Cutter Edge: Disappearing Acts: Five Enablers of Web Ubiquity
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by Steve Andriole, Fellow, Cutter Consortium
The first 25 years of the Web clearly demonstrated that connectivity and problem solving can be cost-effectively linked. It's now possible to communicate, shop, and learn on the Web. We can find answers, relationships, and games on the Web, and for those of us who desire a more surrealistic experience, we can immerse ourselves in virtual worlds.
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Analytics is moving to the cloud.
* Excerpted from "API Analytics: A Cornerstone of Tomorrow’s IT ," () Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Executive Update Vol. 15, No. 20
Editor's Pick, Kara Letourneau
Cutter Senior Consultant Jan Damsgaard and Kalina Staykova explore how competitive advantage can be controlled in their new Executive Update "Market Entry and Growth Strategies for Disruptive Digital Payment Platforms."
Iaas: Ready for Liftoff?
by Vince Kellen, Fellow, Cutter Consortium
The uncertain future of cloud computing seems to have stabilized among IT leaders with the acceptance of infrastructure as a service (IaaS). IaaS is here to stay in many organizations, especially smaller firms and startups, and it will be the dominant form of corporate IT infrastructure in the coming years. With the breaking of Moore's law (at least for the foreseeable future and with regard to silicon-based computing), IaaS may provide everyday computing cost benefits thanks to the efficiencies large-scale dedicated vendors can provide. More ...