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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cloud Computing: Consumerization of IT Feeds 'Shadow IT' Efforts

By Dick Weisinger

Shadow IT is the use of IT solutions that have not been approved by, and sometimes not even known about by, an organization’s central IT group.  The prevalence of Shadow IT has grown as users have become increasingly technically savvy

Cloud Computing: Skills Gap Threatens Technology Boom?

By Dick Weisinger

The need for qualified technology workers is far exceeding the number of trained professionals available.  A report by IDC and sponsored by Microsoft estimates that the number of cloud-based IT jobs will grow 26 percent annually over the next two

Cloud Computing: IT Services Trend Towards Greater Use of Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses want the cloud.  The number of IT services contracts that have been awarded since 2010 that include some component of the cloud have tripled, according to a study by the Information Services Group (ISG).  In 2010 the number of such

Green Technology: Making the Paperless Resolution for 2013

By Dick Weisinger

The term ‘paperless office’ has been around since the late 1970’s and the introduction of personal computers. Office automation and electronic documents have the potential to significantly reduce the amount of paper documents.  But rather than reduce the amount of

Cloud Computing: Opposition Mounts to 'Take-it-or-Leave-it' Contracts

By Dick Weisinger

The use of Cloud Computing is growing quickly.  In fact, the Information Services Group, an IT consultancy, finds that the number of global IT cloud computing service deals have tripled since 2010. But many worry about the details of the