This is the second of a series of blog posts discussing the five main considerations critical to successful cloud adoption by enterprises (if you missed it, the first post is here). Today’s topic is the impact of cloud adoption on your operating model.
A common customer scenario goes like this. We want to get the benefits of cloud computing. But our organisation is so…slow…to…change and we have so much legacy to deal with. So let’s set up a skunkworks team for application X that is coming up on the development roadmap, so that we can develop a small initial capability to design, deploy and operate a cloud-based solution. So far, so sensible. Continue reading
This is the first of a series of blog posts discussing the five main considerations critical to successful cloud adoption by enterprises. Continue reading
Copyright – Les Echos – Fabien Rech
Would you give your house keys to a complete stranger when you are on vacation? Probably not. Human instincts opt for a safer solution.
The question of security is the major constraint preventing more widespread adoption of cloud computing technology. A study by Crowd Research Partners revealed that nine out of 10 professionals worry about safety and security. Data breaches remain the biggest concern for businesses that deploy private cloud servers, software cloud servers (Software as a Service, SaaS), or infrastructure cloud products (Infrastructure as a Service, IaaS). Continue reading
To the uninitiated, storing data and migrating then running applications in the cloud all seems to impose the need to use this nebulous, ‘miracle worker’ concept. Continue reading
Copyright – The Washington Post – February 2 2016 – By Hayley Tsukayama
Most consumers may not realize it, but there’s a furious battle playing out right behind the products they use every day. Continue reading
In the second in our series looking at the challenges and benefits of the digitization of transport we are going to delve into the area of digitized transport services production and all that entails. Continue reading
Liquid Big Data is when competitors use Cloud technology and ways of working to openly share and analyse large volumes of data together for their mutual benefit. Yet an organisation engaging in this form of co-opetition risks losing competitive advantage over its peers and increases the threat of new entrants stealing market share. But could the strategic value of such a move outweigh these risks? Here are some ideas… Continue reading
A digital world
We live in an increasingly digital world, with more video views on YouTube than Google searches in a day, 3 billion people connected to the Internet, 2 billion smartphones and 1.5 billion Facebook users. And growing – by 2020, 4 billion people will access the Internet through their smartphones! Continue reading