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Even though Apple and Microsoft haven’t commented on the new open source technology which delivers high quality audio and video capabilities to desktop and mobile browsers, major carriers such as AT&T and Telefónica, leading infrastructure providers like Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson and new WebRTC application providers in likes of Teledini and NetDev are driving the technology forward. Research analyst, Sabir Rafiq comments, “WebRTC brings many opportunities; ABI Research believes major trends will start to form within the enterprise market with WebRTC. Companies will be willing to implement the new technology to aid productivity and reduce communication barriers within the workplace.” ABI Research recognizes that there are significant barriers in the way of WebRTC technology becoming widely adopted. Firstly, Apple is not showing any interest in WebRTC, similar to ... (more)

Will DevOps Become the Norm? By @Skytap | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Will DevOps Become the Norm? All prognosticators, even us who simply roll out a single annual list, hope for two things: one, that your predictions get a lot of traction and shares across the industry, and two, that you end up actually being correct. Anil Batra’s list of 2014 predictions has turned a lot of heads, largely due to the fact that he led off with such a bold one. “DevOps teams become the norm, not the exception.” While you would imagine that the DevOps faithful and its believers would be the biggest fans of this coming true this year, I would argue that it’s software ... (more)

R2I : la Révolution Industrielle Informatique - Troisième partie : les usages

Rappel des « chapitres » précédents : Première partie : les bases de la R2I. Deuxième partie : les infrastructures.  C’est dans le domaine des usages que cette R2I sera la moins visible, mais c’est aussi dans ce domaine qu’elle aura le plus d’impacts sur l’amélioration du fonctionnement des entreprises.   SaaS : Software as a Service C’est un thème que j’ai souvent traité dans mon blog ; il y a presque 2 ans, j’avais écrit un billet entièrement consacré au SaaS et, plus récemment, ce « coup de gueule » contre les usurpateurs du SaaS. Je rappelle en quelques lignes ce qui fait la... (more)

LinkedIn and Crowd Sourcing

Does crowd sourcing work? Here is a small but cute example which I came across. It is a discussion thread on LinkedIn group on Web 2.0. Jeanine Willoughby started the thread by posting the question “How do I convince my company to relax a little on content ‘moderation’?” about 15 days back on 18th February, 2010. The organization she works for supports businesses in the Yorkshire and Humber region in the UK to prosper a low carbon economy. Part of the vision is to establish online communities where any stakeholder in the region (staff, customers, suppliers, buyers, consultants) c... (more)

Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 – Week of June 2, 2013

Welcome to Kevin Benedict's What's New in HTML5.  HTML5 is predicted to be the dominant development environment for enterprise mobility over the next several years.  The questions are when and where should HTML5 be used today.  In this weekly update on HTML5 we report on this ongoing debate and other relevant news. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly Oxygen8’s Mark Ackroyd feels HTML... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in e... (more)