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Tom Davenport, who the Harvard Business Review informs us holds the President’s Chair in Information Technology and Management at Babson College, contended recently that "Enterprise 2.0 Won't Transform Organizations." Davenport is nothing if not straightforward: "The primary proponent of this movement is HBS professor Andy McAfee, for whom I have a lot of respect. His are some of the most interesting thoughts on IT to come out of HBS in a long time, and he's a nice guy to boot. What he's trying to do is to bring Web 2.0 technologies into the enterprise, to understand and describe how blogs, wikis, tagging, and other participative tools will change large bureaucracies. He believes they will empower employees, decentralize decisions, free up knowledge, and generally make for better places to work. I share his goal of more democratic organizations and hope he is correc... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

TheSUBWAY.com Posts Stock Pick List: Ideal for Media Serving Applications!

WESTON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/21/05 -- TheSUBWAY.com names the following stocks to its Stock Pick List: Interact-TV Inc. (OTC: ITVI), BEA Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAS), Flextronics International (NASDAQ: FLEX), iBIZ Technology Corp. (OTC BB: IBZT). Interact-TV (OTC: ITVI) just announced the selection of Seagate drives for Interact-TV's high performance Telly Home Entertainment Servers(TM). Leveraging Seagate's Barracuda® 7200-rpm hard drive model, now with up to 400GB capacity, Interact-TV has found these hard disc drives to be ideal for media serving applications. Interact-TV's line of Telly Home Entertainment Servers(TM) allow consumers to easily store, organize, playback and enjoy digital media in their home. Telly servers are compact and quiet, designed for any room in the home and fully scaleable with up to 1.2 Terabytes of storage. More information can be fo... (more)

BEA Takes Aggressive Step to Further Leadership in Developer Tools Market; Acquires Eclipse-based Company M7

BEAWorld 2005 - SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a move designed to illustrate its determination to stay at the forefront of the developer tools market, BEA Systems, Inc. , announced the acquisition of M7, an Eclipse-based tools company based in Cupertino, Calif. The acquisition of M7 accelerates the delivery of BEA developer tools on the Eclipse Tools Framework and dovetails perfectly with BEA's "blended" strategy for application development and deployment. The BEA "blended" application strategy facilitates the bringing together of open source and commercial software in a way that radically improves developer productivity. M7 offers an Eclipse-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) called NitroX that offers unparalleled support for the development of sophisticated web applications based on open source and industry standard framewo... (more)

Oracle(R) Database 11g Release 2 Is Now Generally Available

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/09 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Oracle® Database 11g Release 2 is available and downloadable today from the Oracle Technology Network (OTN). This latest generation of the world's #1 database builds on the innovations introduced in Oracle Database 11g to help organizations deliver better information throughout the enterprise, at a higher quality of service, and at a much lower cost. Reduce Server Costs Up to 5x by Consolidating onto the Grid In this release, Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) delivers grid plug and play and new server pooling capabilities that enable organizations to reduce their server costs by streamlining the provisioning and management of consolidated database grids. Oracle RAC One Node, a new Database option, is available today. Oracle RAC One Node is a solution that allows customers to more ... (more)

Oracle Escolhe Pearson VUE como o seu Fornecedor de Entrega de Testes

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pearson VUE, líder na testagem secura de elementos de elevado risco, anunciou hoje que a Oracle escolheu a Pearson VUE como o seu fornecedor de testes. Todos os exames serão entregues mundialmente através da rede Pearson VUE(R) Authorized Test Center, com mais de 5000 locais em 165 países. A Oracle é a maior empresa de software empresarial do mundo. As certificações Oracle oferecem aos profissionais e gestores na área da Informática uma validação fiável da sua formação e experiência. Cada nível de certificação Oracle significa um patamar de experiência e especialização e é reconhecido pelo seu valor e relevância no sector informático. Hoje em dia, existem mais de 600000 Profissionais Certificados pela Oracle em todo o mundo. Através desta nova relação, a Pearson VUE irá agora entregar mais de 120 diferentes ex... (more)

Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle Communications Network Integrity 7.1

