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Monopolies, Oligarchies, and Our Digital Business Future

by Jack Santos  |  January 27, 2016

Quick civics quiz.   In the United States, monopolies are illegal. True or False? As business people, we have a love-hate relationship with monopolies....would love to be one, but hate having to...

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Complex CRM Cloud deployments Have that familiar feeling of complexity

by Michael Maoz  |  January 25, 2016

This morning I was going over a fairly complex Business-to-Consumer customer support implementation of one of the many Cloud CRM providers. About five minutes into the review a catchy tune...

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Tune into the Cloud: Imagine

by Gregor Petri  |  December 20, 2015

Tune into: 2016 By the time you’ll be reading this, you will probably have the Christmas tree all lit up and it will have become clear whether the plan of Radio...

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Tune into the Cloud: Harbor Lights

by Gregor Petri  |  November 29, 2015

Tune into: International data transfers Travel broadens the mind, but data that travels too far can be stolen or snooped upon by foreign powers and that is something especially Europeans...

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See you in Barcelona. What is your IT Style?

by Michael Maoz  |  November 6, 2015

At our Gartner Symposium next week in Barcelona there will be another opportunity to attend our new presentation Track, “Drive Business Growth,” that focuses on the digital moments that create...

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Do You, oh CIO, CMO, LoB, CDO, Not Fear These Questions?

by Michael Maoz  |  October 29, 2015

Why should we trust you? When were you there for us? Can you tell us the last time you mattered in our lives? How much profit have you made from...

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Public cloud IaaS usage: results from Symposium Gold Coast 2015

by Michael Warrilow  |  October 28, 2015

As I type this, it's a few hours before the final day of Symposium Gold Coast 2015. I've been honoured to have a range of interactions on cloud strategy, cloud...

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CRM is now a Paradigm Lost

by Michael Maoz  |  October 27, 2015

Customer Relationship Management is a corporate Venus Flytrap. For anyone who has hiked the streams and meadows of the Carolinas on the US eastern seaboard, you have seen the delicate red base...

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Tune into the Cloud: Simple Plan

by Gregor Petri  |  October 25, 2015

Tune into: Cloud Tactics The phrase that whoever "Fails to Plan" actually "Plans to Fail" also applies to cloud computing. Many organisations are therefor putting together a cloud strategy. The question is...

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Amazon announces WAF, but what does it mean for AWS netsec partnerships?

by Matthew Wollenweber  |  October 7, 2015

Amazon Web Services (AWS) just announced a new Web App Firewall (WAF) service. As a technical security control, this appears to be a great step forward. Enterprises are still struggling...

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