How to Pick Up the Pace with Cloud

Over the past few years, we’ve seen cloud adoption grow steadily and surely. In the months to come, however – with business leaders increasingly focused on digital transformation and IT innovation – we expect cloud use to skyrocket.

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Case Study: The Digital Journey for Insurance

How to balance minimizing costs while delivering new products and services to customers is top of mind for every insurance carrier.  While there is no question that digital can help balance the scales, there are still real business challenges to overcome. How did one insurance company accelerate their adoption of digital technologies to advance their […]

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Six Cloud Strategies for Today’s CIO

Today’s CIO needs to focus on helping leverage the value of the Cloud faster and more safely, driving innovation and increasing competitiveness. Engaging vendors, developers, application owners, infrastructure owners, and IT leaders throughout the process is key.

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Enterprise Cloud Adoption: Top 5 Drivers – Part 2

In my last post, I talked about two factors driving enterprises to adopt the Cloud. In this post I will discuss three more key factors driving Cloud adoption. 3. More efficient mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mergers and acquisitions of large companies are complex and subject to strict deadlines and budget constraints. From a technology perspective, each of the parties […]

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Enterprise Cloud Adoption: Top 5 Drivers – Part 1

Many believe that the cloud is the most critical component of any IT strategy. The benefits and common drivers for adoption are well known. Yet each CXO, VP, or chief architect provide different perspectives and approaches as to how they are adopting the cloud and what is driving their need for change. So why and how are these companies moving […]

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Sweet, Sweet SMAC

Social. Mobile. Analytics. Cloud. Call it dig-em SMAC. It’s not a sugary cereal. But from morning to night, these applications dominate how people are living their lives. And together, the SMAC applications are proliferating, as social media plays an increasing role how consumers relate to products and services, brands and companies. SMAC is being woven into everything we do. According […]

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The Service-Centric Digital Business: A New Order for IT

IT leaders often ask me how to make things work better across departments and business units. Most of the time, they’re driven by mandates to reduce overhead, increase the predictability and quality of output, and to significantly boost process efficiency. Those seem like ideal candidates for incremental improvements, but deep down, most know that a […]

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