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Diligence-as-a-Service  

One of the most intriguing business trends to watch 2015 is the evolution of service delivery, and in particular, the way that discussion of ‘cloud’ has morphed into more general excitement about ‘XaaS’. Within IT circles, this change may not be especially meaningful. Technologists have been talking about various ‘aaS’ delivery frameworks – SaaS, PaaS, […]

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Richard Seroter, head of product management, CenturyLink Cloud

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 […]


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 […]

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Dan Grady, social media analytics and enterprise search sales manager, Information Builders

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 […]