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Posts tagged "Business"

International Cloud Computing piece for GigaOM Pro

I have been a fan of (and subscriber to) GigaOM‘s analyst site, GigaOM Pro, for some time. As the site’s blurb describes, “All too often, insider analyst research and commentary is costly, inaccessible or ineffective to the entrepreneurs, investors and innovators who need timely insights most. We’re changing this by making high-quality expert reports, data...

IBM seeks to paint the Cloud blue

Image via CrunchBase As widely expected, IBM will this week unveil a new Cloud Computing Division and a set of technological solutions intended to appeal directly to large enterprise customers currently wary of entrusting their mission-critical services to the Cloud. Various sites carry the story this morning, including the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal‘s Digits...

Look mum, it’s me!

Image by moxliukas via Flickr In my recent cull of subscriptions to print media, BusinessWeek had no difficulty whatsoever in avoiding the chop. It consistently offers a useful and timely perspective on events in the world around me, and (subjectively) seems to intelligently consider the tech perspective on things more often than some of its...

Powered by Cloud conference, London

Image via Wikipedia Event organisers are feeling the squeeze as advertising, travel and ‘training’ budgets present easy targets to Finance Directors seeking to balance their books in the current economic climate. Amidst announcement after announcement of cancelled and radically down-sized trade shows and conferences, one bright spot in the event management space appears to be...

A short chat with Duane Jackson of KashFlow about building SaaS applications

I spent some time yesterday afteroon talking with Duane Jackson, CEO of UK accountancy software firm KashFlow. Our conversation was recorded as a podcast, and published as part of the Talis series that I’ll keep contributing to over the coming months. Those podcasts have tended to focus specifically on the Semantic Web, but we’re keen...

Cloud Computing Day comes to the UK this month

Tarry Singh draws my attention to National Cloud Computing Day, which comes to the UK on Friday 12 December. The creation of UK-based KashFlow, National Cloud Computing Day “is being organised… to encourage UK small businesses to evaluate online applications and speed up the migration from traditional word processing, spreadsheet, accounting, email and contact management...