The social enterprise — as I define it, a company that uses social and collaborative tools to get work done, supported by a culture of openness — is full of big claims. Depending on who you ask, it’s either the biggest “game-changer” in business or nothing more than a buzzword. Personally, I think the truth lies somewhere in between.
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At this year’s Microsoft Convergence, I got the opportunity to sit down with Christian Pedersen — Microsoft’s General Manager of Enterprise Application’s and Services. I took the chance to ask Pedersen about the consumerization of IT is impacting ERP software and the Microsoft Dynamics ERP product line.
Cloud is the de facto choice for many start-ups and small companies. Before moving to the Cloud, however, it’s important to understand some of the challenges of moving to the Cloud–and how to overcome those challenges. To help companies better understand what it takes to move to the Cloud, we hosted a Cloud panel.
The explosive growth of Cloud technologies is shaking up IT departments everywhere. This technology shift is creating a new professional skills market that’s in high demand and short supply. For IT professionals, maintaining a job in the age of Cloud computing requires developing a new set of skills to match evolving IT roles.
Running a major tech company has to be one of the harder callings in business today. Not only do you have to be an extremely innovative individual, but you also need the innate ability to lead and extract the most out of your employees. Here’s a list of the standout winners and losers of the various tech executives in history.
I think we’re at a point when we need to start thinking about creating a set of standards for what a Cloud-based application should look and feel like. Moving toward a set of standards will by no means be an easy undertaking nor will it be a goal we’re able to realize quickly–which is why we need to start the conversation now.
Installed software was just called “software” until the advent of SaaS, the top tier in the Cloud infrastructure architecture. With all the benefits that SaaS provides, some would think that traditional installed software would disappear. In this article, we outline the reasons it won’t, from two perspectives.
Within the private sector, Cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications are now being adopted aggressively, even by some formerly nay-saying late majority buyers. The public sector, however, has been slow to follow. Is the relationship between the Cloud and public-sector organizations truly oil-and-water?
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