Head in the Clouds: SaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Strategy

Cloud computing applications strategy

  • Are your healthcare applications on FHIR?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 27 Aug 2015
  • As the cynics are fond of saying, the nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them. Nevertheless, if you build applications that in any way deal with healthcare, you should consider ...

  • Microservices architecture is the future now

    Joel Shore - News Writer 24 Aug 2015
  • Microservices are your future. Actually, they are your present -- or should be. If you're not already well-versed in microservices and containers, you're running at the back of the pack. It's time ...

  • IoT data: Handling a raging torrent in the cloud

    Joel Shore - News Writer 19 Aug 2015
  • As Internet of Things sensors appear in more places, it is cloud applications that must handle the data packets they generate. Depending on the use, the data could be anything from a trickle to a ...

  • Cloud first does not mean cloud always

    Joel Shore - News Writer 12 Aug 2015
  • Sitting in sessions at the Gartner Catalyst conference, one might expect to hear continual pushes to get everything into the cloud. That's just not the case. In one key session, the message was ...

  • Outsourcing development can ease the talent shortage

    Joel Shore - News Writer 11 Aug 2015
  • At the Gartner Catalyst conference in San Diego, Stephen Wheat, chief IT architect at Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest healthcare plan, got it right. To get cloud and mobile app development done ...

  • Mobile app, mobile Web, or both?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 31 Jul 2015
  • We don't hear much anymore about building applications intended to run inside a mobile device's browser. It's just not fashionable or newsworthy. These days, the tools, techniques, user ...

  • Data encryption: In the clear, or in the know?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 30 Jul 2015
  • Data isn't safe anywhere. Pay a zillion dollars for security, and it's not going to stop the bad guys from getting in. Just ask the federal government. Or Target. Or Home Depot. Or TJX. Or Sony. Or ...

  • Is Shadow IT always bad?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 23 Jul 2015
  • We've all seen it. That chief marketing officer wants a new report or a redesigned user experience on the company's mobile app. The guy is already fed up with an IT department and CIO he sees as ...

  • Get rich selling in app stores? Not so fast.

    Joel Shore - News Writer 14 Jul 2015
  • Working in a corporate IT department or for a software house as an application developer has its benefits, namely a regular paycheck. But, you probably want more. You dream about selling your own ...

  • Computer glitch? Admit it, there's no such thing

    Joel Shore - News Writer 08 Jul 2015
  • Update on July 9: Reuters is reporting that yesterday's New York Stock Exchange computer outage was caused by a software update. According to Reuters, a spokeswoman for the NYSE said the root cause ...