Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Microsoft’s New CEO — Looking Ahead Beyond The Great Race

Over the past months, Microsoft has provided quite a bit of transparency into deliberations selecting a new CEO.  While at times this may have provided the rush of anticipation more aligned with reality television, it has led to fewer surprises … Continue reading

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HR Technology Gets a Facelift with Cloud Offerings and Big Data Services

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the 16th Annual HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Apparently,  HR Technology is hot –with over 8,000 participants attending and a sea of large vendor heavyweights jumping front and center into … Continue reading

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Enterprise Social — Salesforce.com Gets Chatty

Last week, I had a chance to visit Salesforce.com’s Cloudforce in New York.  It was an impressive; Salesforce.com is pushing current thinking re: Enterprise Social Computing and is quite vocal at evangelizing their point-of-view, including YouTube postings from event with … Continue reading

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Changing Environment for Legal Services And The Role For Technology

It is timely to follow up from a few friendly conversations with lawyers and share a few ideas as to how technology may impact the legal industry.  Initially, lawyers have shared genuine curiosity about hot topics such as Cloud computing … Continue reading

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Oracle — Cloud Strategy: Humorous Comments Shielding Enterprise Strategy

Oracle does provide entertaining commentary re: the Cloud, somewhat harmless, unless taken too seriously. Back in 2008, Oracle seemed to be a bit antagonistic to the Cloud or at least other providers offerings in the Cloud.  At Oracle OpenWorld 2008, Larry Ellison … Continue reading

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Consumerization of Information Technology — the Latest Wave To Manage

Consumerization of IT 0911<<excerpts from a recent presentation attached for reference>> I am not exactly sure what the word consumerization means.  The word does not exist in either Merriam Webster, Oxford, or Cambridge dictionaries.  Yet, whenever we hear the phrase … Continue reading

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Collaboration — How Aps May Redefine

There is a nice summary outlining how collaboration applications may redefine collaboration infrastructure posted on The Cloud Computing Blog suggesting how cloud based apps such as Yammer and  Chatter may provide a faster, cheaper, easier means vs. today’s collaboration infrastructure

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Big Data and the Information Market Place

WalMart uses Big Data  to help determine what you may buy, as outlined in recent Gigaom report.  The big question is from where does this data come? One option is to grow your own data — with the decreasing costs … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome!  This is my introductory communication; thre are more to follow… This blog will discuss some of the key trends in technology —  providing examples, making technology simpler to understand and providing context for you and your business.  The goal … Continue reading

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