Thursday Thoughts: Be a Hero with IBM Bluemix

Erik Anderson demonstrates how IBM Bluemix allows you to build, deploy, manage and run web, mobile and other smart service-based applications.

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Thursday Thoughts: Systems of record and engagement

Erik Anderson talks about systems of record (traditional IT) and systems of engagement (interaction) and how they can work together with a hybrid deployment.

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Thursday Thoughts: Dave McCrory discusses data gravity

Basho Technologies CTO Dave McCrory, who coined the term "Data Gravity," explains the concept to Erik Anderson in this week's Thursday Thoughts video blog series.

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Thursday Thoughts: 3 steps to deal with shadow IT

Shadow IT, the practice of organizations going around the IT department to procure IT services, has increased dramatically in recent years. In this episode, IBMer Erik Anderson interviews Karolyn Schalk of Garden of the Intellect, LLC, to discuss shadow IT. Schalk provides valuable advice for businesses looking to reduce shadow IT.

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Thursday Thoughts: Manage IT costs with IBM Cloud marketplace

Erik Anderson interviews Wes Chung, IBM's digital commerce program director, in the IBM Design Studio. They discuss how the IBM Cloud marketplace can be a valuable resource for IT professionals.

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How to explain private, public and hybrid cloud to your spouse

It’s a great thing that my wife is a good sport. This series started about two years ago when I set out to explain cloud computing to my wife (Part 1 and Part 2). Now that her knowledge of the basics has grown, I wanted to branch out and try to continue to describe some […]

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How to explain private, public and hybrid cloud to your spouse

It’s a great thing that my wife is a good sport. This series started about two years ago when I set out to explain cloud computing to my wife (Part 1 and Part 2). Now that her knowledge of the basics has grown, I wanted to branch out and try to continue to describe some […]

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What is cloud computing?

So you’ve seen the commercials and heard the buzz and finally decided to search “What is cloud computing?” Well, welcome—you’ve come to the right place! Stick around for three short minutes and you will have a much better idea of what cloud computing really is, and more importantly, how your business might be able to […]

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What is cloud computing?

So you’ve seen the commercials and heard the buzz and finally decided to search “What is cloud computing?” Well, welcome—you’ve come to the right place! Stick around for three short minutes and you will have a much better idea of what cloud computing really is, and more importantly, how your business might be able to […]

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How to explain cloud to your spouse

Erik uses the analogy of rental cars to explain cloud in a way that even his spouse would be willing to read.

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How to explain cloud to your spouse – Part 2

For those of you that have been following this site for several months, you may have come across my previous blog post: How to explain cloud to your spouse.  When I wrote it, I thought it was just a something silly, and had no idea it would resonate with as many people as it did. […]

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