This book may be able to help the CIO change her role to that of a cloud broker, serving all corporate departments, suppliers and customers. Developing a cloud managed service adds to the CIO’s portfolio.
Written by a practitioner for a practitioner, Transitioning The Enterprise to the Cloud: A Business Approach, focuses on identifying the costs, complexities, risks and benefits necessary to build a complete cloud sourcing strategy.
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Ed Mahon is the author of the Amazon #1 release in cloud computing. His follow up work, “The Cloud: Increasing Risk, Cost and Complexity” is due out in early 2019.
From lecture halls to corporate training workshops to strategic planning sessions. Ed Mahon has engaged and informed teams on issues of transitioning to, and doing business in, a cloud-based environment.
After nearly two decades as an CIO, Ed Mahon can help your business transition smoothly to the cloud and operate efficiently in the future.
A LITTLE ABOUT ED MAHON
Ed Mahon has been an expert in the cloud from its earliest forms in the industry. After serving as a CIO for many years, Ed teaches the pitfalls and practical reality of moving to… and working in the cloud environment. Best Selling Author, speaker, and consultant, Ed has helped numerous individuals and businesses understand their options and make the correct choices within the growing cloud-based environment.
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EDUCAUSE Review recently asked six CIOs to talk about alternative IT sourcing strategies and about whether they are, or aren’t, “doing it themselves”—providing technology services—at their institutions.
Cloud-sourcing. Outsourcing. Consortial sourcing. Institutional sourcing. Collaborative sourcing.
As organizational leaders worry about the appalling low percentage of people who feel engaged in their work, academics are trying to understand what causes an increase in engagement. We collected survey data from 231 team members from two organizations. We examined the impact of team members’ emotional intelligence (EI) and their perception of shared personal vision, shared positive mood, and perceived organizational support…
By John Dix Editor in Chief, Network World _____________ If you are going with public cloud services, there is a certain appeal to centralizing your apps with as few suppliers as possible to minimize the management overhead. But given the recent outages with Amazon...
This ECAR research bulletin provides an innovative and practical approach to implementing an institution-wide enterprise resource planning (ERP) both on time and on budget. It describes the principles applied at Kent State University from December 2005 through June 2008 while the institution implemented an ERP that included 10 modules from the SunGard’s Banner Unified Digital Campus along with 22 bolt-on applications and 24 integrations with legacy systems.