April 16, 2013 06:06 PM EDT
The headline theme for our next seminar is ‘BYOD – Bring Your Own
UPDATE: I am also presenting on this topic at the upcoming 13th annual
eHealth Summit – Read more.
Mobile Big Data Cloud Computing
This will focus on the overall best practices for Mobile Big Data Cloud
April 16, 2013 06:05 PM EDT
Our objective here at the Canada Cloud Network is to build a local forum for
innovating global Cloud best practices.
For example over here at Sheepdog our goal is to build one of Canada’s
premier brands for expert Cloud consulting.
Central to this is development of the ‘Cloud Rea... (more)
April 7, 2013 09:25 AM EDT
Recently Google commissioned Forrester Research to identify the TEI (Total
Economic Impact) of moving to Google Apps, polling around 600 mid-sized firms
about their collaboration plans.
Download the report here:
The Google Apps TEI Report from Forrester Research, used to to plan ... (more)
April 6, 2013 11:07 AM EDT
Although there are a number of suppliers in the Cloud market, most accept and
note the primary dominance of Amazon, and the distinctions in scale of the
Cloud that they operate.
The Cloud providers market is like McDonalds – S, M, L and Super-size!
So while there are announcement... (more)
April 4, 2013 07:00 AM EDT
A popular social media topic that is a great focus area for small businesses
and other folks in sales is ‘Social Selling’ – This refers to using
social media sites like Linkedin to help with your lead generation
prospecting and other sales activities.
For example this article Ho... (more)
April 2, 2013 09:51 PM EDT
The headline theme for our next seminar is ‘BYOD’ – Bring Your Own
In this March 4th article The Smartphone Will See You Now, the Canadian
magazine McLeans reported on the work of the E-Health futurist Eric Topol.
Topol describes the growing trend of patients using their ... (more)
March 28, 2013 07:00 AM EDT
The Forrester report ‘Total Impact of Google Apps‘ provides a framework
for identifying the ROI from switching from a legacy mail and collaboration
platform to Google Apps.
Surveying 200+ organizations with over 1,000 employees, Forrester identified
the main business benefits re... (more)
March 22, 2013 09:00 AM EDT
MaaS (Model as a Service) sets a new concept to order and classify data
modeling design and deployment to the Cloud. MaaS changes the way to move
data to the Cloud because allows to define data taxonomy, size and contents.
Starting from data model design, MaaS might guide the Daa... (more)
March 21, 2013 05:30 AM EDT
Our next seminar is scheduled for April 24th in New York City, with a
headline theme of Big Data Cloud Computing.
Specifically the agenda will be how to build a Big Data PaaS – Platform as
This combines the NIST Cloud model for the middleware stack with the
March 14, 2013 04:08 PM EDT
Join my Sheepdog colleagues for a webinar on Thursday, March 21st at 12pm EST
– Going Google Enterprise.
With a customer case study from Joe AbiDaoud, CIO for Hudbay Minerals, this
webinar session will provide a comprehensive introduction to the Google+ Apps
March 13, 2013 09:15 AM EDT
For any modern entrepreneur I`d suggest the sweet spot of Cloud applications
you should master is the holy trinity of these three killer apps –
Linkedin, Salesforce.com and Google+ Apps.
In short these cater for the end-to-end requirements of a sales operation, so
you can begin ... (more)
March 12, 2013 05:28 PM EDT
It’s often said that BYOD – Bring Your Own Device, is part of a broader
trend of “Consumerization”.
In short staff are increasingly bringing their own home technologies into
work, such as their smartphone, and using them for work purposes.
It’s a blended experience where they als... (more)
March 10, 2013 01:00 PM EDT
Recently I’ve been lucky to meet with the CTO’s of two important Canadian
public sector organizations, Canada Health Infoway and the Province of
Indeed Dennis Giokas kindly presented on Cloud Computing in Healthcare at our
recent seminar in Toronto.
This presentation w... (more)
March 5, 2013 05:02 AM EST
Las Vegas, 4 March 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its cloud
services and software will be based on an open cloud architecture. This move
will ensure innovation in cloud computing is not hampered by locking
businesses into proprietary islands of unsecured and difficult... (more)
March 4, 2013 12:49 PM EST
Kantara Initiative is pleased to announce the formation of the Cloud Identity
and Security Best Practices (CloudIDSec WG). Find out below how to join
this exciting new group!
The core purpose of the CloudIDSec WG is to identify the overlap between the
field of Cloud Computing an... (more)
February 28, 2013 03:54 AM EST
SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2013 — Firespotter Labs today announced the
UberConference Google Apps Reseller Program. UberConference is a next
generation audio conferencing service with a unique, visual interface.
UberConference’s new channel partner program will be launching with... (more)
February 27, 2013 03:29 PM EST
Our next Canada Cloud Seminar is now scheduled.
On March 13th, at the downtown Toronto Business Development Centre, we will
introduce ‘Always On Cloud Computing’.
Keynote speakers will include Craig McLellan, previously the CTO for
Hosting.com and author of the best practice prog... (more)
February 27, 2013 02:58 PM EST
Courtesy of the Centre for Global EHealth Innovation we held our first CCN
seminar last week, entitled Cloud Computing and disruptive business models
The seminar focused on the disruptive and transformational impact new
technologies like Cloud Computing and Open Da... (more)
February 19, 2013 06:41 PM EST
Our first CCN Seminar is this week on Thursday, 21st, being held at the
Global Centre for E-Health Innovation.
Register here: Disruptive Business Models for E-Health.
As the name suggests the headline theme of the session is to consider the
potential impact of Cloud Computing on ... (more)
February 19, 2013 06:39 PM EST
Another Canadian Cloud startup to highlight is Cloudiosphere.
Their COO Liam Lynch has just posted up this in-depth article on the ‘Zero
Trust Identity Model’ described a few blogs back.
Another recommended piece to go along with this is Eve Maler presentation
on The Three S’s Of... (more)