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Measuring the shift in business sentiment and use of cloud computing to create new value, and in creating new business opportunities - related to the "power of pull".
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Sourcing Strategies To Drive Digital Disruption: Early And Fast ...

Sourcing Strategies To Drive Digital Disruption: Early And Fast ... | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
To thrive in the world of digital disruption and to enable sourcing of emerging technologies and services that drive digital disruption, sourcing strategists must create new rules for working with technology partners.
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Unrealistic Cloud Nine Feelings of Businesses Dealing With Cloud ...

Unrealistic Cloud Nine Feelings of Businesses Dealing With Cloud ... | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
There is a prevailing trend where a number of non-performance blames are being attributed to the cloud, when in reality businesses has mistaken apps for business strategies. Apps are tools that help you execute several ...
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They found you: ad firm uses 2 billion data points to track consumers across devices

They found you: ad firm uses 2 billion data points to track consumers across devices | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
While it’s easy for advertisers to track people across different websites, the trail goes cold when a person turns off the computer and resumes surfing on a phone or tablet instead.
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Fighting in the cloud service orchestration wars

Fighting in the cloud service orchestration wars | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
This BriefingsDirect guest post comes courtesy of Jason Bloomberg, president of ZapThink, a Dovel Technologies company.
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CxO Talk episode 1: Guy Kawasaki on influence for APEs

CxO Talk, my new talk show with co-host Vala Afshar, debuted with a conversation on marketing and influence with author and investor Guy Kawasaki.
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10 Secrets To Making The Cloud Business Transformation

10 Secrets To Making The Cloud Business Transformation | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Here are 10 tips for solution providers looking to make the cloud computing business transformation through cloud hosting and other cloud services.
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Cloud computing as a strategy for NZ business | The National Business Review

Cloud computing as a strategy for NZ business | The National Business Review | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
People don't get cloud computing, and tech companies are to blame says the Mega CEO.
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Vic Govt ICT strategy analysis: CenITex split, cloud adoption on the ...

Vic Govt ICT strategy analysis: CenITex split, cloud adoption on the ... | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
This approach fits in perfectly with the emerging cloud computing paradigm, where it is becoming much more common for customers to standardise their own business processes to fit with a standardised software as a service ...
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Perhaps the new Chief Information Advisor for the State of Victoria can sort out previous messes. A carefully chosen title, no doubt.

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Cloud strategy: Four steps to win back control from shadow IT ...

Cloud strategy: Four steps to win back control from shadow IT ... | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Most organisations are already using cloud technology, even though many don't realise it - but it's not too late for IT to retrofit a strategy that reasserts control and strengthens the CIO's hand. About 90 per cent of companies ...
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CRM News: Strategy: Cloud Computing and Enterprise CRM: The Way Forward

CRM News: Strategy: Cloud Computing and Enterprise CRM: The Way Forward | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
To remain successful against the backdrop of complex market dynamics and increased competition, it has become critical for organizations to offer more evolved products and services that are not only cost-effective, but also extendable, scalable and focused on improved customer experience. (RT @andrew_sf Cloud Computing and Enterprise CRM: The Way Forward - http://bit.ly/f4c3pg #salesforce #in)
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Enterprise Cloud Computing: A Strategy Guide for Business and Technology Leaders

Enterprise Cloud Computing: A Strategy Guide for Business and Technology Leaders | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Enterprise Cloud Computing: A Strategy Guide for Business and Technology Leaders

We are witnessing the third seismic shift in information technology over the past fifty years. In the beginning it was centralized computing where mainframe computers gave companies economies of scale in handling their data processing. Then it was client-server computing driven by networks and PCs that gave companies new sources of efficiency. Now we are witnessing the emergence of a third computing model and it will have a huge impact on business, especially in todays economy full of unexpe

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Eric Schmidt - 2011 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting

Eric Schmidt - 2011 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Eric Schmidt speaks at the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting in Palm Springs, Calif. on February 27, 2011.
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Microsoft - Digital Infrastructure, Cloud Computing Transforming Fragmented Manufacturing Industry Value Chain

Microsoft - Digital Infrastructure, Cloud Computing Transforming Fragmented Manufacturing Industry Value Chain | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
New technology advancements available in a digital infrastructure, such as cloud computing and social computing, are transforming manufacturing industry value chains, according to a Microsoft Corp.
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Are you ready to source digital disruption? | Forrester Blogs

Are you ready to source digital disruption? | Forrester Blogs | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
How to source for Digital Disruption. Forrester Principal Analyst Liz Herbert will discuss what it means to source digital technologies, with a focus on the governance and risk issues associated with these technologies.
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Why Cloud Computing Is Slowly Winning The Trust War : Enterprise ...

At that point trust becomes an accelerator for cloud computing and the platform and applications become part of the IT strategy of a business. Bottom Line: Trust is the greatest accelerator there is in cloud computing's growing ...
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When is the Cloud not the right tactic? | TechRepublic

When is the Cloud not the right tactic? | TechRepublic | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
With the excitement around Cloud computing, SaaS, and all its variants, it's easy to think that off-premises computing is the answer to every problem. In many cases, the Cloud lives up to its hype of providing targeted IT ...
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The Cloud: Beyond Efficiency

Explore an infographic and expert insights on how the cloud can enable business transformation.
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Using cloud to establish a social intranet for your organization | Thoughts on Cloud Blog

Using cloud to establish a social intranet for your organization | Thoughts on Cloud Blog | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
.@alanghamilton on "implementing a social business strategy using cloud computing." http://t.co/kZ4xemFoK8
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The Future of Work

A lot of companies are interested in what the future of work looks like and what direction companies are going to be heading towards.  However, this means looking beyond just technology.
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Industry Transformation: How Mobile, Cloud & Business Process Automation is Affecting the Office Equipment Market | ImageSourceMag

Industry Transformation: How Mobile, Cloud & Business Process Automation is Affecting the Office Equipment Market | ImageSourceMag | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
We continue to see major shifts occurring in the office document technology and information technology markets.
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Connection Cloud Begins 2013 with 2000-Plus Companies Using Its ...

Connection Cloud Begins 2013 with 2000-Plus Companies Using Its ... | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Singh is working with Elastic Intelligence founder and the Connection Cloud architect and CTO Roger Sippl to direct the company's business strategy and to expand on the company's strong foundation of key partner alliances.
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Thought Leaders In Cloud Computing: Doug Menefee, CIO of Schumacher Group (Part 7) | Sramana Mitra

Thought Leaders In Cloud Computing: Doug Menefee, CIO of Schumacher Group (Part 7) | Sramana Mitra | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur & Strategy Consultant Sramana Mitra's Blog on Technology, Business and Strategy (#Cloud #Blogs Thought Leaders In Cloud Computing: Doug Menefee, CIO of ...: Entrepreneur & Strategy Consult... http://bit.ly/fwHfLD #TCN)
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Key Features of Cloud Computing Strategy

Key Features of Cloud Computing Strategy | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Cloud computing defines a newly addition, delivery and consumption model for information technology or IT services. It includes provision of scalable and virtualized resources as a service to internet. Cloud computing includes provision of scalable and virtualized resources as a service to internet.
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Eric Schmidt at Mobile World Congress

Eric Schmidt at Mobile World Congress | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Eric Schmidt speaks at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on February 15, 2011.
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MX 2011 | John Hagel

MX 2011 | John Hagel | Cloud Shift Index | Scoop.it
Keynote: Enhancing Pull Experiences All of our institutions face the challenge of a fundamental shift from a push world to a pull world.
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