Faces and people are probably not the first things to come to mind when talking about data. But Deloitte thinks that should change.
Forbes contributor Joe McKendrick penned an interesting article this month about cloud contract negotiations, based on research findings published in the Stanford Technology Law Review. He poses the question: What’s negotiable and what’s not in a cloud computing arrangement? With cloud computing itself still evolving, negotiations among providers and enterprises are still evolving.
Pre-cloud computing information security typically focused on control via policies limiting access by IT managers and end users to reduce the likelihood of data loss, privacy breaches or noncompliance with regulations.
Cloud, mobile, analytics and social technologies have taken off much faster than any set of skills sharp enough to keep pace. If these technologies are to live up to their promise of transforming business, government services and society, there’s work to do.
Technology market watchers are busy taking stock of 2012 and placing their bets for the new year. IDC is looking at 2013 as the time to complete the transition to what it calls the “3rd Platform,” as organizations look to integrate newer technologies and market competition becomes fiercer.
It shouldn’t be surprising that most of the world’s e-mail traffic is generated by the corporate world.