Business Strategy

Businesses need to move quickly. Waiting on applications isn’t an option. If your app doesn’t work now, customers move on. If your employees can’t do their jobs now, you lose money. Plan your move to the cloud, allowing you to deploy apps more quickly with the security and control you need, so you can stay ahead in an ever-evolving market.

Business Strategy · 5 min. read

Infographic: How to prepare your company for the new European Union privacy laws

The GDPR, the EU’s new privacy rules, are going into effect by May 2018. The GDPR splits companies into two types: those that process data and those that control it. If you are established in the EU or you offer goods or services to companies or individuals in the EU, you are responsible for complying with the law or potentially facing stiff penalties. The law applies to any personal information (PI) and in some instances expands the legal definition of PI from previous rules. For example, while Internet addresses were not explicitly considered PI in the previous EU directive, they are now. Here’s how to make sure you’re ready.

Business Strategy · 5 min. read

Is the cloud an enabler or a disruptor of your digital transformation?

The cloud offers lots of benefits to employees and consumers, but lots of headaches for IT architects. When it comes to evaluating the impact that cloud will have on your digital transformation, there’s no easy explanation. The answer mostly depends on whom you ask.

Business Strategy · 5 min. read

Why moving to the cloud may not save as much as you think

If one of your motivations for moving to the cloud is to save on CapEx, be prepared to measure upward pressures on your OpEx. Here are the metrics to measure.

Business Strategy · 5 min. read

The ROI of moving to the cloud: Have you balanced your cloud checkbook?

There’s potentially a gulf of pain between using cloud services and successfully using cloud services. How will you know if you’re being successful? You need the metrics that match your priorities: agility, TCO, reach and productivity.