Category Archives: CIO Cloud Strategy

Life Finds a Way – NASA’s Audit On Internal Use of Cloud Services

I hope I can get you into a nostalgic mood with the famous scene of Dr Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park: “If there is one thing the history of evolution has taught us it’s that life will not be contained. … Continue reading

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Survival of IT distributors and resellers at the end of the old economy

81% of business buyers start the process with a web search. Brick & mortar stores becoming showrooms just for buyers to try the product then place an online order elsewhere. Server orders dropping as a result of public cloud services. … Continue reading

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Public Sector in the Cloud? Preconceptions, Stories and the Reality …

In this post, I’ll give you an overview of randomly selected Public Sector Cloud initiatives and successful projects. Believe it or not, things are happening at this corner of the market, too – although not at the speed of light … Continue reading

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3 Different Approaches to Benchmark Your Cloud Adaption Against Other Companies – A Study on Cloud Maturity Models for Enterprises

I normally blog for startups, SMBs and enterpreneurs who build tomorrow’s SaaS services – this one is an exception – one of those flashbacks from the past … Maturity models are used to benchmark yourself against other companies in your industry, … Continue reading

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