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Why 2017 will see greater demand for agile thinking

Patrick Hubbard and Destiny Bertucci, head geeks at SolarWinds, take stock from 2016 and look forward to the new year ahead… As Patrick Hubbard and Destiny Bertucci, head geeks at Solarwinds both agree, what can always be said in this industry is that the last year was more challenging than the one before. What we… Read More

CIOs should capitalise on hybrid cloud infrastructure to improve business capability

Efforts by modern enterprises to grow business and maintain relevance inevitably lead to hybrid cloud solutions, argues top technology strategist. David Goulden, chief executive officer at EMC, a leading data storage firm, writes that hybrid cloud allows greater opportunity for innovation, can provide an effective platform for Big Data and analytics, and also maintains effective… Read More

Cloud computing increases business agility, says Harvard Business Review study

As we move into a new phase of digital business, cloud computing has been gaining favour as a legitimate business strategy, as opposed to an opportunity for optimisation according to a recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) study. “This research shows that cloud is not just taking a seat at the table; it’s already delivering significant… Read More

Asia’s banks should learn to learn to love the cloud as a key enabler

Cloud is a capability that banks will have to master in order to build an agility advantage according to one of Asia’s leading analysts. Writing in his blog, Frederic Giron, a vice president and principal analyst with Forrester in Singapore (pictured), describes some case studies of financial services companies. He said: “Cloud is a key… Read More

Using the cloud to increase return on investment and not just reduce cost

As cloud technology and know-how increasingly matures, Keith Tilley believes organisations should now look to invest in its agility benefits in creating a more dynamic and responsive business rather than just cheaper and flexible IT operating costs As if gaining visibility into what is being spent on IT services isn’t already difficult enough, it’s necessary… Read More