May 14th, 2013
The amenities of virtualization
Your system is mission critical. It has hundreds, thousands, or even millions of daily users and it must continue to perform its functions no matter what. But it’s now 10-15 years old, and though it has served its purpose faithfully and is still a solid performer, the time has come to plan for your aging system’s future.
It’s time to make a move, and you know it. Read More
May 10th, 2013
Over 250 business executives joined SmartCEO and Title Sponsor Comcast Business in celebrating 29 finalists and 9 winners at the 2013 VOLTAGE Awards.
Baltimore, MD (May 10, 2013) — Baltimore SmartCEO and Title Sponsor Comcast Business announced today the 2013 VOLTAGE Award honorees. The VOLTAGE Awards program celebrates the role that technology plays in the business community and the future impact the technology sector will have on economic growth. The 2013 VOLTAGE award finalists collectively generate more than $49.6 billion in annual revenue and employ over 177,000 individuals in Greater Baltimore. Read More
April 25th, 2013
You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone
Big data, with all of its vastness and mystery – and confusion – is actually a remarkably straightforward concept: store everything for later analysis. Because once it’s gone, you can’t get it back. The end.
Ok…so there’s more to the big data story. And while the term big data is both overexposed and under-defined, defining it doesn’t really help solve business problems. (And we won’t even get into Big Data vs. big data, because who really cares except for data practitioners.) Read More
April 15th, 2013
From scope creep to sales creep, technology project fears that will make you scream
It’s a scary notion, beginning a new technology project. You know it’s going to hurt your budget; you think you know what you need, but then those techie people tell you something completely different; and what if something better comes along while you’re halfway through your project? Your fears are legitimate, and you’re not alone. Read More