Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo
Businesses today face a tsunami of challenges unlike it has ever faced in
history: globalization, geo-political, rise of the Internet consumer,
customer mind-share dynamics, proliferation of information and content to
manage and maintain (with regulatory & security concerns).
This requires new ways to do business:
provide an enriched and consistent quality customer experience; conduct
business over any form of electronic channel; rapid adoption of new business
models; transact business in the most efficient & effective means possible;
incorporate "turn on dime" transaction workflow, and rapidly make informed
So what are IT executives supposed to do with this? Most are faced with...
budget cuts; skill set shortages; complexity of their infrastructure; while
keeping the lights on and doing more with less!
The good news is...
Adaptivity at Cloud Expo
Here are the 11 key components that enable IT organizations to operationalize
an enterprise cloud:
1. ECONOMIC MODEL
Define the business and IT linkage of demand and supply. Orient the analysis
and model creations around the interactive dynamics of consumption of IT
resources by the business and the fulfillment behavior of processing by IT.
This needs to be correlated with the value-chain function and the
corresponding products or services, differentiated by business type
(liquidity, risk transference, advice), business importance (margin, labor,
Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo New York
The principles and freedoms of the American dream are finding themselves
resurrected again with cloud computing. The following blog will outline
background, details and living proof that cloud computing is one of the
catalysts of the future that will bring the American dream back!
As an immigrant and soon to be citizen of the United States of America, I
have experienced first hand and continue to experience the greatness of this
country and rewards of the American dream. My belief system of hard work
combined with the principle that "busi... (more)
Chief Information Officer on Ulitzer
According to a Smart Enterprise Magazine CIO report, three-quarters of
today's CIOs help their companies develop new products or services. Gartner
Group's 2008 Worldwide Survey of CIOs, 85 percent of CIOs are now looking
toward "IT to make the difference in their enterprise strategy."
This move away from "keeping the lights on" to a focus on business strategy
and external customer interaction is completely changing the day to day
activities of today's CIO. The result of IT's executive leadership becoming a
"part of" vs. a "supporter of" the bus... (more)
We are entering a new phase of IT where organizations must orient delivery of
service across the entire IT supply chain to behave and operate in a real
time manner. Those organizations that don’t embark on this transformational
journey will not deliver the desired business growth and maximized
shareholder value that is the fiduciary responsibilities of IT executives in
support of their businesses.
Let’s call this the Service Orientation of IT, where leading innovative
firms are using as a strategy to improve the long term competitive position
of business – by delivering anytime,... (more)