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TechViews: Big Data needs to grow up; Apple vs Android fight the Cloud battle, Mobile healthcare and more!

TechViews: Big Data needs to grow up; Apple vs Android fight the Cloud battle, Mobile healthcare and more!


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Denise Dubie

5 Reasons You Can’t Ignore the Application Economy
By Denise Dubie

We’ve have all given into the latest fad and trend at some point in our life. Whether it was bellbottom jeans, sporting a mullet or even dancing to Gangnam style, we have all bought into a fad. Denise Dubie discusses how, although those trends might have seemed a good idea at the time, they didn’t quite pay off. The Application Economy is a different story and, in this blog, Denise provides five reasons why you shouldn’t ignore this hot trend!

Tech News

Big Data

Big Data is still a little immature. This interesting Harvard Business Review article discusses how it is time for Big Data to grow up and how it will mature.


Apple or Android? The war wages on and on as these two mobile device companies battle it out. This Readwrite article explains why this whole Apple vs Android battle is all about the Cloud.


2014 was the year that Mobile became mighty in healthcare. This Guardian article examines ten powerful trends emerging in Mobile health for patients, professionals and providers.


Didn’t believe the hype? Well the evidence is in and it shows that DevOps is a success. This Gigaom article looks into the research that shows companies who implement DevOps have better IT.

Big Data

Big Data is often seen as this massive amount of information that needs a massive amount of tools and work. In this thought provoking Bloomberg article they focus on the thing that really matter. The little things.


Don’t you wish you knew how you could create a $100 Billion company? Well in this TechCrunch article they explain how Mobile enabled commerce will yield the next $100 Billion startup..

New Featured Content

Featured Content

eBook: Five Simple Strategies for Securing your API's

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are a great way to integrate applications across the Web, but they come with some unique security challenges that cannot be solved with conventional browser-centric methods. This eBooklet provides an overview of these new risks, and offers five simple solutions to counter the common threats.

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New TechViews Podcast

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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