How to avoid the Vasa syndrome on your next cloud journey – Part 2

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin Photo courtesy of Peter Isotalo and is reproduced with permission under the GFDL. Known challenge: When excessive technology leads to opportunities for innovation Vasa: In the 1500s and early 1600s, the cannons […]

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How to avoid the Vasa syndrome on your next cloud journey – Part 1

Photo courtesy of Peter Isotalo and is reproduced with permission. In my previous blog post I told you about the Swedish warship Vasa to demonstrate the importance of proper preparation and communication. Failure in these areas can be fatal to your cloud projects. Back in those days, most people (including the experts) thought that the bigger and […]

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Fighting the integration tsunami of cloud transformation

The other week I followed a documentary on TV about the Vasa, one of the most spectacular warships ever built. It was ordered by the Swedish king and became one of the most expensive projects of its time. But on its maiden voyage the ship foundered and sank. Now most readers would probably argue about […]

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