research from Gartner Inc. Plus, businesses will increasingly leverage codeless tools for enterprise app development.
NewsLegislation to curb the FDA’s authority to regulate health IT will pass the Congress in early 2015, predicted Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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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