Cloud Computing
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Top Financial Risks of Doing Business in the Cloud

paulbarsch - June 13, 2012

Cloud computing definitely has upside as adopters can speed delivery of analytics, gain flexibility in deployments and costs, and transfer…

Commentary
1007 views

Fight Back Against Black Swan Fatigue

paulbarsch - May 9, 2012

In today’s lean, just-in-time, and over optimized world, it’s not uncommon for executives roll their eyes when the term “Black…

Analytics
1272 views

Big Data’s impact on Human Resources

orlaithf - May 3, 2012

Big Data is fast becoming a vital component of the modern HR toolkit and the advantages go far beyond the…

Cloud Computing
660 views

Is Cloud Computing Hurtling Towards Disaster?

paulbarsch - April 12, 2012

The freight train of cloud computing has left the station and is on an exponential growth tear. But just like…

Cloud Computing
793 views

Is Bigger, Better in the Cloud?

paulbarsch - April 2, 2012

Bigger is better – is a phrase that’s widely assumed to be self-evident. However, whether it is cruise ships capsizing,…

Analytics
1017 views

Are Public Clouds Complex Environments?

paulbarsch - March 12, 2012

A recent analyst report suggests public clouds are prone to failure because they are inherently complex. However, just because there…

Commentary
873 views

Cruise Ship Captains and Normal Accidents

paulbarsch - January 24, 2012

With the official death toll at eleven and plenty more persons missing in the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster, reports…

Best Practices
840 views

Extreme Redundancy – Don’t Leave Home Without It!

paulbarsch - November 29, 2011

Visa’s command and control center—somewhere on the east coast of the United States—is a case study in redundancy with intense…

Analytics
818 views

Forget Derivatives – Hedge Risks with Innovation and Integrated Data

paulbarsch - August 3, 2011

To protect against wild currency swings or volatile commodity costs, one surefire strategy employed by senior managers is hedging risk…

Analytics
859 views

Managing By the Numbers: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish?

paulbarsch - June 27, 2011

Every good business manager loves metrics. After all, the old adage, “You can't manage what you don't measure” still holds…