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New Research: Separating Cloud Resources for Data Management Increases Flexibility and Helps Prevent Lock-In

by Andrew White  |  August 15, 2016

My colleagues Adam Ronthal and Donald Feinberg just published: Separating Cloud Resources for Data Management Increases Flexibility and Helps Prevent Lock-In. Independent scaling of storage and computing resources for data management...

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Stop the Press: Digital Strategy IS about Data

by Andrew White  |  August 5, 2016

Its been a long but fun week.  It ended on both a low and high note. I was talking to a client and helping with a review of what they...

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New Research: Beyond the Gathering Storm — Governing Information in the Cloud

by Andrew White  |  May 9, 2016

My colleague, Bill O'Kane and others, just published this note: Beyond the Gathering Storm — Governing Information in the Cloud. Cloud-based data and applications are being embraced with little awareness of...

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Finally, True Born-on-the-Cloud Application Platforms

by Yefim Natis  |  March 13, 2016

Current cloud application platforms for enterprise software are like "radio on TV". Like early TV programs that showed a (radio) announcer reading news off a page, the current aPaaS take...

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Mobile Offline: Back to the Future

by Robert Desisto  |  January 8, 2016

Roughly 3 years ago I started receiving Gartner client inquires about support CRM apps supporting mobile offline mode access for smartphones and tablets. The two most common reasons were mobile salespeople needed access...

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The Cloud - When Breaking Up Is Easy to Do

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2015

A story, reported in both US print editions of the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, suggests that Microsoft is going to assuage the recent European ruling that scrapped...

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The Gathering Storm: Information Governance in the Cloud

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2015

For those of you that know me (or follow my blog), you will know that I don't shirk from a good argument.  In fact, in my youth, I loved to...

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The Great Firewall of Brussels

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2015

Visiting Beijing last week, I found a surprisingly modern and comfortable city, but I was frustrated that I couldn’t Facebook my experiences in real time, because the government blocks access...

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Gartner Special Report: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits

by Robert Desisto  |  June 29, 2015

Gartner has just released a Special Report: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits.  The Special Report consists of a number specific research items that will help companies develop and successfully deliver...

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Are your kids ready for the SaaS puppy?

by Jay Heiser  |  June 4, 2015

Letting the line of business get a SaaS application is like giving your kids a puppy for Christmas. Hopefully, the new pet will provide a maturing experience, in which your youngsters learn...

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