Cloud computing for business
- March 27, 2012
I was listening in on a Gartner webinar about the personal cloud today, and in the hour-long chat a single word jumped out at me and stuck in my brain: frictionless. "There it is again," I thought. ...
- March 22, 2012
As studies are designed to do, this one caught my attention with its exciting-sounding prognostication: Jobs! Plenty of them! All thanks to the cloud! Hurray! Actually, the title that SAP America ...
- March 16, 2012
This week, the Encyclopaedia Britannica announced that its most recent print run would be its last, ending a 244-year run of printing out giant tomes. The $1,395 print-bound sets were swooped up by ...
- March 15, 2012
Storage technologies like SSD are an important part of constructing the virtual enterprise data center, or Data Center as a Service, of the future.
- March 13, 2012
Driven by business pressures and user demand for BI and mobility, many companies are developing their BI strategy at what seems like warp speed.
- February 29, 2012
The future value of ERP will depend on whether ERP vendors can adapt to tech trends like big data, mobility and the cloud.
- February 16, 2012
Up against the Nevada foreclosure crisis, Las Vegas CIO Joseph Marcella uses, improves and shares IT services to help beat the lousy odds.
- February 02, 2012
Contrarian iRobot CIO Jay Leader explains why he has no use -- at the moment -- for enterprise cloud computing. It's all about the economics, stupid.
- February 01, 2012
Citing easy setup, cost effectiveness and faster time to value, IT execs are turning to SaaS BI tools, one cloud-based offering that has come of age.
- January 31, 2012
For Owens Corning CIO David Johns, a shared services model is key to a low-cost, high-value IT and business services delivery strategy.
- January 17, 2012
Shared services in a virtualized cloud computing environment add complexity to developing a service catalog but don't change its basic purpose.
- January 11, 2012
Definitions and approaches vary, but IT executives are forging ahead with their own takes on shared services to cut costs and serve customers better.
- January 05, 2012
Driven by mobile IT, big data and clouds of all shapes, the pace of change sped up for CIOs in 2011 and set the stage for an equally disruptive 2012.
- January 03, 2012
With increasing demand for turn-on-a-dime application provisioning and pressure to control costs, the CIO is taking on the role of IT services broker.
- December 06, 2011
About a year ago I moderated a panel on cloud computing services adoption in health care. A quick poll of the audience indicated that security was the No. 1 reason why their organizations were not ...