Posts By Antoinette Taylor

Emergency and Disaster Management 3.0

Over the past decade emergencies, disasters and catastrophic events have occurred with greater frequency. Meet Emergency and Disaster Management 3.0 and beyond! The DEMAND™ CARD System. Disaster Evacuation Mobile Access and Data Card – DEMAND™ CARD System In the United States: Every 4.7 seconds wildfires destroy an acre of forest Every 219 days a hurricaneRead… Read more »

Focusing your Cloud Strategy

Recently we discussed the idea of how central to your cloud computing strategy’s success is having focus. You can garner that focus by communicating with your IT team and your business stakeholders to determine if you have any, or what your cloud computing key value drivers are. 1. Do we need to dramatically reduce ITRead… Read more »

Developing a Cloud Computing Strategy for 2011

According to Analysts at Gartner, Inc. developing a cloud computing strategy is the 2011 priority for many IT executives. If cloud computing is not on your radar this year consider this. There are a number of ways that cloud computing creates business value. It provides access to new markets and promotes business model innovations, asRead… Read more »

The Three General Categories of Cloud Computing

Last week we discussed how Cloud computing is a catchall phrase, for anything that delivers hosted services over the Internet, and how those services are divided into three general categories – IaaS, Paas, and SaaS. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Suppliers offering cloud infrastructure as a service or Infrastructure-as-a-service provide the servers, data center space, network equipment, andRead… Read more »

Simplifying Cloud Computing

Simplifying Cloud Computing The phrase cloud computing seems to be used more and more, but it’s usually followed by…exactly what is that anyway? Over the next week I’m going to try to simplify cloud computing for you. The best-case scenario would be to have you engaged with your IT Department or IT Vendor in aRead… Read more »