IT Management & Control


Vitamin Y: The value of (business) collaboration

Context: At InsightaaS, we write extensively about “collaboration” – and like many professionals with an IT bent, we often interpret the term itself as referring to a set of technologies first, considering interaction as a supported function. There are some parallels when we consider collaboration as a business activity rather than viewing it as an [...]

Peesker and the ice buckets

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451 Research: 451 Security Summit – Securing the data supply chain, part 2

InsightaaS perspective: 451 Research is one of the world’s leading sources of insight into cutting edge technologies – including areas that are important to InsightaaS and our principals, such as cloud, communications, security, analytics, and sustainable IT. As regular visitors to this site are aware, InsightaaS.com works with 451 Research to bring periodic thought leadership [...]


New InsightaaS whitepaper links security with success and profitability

A new Dell-sponsored whitepaper by InsightaaS ‘connects the dots’ between IT security practices and business success. The paper, which includes research conducted by Techaisle, InsightaaS models and analysis and perspectives from sources like McKinsey & Company and Dell CSO John McClurg, highlights the key issues linking sound IT security with business agility through use of [...]

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Brett Hansen, executive director, client solutions software, Dell

Building cloud security from the end up

In the spring of 2009, Gartner identified data security as one of the top five inhibitors to broader adoption of cloud computing. Research commissioned by Cisco and Intel on the impact of cloud on IT consumption models in 2013 found that security concerns loom large as the biggest impediment to adoption. And in June 2014, [...]


Who can you trust?

Technology, like any tool, can be used well or badly. Sometimes the bad is malicious, and sometimes it’s just the result of laziness, carelessness, inexperience, or thoughtlessness. I’m hoping the latest mobile revelation falls into one of the latter categories. Researchers at Columbia University discovered that many apps in the official Android app store, Google [...]

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