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Are You Ready for the Cloud?
In almost every organization’s internal meetings and corridors, there’s a lot of chattering about whether cloud computing is an option that can bring tangible

internal cloud  In almost every organization’s internal meetings and corridors, there’s a lot of chattering about whether cloud computing is an option that can bring tangible benefits or not, and if it’s time for moving to the cloud. In this brief post, I will point out some issues why you should consider moving your business's IT resources to the cloud. Moving to the cloud can be a very challenging project. As well as the new technology implementations, there are some considerations you have to follow to minimize

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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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internal cloud  more cost effectively deliver internal services, and if they have a chargeback model they can drive these lower monthly costs back into the business units that consume IT resources and services. Over time, businesses that adopt a private cloud model may more easily transition to a hybrid model that uses both private and public cloud models. In fact, in a recent discussion with a top-10 engineering company, its CTO looked at the public cloud as flexcapacity to support their private cloud infrastructure. Read More

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internal cloud  look back on having internal IT like having internal lawyers (outsource, as you only need it sporadically). To which we say, yes, but effective use of technology to improve operations should be a core competency for almost any business that wants to grow and succeed. We don't buy the “outsource everything” school of thought. In any case, having the freedom of choice to switch to whichever deployment model, including a hybrid one, is important given that customers’ preferences and corporate philosoph Read More

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