Migrating from Desktop to Cloud-Based Project Management Software
Seeing how a chorus of business leaders and tech innovators has sung praises
to the cloud for quite some time, you're probably aware of the fact that the
cloud adaptation is simply flourishing. According to research from cloud
solutions provider RightScale, roughly 93% of business today are using cloud
technology in some form or another. If you're not that familiar with the
technology, you might be wondering - why is cloud just so popular?
Furthermore, you're probably also thinking - are cloud services right for
Of course, it's understandable that embracing the current generation of
cloud-based project management can certainly be a bit problematic for some
organizations, including yours. There can always be a negative perception on
the part of your team, especially if they are accus... (more)
Although corporate giants realized the danger of cyber attacks and cyber
crime in general, especially after attacks on Sony and Zappos, as well as the
very sensitive data breach that struck Ashley Madison website, small
businesses still don't do much for making their networks more secure.
Statistics say that more than half of all small businesses in the US don't
provide security training for their employees, only one quarter conduct
outside party security tests, and more than 40% don't produce backup copies
of their most important business files, in case something goes wrong.
Cloud computing changed data analytics for good. It enabled companies to
drastically decrease resources and architecture previously assigned with
business intelligence departments. It also enabled laymen to run advanced
business analytics. Cloud was also the architecture of choice for storing and
processing big data.
Data piling is a continuous process, which is going to explode with emerging
Internet of Things concept. Answer to this issue developers found in new
concept called fog computing. As opposed to clouds, fog computing
architecture is capable of conducting all required... (more)
When one first starts scratching the surface of what cloud computing is and
what its business applications can be, it soon becomes very obvious that
there are innumerable layers to it. Even those who are passionate about the
subject learn new things and discover new avenues on a daily basis. If they
have the time, on an hourly basis.
In fact, if we were coldly logical, this mere abundance of cloud computing
possibilities and developments would be enough to make it the future of
business. However, there is much more to it.
It Makes Business More Democratic
While there are shades t... (more)
As we all know, the First Industrial Revolution used the power steam to
mechanize production; the Second used electronic to create mass production
and the Third used IT to automate production. And while those revolutions
were characterized by advances in technology, the Fourth Industrial
Revolution, as Klaus Schwab explains in the book of the same name, is quite
different than the previous three. Today, we are facing a range of different
technologies that combine the digital, physical and biological worlds, and
have a potential to connect billions of people as well as change prac... (more)