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SaaS without silos

Are software-as-a-service's speed, agility and savings pushing you back to siloed data?

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The future of IT: No borders

HP Software CTO Mark Potts scouts the cloud-driven, highly mobile future.

The future is now

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Faster, better testing—as a service

In a time of stagnant budgets, maintain high-quality apps at a fraction of the cost.

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T-Mobile's app transformation

Sr. Director of Enterprise IT QA Michael Cooper discusses the carrier's innovative IT efforts.

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Enterprise 20/20

Dev Center 20/20

How will we organize development centers for the apps that will power our enterprises?

Introduction to Enterprise 20/20

What will a successful enterprise look like in the future?

CIO 20/20

Challenges and opportunities for the CIO of the future.

Marketing 20/20

Welcome to a new reality of split-second decisions and marketing by the numbers.

IT Operations 20/20

How can you achieve the data center of the future?

Employee 20/20

What the workforce of 2020 can expect from IT, and what IT can expect from the workforce.

Security 20/20

Preparing today for tomorrow’s threats.

Mobility 20/20

Looking toward the era when everyone — and everything — is connected.

Data Center 20/20

The innovation and revenue engine of the enterprise.

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Events

Ramón Baez: The changing role of the CIO

HP’s CIO discusses the transformational shifts under way, from how business is done and the role of technology to the IT solutions themselves.

Big Data changes everything

HP CEO Meg Whitman discusses how connected intelligence will drive IT operations, application development, IT security, marketing, compliance—and the bottom line. (On demand)

Mastering full-funnel optimization

To understand, engage, and convert your best customers, you need to leverage and integrate all the data at hand from search, social, and mobile.

The importance of end-to-end requirements management

As multiple factors—mobile, Agile, Big Data—have changed the pace of application development, you need total traceability.

Discover Performance Weekly

HP Software’s Paul Muller hosts a weekly video digging into the hottest IT issues. Check out the latest episode.

Applications index

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Percentage of cloud users that operate email in the cloud. Percentage using other common applications in the cloud: 39 percent for file storage; 36 and 32 percent, respectively, for web and video conferencing; and 34 percent for online learning.1

472 millions

Total smartphone sales in 2011, accounting for 31 percent of all mobile devices sales, up 58 percent from 2010.2

1.8 million

Number of mobile devices sold worldwide in 2011.2

1 "The CDW 2011 Cloud Computing Tracking Poll," CDW, 2011
2 "Market Share: Mobile Devices by Region and Country, 4Q11 and 2011," Gartner Inc., February 2012

One question

Q: How do you reduce a bloated app/service portfolio?

A: Bring in your enterprise architect or application architect ... to ask, "Why do we have two different HR systems? What will it take to get it down to one?" This person should be able to take an enterprise perspective, because application managers and business units tend to want to keep everything.

— Charlie Betz, research director for IT portfolio management, Enterprise Management Associates, on the Discover Performance blog

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