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All economics is local when it comes to cloud

What are the financial benefits of using the cloud? Don't expect any hard-and-fast formulas. Cloud economics turn out to be a local affair, dependent on a company's business drivers and constraints -- and the ability of CIOs to understand them.


A custom cloud approach -- minus the customization

CTO Niel Nickolaisen explains how a custom cloud met changing customer demands, and how he pulled one off while sidestepping the evils of customization.


Consumer messaging apps gain enterprise clout

CIOs should keep an eye on the consumer messaging apps market; enterprise search brings big data to the masses; and introducing the citizen developer: The Data Mill reports.


BYOD governance in eight steps

BYOD governance is not a destination, but a journey. It begins with this eight step roadmap for safe and effective BYOD policies.

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