Tag: Enterprise application development

Last Thursday we had a fascinating discussion with Suresh Bala, the head of Application Management at Wipro, Diego LoGiudice of Forrester, and Dr. Bill Curtis, the Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality. Diego presented the latest trends in IT organizations in reference to splitting their activities and applications into systems of engagement and systems of record. This has been the Forrester view on IT, or what they call Business Technology (BT), for some time now. The systems of engagement being the fast-moving, often mobile-based, applications that are meant to disrupt competition and engage the customer in new ways. The systems of record being the traditional backbone IT systems that manage the core enterprise data and business processes.

Webinar Q&A Follow Up: Quality and Velocity in Large IT Set-up

The perimeter surrounding enterprise applications expanded exponentially since the birth of mobile and cloud, and IT security professionals are looking in all the wrong places to try and find a fix. Traditionally, organizations secured their data using a walled off perimeter -- like the walls of a medieval castle -- which contained a multitude of layers to help mitigate the risk of data compromise or exposure. The advent of mobile has altered that landscape dramatically, essentially opening up the front door of the castle and allowing that data to escape into unknown territory -- the mobile device.

Managing Security Risks with the Rise of Mobile and Cloud