Corporate Board and CIO Interactions Increase

Corporate boards have become increasingly concerned with technology strategy and vulnerability. They demand more specific details about risks, projects, personnel and costs. As a result, CIO interaction with corporate boards has increased. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that “about 27% of board members are dissatisfied with the quality of material they see about the company’s…

ING Simplifies Infrastructure with Automation

ING CEO Ralph Hamers speaks to Bloomberg Business about ING’s plans to simplify their systems by introducing automated systems and processes. “If you look at how a bank has been built — from a branch infrastructure, to a call center infrastructure, to an internet infrastructure and then finally to a mobile infrastructure and applications — its…

Automation That Drives Revenue

CIOs at GE Capital and IBM have built information technology platforms that drive revenue. These platforms use automation that “have driven over $400 million in revenue into GE Capital over the past two years” reported by the Wall Street Journal. These automated tools connect processes and systems together to not only improve efficiency but ensure that information…

Banking Ripe for Disruption

Bloomgberg Business reported that more and more bankers are moving into the finance technology (fintech) industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics North America had 212,000 fewer bond brokering jobs and other roles defined in January than 2012. Experts and analysts believe that the slow moving banking industry is ripe for disruption. That disruption is believed…

Installing Java 8 on Ubuntu

Installing Java 8 on a Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Trusty Tahr) server is pretty straight forward. In five steps you can have Java 8 installed on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Trusty Tahr). Texo is compatible with Java 8 on both Windows and Linux machines. [dt_code_final] echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu trusty main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-java.list echo "deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu trusty main"…

Installing Texo

The following tutorial will walk you through the basic installation of Texo. Texo can be installed on any Intel based machine. The installation below will be performed on virtual machine running windows 2008 R2 machine. Because of Texo’s light footprint it can be installed on a server with as little as 128 MB of RAM….