Is "Exploring SaaS" one of your organization's Cloud Computing New Year's resolutions? It should be

Cloud Computing can take on many different forms. Popular options include the following: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provided by a vendor like Amazon Web Services Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) where organizations subscribe and build/deploy applications that meet specific needs Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) where organizations subscribe to deploy industry-leading best practices through prebuilt application software Each [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:47:14-04:00February 15th, 2018|Cloud|

The Cloud Understood (Part 1)

In this blog series, my goal is to explain the concepts of “Cloud,” its features, methods, strengths, weaknesses, benefits, and risks. Not since the late 1980s and early 1990s, when the “Internet” buzz-word consumed the mindset of everyone who was at least tangentially exposed to information technology, has a term [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:02:40-04:00March 17th, 2015|Cloud|

Evaluating the Cloud: How Much is the Cloud?

As the holidays approach, most of us receive emails about shopping opportunities, special deals, and anything to encourage us to buy—and most focus on price. Those of us who enjoy a deal are often concerned about our personal budgets and also budgets in the professional realm. When considering any new [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:32-04:00December 18th, 2014|Cloud|

Evaluating the Cloud: What is – Cloud?

Lately everyone I talk to asks me whether they should they migrate their on-premise system (Enterprise Resource Planning/ERP) to the Cloud, invest in their on-premise ERP, or do nothing. Before I answer this question, let’s explore what organizations are defining as the Cloud. […]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:38-04:00December 2nd, 2014|Cloud|

Evaluating the Cloud: What is Driving User Adoption?

In the last blog, I said we would be looking at whether it’s better to upgrade your on-premise system or move to the Cloud/SaaS. I’m pushing that subject back a bit, in order to address some readers’ questions about one of the findings from our annual HR Systems Survey. (The [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:44-04:00November 10th, 2014|Cloud|

Integration Technologies: Finding the Right Fit

Integration technologies are now more important than ever, as Higher Education customers look at adopting SaaS applications and interact with a wider variety of data consumers. This includes old technology, new technology, leading edge technology, and industry-specific solutions. With these ever-expanding technology footprints, how do we find the right integration technology fit?

By |2019-09-11T14:02:18-04:00April 2nd, 2013|Higher Education|