Business Metamorphosis Exercise

Bill Schmarzo | September 16th

I am teaching an executive MBA course at the University of San Francisco with Professor Mouwafac Sidaoui titled “Turning Big Data into Business Power.” It’s a wonderful experience, as I’ve always dreamed of being a college professor. Maybe

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How To Improve Your Application Transformation

Bart Driscoll | September 9th

As mentioned in my previous blog, key business drivers behind applications are: speed & agility, cost reduction, and quality/risk reduction.  These drivers are complemented by industry trends and technology advancements that require application transformation initiatives to

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China’s Technology Revolution: The 3rd Platform Is Here

Gloria Yu | September 8th

The latest hot topic in China is regarding mobile apps that allow you to order a taxi. Nowadays, if I go anywhere by taxi, instead of standing in the street and waving, I will use the mobile app

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In the World of Big Data, Small Data Rules!!

Bill Schmarzo | September 8th

When I was a kid, I grew up playing Strat-O-Matic Baseball.  I loved the numbers associated with the game of baseball and how you could mix and match players to create all sorts of winning combinations.

Growing up in

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Recipe for an EMC Hybrid Cloud or Cupcakes

Chris Gaudlip | September 5th

Quick, quick, which one is built with a proven, predefined recipe and which one is built custom? Without any other information you would have answered all of them or maybe none of them.  (Correct answer the one with a

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ITaaS: It’s About More Than Just Cloud

Scott Bils | September 4th

ITaaS, short for IT-as-a-Service, is one of the more misleading acronyms around. Because it follows the ubiquitous “XaaS” pattern, many assume that like SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS, it’s just another cloud delivery model or technology platform. This mistaken

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Application Transformation 101: Quick Study Guide

Bart Driscoll | September 2nd

Application Transformation is a core component of an IT organization’s transformation from a “technology provider” to a “business enabler”. At its core, this transition revolves around three core principles, namely value creation, transparency, and collaboration. At first glance,

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Big Data Analytics: They Just Don’t Get It…

Bill Schmarzo | September 2nd

Note: special thanks to Josh Siegel in EMC Global Services for his help on this blog. Josh is our Big Data expert for the financial services industry. I love working with that guy on Big Data engagements!!

Our annual

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EMC Hybrid Cloud: Demolishing Barriers Faster

Keith Waryas | August 28th

Ten years ago I made my living as an analyst with IDC, focusing on the business side of mobility. For sure, it was a different era; texting was really a European-only phenomenon and the “mobile Internet”

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Business Resiliency and the Hybrid Cloud

Scott Burgess | August 26th

VMworld 2014 starts this week in San Francisco, so timing is right to address a key concern facing organizations looking at hybrid cloud implementations leveraging vCloud Air (previously vCHS or “vCheese”).  As you are well aware

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