Three Cloud Skills That Will Reduce Your Dependence on Dying Technology

Three Cloud Skills That Will Reduce Your Dependence on Dying Technology

At this point, nearly every tech expert agrees: cloud is the future. However, though modern businesses are increasingly adopting cloud solutions, we’re not officially in the future yet; most companies are still primarily running on-premises systems. However, since the cloud isn’t an “all or nothing” strategy, savvy companies have quickly started to move many of their […]

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A Reasonable Approach for Moving Oracle Applications to the Cloud

In my last article in this series, I cleared up a few misconceptions about Oracle applications in the cloud versus on-premises, and I recommend a read through of that article if you haven’t yet seen it. In this follow-up piece, I’ll discuss a reasonable approach CIOs can use to plan their move to the cloud, including a […]

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Oracle Cloud ERP Myths and Facts: What CIOs Need to Know Right Now

If you’re a CIO currently trying to decide if Oracle Cloud ERP is right for you or trying to determine when and how to get to the Oracle Cloud, this short blog series will help you find the answers you’re looking for. In it, we’ll discuss facts and myths CIOs need to know about Oracle Cloud applications, as […]

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How an Oracle Implementation Partner Creates Your Roadmap to the Cloud – Step by Step

Many years ago, I read a great white paper all about migrating businesses to the cloud. I appreciated the writer’s clear explanation of the processes and procedures that help ensure successful cloud migrations, but what stuck with me was the reasoning behind building a clear, actionable cloud roadmap. As I remember, it said that though many businesses have […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 4 – The Complicated Costs of Multi-Cloud

If you’ve read all the blog posts and sales flyers about the cloud, you’ve heard how inexpensive the cloud is because it lowers your data center costs, allows you to jettison a large portion of your IT staff, and cuts down on your energy footprint. Let me clarify right now: the cloud is not cheap. […]

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“Blank” as a Service – Why Businesses Choose “as a Service” Offerings (Part 2)

In our last article in this series, we talked about “as a service” technologies – the newest, most popular way for businesses to use software, hardware, and any other tech solution at a competitive cost. In Part 2 of the series, we’ll talk about the most popular forms of “as a service” offerings and why businesses […]

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“Blank” as a Service – Why & How Everything Is Being Sold “as a Service” (Part 1)

These days, pretty much anything can be sold “as a service” – and by anything, I mean anything. You can get everything from groceries to cars to business technology as a service. But how do all these “as a service” offerings work, what the heck do all those “aaS” acronyms stand for, and, most importantly, is this […]

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Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs? Part 3: 10 Things to Look for When Choosing an Oracle Cloud Provider

In the previous articles in this three-part series on the importance of cloud innovation for modern businesses, you learned all about how consumers drove the trend toward cloud and why most VARs and MSPs struggle to keep up with the pace of business today (part 1). You also found out why innovation is critical to […]

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Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs? Part 1: The Cloud Evolution and Its Impact on Consulting Firms

Recent studies suggest that 83% of enterprise workloads will be on the cloud by 2020, which means that cloud adoption is undeniably on the rise. This shift isn’t surprising considering the wide range of cloud solutions now available, including SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS options that can drastically reduce CapEx investments and increase operational agility for modern […]

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What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Software Consulting Company

Not all software consulting companies are the same, and since business software changes usually develop into long-term engagements, it’s a smart idea to be prepared when you’re comparing all your options. With that in mind, here are a few things to stay alert about while you’re selecting a new software consulting company for your current […]

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