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HP Software's community for IT leaders // November 2014

Business strategy

Mobility evolves to tap Big Data

Author Maribel Lopez says developers must deliver the right data at the right time to keep mobile apps lean and relevant.

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Expertise in action

Union Pacific’s CIO wants Big Data to get bigger

Lynden Tennison and his team are using numerous technologies and processes to help curb train derailments—and bring even more IT value to the largest U.S. railroad.

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Security insight

See how the cost of cyber crime has climbed in 2014

The Ponemon Institute finds that sophisticated adversaries continue to take a toll on global business. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

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Enterprise 20/20

High-tech industry: The future of farming

Sensor, Big Data, and robotics technologies will transform perhaps the world’s oldest industry.

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Analyst perspective

Wearables: When and how they’ll change enterprise IT

With the announcement of Apple Watch, suddenly wearable technology seems a nearer future than ever. Should enterprise IT take action?

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Analytics analyzed

Why good data can lead to bad conclusions

Your analytics tools may be great—but does your team have the right skills tthem? Yammer data guru Peter Fishman discusses the skills your team needs.

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CIO insight

Planned spontaneity: Instilling innovation

CIO insight

“Most Connected Human” Chris Dancy and HP Software Head of Innovation Ahi Gvirtsman join Paul Muller on Discover Performance Weekly to discuss how to use innovation to create new revenue streams.

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Q: How can IT reduce costs and demonstrate value to the business?

A: Combine “shift left” with pay-per-use. “Shift left” has been around in industries like testing for a while, but it’s a relatively new concept in the service management field, and certainly new to think about as a strategy. Shift left involves finding a solution that is one step simpler, and frequently faster, than the current solution. … IT can deliver better customer service by redirecting users to resolve issues and problems in the most efficient way possible. And this is the key to shift left. It’s not about using technology for the sake of technology. It’s about improving efficiency and providing better service to your customers.

 —Tony Price, World Wide Lead for Strategy and Transformation Consulting, HP Software Professional Services, on the on the Discover Performance blog

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