Peter Wayner

Peter Wayner

Contributing writer

Peter Wayner is the author of more than 16 books on diverse topics, including open source software ("Free for All"), autonomous cars ("Future Ride"), privacy-enhanced computation ("Translucent Databases"), digital transactions ("Digital Cash"), and steganography ("Disappearing Cryptography").

Articles by Peter Wayner

Top 8 customer data platforms
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Top 8 customer data platforms

Tying together customer data from various sources, customer data platforms (CDPs) provide detailed profiles of customers and the means for delivering customized marketing to them.
April 21, 2022
Data as a service: Top vendors offering data on tap
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Data as a service: Top vendors offering data on tap

Enterprises looking to supplement their data-driven decisions or digital services with data they might not otherwise have on hand have a growing number of options to turn to.
April 14, 2022
10 reasons to keep that data center running
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10 reasons to keep that data center running

With companies increasingly shifting most or all of their workloads to the cloud, the reasons for rolling your own server rack are dwindling — but still very compelling.
March 31, 2022
Top 15 PLM vendors
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Top 15 PLM vendors

From design to service and beyond, product lifecycle management (PLM) suites and platforms help coordinate the work of developing, maintaining, and improving products of all stripes.
February 4, 2022
14 API strategy gotchas to avoid
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14 API strategy gotchas to avoid

Enterprises are increasingly looking to APIs to make their services more interoperable — and more profitable. But beware the following issues that could undercut the value of your API.
January 27, 2022
Top 12 ITSM tools
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Top 12 ITSM tools

IT service management has evolved into a key function for keeping the enterprise humming. These platforms can help you track and hone service workflows.
January 6, 2022
Top 15 API management platforms
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Top 15 API management platforms

Enterprises are increasingly dependent on APIs as part of their data (and revenue) strategies. API managers can help you design, secure, and monitor these vital interfaces to your data.
December 16, 2021
Top 13 cloud cost management tools
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Top 13 cloud cost management tools

Keeping on top of the outlay of your cloud estate is more important than ever. These platforms will help you get a pulse on your cloud use and associated costs, which can add up rapidly.
December 2, 2021