Appirio should bother a lot of systems integrators. They operate in a cloud oriented services world and behave very differently from the typical integrator with an on-premise practice fixation. Here's an interview with Narinder Singh, head of Appirio's Products. If you wondered what the intersection of the cloud and services looks like, read this interview.
Software & Services Safari
Many writers explore just one tech sector. Brian looks at the entire tech ecosystem to better understand the often conflicted relationships between software vendors, integrators, outsourcers and more.
Brian is currently CEO of TechVentive, a strategy consultancy serving technology providers and other firms. He is also a research analyst with Vital Analysis.
CEO Interview - Katherine Jones sits down with Jerome Ternynck, CEO of SmartRecruiters.
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Big changes are coming to IT departments and IT professionals. Cloud solutions, mobile applications and support for an interconnected workforce will require very different skill sets for IT.
Can you or an employer be trusted with your most personal data? Are better laws and ethical standards needed to guide the development and use of new technologies?
Here's a starter set of ethical standards for companies that spread your personal data around the world, the web, etc.
Halloween is just around the corner and there's some scary technology out there. In this first of three posts, see how insidious some of this activity really is.........
SaaS & learning - Are they strategic?
Sonar6 re-invented the trade show booth for a recent HR Technology show. Would your firm be so bold?
Cloud and integration technologies are changing the systems integrator landscape. A recent event by Appirio shows just how far and radical the changes are becoming.