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6-Step Cloud Adoption Strategy to Maximize ROI

Here is a 6-step cloud adoption strategy that should go a long way towards a successful transition into cloud services that maximizes ROI. This cloud adoption strategy is also intended to help CIO’s demonstrate their business leadership by thinking more … Continue reading

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Cloud Impact on the Technology Half Life

I would like to think there is such a thing as a technology half life? That would be the amount of time required for the installed base of given technology to decay to half. I would also imagine that with the … Continue reading

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Bitcoin and Groupon Featured in Primetime Television

The future of IT featured heavily on TV last night with Groupon on 60 Minutes and Bitcoin being the main story line in  The Good Wife. Both of these programs illustrated just how powerful the modern Internet has been as a … Continue reading

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Exploiting the Zero Price Effect Using Cloud Services

There is a compelling phenomenon known as the zero price effect which every CIO should be familiar with. The relevance of the zero price effect is in its connection to frictionless business and cloud services. By understanding the zero price effect, … Continue reading

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RFP Template Changes For Open Source and Cloud Computing

CIO’s and CFO’s should revise their RFP template so they do not prevent open source and cloud computing providers options from being considered. That is the conclusion I reached today after reviewing several dozen RFP’s for various software solutions. The questions … Continue reading

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SSAE 16 Audit: Which Vendors Should Provide SSAE 16 Audit Reports

Understanding the new SSAE 16 audit will help CIO’s and IT managers know when to obtain an SSAE 16 audit report from individual service providers. That is also true for functional managers who might go directly to the cloud for … Continue reading

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Definition of Cloud Computing Can Affect Your Credibility

When choosing a definition of cloud computing you should be extra careful to use a definition of cloud computing you can apply consistently or risk your credibility. I suppose in many ways your definition of cloud computing might have to … Continue reading

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