VIDEO ANALYSIS

BIG DATA RESEARCH

Why Micro Apps Are The First Packaged Big Data Apps

While individual big data technologies are maturing rapidly, the market still hasn't found the recipe for packaging these technologies into coherent software solutions. Why? Because so far big data applications (1) are low volume; (2) require heavy customization and (3) often need to integrate with complex systems of...

Cybersecurity: Emerging Departmental Systems of Intelligence

Systems of intelligence aren't process-based. Rather, they operate according to insights into patterns of human interactions. But the industry hasn’t generally figured out how to package models of human interaction into enterprise applications. This report will discuss how IT can deploy packaged systems of intelligence that are more comprehensive than...

The "Sparking" of Big Data

Immature big data technologies are being applied to a wide variety of business problems. As should be expected, the big data approach taken is dependent on the composition of the regime taking the approach. CIOs should encourage this diversity -- even competition -- among these groups, but keep a close...

CLOUD RESEARCH

Digital Business Platform - Rapidly Build and Deploy Applications

Understanding how to accelerate “Idea to Execution Time” (I2ET) may become the most important measurement of any Digital Business Platform. Wikibon explore the core attributes needed to be successful in rapidly developing and deploying new business applications....

Digital Business Platform - Controlling the Operational COGS

As business begin to deliver more digital products to market, they must become aware of the operational COGS (Cost of Goods Sold) to deliver those products. Within the Digital Business Platform framework, Wikibon looks at how IT will transition from cost-focused to product-focused cost management and the options to manage...

Digital Business Platforms - The API is the Product

Modern business is evolving to a point where the interaction between companies and the marketplace has become a set of programmatic, digital interfaces. By creating a digital interface for the company, businesses can begin to interact with the marketplace in ways that were never possible before....

INFRASTRUCTURE RESEARCH

Why Software-in-Silicon is needed for Performance-constrained Workloads

The x86 microprocessor has reached a limit in how much an application can be speeded up. Intel can no longer rely on economies of scale to drive market share in processors. Future advances will come from designing the microprocessor and software-in-silicon together. There are multiple large niches that have opened...

CIO Notes From The Field: The 2016 GDS CIO Summit

Wikibon was the Analyst Partner at the recent GDS CIO Summit, US in Denver, Colorado. This is the trip report from that session....

Software-in-Silicon Drives Oracle SPARC M7 Processors

Wikibon concludes that the Intel x86 architecture has currently reached a performance limit in terms of cycle time and usable cores. Wikibon also concludes that for workloads that need to be optimized for performance, the processor and software need to be designed together using Software-in-Silicon to drive performance. Wikibon believes...