By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM and The Open Group South Africa This is Part 1 in a two part series. Chapter 1 – Introduction
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
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 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?
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.
The big bang that started The Open Group Conference in Newport Beach was, appropriately, a presentation related to astronomy. Chris Gerty gave a keynote on Big Data at NASA, where he is Deputy Program Manager of the Open Innovation Program. And that exploration – as is often the case with successful space missions – left us wondering what lies beyond.