August 14, 2012

How does technology support Enterprise Architecture?
Through the creation, communication and improvement of principles and models that represent an enterprise’s desired future state, one can enable an enterprise’s evolution. The tool that helps one move toward that desired future state is the use of different technologies. The idea is to improve corporate agility, accelerate the time-to-market of new products and services and improve operational efficiency by reducing the total cost of ownership.

Building a Better ERP Estimate
There are many explanations out there to explain why these ERP implementations did not meet budget or timeline. Instead of repeating common information out in the ERP blogosphere, the author of this blog post speaks to a root cause that is typically overlooked by our industry – inaccurate ERP implementation estimations.

What Doesn't Motivate Creativity Can Kill It
You really can manage for innovation, but it starts by knowing what drives creativity in the people who generate and develop the new ideas that, when implemented, will become tomorrow's innovations. Unfortunately, too many managers unintentionally kill innovation because they rely too heavily on carrots and sticks to motivate employees.

Data Science in India: meeting requirements, not just budgets
It struck me that educational values and approaches in India might make Data Science skill sets there more abundant than in the U.S. and other developed countries. Perhaps Data Science will help India transcend the stigma/typecast of a tech talent center that is merely lower in cost.

Pixar open sources production animation code, patents
The code released as open source is called Open SubDiv, and “... implement high performance subdivision surface (subdiv) evaluation on massively parallel CPU and GPU architectures.” .... Which means this release is not something for everyone. But Pixar has released the software under a licence permitting any commercial or non-commercial use.

Universal M2M network coverage a 'major challenge'
The machine-to-machine (M2M) market presents huge growth opportunities and revenue-generating possibilities, but service providers and telecom operators will need to resolve fundamental issues of ensuring global network coverage and lower roaming costs in order for the potential to be realized.

BI Experts: Relieving Agile BI Choke Points
Organizations must discover why and where their systems are inflexible and how they can apply new methods and technologies to increase agility. These three tips can help you get off on the right foot.

Tougher electronic waste rules come into force in Europe
Much more electronic and electrical waste will have to be collected and recycled under the revised Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, which was set in stone on Monday

BlackBerry 10 will 'win' against iPhone and Android says RIM
Research in Motion boss Thorsten Heins reckons BlackBerry 10 will rescue the ailing company. "We’re here to win," he told Bloomberg, and apparently he wasn't even joking! "We’re not here to fight for third or fourth place," he continued, which is just adorable.

All needed resources on SWOT analysis
There are many analysis tools used in supporting strategic planning in businesses, among them is the SWOT analysis. swot for management consulting Arguably one of the most commonly used and misused tools. Visit this page for all the help you may need on SWOT analysis.


Quotes for the day:

"Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well. " - Kenneth Hildebrand

"There is little success where there is little laughter." ~Andrew Carnegie