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By Randy Bias on June 14, 2012
The default approach to most complex problems is to engineer a complex solution. We see this in IT, generally, and in cloud computing specifically. Experience has taught us, however, that large-scale systems belie this tendency: Simpler solutions are best for solving complex problems. When developers write code, they talk about “elegant code,” meaning they are [...]
By Jacob Morgan on June 14, 2012
This was the message that Yammer’s CTO and Co-Founder Adam Pisoni delivered at the Info360 Conference in NYC this morning. While I’m not sure that the title of the presentation translated into the actual content, the presentation itself was great; filled with useful stats, telling visuals, and relevant analogies. It’s actually a good thing that [...]
By Ben Kepes on June 14, 2012
As promised, I am embarking on a loose series of blog posts that should help organizations plan their process for moving to the cloud. There are so many different things to think about, on so many different levels, that giving IT managers and business people a set of bullet-points and topic areas should help them [...]