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Partner at Everest Group, and leader of the firm’s Next Generation IT practice. Advises clients on strategic, organizational, and operational issues being created by cloud, mobility, and next generation IT models. Clients include Global 2000 enterprises, leading cloud service providers and private equity investors. Living in Austin, TX, Scott blogs at Leverhawk .
By Scott Bils on May 20, 2013
Transformation is not a new concept, and has been around a long time before cloud and big data. It has always been a pretty nebulous term, but generally has referred to the fundamental reinvention or redesign of a business or function. From an enterprise-wide perspective this typically has meant redefining everything from target markets, products [...]
By Scott Bils on April 21, 2013
Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Azure Infrastructure Services. This marks a notable course correction for Microsoft, which initially provided Azure solely through a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) model. While many market observers assume that public cloud IaaS in the enterprise is now a three horse race between Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Google, they may [...]
By Scott Bils on March 19, 2013
Saving money is nothing compared to beating your competitors to market with a better product. This is the revelation that’s rapidly taking hold in the enterprise CIO’s office. Until very recently, most enterprise IT leaders would tell you that their primary goal in moving to cloud computing was related to cost reduction, primarily through server [...]