Executive Corner: Interview with Business Development Executive for Cloud, Julie Hollway (Part 2 of 2)
Neil Weightman interviewed Julie Hollway recently. The discussion concentrated on the ways in which cloud is helping industries now and on how to get started with cloud.
Someone recently asked me how it was possible that cloud computing began to take off at just about the same time the economy got cold -- circa 2008. This argument had a culinary simile: that major new technology shifts (such as cloud) are like ice cream. Delicious when things are hot, but forget about it when things are not. And cloud rolled along at a not-hot time. Ergo, cloud should have failed.
Just in time for the barrage of advertisements and deep discounts that dominate the holiday shopping season, our November #cloudchat focused on retail analytics and the cloud.
With just a couple of weeks until brands unveil their Black Friday doorbuster deals, we decided to focus this month’s #cloudchat, which takes place on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. ET, on retail analytics and the cloud.
Fang Feng and Neena Richard interviewed IBM LotusLive Chief Architect Marshall Lamb about his perspective on various aspects LotusLive and SaaS, including shifting services to the cloud, collaboration, competitors, data privacy, licensing and more.