Upcoming Webinar

I will be presenting a webinar on January 21. Topic: Managing Change Needed for Service-Oriented Architectures and Cloud Computing. Description: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Cloud Computing projects are no different from other IT projects in that larger projects tend to fail and issues regarding people and change can scuttle projects. Oftentimes, such change issues are…

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Published:January 6, 2014 View Post


Shadow IT, Core IT, Fast IT, and PaaS

Andrew C. Oliver of InfoWorld recently recounted a conversation he had with his colleague Sacha Labourey. Sacha described how the adoption of PaaS will vary by categories of IT : Shadow IT is where departments who can’t get core IT to do a project go rogue and accomplish their objectives by making an end run…

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Published:July 24, 2013 View Post


Cloud Computing Standards

A recent ZDNet article, The Big Lesson Cloud Computing Needs to Learn from the History of the Web, reported on Dr. Jeff Jaffe’s presentation at the Cloud World Forum in London. Dr. Jaffe is the CEO of the W3C. Here is an excerpt from the article: Jaffe said it was time to begin the process of…

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Published:July 10, 2013 View Post