The cloud isn’t the problem–Part 6: The pros and cons of patriotism

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Cloud

Hi all and welcome to my 6th post on the weird and wonderful world of cloud computing. The recurring theme in this series has been to point out that the technological aspects of cloud computing have never really been the key issue. Instead, I feel It is everything… Continue reading

The cloud is not the problem-Part 4: Industry shakeout and playing with the big kids…

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Cloud

Hi all Welcome to the fourth post about the adaptive change that cloud computing is going to have on practitioners, paradigms and organisations. The previous two posts took a look at some of the dodgier side of two of the industries biggest players, Microsoft and Amazon. While I… Continue reading

The cloud is not the problem–Part 3: When silos strike back…

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Cloud

Send to Kindle What can Ikea fails tell us about cloud computing? My next door neighbour is a builder. When he moved next door, the house was an old piece of crap. Within 6 months, he completely renovated it himself, adding in two bedrooms, an underground garage and all sorts… Continue reading