This on demand webcast discusses a new take on transforming organizations to a service-based delivery model.
Presented by Phyllis Drucker, Business Process Consultant.
Learning Nuggets from this presentation:
• Overview of the types of cloud technologies available
• The service-based delivery approach and why it's important (will use concrete examples)
cloud, cloud computing, itil, ITIL 2011, thought rock live, Webcast
Microsoft recently announced that its venerable Office apps were to be made available as web apps. They are now available for signup: Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote.
cloud, cloud computing, excel, microsoft, microsoft office, ms, office, web, web apps, word
There's so much hype about cloud computing nowadays, some folks are contemplating addressing the major shortcoming of traditional "clouding" -- the fact that data is out there in the Internet and may not be secure. Some thus might be tempted to ask, "why shouldn't I build my own cloud?"
cloud, cloud computing
Wired magazine has an interesting article about an interested application of cloud computing. They tell the story of an investigation that led to the arrest of a pair of alleged spammers. It seems the accused were suspected of using Google to store their data:
cloud, cloud computing, crime, data, law, law enforcement, piracy, spamming
Valerie Valentine over at Information-Management.com recently posted a look at virtualization trends.
Referring to a recent study, virtualization has improved service quality, operational staff productivity and morale, and despite increased complexity looks set to expand:
cloud, cloud computing, it, itil, trends, virtual, virtualization