Cloud Computing and the Desktop Client

Everyone’s moving to the cloud. Rightly so…the cloud brings scalability and agility and it provides opportunities for true innovation by IT groups. Many teams are moving operations and data centers – or parts of data centers – to the Cloud. But there’s more to the Cloud than just a place to store data. The Cloud isn’t … Read more Cloud Computing and the Desktop Client

Cloud Computing – Evolution? Revolution? Yes.

This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. Christian Verstraete, HP’s Chief Technologist for the Cloud, wrote a nice piece over on the Enterprise CIO Forum titled Cloud, Evolution or Revolution? In that post, Mr. Verstraete asks the basic question – is “cloud computing is a revolution, a paradigm shift, or not“. The … Read more Cloud Computing – Evolution? Revolution? Yes.

Links for June 20 2010

Lead From The Front and The Back by Simon Sinek on Re:Focus: Yes leadership is about leading, standing out front.  Yes leadership is about painting a picture, a vision of the future that does not yet exist.  Yes leadership is about being a beacon for people to follow.  But great leadership is about turning back … Read more Links for June 20 2010

Focus of the CIO for 2010 and Beyond

I’m a bit slow on my reading lately….so bear with me as I catch up. Just read through the 2010 State of the CIO Survey published by CIO.com. A few highlights: This year, nearly one third—30 percent—of the 594 IT leaders we polled say meeting or beating business goals is a personal leadership competency critically … Read more Focus of the CIO for 2010 and Beyond

Do you have a technology strategy?

Gene asks “Is Cloud Computing part of your Strategic Plan?” While Gene’s question is a fair one, I have to ask a much simpler question….do you have a technology strategic plan? Or at the very least, do you discuss technology and/or IT in your organization’s strategic plan? I know its a simple question….but its an … Read more Do you have a technology strategy?