Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Jeffrey Kaplan

Salesforce Makes Big Bet on APIs and Data Integration

Salesforce.com’s definitive agreement to acquire MuleSoft for approximately $6.5 billion represents the company’s biggest acquisition yet and a calculated move to consolidate it’s position as the leading...

How the Cloud is Complicating IT and Business

After a decade of debate regarding the viability of cloud services as a strategic alternative to traditional, on-premise legacy systems and software, the war of words is...

How SaaS Industry Is Becoming a Victim of Its Own Success

There is no longer any doubt that Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions have become the preferred method for organizations of all sizes to acquire business applications to satisfy their...

What’s Driving CFOs to the Cloud?

Although a growing number of organizations have been adopting a ‘cloud first’ approach to their business application and computing needs for a while, it has taken a...

IoT: Time to Get on Board

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) may be the most confusing idea conjured up by the tech industry since the advent of the ‘cloud.’ But a recent survey...

How IT Will Be Redefined By IoT

The idea of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) has gained a lot of attention over the past year, but it’s impact on the IT function has not...

Measuring the Value of the Internet of Things

As the idea of ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) and an increasingly connected world gains attention, there is still plenty of debate regarding the real value of this...

Pulling Together the Internet of Things

In my previous commentary in this space, I suggested that CIOs’ next big challenge and opportunity to demonstrate their value to their constituents would be regarding the...

Navigating Private Clouds: Three Questions

I recently had the privilege of moderating an executive forum regarding private clouds that attracted CIOs and other key decision-makers from a cross-section of major corporations and...

A New Realism Emerges as Enterprises Move to Cloud

Even as enterprise adoption of cloud-based alternatives accelerates, IT and business executives are learning that fully capitalizing on these new ‘on-demand’ resources entails extensive systems integration, staff...

Getting Ready for Cloud Computing 2013

If you’ve been holding back about moving to the ‘Cloud’, it is time to get onboard the Cloud Computing express. Not only has every major research firm published...

Cloud Computing: Show Me the Analytics

Last week’s announcement that IBM is acquiring DemandTec for approximately $440 million is the latest move by Big Blue – and most recent example across the broader...

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