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September 2015

The business aspects of cloud: Part 4 – Core versus context services

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in January 2012 In part 3, I talked about the importance for the CIO to become a strategic service broker. I mentioned the CIO will have to decide whether a service... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 3 – The strategic service broker

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in January 2012 Remember, at the end of part 1, we highlighted that the business expects IT to be able to respond faster and address variable demands and to provide easy... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of Cloud: Part 2 – When the Papy-Boom gets involved

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog on January 2012 We all are well aware of the dramas of World War II, and of the many people that lost their lives in that global conflict. In the years... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of Cloud: Part 1 – Responding to Megatrends

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource blog on December 2011 Often I receive questions about why a larger enterprise, having its own IT department, should seriously look at cloud as a way to complement and transform its operations.... Continue Reading →

After Cloud, will Business and IT merge?

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource Blog in December 2011 Cloud has now been around for a couple years. Slowly but surely, the significance of cloud is daunting on people. Beyond the new technologies used to improve the... Continue Reading →

Cloud computing no longer just a CIO issue as it grabs attention of the C-Suite

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource Blog in November 2011 As you know, I have the opportunity to meet with CIO’s on a regular basis. Many of them start realizing the transformative nature of cloud computing.  I have... Continue Reading →

Should big data reside in the cloud?

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource blog on November 2011 Now that cloud is slowly evolving beyond the “peak of inflated expectations” on the Gartner hype cycle, it looks like a new hype is coming quickly. It’s called... Continue Reading →

B2B or B2C for cloud services? Does it matter

This entry was originally posted in the CloudSource blog on November 2011 Recently I was discussing trust in the cloud and some of the people I was speaking to argued we need to differentiate between B2B and B2C when talking... Continue Reading →

How to transform applications for cloud migration

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in November 2011 One question that keeps haunting me is, “Is the cloud all about transforming the way existing applications are running and experienced by the user or should cloud be... Continue Reading →

IT should become a service provider

This entry has originally been published on the CloudSource blog in December 2011 Have you ever heard people complaining their IT department does not provide them the tools and services they require? I can tell you, I often get an... Continue Reading →

The super mobile worker: 4 necessities to make it reality

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in November 2011 The other day I received a message requesting me to comment on a “vision” of the super mobile worker. The enquiry started with this statement: “I wish to... Continue Reading →

Is Cloud relevant for IT?

This article appeared first in the CloudSource blog in November 2011 As I was preparing my thoughts for this new blog, I ran into a thought-provoking article titled “Cloud has ‘no relevance’ say three-quarters of IT managers.” A report published... Continue Reading →

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