Links for Jan 11 2009

Time for another round of Sunday Links.  Enjoy! Cluecade by Doc Searls Seven reasons cloud computing works in a tough economy by Kathleen Lau on NetworkWorld From Mistrust to Cynicism to Corruption by Charles H. Green on Trusted Advisor Associates Look for Leadership at the Bottom of the Pyramid by Vineet Nayar on Harvard Business … Read more Links for Jan 11 2009

Top Issues for CIO’s

According to Information Week, the Top 10 issues for CIO’s in 2009 are: Customer-Facing Innovation Attacking the 80/20 Ratio The Challenging Economy The Strategic CIO Cloud Computing The SaaS Effect Virtualization Outsourcing Green Computing Radical Desktops I don’t disagree with this list..everything there is important for the CIO’s to consider for the coming year. But, … Read more Top Issues for CIO’s

Cloud Computing and the Enterprise

I ran across an absolutely amazing blog post from Mark Masterson titled ‘The Enterprise Cloud‘ that really shed a lot of light on Cloud Computing in the Enterprise. Cloud Computing seems to be one of those nebulous entities with many different definitions by many different people.  Take the following definitions as examples. Frank Gillett @ … Read more Cloud Computing and the Enterprise

Cutter on 2009 IT Trends

The Cutter Consortium blog has an interesting post titled “IT Trends and Antitrends for 2009“.   Some interesting items listed…I’ve reproduced the listing of Trends and Anti-Trends below with a brief discussion following. The Trends: Trend 1: Firms will try to remove redundant islands of business process and technology. Trend 2: Data warehouses, vocabularies and ontologies … Read more Cutter on 2009 IT Trends