Wheel of Fortune: Don’t let your data backup services land on bankrupt

Data backup is one of those daily tasks that resembles Wheel of Fortune. If a backup fails occasionally or you forget to swap media once in a while, the odds are good that the spinner on your wheel of fortune won’t cost you anything. Until the day it settles on “bankrupt,” and all those occasional […]

Pros y contras de un modelo comercial “como servicio” en el sector industrial

Mientras leía un artículo sobre Volvo, en The Manufacturer, me sorprendió lo mucho que está progresando el modelo de negocio como servicio en la industria fabricante. Durante un tiempo, se ha aplicado en esta industria el enfoque “Power by the Hour” de Rolls-Royce, pero ahora se ha expandido a una comunidad mucho más amplia, como […]

Le modèle industriel « as a service » : pour ou contre ?

En lisant un article dans le magazine The Manufacturer sur Volvo CE, j’ai été frappé par la progression des modèles de gestion « as-a-service » dans l’industrie manufacturière. Ils existaient depuis un certain temps avec l’approche « Power by the Hour » de Rolls-Royce (Rolls Royce ne vend pas de moteurs aux avions, mais facture le nombre […]

The pros and cons of the “as a service” business model in manufacturing

While reading, an article in The Manufacturer on Volvo CE, I was struck by just how much the trend to an as a service business model is progressing in the manufacturing industry. It has been around for some time with Rolls-Royce’s “Power by the Hour” approach but has now expanded to a much wider community of adopters […]

P is for programming

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Programming, or coding, is something that everyone should learn (see How you can begin to code), even if it’s just […]

O is for organisation

This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s […]

Introducing the modern application platform

Looking for a group of technologies that will give your organization the power to transform itself for the future? You’re imagining the modern application platform. While software is disrupting entire industries, the biggest changes are coming not from applications, but from this platform and the dynamic integration of the technologies that power it. These include […]

Innovation Blocked by Implementation? You Need Agile IT as a Service

by Tad Kendall, General Manager – Americas, CSC Healthcare and Life Sciences Rebalancing the future and the present Be honest, how much time and resources do you spend on inventing the future vs. managing the present? It’s a topic that comes up in more or less every conversation I have with healthcare providers, and it’s […]

Know your clouds

Private vs. hybrid vs. public and IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS. Here’s my primer on how to start figuring out what’s what with clouds. First, you do get that a cloud is not just a bunch of servers, right? To refresh your memory, the key difference for users is that cloud computing services are delivered as […]