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Prince Alo

Prince Alo

Contributor @ IBM Midsize Insider & BRIISQ.com
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Prince Alo is a business and technology consultant who also covers business and technology issues for US and international publications. His interests include information systems strategy and execution, security issues surrounding cloud computing and SaaS related platforms, impact of consumerization of IT and developing trends/events in the business and tech sectors. He has IT experience in both midsize enterprise and Fortune 500 companies including AT&T Inc. Alo is an executive team member of social business project BRIISQ.

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Software-Defined Networking Disruption Possibly on the Horizon

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) technology is disrupting the networking landscape and, according to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) in a forecast report published in Cloud Times, this enterprise trend will continue well into the future. The technology is considered a ...

IBM Watson Supercomputer to Get Call Center Job

After winning a much publicized man vs machine showdown against champions of the TV show Jeopardy! two years ago, IBM's Watson supercomputer has explored various frontiers of artificial intelligence (AI), even trying out as a chef. Medical intelligence has also ...

BYOD Strategy: Mobile Device Management Leads Way to Productivity and Security

Consumerization of IT is driving the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend in the enterprise world. Many midsize firms now encourage employees to embrace this enterprise culture of using personal devices at work. With the trend fast growing, businesses that ...

Future of Open Source Survey Suggests Disruptive Trend

Open source platforms are gaining increased attention in the enterprise IT sector. According to the seventh annual Future of Open Source Survey, proliferation of this computing culture is influencing everything from innovation and collaboration to cost reductions and hiring practices.Many ...

Facebook Home Celebrates 1 Million Downloads, Plans for "Mobile Best" Strategy

Facebook Home, an Android user interface (UI) layer that saw less-than-stellar reception four weeks ago, now seems to be gaining traction as it hits 1 million downloads on Google Play. The UI isn't an operating system, and the company doesn't ...

Twitter Analytics Boosted by Acquisition of Data Visualization Startup, Lucky Sort

Twitter has acquired analytics startup Lucky Sort, a company that specializes in data visualization and analytics tools that enable businesses to analyze real-time trends on the social media platform. Many businesses use Twitter analytics services to determine where to focus ...

New Ubuntu Server 13.04 Streamlines Path to Cloud, Virtualization, and Mobility

Canonical has released a stable version of Ubuntu Server 13.04, a.k.a. Raring Ringtail, promising graphical user interface (GUI) improvements and better performance. This server version of the popular Linux distribution is not a long term support (LTS) release, and comes ...

Apple Dominates US Smartphone Market

While the world's largest smartphone maker, Samsung, continues to dominate the global market, according to market research firm ComScore, Apple's supremacy in the US smartphone market is once again solidified. Although Android devices outnumber iOS devices worldwide, when it comes ...

Facebook Home for iOS Could Bring Disruptive Innovation

Facebook Home, the Android-only software from the social media giant, brings a user's news feed directly onto his or her Android lock screen, making it easier to spend more time on the social network. Despite Zuckerberg's efforts in making the ...

LG to Launch Flexible Display Smartphone in Q4

A mobile device with a flexible, foldable display may seem like science fiction, but the concept is fast moving toward reality in the mobile tech world. Samsung and LG are on the verge of making the technology breakthrough this fall ...

Mobile Data Consumption Skyrockets – from Terabytes to Exabytes, and Counting

Mobile data consumption is at an all time high, and is expected to continue growing at colossal rates - faster than data usage by desktop PCs and laptops. Mobile users are hanging up on costly 'cheap' calls, and using social ...

Twitter Ads Now Available to All US Businesses

Popular networking platforms like Facebook generate revenues almost entirely through ads. Until recently, similar ad services haven't been available to businesses on Twitter, the leading micro blogging social networking site. Twitter ads were previously offered as an invite-only service for ...

Private Cloud Computing to Drive Data Center Growth, Campos Research

Cloud technology with its disruptive nature has set a new paradigm for enterprise tech. Many IT executives are now looking beyond the hype surrounding cloud and virtualization, and putting in motion plans to effectively leverage the technology in practical ways.Venturing ...

2013 IT Spending Prediction Revised to $3.8 Trillion

IT research firm Gartner has revised its IT spending prediction for the year 2013. Gartner expected a trimmed IT investment outlook for the running year due to global economic concerns such as the US budget debates and the Cyprus dept ...

Twitter Reactions Do Not Reflect Public Opinion: Pew Research Center

A new Pew Research study reveals that the social networking platform Twitter may not be a trustworthy barometer of public opinion. The year-long study found that Twitter reactions to the 2012 presidential campaign do not reflect general public opinion. According ...

Facebook News Feed Algorithm Draws More Attention

Facebook news feed algorithms attract intense interest from an array of social media journalists and tech pundits ranging from Wall Street Journal contributors to billionaires like Mark Cuban. Facebook has built a successful business model around connections online, and many ...

Police to Track Stolen iPhones

Over the last few years law enforcement authorities across the US have been dealing with growing iPhone theft cases. Continued efforts to track stolen iPhones have led the NYPD and Apple to join forces in the fight against Apple gadget ...

Business Intelligence Spending Fueled by Rising Big Data Demand: Gartner

Up until a decade or two ago, businesses relied on intuition and experience for decision making, but not so much on data analysis. Business Intelligence spending trends indicate that the enterprise culture is changing from 'governance by instinct' to 'governance ...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Expected in March

Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S4 have been swirling in the tech media universe since a Samsung executive showed off a new smartphone processor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. Gadget bloggers along with tech journalists are trying ...

The Cloud Ecosystem Predicted to Emerge in 2013

IT research firm Ovum has released a report forecasting cloud computing trends in 2013. The report predicts an emergence of the cloud ecosystem in 2013, by analyzing how cloud vendors and consumers adapt to the technology both on their own ...

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