I looked forward to hosting my first blogger Coffee Talk at HP Discover. I was eager when I chose the topic of Transforming Applications to new Frontiers. As I outlined in an introductory post, over the years, Applications Transformation methodology has reached a steady state. But today we are in a world where there are several more options available to us, and we need to synthesize those in a systemic manner. So, what is different about Applications Transformation going forward? This set the stage for the discussion.
Chris Moyer, CTO and Fellow and John McGuire, Senior VP, Global Sales from HP Enterprise Services addressed two questions in a track session at HP Discover in Frankfurt: Can your IT outpace the market? How to innovate for success? To reinforce their answers, they made market observations and used actual examples of how HP customers used Cloud, Information Optimization, and Security solutions to address situations in their own enterprises.
Last week, after beginning my journey to HP Discover, I had blogged about the reasons why HP Discover would matter to me. Today, I recollect ten unique experiences from that are going to punctuate my memories.
It’s that time of the year when we must pay attention, and match the right clothes to the right social gathering. It may be a holiday party at the workplace (semi-formal) or an extended family gathering (casual). Our closet contains a combination of clothing styles that work together to consistently define our personal style. Enterprises are no different. Enterprises need to have the right type of cloud for the right scenario. But it’s not enough to have a choice in the cloud delivery models.
In her HP Discover keynote, HP CEO Meg Whitman explained a new, emerging style of IT. I kept this in mind when I walked into a session entitled: Application Transformation— the future will not be like the past (#TK12127) led byPaul Evans and Silvia Vigant. Evans characterized the changing landscape of applications for today's business from traditional Systems of Record to the disruptive Systems of Engagement. Both need to co-exist—just like the city of Frankfurt did it for me at the conference. What struck me was how well the applications transformation approach outlined in this session mapped to the new style of IT characterized by simplicity, agility, speed and cost.