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Security, Big Data, Predictions, Cloud : Around Enterprise Services, Dec 13

roundabout.jpgBy PT Umphress, Enterprise Services Global Marketing

Here is a summary of the Enterprise Services blog topics for this past week:


One of the parts of Autonomy that shows the kind of shift in thinking that can take place when you think about a world with abundant computing is Aurasma. This technology may change the way we look at real-world objects.


Charlie Bess shares his thoughts on MagnetU, a $24 device that broadcasts your social media interests to other MagnetU devices around you.


Companies continue to invest in ways to handle their service needs in better, faster, cheaper ways. To that end, there is now virtual agent capability that leverages not only text-based chat interaction, but also voice recognition.


I’m glad to see initiative for Federal Agencies to drive progress towards digital solutions to improve capture, routing, managing and sharing documents.  This will not only reduce costs - it will also enable further efficiencies, productivity and workflow improvements.


 Sometimes you want to ask someone a quick question. Do you create and send an email, initiate a chat session, or send a text?


For the last few years Charlie Bess has been grading his predications at the end of the year, so it has come time to look at them for 2011.


Research originating from HP Labs has led to a new approach to analyzing security related risks.  Called Security Analytics, this research – now commercialized as a standard offering from HP Enterprise Security Solutions (HP ESS) – supports organizations’ strategic decision making processes by providing objective, scientific evidence around several key areas of information security.


The first thing that hits you when arriving at HP Discover Vienna is the sheer scale of the event.  Spanning 3 football pitches, most HP products and services were represented which enabled you to visually quantify the breadth and depth of the HP portfolio.


Since we’re closing in on 2012, Charlie Bess thought he’d give the world of 2017 a little thought before starting his perspectives for 2012 post – after all, it is only 5 years out.


While computers were born in support of artillery and intelligence, the first industrial uses go back to organizations experiencing ‘big data’ problems back in the 1940s and 1950s. Big data in the 1940s? I’ve got to be kidding, right? Nope.


Roboticist Raffaello D'Andrea collaborated with architects on a new building construction technique using flying robots. A demonstration of “Flight Assembled Architecture” has just opened at the FRAC Centre in Orléans, France.


I’ve seen stories lately that state that Windows 8 will be largely irrelevant to PC users. It reminded me of all those stories about how the advantages of Office 2007 and its ribbon were too much of a hurdle for people to make the transition.


One of the unspoken assumptions that underpin every vision for connected healthcare is that the information is well-defined and usable by the recipients. This simple statement belies the complexity of the issue.


Check out a video from the HP Cloud Summit 2011:  “Cloud enabling the IT department to reinvent itself in the face of a digital savvy workforce,” an interview with Sukhi Gill, HP Fellow and EMEA Chief Technologist, Enterprise Services.

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