Category Archives: Technology Management

The Business of IT In a Cloud Era

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Times are changing; cloud-based technologies (public, private or hybrid) are sweeping the world of IT. The pace of change is fast and furious.  Every other day we do hear of some new service or technology being rolled-out and, as the famous saying goes, change is inevitable.  Changes to  IT departments, System Integrators and IT consulting […]

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Microsoft: A Platform Agnostic Company – Yeah!

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My professional live has revolved, in great percentage, around Microsoft and Microsoft technologies.   It has been a good life, but  over the few years it has felt it like swiming against the current because of the major trends out there..    With so much of the market going cloud-services, device independent application delivery, bring-your-own-device, […]

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Cloud Computing is like Cable TV

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Cloud computing is one of the hottest buzzwords in IT field. This concept is not new — Users are already using cloud technology for last 10 years. The best examples, widely used by individual users and organizations, but not specifically known as cloud solutions, are Gmail, PayPal, Facebook, Dropbox, Salesforce and many others. However, using […]

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IT as a Business Series

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IT management has changed dramatically over the past 3-5 years Infrastructure is no longer a set of defined resources and associated problems, but instead it is an unlimited virtual set of IP assets that can be deployed and managed in automated ways across any number of providers. Now days, infrastructure is being managed as Software […]

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Technology Infrastructure Managed as Code

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I have been involved in Technology Management for much of my professional life.   I have helped people in many type of organizations (small, medium, large and global) manage their technology improvements, migrations and transformations including PCs, Internet, virtualization, and as of late, cloud-based infrastructures… I have seen what it takes organizations adopt, transform and shift […]

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Amazon Web Services – A good look..

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For several years now, I have been a customer of Amazon Web Services (AWS) using S3 (Storage) and a couple development / test servers. Because of this, I thought I knew what it was all about. A few weeks back I attended a training session on the AWS platform, and I must say: The more I saw, the […]

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Cloud Storage Services

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Wow! – It has been about a year since I’ve written about this…  It was in my article back in April 2012, Google Drive: Have Cloud Drives Lost Their Way?  I stated what I thought was needed and the challenges with the existing services (back then) were… Well – a lot of the issues have […]

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BYOD and the Future of IT

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There can be no doubting the changes which are sweeping many workplaces in terms of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and what these changes mean for IT Departments. Whilst many employees in all kinds of fields have been happily bringing their own devices to work and accessing corporate systems, IT Departments have been playing catch-up […]

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Consumerization of IT = BYOD

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Consumerization of IT is the latest trend that has taken the IT world by storm. It refers to the growing tendency for devices, gadgets, and systems to emerge in the consumer market and then spread to business and government organizations. Consumerization is a major IT industry shift, since earlier technology-based products had their origin in […]

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Benefits and Dangers of BYOD – Report

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In a July 2012 published report by Osterman Research (available via InfoWorld),   where they survey of 760 individuals with regard to the BYOD issues they face in their organizations. The research found widespread use of third party, cloud-based storage and file synchronization, which are not often supported by the IT organizations… Their report includes benefits […]

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