When I started working in data and analytics 30 years ago, information security wasn’t high on the agenda for organizations. That's changed with the rise of the Internet, and now that cloud is becoming more and more prevalent in organizations, information security is no longer just the domain of specialists
Across all industries, organizations are adopting a cloud-first strategy. What does it mean to be cloud-first? Broadly speaking, cloud first means using shared infrastructure instead of building and hosting your own private storage facility, systems, etc. Benefits of adopting a cloud-first strategy include cost savings and productivity improvements. However, what
Analytics can bring tremendous value to a business. However, investing in an analytics solution is often easier said than done. The key challenge is demonstrating the value of analytics without first investing in technology and resources. The solution? Take a results-based approach to establish the value of analytics by using
More and more organizations are moving to the cloud, but for some moving data isn’t an option. With a remote managed software and services (RMSS) solution deployment, however, it’s still possible to experience the benefits of cloud, without the data or solution ever leaving your premises or existing cloud provider.
Across the business world, software as a service (SaaS) has redefined the way that people think about licencing software. In the past, licencing enterprise software was a major undertaking, but now the time-to-value has dropped from months to days. The trade-off is that organizations that buy SaaS will get an
PC Magazine defines the broad industry term Software as a Service (SaaS) as, “Software that is rented rather than purchased. Instead of buying applications and paying for periodic upgrades, SaaS is subscription based, and upgrades are automatic during the subscription period.” SaaS, according to the same source, is ideally suited