Oct2015

In the Age of Cloud, You Still Need an Enterprise Architecture

I’ve been speaking a lot lately about the importance of IT governance, especially as it relates to driving cloud (public, private, hybrid) adoption in the enterprise. Although IT governance is critical to the success of having a flexible and agile …
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Jul2015

Skynet or Eagle Eye: You Decide

Skynet or Eagle Eye, you decide. There is a little military exercise going on in the U.S. called Jade Helm that you might have heard about. What makes this interesting for me is the computer systems that are involved with this military exercise. All militaries enjoy using acronyms for just about everything and J.A.D.E. H.E.L.M would be another example of that, as well. Jade actually stands for Joint Assistant for Development and Execution and from what I can tell this is a cloud system that is controlled by an Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) system and sponsored by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).