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TechViews: Five movies that predicted the Application Economy, Massive Mobile security holes and more!

TechViews: Five movies that predicted the Application Economy, Massive Mobile security holes and more!


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Denise Dubie

5 Movies that Predicted the Application Economy
By Denise Dubie

Where are all the flying cars already?! Some sci-fi movies show such dramatic representations of technology that we cannot even fathom how that technology can exist. However there are examples of technology today that we accept as common place that would have been considered science fiction 5, 10 and 20 years ago. One of the examples is the Software which powers the Application Economy, and the software involved is changing and running all sorts of businesses in unique and innovative ways. In this insightful and fun blog post Denise Dubie discusses five movies that predicted the Application Economy.

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Big Data looms large in the world of IT. This interesting InformationWeek article shares ten powerful facts about Big Data.


Right now the Cloud market place seems pretty limitless. This Readwrite article explores the possibility that the Cloud marketplace may be even larger than we ever imagined.


There is a huge hole in Mobile security that could make tens of millions of Americans vulnerable to hackers! This NPR article looks into the massive hole and ways that it can be closed..


There are still a lot of people who don’t exactly understand DevOps. This article looks into seven skills Ops pros will need to make DevOps a success.

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Everyday people are finding a new way to use Big Data to help them accomplish their job. In this thought provoking Mashable article they discuss how Big Data is changing the name of the game in human-resources.


There are a lot of naysayers that say there is little revenue potential in applications. This Mobile Marketing Watch article talks about how despite the naysayers evidence is showing pointing to the power of the Application Economy.

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TechInsights Report: Enterprise Mobility–It’s All About the Apps

In a recent global study, Vanson Bourne surveyed 1,300 IT leaders to understand their focus on enterprise mobility strategies, including key drivers, investments and quantifiable benefits. The results are revealing and provide valuable insight for any organization who may be considering expanding their focus on mobility and moving beyond BYOD to customer-centric mobile apps. Read the White Paper to gain more insights from those organizations that are achieving success with their Mobility implementations and learn what you should be doing now!

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The application economy levels the playing field: every company has the opportunity to compete with the latest technology and applications that provide critical services in convenient, new ways for customers. From farmers to professional football teams, software is driving today’s business leaders to reinvent themselves and deliver creative new apps for customers in ways they have yet to imagine. In this episode of the TechViews podcast series, CA Technologies’ Denise Dubie and Jason Meserve discuss the new software reality for today’s businesses of all sizes: the application economy.


About CA

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud.

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