Eric van Miltenburg, senior vice president of business development, corporate development and international at Hightail spoke with Business Cloud News at the recent Cloud World Forum conference in London about some of the key trends emerging in how enterprises share and collaborate on content.
With a varied and fast moving supply chain, loads of stock moving quickly through warehouses, delivery trucks, stores, and an increasingly digital mandate, the food retail sector is unlike any other retail segment. Paul Clarke, director of technology at Ocado, a leading online food retailer, explains how the cloud, robotics, and the Internet of Things is increasingly at the heart of everything the company does.
Inhi Cho Suh, vice president, big data, integration and governance at IBM spoke with Business Cloud News at the recent Cloud World Forum conference in London about how the next generation of big data services will evolve; how cloud and big data can often form a powerful combination.
Students entering the IT industry need to understand vendor management better; procurement and business processes need to be tailored for cloud; service providers need to do more work on compliance. These are just a few of the lessons learned Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) business relationship manager Alex Rammal shared about the company’s journey to the cloud.
Firms looking to adopt cloud-based services should consider the security and data privacy implications associated with moving critical systems into the cloud, and not let vendors drive their technology strategies, according to Bank of England CIO John Finch.
As cloud services increasingly make their way into organisations the role of the CIO will likely become centred on compliance and service brokerage – if it continues to be relevant at all, according to a number of senior UK IT decision makers.
As we approach Cloud World Forum in London this June Business Cloud News had the opportunity to get a few minutes with one of the conference speakers, Udo Helmbrecht, executive director if the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) to discuss some of the current issues facing the cloud sector.
In advance of the 4th Annual Cloud World Forum in London in June Business Cloud News caught up with one of the conference speakers, Mark Skilton, professor of information systems and management group, Warwick Business School, who shared his views on how increased uptake of cloud computing is creating a skills gap in enterprise IT, and changing the mix of skills students and enterprises are looking for in the next generation of IT pros.
As we approach Cloud World Forum in London this June Business Cloud News had the opportunity to get a few minutes with one of the conference speakers, Darragh Kennedy, online platform manager of Lonely Planet, to discuss his views on the challenges of cloud migration, and IT in the travel industry.
Telcos are not the natural providers of enterprise cloud services because they do not come from the software industry, according to Kassir Hussain, director of technology for Centrica/British gas, and a former O2, Orange and 3UK network specialist.