The next computing revolution is underway! Cloud Computing, Big Data and Linked Open Data are creating the platform for the next generation of computing. These technologies are drastically increasing the capabilities of every organization that implements them. This guide will give you the in-depth understanding, insight and practical details to enable you to craft an implementation strategy for migrating to these new technologies. This book deftly explains detailed technical concepts in a manner that every manager can understand, and more importantly leverage. At the same time, this book delivers the technical details and in-depth coverage to educate your entire IT organization, including your hardcore developers on the fundamentals of these cutting edge technologies. Get your organization ready for the future with this detailed roadmap! Written by a proven expert in the field, this book delivers for managers, architects and developers. It is a must-read for every Information Technology professional to master this new landscape and to lead their organization into the next computing revolution!
About the Author: Michael Daconta is the Vice President of Advanced Technology for InCadence Strategic Solutions, Inc. Mr. Daconta is a well-known author, lecturer and columnist having authored or co-authored 11 other technical books, numerous magazine articles and online columns (JavaWorld, Government Computer News). He is the former Metadata Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In that capacity he was selected into the “Federal 100” by Federal Computer Week magazine, led the Federal Data Reference Model working group for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and launched the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) with the Department of Justice (DoJ). Mr. Daconta has more than 25 years of development experience having developed large scale IT Systems for Telemedicine, Stock Trading, Information Analysis and Integration and Military Simulations. He is also the inventor of two patented technologies. His career has afforded him a unique blend of operational and technology experience. Mr. Daconta is currently developing the Axon Cloud Channel™ Technical Cloud Broker with a team of developers at InCadence Strategic Solutions, Inc. He earned his Masters degree in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University and his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from New York University (NYU). His books cover XML, XUL, Java, C++ and C. His previous book was “Information As Product: How to Deliver the Right Information, To the Right Person, At the Right Time.”