Global perspective to help you take advantange of the opportunities of the digital age
The objective, experience-based opinion and insight found in Cutter Business Technology Journal gives your organization the skills and vision it needs to address the spectrum of challenges ongoing business model changes and new technologies bring.
While the cloud computing market has already achieved some major milestones since its inception, it still remains one of the hottest markets in terms of growth, spending, and revenue generation. Indeed, it is still making its way up a steep growth curve, and as more features and functionality are added that allow businesses to embrace new business models and enable innovation, the growth shows no signs of slowing. Here, we offer 7 astute evaluations of the opportunities afforded by cloud computing solutions, myriad challenges that we face, and several strategies that will enable us to move forward successfully in our transformation journeys.
What’s the best way to start building a digital business? Starting from a data warehouse just makes sense. Of course, the architectural thinking and technology offer valuable intellectual capital to IT. But the real value comes from the decades of experience in information/data governance and management, as well as the interpersonal and organizational skills that DW implementers have gathered. As you will see from the articles in this issue, the contributors are on the same path.
While issues around data and information governance are starting to get the attention they deserve, business and technology leaders still need help finding their way through all the conflicting demands. In this issue of Cutter Business Technology Journal, several authors present their perspectives and recommendations on this complex web of issues.
- The Critical Need for Data Governance — Opening Statement
- Challenges of the Current and Future State of Data Governance
- Geo-Jurisdictions: Myths, Realities & Complexities
- Learning from IT Centralization: Who Should Own the Data?
- Chief Data Officer 2.0: Managing the New Data Challenge
- Toward Good Open Data Governance
This issue of CBTJ demonstrates the seemingly contradictory idea that architecture — something often perceived as structural, static, constraining, governing — is actually the enabler for an organization to become more agile and fluid, from strategy through execution.
- Architecture + Agile: The Yin & Yang of Organizational Agility — Opening Statement
- Business Architecture + Agile = Doing the Right Things, Fast
- Agilifying Your Digital Organization: 6 Steps to Get Started
- No More Snake Oil: Architecting Agility in a Complex Environment
- Agile Architecture or Architectural Agility? 2 Fundamentally Different Paradigms Come Together
- 9 Rules of Agile Architecture
- A Light-Touch Architecture Governance Approach
Fog and edge computing together offer many advantages. Although the technologies may seem similar — and there is much confusion about the terminology — the general consensus is that their difference lies in where the intelligence and computing power are placed. This issue of Cutter Business Technology Journal offers perspectives from seven authors on fog/edge computing to bring some sunlight to the challenges, benefits, and possible uses of these emerging technologies.
- Fog/Edge Computing: Opportunities, Case Studies, Challenges — Opening Statement
- A Cloud Close to the Ground: Reflections from the Fog World Congress
- Fog in the Smart Factory: Optimizing Production for Perishable Goods Manufacturing
- Fog Computing: Securing the Intelligent Edge in Next-Generation Networks
- Flying Through the Fog: Aerial Drones in Supply Chain Delivery
- Intelligence at the Edge of IoT