While there was a blackout at the Super Bowl last week, there is no blackout for the Top 5 Cloud Tweets of the Week. This edition includes Tweets on:
- How the Cloud will/is changing our lives
- How to explain the Cloud to your spouse
- Cloud in healthcare
- A potential Cloud solution to email overload and
- Data from a KMPG Cloud Study.
Also, the site is NEW and IMPROVED, now including links to the articles – just click on the Tweet images.
Tweet #1 – Short and sweet Tweet leads to a great list (always love those lists).
- Computers will become invisible, isn’t that happening now?
- Language barriers will fade – what does that mean for Rosetta Stone?
- Companies will use more suppliers – business partners use the Cloud to coordinate activities over a secure platform. Sounds like a sweet spot for Ariba.
Tweet #2 – If anyone needs help explaining the Cloud to their spouse, significant other, parents, aunts, uncles or kids, here you go.
Tweet #3 – Not the most creative Tweet, but when I see the words Cloud and Healthcare together, bells go off. Take a look at the article and see the benefits:
- Cost – Storing medical data on the Cloud is 10X cheaper than buying additional hardware
- Access – Doctors have universal access to patient data – anytime, anyplace
Tweet #4 – I would bet that everyone reading this is experiencing email overload. Clicking through to the article, an application called Sendgine
is highlighted with its project based system. Might be worth a try.
Tweet #5 – Interesting survey data from KPMG. “Organizations must realize that moving to the Cloud is not like flipping a switch.” Agree 100% – any analyst, vendor or pundit who says otherwise is mistaken.
Survey Data Snippets (the glass is half full)
- More than 50% of organizations working in the Cloud
- 33% of respondents say costs of moving to Cloud higher than expected
- 31% of respondents note that integrating existing IT with Cloud is creating challenges
- 30% of respondents are concerned about data security
Have a good week/weekend and for folks in the Northeastern US, stay safe as a blizzard roars up the coast.