Thanks for another sobering and important video about cloud computing, Mary. This year, and next, should be very interesting as the leaders in the cloud space come forward with what they've learned. At the IBM Impact conference last week Scott Hebner suggested that better security could become a driving reason for companies to adopt cloud. Who knows -- maybe we'll come to find out that cost-savings isn't a reason to move to cloud, and security is, contrary to what was originally thought.
Now apparently the mobile platform of choice, the Apple iPhone has benefited from its sound understanding of human factors and ergonomics – but is this reputation threatened by a looming avalanche of advertising?
Enterprises are discovering that using social networking within the secure setting of a SaaS provider's network gives them an unusual opportunity to freely collaborate with partners, suppliers, and even competitors.
Recently, Amazon was recognized for its customer satisfaction excellence. It has made no secret that being customer-centric is a primary goal. This should be the goal of every e-tailer that wants to build market share.
Tongji University in China has teamed with local businesses in the development of a "real world" banking system that now enables students to master technical skills that are immediately transferrable to enterprises.
Many CIOs are findng themselves in the midst of a "cloud honeymoon," with little empirical data available about how cloud should perform and with other C-level executives just happy to have cloud. But this is likely to end in the next 18 months, when the hard questions about cost savings, agility, and speed of deployment begin to emerge.
CXOs should be looking at the cloud’s ability to move business processes from enterprise to enterprise. Companies that think of themselves as part of a larger ecosystem in this way can use cloud computing to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
Enterprises would like to move to cloud computing but are hesitant because they are concerned about providers’ ability to secure company data. Here are some tips that help to ensure that if breaches occur, the business is not left holding the bag.
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