Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Cloudy Future: The Rise of Appliances and SaaS

As I mentioned in my previous post, I will be exploring infrastructure trends, and in particular, cloud computing. But while cloud computing is getting most of the marketing press, there are two additional phenomena that are capturing as much if … Continue reading

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IT Security in the Headlines – Again

Again. Headlines are splashed across front pages and business journals where banks, energy companies, and government web sites have been attacked. As I called out six months ago, the pace, scale and intensity of attacks had increased dramatically in the past … Continue reading

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Both Sides of the Staffing Coin: Building a High Performance Team -and- Building a Great IT Career

I find it remarkable that despite the slow recovery the IT job market remains very tight. This poses significant hurdles for IT managers looking to add talent. In the post below, I cover how to build a great team and … Continue reading

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