Technology has become more consumer-focused and easier to use. IT organizations are playing a more prominent role within business, and as a result are under increasing pressure to develop new, innovative ways to deliver services. They must not only support existing business needs through their traditional focus on infrastructure, software, and development, but also help accelerate growth.
This transition to align IT priorities with business strategies requires IT organizations to build strong business relationships, using trust and partnership to deliver business value. These relationships are built on the following principles:
2. Shared responsibility for objectives
3. Measurable outcomes
4. Strategic execution Continue reading “Red Hat – A Guide to delivering I.T Business Value”
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The largest X-ray laser to step up the pace in Europe
The 3.4km European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL), the leading edge and the largest x-ray laser in the world, can generate extremely intense X-ray flashes to be used by researchers from all over the world. The European XFEL can take 3,000 images per second of that tiny world, will begin its experiments later this month, inaugurated with prominent guests from across Europe and science ministers officially start the research operation of the facility on Friday (Sep 1) near Hamburg, northern Germany. It also promised to shed new light onto very small things by letting scientists penetrate the inner workings of atoms, viruses, chemical reactions and capturing the movements of enzymes. Continue reading “Update Now : X-ray Laser, SanDisk’s new microSD card, Smart Keyboard”
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A major Asian airline realized that a challenge is up ahead and things need to change to start being agile in order to keep up with the constant changes.
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This is a conversation where the Founder of HFI shared about the next step in the institutionalization of usability- Cloud UX.
More and more companies are institutionalizing user experience (UX).
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