Cloud Goes Vertical: From Infrastructure To Industry-Specific Verticals

Industry-specific cloud solutions can enable organizations to automate manual tasks and shift their focus to competitive differentiation. Cloud and software vendors now offer vertical-specific solutions that modernize legacy processes and jump-start innovation, freeing organizations to focus resources on competitive differentiation. As the global economy moves from a pandemic footing to

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Cloud Innovation Strategy: Four Potential Circumstances For Future Of Cloud Innovation Programs In Any Organizations

Cloud innovation programs have competing priorities across the c-suite. Organizations can better align business outcomes with technical requirements and gain economies of scale across these programs with scenario thinking. Introduction What if a large hospital system could aggregate all of its data for opioid prescriptions – how many milligrams were

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Cloud Migration: A Cohesive Approach To Cloud Strategy – Implementing The Right Mix Of Security, Trust, And Business Agility

Introduction Increasingly, global organizations are migrating from legacy on-premise infrastructure to the cloud in order to achieve greater business agility and resilience with a modern IT approach. Yet too often, cloud migration and cybersecurity are considered separately, with different teams focused on different phases of what could be a shared

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Enterprise IT: A Time Of Unprecedented Disruption Thrive With Cloud And Everything-As-A-Service | Deloitte Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) Study, 2021 Edition

Companies were shifting to everything-as-a-service IT even before the pandemic boosted the value of flexibility, and the second Deloitte Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) Study shows adopters increasingly prizing the XaaS model. Introduction Over the past decade, leaders have become increasingly taken with the idea of everything-as-a-service (XaaS). Across industries, organizations have looked

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How Management Will Be Changed By The Most Impactful Information Technology Of Our Time: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is changing how products are designed; enabling closer collaboration between the corporate IT department and other business units, including sales, finance and forecasting; and fostering more customer interaction, even to a point of jointly developing products with their consumers. In particular, new ways of writing and deploying software

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Forget Cloud Computing, Blockchain is the Future By George Gilder

Is blockchain the technology of the future? George Gilder, author of Life After Google, argues that bitcoin and blockchain technology is revolutionizing the Internet. He sits down with Peter Robinson to discuss technology, cloud computing, big data, and the growing role of blockchain in innovating new technologies. Gilder argues that

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Look Up To The Cloud(s), In The Era Of The COVID-19 Crisis

One of the biggest stories of the year is the growing impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus contagion. The global response is mind-numbing; the public is scrambling, the stock market is all over the place, and there are hundreds of stories published each day discussing the changing death rate, new cases, and even new strains of the virus.

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A Founder Using Cloud Services To Save Family Businesses

A fairly typical, frustrating experience led entrepreneur John Buni to found CleanCloud, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) business. Buni went to his local dry cleaner to pick up his shirt, except Buni couldn’t find his ticket. Without a ticket, the dry cleaner couldn’t find the shirt. Sound familiar? Buni had already

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Scaling Cloud Services Is Key To Growing A Digital Business

The challenges of scaling cloud services to grow a digital business are many and are well-explained in the recent research report, Remote Office Networks Pose Business and Reliability Risk A Survey of IT Professionals (27 pp., PDF, no opt-in), published on August 2019 by Dimensional Research in collaboration with Infoblox. This report provides valuable insights into why scaling cloud services is essential for growing a digital business. The study’s findings reflect how remote branch and production locations’ lack of IT security and site personnel are one of the most challenging constraints to overcome and keep growing their business. Please see page 22 of the study for specifics on the methodology.

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Starbucks Chases Amazon Into The Cloud With Investment In Tech Startup Brightloom

Since Starbucks said late Monday that it will license its in-house digital technology to startup Brightloom, which sells cloud-based software to the restaurant industry, Brightloom CEO Adam Brotman has been busy fielding requests from restaurants, including major national chains. They asked “when they can potentially be our customers,” Brotman said

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