Read my analysis of today's news in the blog post I published last November ... the trouble with prescience is that people forget too easily these days
Software as Services
In the best-informed blog on software-as-a-service and on-demand business applications, Phil Wainewright cuts through the vendor spin, analyzes the trends to watch and adds his thought-provoking insig
Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant. He founded pioneering website ASPnews.com, and later Loosely Coupled, which covered enterprise adoption of web services and SOA. As CEO of strategic consulting group Procullux Ventures, he has developed an evaluation framework to help ISVs and enterprises select cloud platforms, and advises US and European vendors on messaging, positioning and go-to-market. His newest role as an industry advocate is vice-president of EuroCloud.
Siri's approach to deciphering voice recognition has lessons for SaaS vendors who are debating how to mine their stores of big data for value.
Adoption of cloud in the enterprise is disruptive in a bad way for IT and in a good way for business. No wonder IT wants to put the brakes on.
Lord Sugar's apprentices are learning how to be entrepreneurs in a parallel, non-digital reality where no one ever dreams of using their smartphone to look something up on Google
Appirio's latest funding is a new bell tolling for today's top integrators, a warning signal that, rather than acquiring these cloud upstarts, they may indeed be challenged and replaced by them.
One-for-all or many-for-some? How a vendor implements multi-tenancy makes a big difference to the effectiveness, competitiveness and market appeal of a cloud application or resource.
With Dell targeting the volume SMB sector and cloud SIs serving larger enterprises, traditional IT providers could face extinction as cloud adoption spreads.
I was nearly scammed into downloading malware today by a cleverly executed phishing email that just arrived in my inbox
DataSift is unlocking two years of Twitter archive for pay-as-you-go analysis using its big data tools, opening up a social media goldmine to enterprises and entrepreneurs
Businesses are going to have to connect up all those stovepiped cloud instances they've deployed. New options are emerging, but which ones are going work?
Huddle's new intelligent synchronization tool brings Dropbox-like sync capabilities to shared enterprise documents, with added security and productivity
If big data and analytics apps are to achieve widespread success, then business users will have to pick up some of the high-level skills needed to get the best out of them.
Can it be that the UK government actually gets the cloud? Its gov.uk trial runs on Amazon and is aiming for savings of 80 to 90 percent.
If you really want to know how to build a cloud, look at how Google architects its data center infrastructure to produce economies of scale at a global level
Large and small enterprises are creating new business opportunities through their use of the cloud, at the expense of those who are slower to adapt.