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The same old song? Former senior government exec provides yet another interesting take on the cloud

June 13, 2011


It’s the same old song, but with a different beat . . . from the hit It’s the Same Old Song by the Four Tops (1965) Ian Burdon, who is the Director of Strategic Business Development at Elcom, and a former senior executive with the Scottish Government, offers the following bitingly relevant take on the […]

Coupa’s VP Service Delivery, Ravi Thakur throws his hat into the opinion ring regarding security in the cloud

June 11, 2011


This week’s series on cloud computing has been one of the most interesting and one of the, if not the most popular series of posts since the Procurement Insights blog was launched in May 2007. Besides your tremendous interest faithful readers, the feedback from industry experts as well as those from the vendor community has […]

Are The New Titans of the SaaS World Highlighted in 2009 Special Suffering From The Oliver Twist Syndrome When It Comes To Market Penetration?

June 10, 2011


Back in June 2009 I had aired a segment on the PI Window on Business titled Emerging Giants: The New Titans of the SaaS World, which in hindsight is interesting in that at least 2 of the senior executives who participated in the panel discussion represent organizations that are shall we say walking lightly but […]

Protecting your data in the cloud: Top cyber security expert Richard Stiennon weighs in on what you need to do to protect your most valuable asset – information

June 9, 2011


The other day I wrote a post titled While the fat versus thin debate is no longer relevant in the cloud, ownership of and accessibility to sensitive data is now the key¬†consideration, in which I broached the subject of data security in the cloud, especially as it relates to unwanted government access to confidential information. […]