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Harnessing the Power of Linked Open Data Cloud for Better Decision Making Most organizations are wondering how to utilize data science to improve decision making and business intelligence. What holds up this process is lack of data for analytics teams. To some extent this dilemma has been resolved by the Open Data initiative publishing large datasets in the cloud and making it freely available. In their session at 17th Cloud Expo, Umesh Kanade, GM of Technology Solutions at Harbinger Systems, and Asheesh Choksi, Senior Architect at Harbinger Systems, will describe how to access, re-organize and load useful data from the Linked Open Data Cloud in your environment to enable Big Data analytics. They will also present a case study on how healthcare providers benefit by such datasets from open data cloud to make informed decisions in their practice. Speaker Bios Umesh ... (more)

[slides] Steps to DevOps Success By @AAkela | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Five Steps to DevOps Success - Avoiding the High Cost of Downtime In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams. In his session at DevOps Summit, Anand Akela, Director of Product... (more)

[slides] Internet of Everything By @GarylHall | @ThingsExpo #IoE #IoT

Internet of Everything: The Value of Connections The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before - transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into wisdom. IoE creates new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented opportunities to improve business and government operations, decision making and mission support capabilities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Gary Hall, Chief Technology Officer, Federal Defense at Cisco Systems, broke down the core capabiliti... (more)

[video] The Measurement of IT with @dcomputaguy | @CloudExpo #Cloud

"6fusion and its mission is to basically simplify the measurement of IT so we came up with the Workload Allocation Cube," explained Delano Seymour, Co-founder and CTO of 6fusion, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. Register FREE Before Friday! ▸ Here Your registration includes: ▸ Cloud Expo sessions ▸ Big Data Expo sessions ▸ @ThingsExpo sessions ▸ DevOps sessions ▸ Containers sessions ▸ Microservices sessions The World's Largest Cloud Computing Event, November 3-5 at the Santa Clara Convention Center! Clou... (more)

'The Evolving Cloud' Panel at @CloudExpo | #IoT #Docker #Containers #Microservices

Discussions about cloud computing are evolving into discussions about enterprise IT in general. As enterprises increasingly migrate toward their own unique clouds, new issues such as the use of containers and microservices emerge to keep things interesting. In this Power Panel at 16th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed the state of cloud computing today, and what enterprise IT professionals need to know about how the latest topics and trends affect their organization. Panelist Bios Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at Akana, is... (more)