In the same vein as the article on BPMS, have you considered a SaaS based IT
PPMS (Project and Portfolio Management Systems) tool for your next project?
If you are in that process now, you’re in luck as Gartner has recently
released their review of those tools. The report can be found here.
Is there a gap between your customer mission / needs, and IT mission /
service delivery capabilities? How can the SaaS IT PPMS tools help you close
that gap? Well, for starters, we may consider some advantages of SaaS based
PPMS tools such as Daptiv and AtTask.
Deployment speed Low support requirements Cost effectiveness for small-medium
Now, couple this with SaaS based BPMS modeling, simulation and testing in the
Cloud for forecasting and needs discovery to improve a product or service
process, and we have a quick on ramp for SaaS ... (more)
There is little doubt that cloud computing is big news, but who is gaining
your mind share? Amazon, NetSuite, and Salesforce.com, have been in the
news recently with a number of announcements.
So many that I’ve been attempting to track them by creating specific
journals for each.
Our experiences are likely to be different, and barring actual surveys and
research, is subjective and based largely on our own impressions and
perceptions of which companies are in the news or making news in this
There are several lists that are excellent points of reference – The Top
150 Pl... (more)
One of my grand hopes for all of you, and your respective enterprises in
2010, is that you find your way to the Clouds.
The coming years will be both exciting and challenging as we collectively
migrate our enterprises to cloud computing. Speaking of enterprises, I owe
all of you an article on preparing your enterprise for the cloud. I
continue to work on it, thought it's not quite ready yet. Besides, this
week, I have the pleasure of meeting with a world class, cloud computing
leader, and I hope to glean further insights that will help shed light on the
future of the enterpri... (more)
Have you been exploring the cloud computing business paradigm? Perhaps
you’ve heard it getting louder over the last few years? It certainly
seems to be the case particularly in the last 6-12 months as the economic
situation and environmental sustainability concerns have amplified those
aspects of cloud computing.
Some will point out the lack of standards, privacy, security and data
concerns, and rightfully so. However, we’ve seen this story play out
before so lets put it in context. Other common refrains of paradigm shifts
Who needs a personal computer in ever... (more)
Many have discussed and commented on Cloud computing’s benefits, as well as
its risks, though I have heard few discussions on Cloud computing’s impact
on business process re-engineering, and how to get from the existing internal
business processes to a Cloud computing model.
For smaller organizations this may not be as great a concern as it would be
for larger, more complex organizations, with many stakeholders.
It will be interesting to see how the major vendors of BPMS position
themselves for this migration to Cloud computing.
We can be certain of one thing, and that is, the use... (more)