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February 24, 2017

Global revenue in the BI and analytics software market is forecast to reach $18.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent from 2016, according to the latest Gartner forecast. Gartner believes the rapidly evolving modern BI and analytics market is being influenced by the following 7 dynamics ...

February 16, 2017

Hybrid Cloud is the preferred enterprise strategy, according to RightScale's 2017 State of the Cloud Report ...

January 25, 2017

As with many new technology trends, certain assumptions and hype emerge that can influence buyer behavior and lead to poor decisions. Gartner, Inc. has identified seven of the most common flawed assumptions in the hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) market ...

January 04, 2017

IDC has been chronicling the emergence and evolution of the 3rd Platform, built on cloud, mobile, big data/analytics, and social technologies, for nearly a decade. Over the past several years, the adoption of these technologies has accelerated as enterprises commit to the 3rd Platform and undergo digital transformation (DX) on a massive scale. Looking forward, IDC predicts that digital transformation will attain macroeconomic scale over the next three to four years, changing the way enterprises operate and reshaping the global economy. This is the dawn of the "DX Economy" ...

December 30, 2016

Gartner revealed its top predictions for 2017 and beyond, examining three fundamental effects of continued digital innovation: experience and engagement, business innovation, and the secondary effects that result from increased digital capabilities ...

December 27, 2016

DEVOPSdigest is establishing a tradition with the second annual list of DevOps Predictions. DevOps experts offer predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2017. The predictions unveil some very specific expected changes that reflect how DevOps is growing and changing ...

December 19, 2016

APMdigest's 2017 Application Performance Management Predictions is a forecast by the top minds in APM today. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2017. Part 5, the final installment, covers the business side of APM ...

December 16, 2016

APMdigest's 2017 Application Performance Management Predictions is a forecast by the top minds in APM today. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2017. Part 4 covers cloud, containers and microservices ...

December 15, 2016

APMdigest's 2017 Application Performance Management Predictions is a forecast by the top minds in APM today. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2017. Part 3 covers the many aspects of IT services, including monitoring, incident management, end user experience and DevOps ...

December 14, 2016

APMdigest's 2017 Application Performance Management Predictions is a forecast by the top minds in APM today. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2017. Part 2 covers the expanding scope of Application Performance Management (APM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) ...

December 13, 2016

The advent of the Holiday Season means it is time for the annual list of Application Performance Management (APM) predictions, the most popular post on APMdigest, viewed by tens of thousands of people in the IT community around the world every year. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2017. A forecast by the top minds in Application Performance Management today, here are the predictions ...

November 18, 2016

The IoT is in position to become one of the greatest application performance management challenges faced by IT. APMdigest asked experts across the industry for their recommendations on how to ensure performance for IoT applications. Part 4, the final installment of the list, covering communication and the network ...

November 17, 2016

The IoT is in position to become one of the greatest application performance management challenges faced by IT. APMdigest asked experts across the industry for their recommendations on how to ensure performance for IoT applications. Part 3 covers app design and development ...

November 16, 2016

The IoT is in position to become one of the greatest application performance management challenges faced by IT. APMdigest asked experts across the industry – including analysts, consultants and vendors – for their recommendations on how to ensure performance for IoT applications. Part 2 covers data and analytics ...

November 15, 2016

Gartner says: "By 2020, 21 billion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be in use worldwide." The IoT is in position to become one of the greatest application performance management challenges faced by IT. The potential number of connected devices, the massive amount of data these devices will generate, and the growing complexity of the infrastructure all compound this challenge. APMdigest asked experts across the industry – including analysts, consultants and vendors – for their recommendations on how to ensure performance for IoT applications. APMdigest will post the in-depth list of expert recommendations over the next four days. Part 1 covers visibility and APM ...

November 03, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry – including analysts, consultants, vendors and even users – what they think is the most important cultural change an organization can make to ensure DevOps success. The result is a broad range of answers that delves deep into what DevOps is really all about ...

October 24, 2016

Gartner highlighted the top technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2017. Analysts presented their findings during the recent Gartner Symposium/ITxpo ...

October 18, 2016

Part 5 is the final installment of the list of top factors that impact application performance ...

October 17, 2016

Part 4 of this list of top factors that impact application performance covers the application itself ...

October 14, 2016

Part 3 of this list of top factors that impact application performance covers the backend and the front end ...

October 13, 2016

Part 2 of this list of top factors that impact application performance covers more challenges in the environment, including containers, microservices and issues with the network ...

October 12, 2016

In 2013, APMdigest published a list called 15 Top Factors That Impact Application Performance. Even today, this is one of the most popular pieces of content on the site. And for good reason – the whole concept of Application Performance Management (APM) starts with identifying the factors that impact application performance, and then doing something about it. However, in the fast moving world of IT, many aspects of application performance have changed in the 3 years since the list was published. And many new experts have come on the scene. So APMdigest is updating the list for 2016, and you will be surprised how much it has changed ...

October 07, 2016

With the convergence of devices, bots, things and people, organizations will need to master two dimensions of mobility, according to Gartner. CIOs and IT leaders will need to excel at mainstream mobility and to prepare for the post-app era ...

August 18, 2016
Reinhard Travnicek

This blog talks about end-user expectations in terms of felt or experienced performance of applications or desktops delivered by technology which is called VDI, Desktop Virtualization, Remote Desktop, App Virtualization …

July 25, 2016

After many science fiction plots and decades of research, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being applied across industries for a wide variety of purposes. AI, Big Data and human domain knowledge are converging to create possibilities formerly only dreamed of. The time is ripe for IT operations to incorporate AI into its processes ...

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