This Week in Digital Business: March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015 | By Mark Skoog, VP Marketing, Axway

It’s never a dull week here at Axway, as our very own VP of Innovation, Mark O’Neill, shared his thoughts on wearable technology in the latest issue of The Economist. His perspectives were featured alongside those of global brands such as General Electric, Adidas and Google. Here’s what else made the headlines this week:

  • We’re on the Internet of Things (IoT) bandwagon and all the amazing things it will continue to enable, but as with any technology trend, there are concerns to be considered. CIO took a look at three reasons why organizations and consumers alike should be wary of the potential privacy and security pitfalls of IoT.
  • Speaking of IoT, Altimeter published an intriguing white paper that recommends 5 consumer-facing use cases. Forbes highlighted what it found to be the most illuminating elements of the report, including mobile wallets, smart labels and consumer rewards. 
  • Data integration has come a long way in just the past few years alone. examined how integration services help reduce IT development and open the door for citizen integrators to roll out new applications.
  • One more from our Mark O’Neill: in his latest Axway blog post Mark touched on this week’s news on SOA Software changing its name. He went on to discuss why APIs aren’t here to replace SOA, but instead help deliver features and functionality while SOA guides business processes.  









Mark Skoog

VP Marketing, Axway

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