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Mike Sisco

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Mike Sisco is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business- Technology Strategies practice. He is a former CIO who successfully led IT assessment and assimilation for more than 40 company acquisitions. Read more ...

Mar 222011
 

In Cutter’s latest survey, we asked respondents to tell us what they are doing with cloud computing. The vast majority (87%) are looking into cloud computing or already doing something with the cloud. Only 13% are doing nothing at all. To dig deeper in the realm of the cloud, we also asked respondents to describe the extent their organizations are pursuing software as a service (SaaS), process as a service (PRaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). As you might expect, most of the focus is on SaaS, with 58% already doing something (i.e., early experimentation, implementation planning, and already launched) and another 30% gathering information. Only 11% are doing Read more

Dec 022010
 

Why limit myself to predicting what 2011 will bring? Here are some prognostications for the years and decades to come. Realistic? Far-fetched? Over the next three years, as air travel becomes a greater security risk and more expensive, many companies will transition more of their business using social media, e-learning capability, and online communication tools like GoToMeeting. Tools like WordPress have just touched the tip of the iceberg. We will see more and more companies start using tools like this for Web sites and as a means to stay in touch with employees, customers, and prospects. In the distant future, we will no longer need cables to connect devices; not even for providing electricity for our devices. Passing electricity Read more