Cloud Computing – a simple video explanation #stealthcloud #cio

It has never been easier to breach your company’s securities policies, circumvent IT, fail your next compliance audit or leak valuable company data….  aka the Stealth Cloud On a more positive note…  it frees up people to work where and when they want to work, unleashes creativity, enables radically more effective ways of working. Difficult…

Forget Public, Private or G-Cloud. CIOs should worry about Stealth Cloud

The rise of the Stealth Cloud One element of the debate was the rise of business initiated cloud computing, which the CIO may never hear about.  Something I’m calling the Stealth Cloud. Cloud Computing seems to have struck a chord in a way that ASP, OnDemand, SaaS and all the previous incarnations never have. Every analyst…

AR comes before PR – just look in the dictionary #analystrelations @gartner

You’re an innovative and growing software vendor, I get that. You’ve got a fab new product that’s going drive dramatic benefits for enterprise customers, I get that.You’ve even got a blog to push out great customer stories now and then, I get that too. But how do you accelerate growth without piling on expensive sales…

Why is the only place AR comes before PR is in the dictionary? #startup #analysts #PR

You’re an innovative and growing software vendor, I get that. You’ve got a fab new product that’s going drive dramatic benefits for enterprise customers, I get that.You’ve even got a blog to push out great customer stories now and then, I get that too. But how do you accelerate growth without piling on expensive sales…

Understanding Social BPM (or at least setting some context) #socbiz #social #bpm

Often the problem with widespread adoption of anything is ‘what is it called’ and ‘what will it do for me’. Social software in the enterprise and particularly when related to BPM, coined SocialBPM is in this camp. Nimbus does not sell a social software platform, but has implemented a 3rd party application internally and is…

1 in 3 employees playing roulette with their companies in the Cloud #cloud

There is clearly a massive push towards the adoption of cloud, but it is not consistent across industry sectors or company sizes. But recent research makes scary reading. A survey by TPI, published by ComputerWeekly showed only 5% of CIOs has their cloud strategy in place, and only 20% even have the resources to develop…