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/02/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Oracle today announced the general availability of Oracle Communications Network Integrity 7.1 to enable network operators to synchronize and maintain accurate, up to date information in their network inventory systems. Increased network data accuracy is a prerequisite for network operators to significantly reduce network capital and operational costs, as well as improve service fulfillment and assurance process efficiency. Release 7.1 provides several new capabilities, including: Reference Integrations: Pre-integrated support for Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution -- as well as pre-existing integration with Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management. These integrations reduce implementation time and cost, and enable existing Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution custom... (more)

Oracle Works With Infosys and Wipro to Extend Flexibility and Choice for Oracle Fusion Application Adoption for Oracle's PeopleSoft Customers

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/14/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Extending the flexibility and choice delivered by Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle is working with Infosys and Wipro, Diamond level members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), to develop Oracle Fusion Co-existence and Migration Solutions. Oracle Fusion Migration Solutions are part of a strategic co-development project and will provide a robust set of co-existence and migration tools to support customers of Oracle's PeopleSoft Applications that are interested in migrating to Oracle Fusion Applications. Work is being conducted across Human Capital Management, Financials and Procurement. Both Infosys and Wipro are engaged in the design, build and test phases of the project and have undergone extensive training in the Oracle technical tools and methodologies used to facilitate the migration... (more)

Oracle Positioned in Leaders Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms by Leading Analyst Firm

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Gartner, Inc. has positioned Oracle in the Leaders Quadrant in its 2012 report "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms." (1) Gartner Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision. According to Gartner, "GRCM [GRC Management] is defined as the automation of the management, measurement, remediation and reporting of controls and risks against objectives, in accordance with rules, regulations, standards, policies and business decisions." Gartner also states, "Most enterprises are also looking for solutions that support their strategies for more controls automation, including reporting from CCM [continuous controls monitoring] of ERP and other controls au... (more)

Thunderhead.com Appoints John Coldicutt as Chief Marketing Officer

Thunderhead.com, a pioneer of SaaS solutions for customer experience management, today announced the appointment of John Coldicutt to the position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). John brings a broad skillset and a wealth of experience to Thunderhead.com’s forward-thinking management team and will be responsible for all aspects of marketing at the company. The appointment is timely, coinciding with the recent launch of the Thunderhead.com ONE engagement platform, leading the new wave of design-oriented cloud solutions for the enterprise. ONE builds on the company’s leadership in interactive communications and collaboration with ground-breaking new solutions for customer experience and customer journey management. “John’s breadth of experience will be invaluable in leading our global marketing organization as we ramp up our drive towards leadership in the enterpri... (more)

Attunity to Participate on Big Data Panel at the Cowen and Company 41st Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on May 30th 2013

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attunity, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Shimon Alon, is scheduled to participate on the "Beneficiaries of Big Data and Data Proliferation" Panel at the Cowen and Company 41st Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on May 30, 2013. Attunity will be accompanied by several other Big Data companies participating in the event's 11:00 a.m. ET panel, being hosted at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Investors and analysts attending the conference who wish to meet with Mr. Alon for a one-on-one meeting should contact their Cowen and Company representative. About Attunity Attunity is a leading provider of information availability software solutions that enable access, sharing and dis... (more)

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Moroccanoil®, the global leader in oil-infused beauty, is thrilled to announce the NEW Moroccanoil Color Depositing Masks, a collection of dual-benefit hair masks that deposit pure pigments while providing the treatment benefits of a deep conditioning mask. The collection consists of seven curated shades for commitment-free, beautifully-colored hair that looks and feels healthy.
The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started by curly and coily consumers and savvy consumers who increasingly want products specifically for their texture type. This trend is underscored by the latest insights from NaturallyCurly's 2018 TextureTrends report, released today. According to the 2018 TextureTrends Report, more than 80 percent of women with curly and coily hair say they purcha...
The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started by curly and coily consumers and savvy consumers who increasingly want products specifically for their texture type. This trend is underscored by the latest insights from NaturallyCurly's 2018 TextureTrends report, released today. According to the 2018 TextureTrends Report, more than 80 percent of women with curly and coily hair say they purcha...
We all love the many benefits of natural plant oils, used as a deap treatment before shampooing, at home or at the beach, but is there an all-in-one solution for everyday intensive nutrition and modern styling?I am passionate about the benefits of natural extracts with tried-and-tested results, which I have used to develop my own brand (lemon for its acid ph, wheat germ for its fortifying action…). I wanted a product which combined caring and styling effects, and which could be used after shampo...
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry's first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence-dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva's...
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.