Adobe and Microsoft have thrown around the term cloud recently when in fact they're not really offering cloud services. Now SAP is making noises about going all in on the cloud. Should you believe them?
Sony is a classic example of a disrupted company, which failed to react to changes in the market and saw its brand diminish from one of the top names in consumer electronics to an also-ran. And believe it or not, your IT department could learn from Sony's mistakes because disruption follows a similar pattern whether it's an individual, a department or a corporation.
When Bill Gates went on TV last week purporting to know what iPad users want -- a keyboard and a copy of Office -- he exposed himself as an out of touch executive, but worse he revealed Microsoft's true tablet strategy, which is the same as it ever was.
Would you ever have thought it possible that two healthcare firms managing a legal process, a merger, would use a cloud service to manage their files? This one did and here's the scoop on how they did it.
I talked to GoodData CEO Roman Stanek and GM for Box Enterprise Whitney Bouk and got their takes on the notion of a network of cloud services. Perhaps the GoodData-Box partnership was a first step in that direction. Real reporting on the fly for this one. Stanek was in a cab on the way to the airport and Bouck was at an event in NYC and we managed to pull it together.