With Planning, the Cloud brings Agility and Portability

This post is brought to you by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP’s Make It Matter. When I speak to organizations about the cloud, I find the majority of them are using the cloud in some form or fashion today. Many have opted to build a private cloud to allow cloud-based systems while maintaining total … Read more With Planning, the Cloud brings Agility and Portability

Links for July 13 2014

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Innovators overcome the can’ts Quote: Merely recognizing the can’ts and addressing them in advance can help, but that’s not enough.  Doubt and prior experience always creep back in, so even if you can stymie the can’ts early on, you’ll need to constantly fight the same battles throughout an innovation activity.  Because while the innovation team … Read more Links for July 13 2014

Tapping into the power of others

Last week, I read with interest the announcement that IBM was opening up their Watson computing platform to outside organizations and developers to use to build upon the cognitive computing and natural language processing of the platform. This is a big step for organizations of all sizes, but especially those in the small and midmarkets. … Read more Tapping into the power of others

IBM versus Amazon – The Cloud War?

I just read Why IBM Will Win the War With Amazon Web Services over on CIO.com and felt the need to publish my own thoughts. In that article, the author writes the following regarding the IBM vs Amazon war: IBM is gearing up for war. Since Amazon is mucking around in IBM’s space, the folks … Read more IBM versus Amazon – The Cloud War?

The Cloud – more than a technology

The cloud is quite hyped these days – and rightfully so. The cloud brings quite a bit of productivity and cost savings to organizations as well as a plethora of options for new technology and platforms. What many organizations (and people) don’t understand is that the cloud is more than a technology platform. Not only … Read more The Cloud – more than a technology

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