8 IBM White Papers on Cloud not to be missed.

The new year is approaching so it’s “create your list” time so it seems. In my blog post Big Data “as a Service”, featured on The Atlantic, I stated that “Insight + Hindsight = Foresight”, so I’ll take a different approach to making my own list here.

Beware of Fake Clouds!

Featured on Wired Insights on January 8, 2013. You’d think that by now, the term cloud computing started to be used in 2008, we’d all know what it’s characteristic are and how it’s consumed and delivered. This however does not seem to be the case, even though there are some great recaps out there. Just…

The organizational impact of Cloud

Posted on Wired Insights on November 8, 2012. Cloud computing is about technology changing the way we do business, but this cannot be done without changing the organization. Being able to fully reap all the benefits described in previous Wired blog post 5 Cloud Business Benefits organizational changes are required. Successful adoption of cloud services…

5 Cloud Business Benefits

One of the benefits of cloud computing is increased efficiency; services are rapidly deployed and ready for use in a matter of minutes versus the weeks or months it traditionally takes. But there is more to cloud computing than just getting your compute resources, storage capacity or application as a service within minutes. Based on…

BigData “as a Service”

Originally written for and posted on TheAtlantic.com. IBM estimates that 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years. Greater use of the inherent benefits of cloud such as responsiveness and flexibility will be essential to how organizations manage and apply that data. Gartner, for example, estimates that, by 2016, 50%…

The future of the résumé…the Prézimé?

I already blogged about Prezi back in 2009, and it’s still here. For those of you who haven’t heard of Prezi before, it’s a zooming presentation editor. It allows you to visually aid your presentation by focusing on the things that you want your audience to take with them. Not a boring static presentation filled…

DevOps and the Cloud

Originally written for and posted on ThoughtsOnCloud.com. One of the hot topics around these days in IT is DevOps. But what is it exactly, why would I want it, and if so, how do I get it? This blog post discusses these three questions; it’s up to you to decide when you start using it.