Brad Smith

Decentralized IT

The Great Transformation – The Era of Demand Supply IT Begins

24-Oct-2012 | Brad Smith

Guest post by Sina Moatamed, Originally published on SAP Community Network. The Enterprise IT organization is about to transform into a services organization. Not by its choice, but because th

Ding, Dong, The Suite is Dead! (As We Know It)

13-Aug-2012 | Brad Smith

Guest Blog Post by Sina Moatamed, Syndicated from SAP Community Network For the last two years a colleague of mine, Scott Skellenger (Sr. Director of IT for Illumina), has been professing that the

Companies Struggle to Serve the Digital Customer

30-Jul-2012 | Brad Smith

Guest Blog Post by Manju Bansal The consumer today is a lot more digital and social-driven than ever before in history, yet companies continue to market to them and service them just as they would

How Do You Protect Information In And From the Cloud?

21-May-2012 | Brad Smith

A Guest Blog Post by Robert Mol, Symantec The more I’m on the road meeting with customers, partners and industry colleagues, the more I’m convinced we’ve come to a crossroads, where tradition

Cloud Silos

11-May-2012 | Brad Smith

These days all it takes to enter the cloud is the swipe of a credit card – Visa, MasterCard, or corporate AMEX will do. This has led many enterprises and line of business owners to turn to the cloud


Keys to Successful Cloud Computing

30-Apr-2012 | Brad Smith

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the US Department of Commerce has defined cloud computing  as “a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared poo

How to Make the Transition from Tradition to the Cloud

20-Apr-2012 | Brad Smith

Guest Blog Post by Julie Bodine According to The State of the Cloud Survey, July 2011, which included over 5,300 global organizations, by Symantec, over 82% of the businesses worry about Security a

Building a Cloud Ecosystem: Part 2

18-Apr-2012 | Brad Smith

A Guest Blog Post by Sina Moatamed The goal of this three part series is to describe the strategy and framework for constructing an ecosystem from cloud services to best serve your enterprise.  It

What Can Companies Achieve With the Next Generation of Collaboration Tools?

4-Apr-2012 | Brad Smith

A Q&A with Alan Morrison, PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for Technology and Innovation What is a collaboration paradox? How are enterprise apps out-innovating Facebook and LinkedIn? Is email out

Ireland: The New Cloud Computing Capital?

3-Apr-2012 | Brad Smith

Guest blog entry by @DNADublin As a team, @DNADublin are in a unique position to discuss the emergence of Cloud Computing as it does not affect just our professional career in SAP but also our pers