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


Service-Oriented Architecture and PaaS Cloud Providers

In a recent article, David Linthicum posited that “Most PaaS providers are really SOA-based development platforms.” I like that his article clearly makes the connection between service-oriented architecture and the use of services from PaaS Cloud Providers. Take a look at SOA Dead? Not If You’re Using PaaS for App Dev.

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Published:June 26, 2013 View Post