Reset on the panacea of cloud  

Finding the path from initial pain to cloud success isn’t a straightforward process, Michael O’Neil, principal at InsightaaS and author of The Death of Core Competency: A management guide to cloud computing and the zero-friction future, told an IT audience hosted by CenturyLink at the St. Andrew’s Club. Yet according to a recent survey by […]

Richard Seroter, head of product management, CenturyLink Cloud

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Sparksight puts Dell power behind its video production  

Denise Deveau is a Toronto-based freelance writer specializing in business and technology. Drawing on a wealth of experience writing for local dailies and multiple trade publications, she brings a unique business perspective to issues that are of interest to the InsightaaS audience. In the article below, for example, she outlines the business benefits to be […]


The “do’s” and “don’ts” of application migration  

Patrick Pushor is a creative thinker based out of Western Canada with a fierce focus on cloud computing and related technologies. Patrick consults in many IT disciplines related to automation, business process modelling, virtualization and cloud, and demonstrates his deep expertise in this first contribution to InsightaaS – a “how to” of application migration. The piece […]

Patrick Pushor, cloud consultant and InsightaaS contributor

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Cloudera and IB partnership delivering Big Data “sizzle”  

For many organizations, Big Data is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma,” but as the celebrated British wartime statesman advised, “difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” Potential opportunity in Big Data has been defined, many times, as the ability to gain new business insight from analysis of new and existing sources of data […]


Risky business: location-based intelligence tackles credit management  

Change is a constant in the financial world. But over the last decade, the pace and magnitude of change have introduced new imperatives in the management of credit risk. As regulators continue to increase the breadth and depth of regulatory oversight, companies are wrestling to address growing requirements while protecting profitability. Looming over these policy-level […]

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