5 ways cloud can help you innovate
Despite the prevailing wisdom that cloud is disrupting established business — and it is — many business leaders are uncertain about how to take advantage of cloud computing’s benefits. An analysis of more than 100 cloud projects of varying sizes shows that successful projects use one or more of the following five actions: 1. Offer […]
What is the cloud?
I was recently asked, “What is your definition of cloud?” I thought for a moment about giving the stock answer: the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) definition: Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications and […]
3 business outcomes you can expect from adopting hybrid cloud
As a business leader, you are looking for clear and immediate returns on any investment you make. Whilst cloud technologies may be essential to implementing a disruptive business model, the reality of driving the current business makes these ideas seem more like a dream or nightmare. However, there are more immediate and readily achievable outcomes […]
Evolving to an agile enterprise with hybrid IT
Business agility, critical for success these days, starts with having access to the ideas with the highest potential and rapidly validating these ideas in marketplace. Enterprises that want evolve to agile need to implement IT that can manage conflicting challenges of agility and control. Traditional business IT has focused on providing a dependable service, with predictable […]