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Cloud computing success at Aquent means going all inDate: Oct 20, 2011
Facing a recession and the need to cut costs, Boston-based staffing and consulting agency Aquent LLC looked to the cloud.
In this SearchCIO.com CIO Innovators Profile Series interview, Aquent CIO Larry Bolick explains the decisions that went into moving many of the company's front-office applications to the cloud. He also describes how to handle such innovative change through risk management.
Bolick details how Aquent manages and promotes radical, technology-driven change through entrepreneurialism, and focuses on the agency's recent move to Software as a Service and other IT services. Besides talking about cloud computing and risk management, he introduces us to Aquent's success in managing a shifting IT workforce.
Overall, the key to success is to stay nimble amid fast-paced change, Bolick says. "In this cloud space, innovation is happening every day," he says. "If you blink, you are going to miss something."