Tag: Cloud architecture

BI Users, Business Users

What to Expect in 2024: The Dominance of Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Architecture

December 28, 2023


In 2024, the IT landscape will continue to shift and evolve. Driven by the relentless advancement of cloud computing and the growing demand for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, the next year will be marked by several trends that will become […]

BI Users, IT Team

10 most difficult-to-fill IT roles — and how to address the gap

July 18, 2023

Via: CIO

The CIO’s biggest hiring challenge is clear: “There is simply not enough talent to go around,” says Scott duFour, global CIO of business payments company Fleetcor, for whom positions in areas such as AI, cloud architecture, and data science remain […]

BI Users, Executive

Choosing the Right Cloud for Data Sovereignty

April 28, 2023

Via: CIO

As recently spotlighted at VMware Explore US, Sovereign Cloud continues to gain momentum.​ Sovereign Cloud business estimated the total addressable market (TAM) will be $60bn by 2025, in no small part due to the rapid increase of data privacy laws […]

Software & Systems

Poor cloud architecture and operations are killing cloud ROI

January 13, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

I’ve covered the lack of cloud ROI here a great deal, so I don’t want to continue to harp on it. Although the opinions vary greatly on the causes, a few things are clear to me. First, these are mostly […]

Software & Systems

3 cloud architecture best practices for industry clouds

December 23, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

1. Understand the cost and complexity of service integration and consider all alternatives. We’ve seen this movie before. Years ago, IT was dominated by service-oriented architecture concepts that are systemic to today’s clouds. We often looked for industry-specific services or […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories

What to do in a cloud computing recession

November 18, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

A surplus of articles now forecast a cloud downturn or predict a cloud computing recession. See this one for an example. The number of reporters who reach out to me about this topic is also increasing, although I don’t comment […]

BI Users, Business Users

Start with a logical cloud architecture

September 9, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Throughout my career as a practitioner and teacher of cloud architecture and general enterprise architecture, I’ve focused on the distinction between logical and physical architectures. It’s no secret what they comprise: A logical architecture is a structure of technology concepts […]

BI Categories, Data Mining

Repatriating data and applications from the cloud

June 10, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I had to look it up in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Repatriation is “the act or process of restoring or returning someone or something to the country of origin, allegiance, or citizenship; the act of repatriating or the state of being […]

BI Users, IT Team

Cloud security and architecture teams need to communicate better

September 3, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

In doing postmortems on breaches of applications and data sets in the cloud, problems are often traced back to communication. Frequently, it’s not issues with computer-to-computer communication, but communications with the humans designing the cloud-based systems and those who are […]