Open, open, open moet het zijn [NL]

Featured on Computable.nl on Oct 21, 2013. Een ‘agile enterprise’ grijpt de kansen die cloud computing creëert om bedrijfsmodellen, waardenketens en klant- en leveranciersinteracties te transformeren. Het hart van een agile enterprise is gebaseerd op een open cloud architectuur die zowel de IaaS, PaaS als SaaS laag omvat. Ontwikkelingen gaan snel, maar de open cloud…

Iedere ontwikkelaar de juiste cloud [NL]

Featured on Computable.nl on Oct 14, 2013. Het kiezen van het juiste platform, anders gezegd de juiste publieke cloud dienstverlening, is essentieel om de productiviteit van ontwikkelaars alsmede de kwaliteit van het geleverde werk te maximaliseren. Met het vervagen van de scheidslijnen tussen IaaS, PaaS en SaaS verdient het aanbeveling om de keuze te baseren…

Cloud computing kent zeker 5 voordelen [NL]

Featured on Computable.nl on May 28, 2013. Een belangrijk voordeel van cloud computing is verbeterde efficiëntie. Cloud-diensten kunnen in rap tempo worden ingericht en in slechts een paar minuten tijd in gebruik worden genomen, waar dit normaliter weken of maanden in beslag zou nemen. Maar de cloud heeft meer te bieden dan de mogelijkheid om…

IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Unleashed VI

This edition focuses on IBM’s open cloud strategy and dives a bit deeper into the IBM SmartCloud Application Services services for DevOps and pattern based deployments.

Four steps to create kick-ass blog posts

In the three part series Eminence in the Social Age, authored by Katie Keating and myself, detailed the what is, why and how to of working on becoming the go-to person in your area of expertise with the aid of social media. This follow-up post extends the how to with additional tips and tricks for…

7 more IBM white papers on Cloud not to be missed

This year will be the year of hybrid – both hybrid IT and hybrid cloud – as well as the year that platform as a service (PaaS) starts to mature and bare fruits. As usual, at IBM we have a lot of valuable insight to share. This blog post adds seven more white papers to…

IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Unleashed V

This edition focuses on what’s new in IBM SmartCloud Enterprise release 2.2 and IBM SmartCloud Application Services 1.0. You will find the link to an e-book “Cloud Services for Dummies” which is available at no charge and also discover how to do encryption in your images and find out what the differences are between IBM…

Eminence in the Social Age: How to… [3/3]

Now we’ve covered the what is (part 1) and why (part 2) of working on your eminence and how this reflects in the social age, we finish the series with the how to. We want to provide you with useful guidance on the different levels of engagement and practical tips and tools on how to…

A Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) perspective on Cloud Computing

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) is a centre of network and information security expertise for the EU, its member states, the private sector and Europe’s citizens. In their report, published on February 14, 2013, they look at cloud computing from a Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) perspective.

Eminence in the Social Age: Why… [2/3]

In part one of this series we have explained what eminence is and why we have definitely entered the social age. This second part details why eminence matters, to advance your career and grow your knowledge. Learn why eminence in the social age matters, to you personally and to businesses around you, again with great…

Eminence in the Social Age: What is… [1/3]

Eminence, or being a widely known go-to person in a certain area of expertise, is becoming more important now that the trend of democratization is becoming more visible. Secondly, we have clearly entered the social age, where there is a wealth of media venues available to work on your eminence. This post series covers the…

Disruptive (Functionality Driven) Trends for 2013 (and Beyond)

Being an avid follower and reader of information on cloud computing passing by on many of the social media channels available, I observed that most of the fuss around cloud computing is still technology driven. And this is wrong, or at least does not cover the full load. Earlier I posted about the business benefits…