Anyone who has moved houses knows there is nothing worse than hauling boxes
and boxes of stuff, only to unpack it all on the other end and discover that
the beloved furniture and knick-knacks do not work in the new place.
Portability is a tricky concept, and moving applications to the cloud is not
much different than moving house. Just as every home is uniquely suited to
certain décor pieces and not to others, every cloud requires certain
specifications. The code and configurations that worked like a charm in one
cloud environment suddenly look like a bull in a china shop when moved to a
The Myth of Cloud Portability
One of the most advertised benefits of moving applications to the cloud is
the so-called portability that the cloud environment offers. The claim is
that enterprises can easily switch cloud jurisdictions whenever they need to
scale up or add... (more)
In the aftermath of banking failures, subprime mortgages, and bailouts across
multiple industry sectors, it is a good time to examine the strategies it
will take to rebuild public trust in our government and in the world’s
financial markets. I believe the answer depends both on what we can do and
how we do it.
With all the financial information that corporations were obligated to report
because of existing government regulations, how could we not have foreseen
this financial disaster? Did we misread the data? Was the information in the
reports incorrect? Is there more that shoul... (more)
Today's enterprise is built on the promises of mobility, everywhere-access
and flexibility. We work on multiple devices when and where we want - at the
office, on the road or at home. We expect full access to our data and
applications - on a sales call, in a boardroom or on a cross-continental
flight. And we expect to be able to transfer our data seamlessly between
platforms -on a mobile device, on the desktop or in the cloud.
Why should enterprise cloud application data be any different? Enterprises
housing apps in the cloud should expect to be able to position application
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Mapping the Market Genome
RGE Monitor, NY
I was invited to speak on Friday at the XBRL Risk Governance Forum, hosted by
the IBM Data Governance Council. Having said that, most everyone is going to
be tempted to yawn and stop reading further. Don’t. Within the work of this
Forum are the seeds ...