Summary: In this week’s article roundup, we learn about the growing need for APIs, the transition that IT Departments must make, mobile UX ideas for the new generation of mobile apps, and more.
Redefine BI to unleash Big Data’s Power
Many organizations now recognize the immense value big data and analytics can bring to their enterprise. Now, the ability to unlock value quickly without huge upfront investment becomes the real challenge.
IoT and mobility make APIs a hot CIO topic
Do you have data trapped in legacy systems? Or, would you like to unlock your business data and make it accessible to mobile devices? Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) provide a simple way to accomplish that goal.
What Gartner’s Bimodal IT model means to enterprise CIOS
Gartner introduced a prescriptive organization model for enterprise IT called “Bimodal IT.” They say that IT organizations of the future will have two goals: Traditional IT–focused on stability and efficiency, and agile IT–focused on time-to-market, rapid application evolution, and, business alignment. But, how can your IT department “keep the lights on” while driving innovation?
3 UX ideas for the new generation of mobile apps
Delivering a good user experience that cross mobile devices and PCs is already hard enough. Now, it’s becoming more difficult–expanding to include smartwatches, other wearables, in-car systems, and more. These screens, input methods, and user context differ from traditional platforms.