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Top Cloud Computing Enablers Gaining Mind Share in 3Q 2011

October 2, 2011 by

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Are you wondering who is gaining mind share in the 3rd quarter of 2011?  Well wonder no more. Lets take a look at the Top Cloud Enablers Gaining Mind Share, and The Leaderboard (Up and Coming Cloud Innovators, Movers and Shakers). As you know, Cloud computing has gone mainstream, and large enterprise information technology companies must continue their […]

Top 110 Cloud Computing Enablers Gaining Mind Share in 2Q 2011

July 4, 2011 by

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Happy 4th of July! I hope you enjoyed your holiday weekend (if you happen to live in the U.S.) Today we take a look at the first half of 2011 to see which Cloud players are gaining mind share. In addition to the, “Top 110 Cloud Enablers Gaining Mind Share”, I have included, “The Leaderboard”, 120 […]

Book Review: Idea Man by Paul Allen, Co-founder of Microsoft

April 25, 2011 by

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Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats. ~ Howard Aiken That seems an appropriate quote for microcomputer’s early days and the challenges that faced Paul Allen. I received Paul Allen’s book, “Idea Man” four days ago and finished it yesterday afternoon. Maureen Cole at […]

IT Giants Battle for Virtualization and Cloud Dominance

March 8, 2011 by

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The Desktop and its Operating System was yesteryear’s battleground. We know how that story turned out – Microsoft won that war. Then the browser wars began and that battle rages on. Similarly with the rise of smartphone technology and other mobile platforms, Nielsen has even declared Android as the smartphone winner – only time will […]

Competitive Innovation in Healthcare

November 23, 2009 by

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As most of you are aware, last week Salesforce.com held its DreamForce 2009 Cloud Computing event.  Unfortunately, I had a conflict with an ITIL course and was unable to attend what is arguably one of the most important Cloud Computing events of the year.  However, I did have the pleasure of speaking briefly with Mr. […]

On Ramp To The Clouds

August 18, 2009 by

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In a recent article by Treff LaPlante, CEO at WorkXpress, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider, Treff points out the rising importance of the business analyst in the cloud computing paradigm. “Using a 5GL PaaS an entire company can be automated from scratch in just a matter of weeks, but ONLY if there is […]

How to Think Constructively About Healthcare – Umair Haque – HarvardBusiness.org

August 7, 2009 by

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Let’s examine the basic economics of healthcare (by no means the whole story, just enough to inform basic insight). Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard by now that, where the majority of developed countries spend between 8–10% of GDP on health, America spends ~16%. American health expenditure diverged from the rest of […]