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Cloud Computing: The Coming Second Cloud Front will Be Even More Transformative

By Dick Weisinger

“The coming second cloud front will be transformative…   Applications, which are only possible in the cloud, will result in an order of magnitude greater value creation than the first cloud front,” said Michael Skok, general partner with North Bridge Venture Partners.

Big Data and Data Lakes: A New Generation of the Data Warehouse

By Dick Weisinger

“If you think of a datamart as a store of bottled water – cleansed and packaged and structured for easy consumption – the data lake is a large body of water in a more natural state. The contents of the

Health Care in the Cloud: Despite Security Concerns, Early Cloud Use Widespread

By Dick Weisinger

Health care organizations say that they already are significantly using the cloud, based on a cloud survey by HIMSS.  Although 75 percent of organizations surveyed said that they preferred using a private or hybrid cloud. 83 percent say that they

SaaS and ECM: The Benefits of Managing Content in the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

SaaS-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is predicted to grow at an average annual rate of 31 percent from 2013 to 2018, based on a report by TechNavio Research.  This compares to the total global ECM market which is expected to

Mobile Computing: Mobile Adoption High Among ‘Creatives’

By Dick Weisinger

Creative professionals and designers are adopting mobile at a rapid pace, based on a study by Adobe. David Wadhwani, senior Digital Media vice president and general manager at Adobe, said that “creatives are going mobile, and this means a sea change