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 focused on innovation and the support of new activities?” Ultimately, I believe it will be …

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 join a growing community of mobile people, who live and work completely off their mobile …

Why IT should become an Internal Service Broker? Part 2

In the previous blog entry we started discussing why IT should become an internal service broker and I shared the first three steps of the process to get there. We started by defining the services that are expected from the business, then looking at which services should be delivered by other entities, to finally discussing …

IT in 10 years, is it “Back to the Future” or “TomorrowLand”

A couple of days ago, one of my colleagues asked me where I believed IT will be in 10 years from now. This is actually a difficult exercise as game-changing innovations cannot easily be predicted. Here’s what I believe will happen, knowing what I know today – starting with a couple of personal observations: IT …