Making data fertile, accessible, and actionable is making it useful and seamless, to be seen in real-time. That's no easy task. Pulling unstructured data, is a steep challenge for new and legacy enterprises.
Today, everyone acknowledges the power of cloud computing. So, when companies hesitate to adopt the cloud, it's not because their executives don't understand how profoundly the technology can transform their operations. No. The main reason cited by most companies is one of risk.
Digital entrepreneurship is experiencing a renaissance. In the digital world, the non-brick and mortar world, there is negative unemployment. That's right, there are far more jobs than there are people to fill them.
A smarter government is more agile, more able to effectively respond to changing government needs and citizen dynamics. One of the best ways to improve the way our government works is through cloud computing.
As Chromebooks and other cloud-oriented devices take hold, music fans will come to appreciate what is now a relatively arcane feature: the ability to cache music offline, so that we can listen without eating up our data plans.
Google had hoped to let users "beam" their digital music collections into a cloud-based locker system by recognizing the files and mirroring them in the cloud. But Google appears to lack music licensing.
The bottom line for consumers is that Apple's desktops, laptops, iPads, iPhones, Internet TV platforms and whatever else the company invents over the next decade, will likely be cheaper to buy than they were in years past.