Tag Archives: Business

With cloud adoption, talent is king.

If you sit 10 business leaders down to talk IT, seven will say they urgently need to migrate to the cloud to support their company’s growth. Ask about their cloud adoption plans, and you’ll have only four left in the … Continue reading

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Dell buys EMC in a big deal with a big question mark

With Dell announcing it will acquire EMC, there’s a lot to unfold and it will only get more interesting. First things first. Is the deal good for EMC? I say yes. Finally, the enterprise software and storage giant will be … Continue reading

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What Does the Soaring Cloud Business Mean for HP and IBM?

First, the good news. The cloud market will enjoy double-digit growth over the next three or four years. In dollar terms, most of those hundreds of billions will be spent on SaaS. But in terms of growth, enterprise spending on … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2015 – the Year of the Chief Information Officer

By this time next year, we’ll be throwing pens at the guy in the meeting who mentions Big Data. Most of us will be using specific terms for the type of business intelligence on the agenda, whether it’s customer insights, … Continue reading

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In the Software as a Service Market, Everyone Wins

When start-up Salesforce.com went public ten years ago, with the idea that businesses should buy their CRM software by monthly subscriptions instead of store-bought packages or licenses, they went from young bucks to big bucks-and jolted the software industry awake … Continue reading

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Microsoft Will Beat Out Amazon and Google In Enterprise Technology

If you remember being frustrated by the technology at work, when LANs crashed and Word unexpectedly quit, when Lotus was to blame for bereft in-house systems, when a Blackberry suddenly looked like a walkie-talkie next to the iPhone, then you’ll … Continue reading

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HP, eBay and Symantec decide smaller is better in Silicon Valley

Imagine you’re the head of a tech company. What’s your job? To innovate, creating unimagined ways for technology to make the world work a little better? Sure. That’s what my peers and I are trying to do every day. Now … Continue reading

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