Saturday, May 15, 2021

Jeffrey Kaplan

Where Will You Shop for Cloud Computing Services?

Last week, THINKstrategies hosted a one-day forum, called the Cloud Channel Summit, to discuss the changing nature of the channel in the Cloud marketplace. On that same...

Cloud Computing Vendors: New Channel Alliances Are Critical

Now that the concept of Cloud Computing is gaining widespread market recognition and acceptance, the key to sustaining its initial success is enlisting a broader array of...

Are You Ready for the Social Enterprise?

Eighteen months ago, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff unveiled a new Facebook-like social networking tool, called Chatter. Announced at the 2009 Dreamforce user conference, response to the product...

SUBWAY Heads Down the Cloud Computing Highway

As the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and public cloud services industries mature they are being deployed to play more pivotal roles in the day-to-day operations of bigger and bigger...

Apple’s iCloud: the ‘Music’ of Enterprise IT

No company has been a greater catalyst of the consumerization of IT than Apple. And now its new iCloud services are poised to trigger the latest assault...

Hey CIOs — The Cloud is All About Data

With the advent of the ‘Cloud’, there has been a renewed debate about the changing role of the CIO. Some have even suggested that the acronym should...

The Hazards of Joining the “Cloud Provider” Bandwagon

Once again, ‘the more things change, the more they remain the same’. This old adage came to mind recently when I was approached by a series of major...

Cloud Computing and ‘Power to the People’

Like many consultants and others in the tech industry, I do a fair amount of travel. This past week, I was in London and New York City,...

Capitalizing on Cloud Computing: Not If, But When

Cloud computing is quickly evolving from a topic of debate to a corporate imperative for organizations of all sizes. While many spent the past year trying to...

The Five E’s of Cloud Computing Management in 2011

Everywhere you look there are clouds on the horizon. In fact, talk of the ‘Cloud’ has moved from industry trade pubs to you living room with a...

Cloud Computing or ‘Cloud Washing’?

Unlike past tech trends, the rapid growth of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and broader Cloud Computing market is being driven by real customer demand rather than overhyped vendor...

How SaaS and Cloud Computing are Transforming Education

One of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. is how to strengthen our schools in order to maintain our competitiveness in the global marketplace. And to do...

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