Over the last ten years I have focused on cloud computing and seen increased adoption of cloud in enterprises. Companies large and small have adopted Software as a Service (SaaS) and traditional private/public PaaS/IaaS cloud services to expand their digital footprint. In doing so they depend increasingly on an ever-larger supplier community to obtain the digital support required to run their business.
Customer Experience and Transformation In Financial Services – Part 1
By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM and The Open Group South Africa This is Part 1 in a two part series. Chapter 1 – Introduction
The Business of Managing IT: The Open Group IT4IT™ Forum
By The Open Group At The Open Group London 2014 event in October, the launch of The Open Group IT4IT™ Forum was announced. The goal
Are You Ready for the Convergence of New, Disruptive Technologies?
By Chris Harding, The Open Group The convergence of technical phenomena such as cloud, mobile and social computing, big data analysis, and the Internet of
Flexibility, Agility and Open Standards
Flexibility and agility are terms used almost interchangeably these days as attributes of IT architectures designed to cope with rapidly changing business requirements. Did you ever wonder if they are actually the same? Don’t you have the feeling that these terms remain abstract and without a concrete link to the design of an IT architecture?
Why Business Needs Platform 3.0
The Internet gives businesses access to ever-larger markets, but it also brings more competition. To prosper, they must deliver outstanding products and services. Often, this means processing the ever-greater, and increasingly complex, data that the Internet makes available. The question they now face is, how to do this without spending all their time and effort on information technology.