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10 Years of Cloud Security

by Jay Heiser  |  June 1, 2018

10 years ago this week, Gartner released Assessing the Security Risks of Cloud Computing  Although we had written several research notes in 2007 discussing SaaS security, the 2008 note co-authored...

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Equating IT Modernization to Business Innovation

by Andrew White  |  April 23, 2018

A McKinsey report this week titled, "Cloud Adoption to Accelerate IT Modernization", tackles a topic I have been keen to explore with clients in the last couple of years: What...

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Salesforce Faces The Future And Acts On It

by Yefim Natis  |  March 29, 2018

It’s not a secret that for years Salesforce leadership did not see integration important to its success. Many have suggested that they reconsider and none succeeded. Until now. What has changed? Traditional integration end-points...

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How to Talk Cloud to Business Leaders, part 2

by Andrew White  |  February 13, 2018

As an old supply chain leader (professionally, pre-Gartner days) I was drawn to an article that appeared in my inbox, written to a supply chain user:  "Fundamentals of Cloud Computing...

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How to Talk Cloud to Business Leaders

by Andrew White  |  December 7, 2017

  As an old supply chain leader (professionally pre-Gartner days) I was drawn to an article that appeared in my inbox, written to a supply chain user:  "Fundamentals of Cloud...

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The Battle for the Digital Economy Ultimately Rests Not with the Cloud, but with Data

by Andrew White  |  October 17, 2017

The majority of press and pundits equate cloud to Amazon and Infrastructure as a Service, or IssS.  As I noted in a recent blog (see The Battle for the Cloud...

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The Promise and Practice of Cloud

by Andrew White  |  September 26, 2017

I have a few thoughts to share with you ahead of our Symposium season that continues in Orlando next week.  If you like the idea below, or if you disagree...

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The Battle for the Cloud Has Not Even Started Yet

by Andrew White  |  September 20, 2017

I sat with a client yesterday who asked me a question about the cloud.  The question was innocuous enough: "If I had a choice, why would I build anything, if...

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The End of Innovation, The End of IT?

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2017

I noted a fascinating "Comment" in today's US print edition of the Financial Times.  It was written by John Gapper, the FT Business writer, and is titled, "Chemicals were the...

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How Do the Mega-Vendors' Cloud Strategies Compare?

by Andrew White  |  April 28, 2017

I was looking at some data from some recent mega-vendor earnings reports and I noted the following. Look at how much the vendor's are reporting in terms of cloud oriented...

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