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Julian TroakeAuthor

August 28, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Step 1 – Application Classification

Julian Troake

The first step towards building a successful roadmap to the cloud is to prepare an inventory of your current business applications. Once the inventory is complete, these applications may be classified into the following 7 broad categories. This helps with the prioritization of application workloads for migration to the cloud. It also helps you understand the time, effort, and cost involved in cloud migration for each application.

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Julian TroakeAuthor

August 26, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud

Julian Troake

IT is a business enabler, and cloud computing has become an increasingly significant solution for IT as it helps the organization meet its core business goals. This is due to the cloud’s elasticity, scalability and virtually instant availability. In a series of five blog posts, I’ll describe the four vital steps for a successful migration of application workloads to the cloud.

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Satyendra PasalapudiAuthor

August 21, 2014 - How to Make Big Data Work for You

Satyendra Pasalapudi

How_to_Make_Big_Data_Work_for_YouEnterprises across the globe are quickly adopting big data analytics to identify patterns and enable better decision making. Getting actionable insight helps organizations to improve decision making, utilize opportunities, minimize risks, and drive down costs. However, it is important to have a well-defined strategy, and a robust supporting infrastructure for a successful big data transition. Continue reading “How to Make Big Data Work for You”

Jon CollinsAuthor

August 18, 2014 - The Only 2 Reasons You Need to Implement

Jon Collins

In the interest of full disclosure I am a business software consultant, and a CRM guy. I hold Microsoft Dynamics CRM certifications, and am a certified Administrator, Developer, and Service Cloud Consultant. I am now responsible for a consulting group which specializes in SaaS (Software as a Service) software implementations. Continue reading “The Only 2 Reasons You Need to Implement”

Kshitij KumarAuthor

August 5, 2014 - Top 3 Challenges Affecting BI Success

Kshitij Kumar

3-Challenge-Affecting-BI-SuccessA recent report by Gartner stated that between 70% and 80% of all corporate Business Intelligence (BI) projects fail. So, how can you ensure that your project isn’t one of them? The main reason for such a low success rate is that most businesses fail to ask the right questions, and look at BI as just another IT project that needs a specific package solution. IT departments must not think of BI as one-time solution, but as a constantly evolving one that differs from stand-alone solutions. This post outlines the major challenges that affect the success of BI projects: Continue reading “Top 3 Challenges Affecting BI Success”

Kshitij KumarAuthor

July 22, 2014 - 4 Tips to Ensure BI Success

Kshitij Kumar

Tips Ensuring BI SucessAbout 90% of all the data in the world has been generated over the last two years. Most of it is unstructured and spread across systems which can’t communicate with each other. BI solutions enable organizations to quickly access this data and transform it into actionable information required to make informed business decisions. However, proper implementation and usage play a vital role in ensuring BI success. We have identified and defined some of the best practices that can ensure a successful BI project: Continue reading “4 Tips to Ensure BI Success”