Graphics processing is a compute-intensive process. Traditionally, it has been implemented on expensive workstations built around a SAN storage system. Keeping performance at the levels necessary for new software, and for meeting the demands of the producers is also expensive. Editors are easily frustrated with wait times and slow responses. The bottom ...
The financial services sector has a bit of a love-hate relationship with cloud computing. Financial services data are among the biggest of the big data out there -- making powerful, off-premises solutions a near necessity. On the other hand, the financial services industry is among the most heavily regulated -- making traditionally conservative financial ...
Six months ago, we chatted here about a series of potential threats to the business cloud computing and SaaS environment. One of the concerns was that the FCC would cease trying to impose common carriage principles on ISPs.
Since it was created by Congressional statute 80 years ago the Federal Communications Commission has been regulating ever-changing communications technologies, service providers for those technologies, and the ways the public can access familiar services such as radio, television, wire, satellite, cable, and Internet.
Typical CIOs spends a lot of time moaning about application upgrades. They hate them. They suck all the joy out of their jobs. Getting rid of the upgrade headache is one of the biggest reasons why CIOs steer their enterprises towards adopting SaaS solutions.
Zombies on TV, and in the movies, are usually portrayed as fierce, mindless creatures that have only one objective--to eat human flesh. Scary as that might sound, there's an even scarier kind of entity lurking within most enterprises: Zombie SaaS accounts.
Naomi Bloom, founder and managing partner of Bloom & Wallace, sat down with us recently at Workday to talk about what she calls four of the foundational capabilities of SaaS -- or at least, real SaaS. In the first segment of this four-part video series on SaaS (or enterprise cloud applications), Naomi discusses why configuration is a better choice than customization.
Business teams want applications to be simple, scalable, and sexy -- applications people are passionate about using. Meanwhile, IT needs applications to be safe, secure, and sustainable. Ray Wang of Constellation Research points the way to the best of both worlds.
Many application vendors now claim they're in the cloud. But being committed to this new delivery model requires more than just saying it. So what must-haves should you look for in a cloud vendor? Watch this video to see the 10 critical requirements for cloud applications.
See how Workday's Enterprise Cloud has helped CareFusion, Flextronics, and TripAdvisor simplify global operations, provide unprecedented visibility into business information, and capitalize on speed and continuous innovation lifestyle of SaaS.
In this video, Laurent Botella, Director of Payroll Strategy at Workday, discusses the benefits of using Workday Payroll Software as a Service (SaaS) and what payroll professionals can expect in the future.
Do you understand the true value of your human capital? In this Workday video, the importance of leveraging the real value of your people is discussed. You’ll learn about the most common workforce challenges and technology obstacles. Learn how you can get better workforce insights into your talent.
Your business is the sum of its parts: your inventory, production, marketing, and spend. But the most important part of your business is your workforce. More than half your costs can be tied to your workers. Watch this video to learn why people are the new bottom line.
In this video, Leighanne Levensaler, VP of Product Strategy at Workday, speaks about the challenges HR professionals face with legacy human resource systems and how they can become the workforce authority with Workday’s unified HR solution.
Time tracking is painful. But it doesn't have to be. You just need a better system. And with Workday Time Tracking, you can have one. Watch the video to learn about this cutting-edge time and attendance application that allows you to process payroll and do workforce analysis in minutes.
How Oracle and other companies in the SaaS market can learn lessons about building stong, enterprise-directed ecosystems of apps and solutions from the example of Amazon and its recent Fire phone release.