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For IT professionals, "talking SMAC" isn't verbally slighting classmates in the schoolyard. SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) is rising to the forefront of enterprise IT as the confluence of these four technologies continues to drive innovation and business. From the expanding influence of social media and the versatility of bring your own device (BYOD) to the power of big data analytics and the speed and accessibility of cloud computing, these technologies are transforming the way companies operate. But with these burgeoning technology uses and processes comes an increased need for governance to keep them in check.
Review some of our recent stories on social, mobile, analytics and cloud strategy, and take our quiz to test your knowledge of the complexities of SMAC strategy governance.
For more on SMAC governance, read SearchCIO Expert Harvey Koeppel's take on SMAC elements and how they're transforming business strategy. Then head over to SearchCompliance to learn how to overcome the governance complications of wearable technologies.