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Why the Internet of Things Data Will Spark an IT Revolution

What does this mean, if not Hadoop or in-memory as the end-all, be-all?

IT systems will need to adapt, and evolving — or simply adding on to the existing relational database management system architecture — isn’t going to cut it.

What does this mean, if not Hadoop or in-memory as the end-all, be-all? TechTarget writer Nicole Laskowski sums it up nicely: Architecture matters.

It turns out, even that simple statement will require something of a revolution, as Jason Bloomberg explains in a Forbes column.

Bloomberg is an EA expert who spent 12 years at ZapThink, a SOA consultancy firm. Frankly, the rise of service-oriented architecture was huge for enterprise architecture in general, promising to make EAs a major force in businesses.

Apparently, businesses and enterprise architects alike are still waiting for that eventuality. Bloomberg writes that while people have been successful in architecting enterprises, many are not actually EAs or even married to a particular EA framework.

Read the entire article at http://www.itbusinessedge.com/blogs/integration/why-the-internet-of-things-data-will-spark-an-it-revolution.html?mchk=1.

More Stories By Jason Bloomberg

Jason Bloomberg is a leading IT industry analyst, Forbes contributor, keynote speaker, and globally recognized expert on multiple disruptive trends in enterprise technology and digital transformation. He is ranked #5 on Onalytica’s list of top Digital Transformation influencers for 2018 and #15 on Jax’s list of top DevOps influencers for 2017, the only person to appear on both lists.

As founder and president of Agile Digital Transformation analyst firm Intellyx, he advises, writes, and speaks on a diverse set of topics, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, devops, big data/analytics, cybersecurity, blockchain/bitcoin/cryptocurrency, no-code/low-code platforms and tools, organizational transformation, internet of things, enterprise architecture, SD-WAN/SDX, mainframes, hybrid IT, and legacy transformation, among other topics.

Mr. Bloomberg’s articles in Forbes are often viewed by more than 100,000 readers. During his career, he has published over 1,200 articles (over 200 for Forbes alone), spoken at over 400 conferences and webinars, and he has been quoted in the press and blogosphere over 2,000 times.

Mr. Bloomberg is the author or coauthor of four books: The Agile Architecture Revolution (Wiley, 2013), Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (Wiley, 2006), XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996). His next book, Agile Digital Transformation, is due within the next year.

At SOA-focused industry analyst firm ZapThink from 2001 to 2013, Mr. Bloomberg created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011.

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting), and several software and web development positions.