Fri.Nov 23, 2018

3 tips for negotiating with your public cloud providers

David Linthicum

The last time you renewed or got a new contract in place with a big pubic cloud provider, how did your negotiations go? For most enterprises this past year, such negotiations did not go very far. These days, the amount of money on the table is much larger, and the public cloud providers are starting to negotiate more like enterprise software providers—like IBM, Oracle, Adobe, and SAP—than like public cloud utilities. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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Why Banking Industry Cloud Strategies Lag Behind

Information Week

Research shows that banks have been slow to embrace the cloud, but maybe the reasons behind their reluctance don't apply any more

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3 tips for negotiating with your public cloud providers

David Linthicum

The last time you renewed or got a new contract in place with a big pubic cloud provider, how did your negotiations go? For most enterprises this past year, such negotiations did not go very far. These days, the amount of money on the table is much larger, and the public cloud providers are starting to negotiate more like enterprise software providers—like IBM, Oracle, Adobe, and SAP—than like public cloud utilities. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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The Amplification of Innovation Effect

Future of CIO

The definition of innovation is simple - to gain benefit by doing something different. Digital innovation has an expanded scope with a full-color spectrum. Innovation has to result in something which leads us to a better state than where we are today.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

The Monthly Food for Thought to Celebrate Holidays Nov. 2018

Future of CIO

It’s the Thanksgiving holiday week, it’s not just the time for shopping or relaxing, but also the time to recharging and doing some introspection. Here is the collection of quotes and blogs to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday week.