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  • araskazemi 21:07 on August 30, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Kameratelefon? Telefonkamera? Nu säljs den i Sverige 

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  • araskazemi 14:52 on August 28, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Bahnhofs märkning ska hålla NSA borta 

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  • araskazemi 14:52 on August 28, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Lösningen är inte lösningen för ditt intranät 

    I found this article interesting: Lösningen är inte lösningen för ditt intranät – via Webbrådgivaren Fredrik Wackå » | Webbrådgivaren Fredrik Wackå
    Väldigt många organisationer har en standardmetod när ett problem identifieras. De skaffar ett verktyg. De inför en ny lösning. Men ofta händer en av två saker (eller båda): det visar sig att verktyget inte var rätt eller att problemet egentligen inte handlade om det praktiska stödet.

    En text från Webbrådgivaren Fredrik Wackå. Läs mer om intranät, webbstrategi och webbredaktör.

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  • araskazemi 11:52 on August 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    How leaders kill meaning at work | McKinsey & Company 

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  • araskazemi 20:54 on August 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    It-ministern : it i skolan är inte en fråga för en it-avdelning. 

    It-ministern : it i skolan är inte en fråga för en it-avdelning.

    This item was originally posted on Google+ – August 21, 2013 at 07:44PM

     
  • araskazemi 18:38 on August 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    10 sätt att stjälpa ett it-projekt 

    I found this article interesting: 10 sätt att stjälpa ett it-projekt – via Senaste från CIO Sweden
    Här kommer 10 bergsäkra sätt att stjälpa ett riktigt lovande it-projekt, och förstås tips på hur du kan undvika dessa fallgropar!

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  • araskazemi 18:38 on August 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Gartner: AWS Now Five Times The Size Of Other Cloud Vendors Combined 

    I found this article interesting: Gartner: AWS Now Five Times The Size Of Other Cloud Vendors Combined – via ReadWrite



    Amazon’s AWS dominates cloud computing. That should surprise no one. What is perhaps surprising, however, is how dramatically it dominates. According to a new Gartner analysis, AWS offers five times the utilized compute capacity of the other 14 cloud providers in the Gartner Magic Quadrant. Combined.

    Even more surprising, it has spent less than Google and Microsoft building out its infrastructure.

    Money Can’t Buy Me Love

    How much less? Dramatically less. Since 2005, Google has spent $20.9 billion on its infrastructure. Microsoft? Just shy of $18 billion. Amazon? Roughly $12 billion.



    While more than Rackspace’s $1.4 billion cumulative capital expenditures, Amazon’s spending is a far cry from what both Google and Microsoft have spent. 

    Keep in mind that we’re not talking about generic capital expenditures here, used to run these companies day-to-day businesses. Amazon, after all, has spent heavily on infrastructure to power its ecommerce site, and to good financial effect, but that’s not the number tracked above.

    No, we’re talking about the total investment in real and virtual revenue-generating IT assets, according to Gartner analyst Lydia Leong, who authored the report. And the implication? As The Register‘s Jack Clark highlights

    @adrianco @swardley in terms of total productive capacity – that is, resources seeing utilization. Implication: MSFT has lots of idle CPUs
    — Jack Clark (@mappingbabel) August 20, 2013

    It could get worse, too, for Amazon’s competitors. After all, Amazon’s capital investments are accelerating relative to its peers. If it managed to get 5X the utilization of the combined totals of its top 14 competitors, what happens when it spends even more money? While financial analysts have worried for years about Amazon’s capital expenditures, the company seems to get more value from them than competitors.

    Changing The Rules Of The Game

    This may be why we’re seeing competition to AWS take different forms. Google’s cloud offering, for example, isn’t really about matching AWS service-for-service. Instead, Google brings over a decade of operational excellence to bear, creating a high-performance cloud that leapfrogs AWS in various ways, including sub-hour billing, shared core instances, advanced routing and large persistent disks.

    Softlayer, now part of IBM, sets itself apart by offering far more granular control over one’s cloud infrastructure. Microsoft, for its part, is beloved by enterprise IT, which is giving it a lot of runway to get Azure right. As IDC analyst Matt Eastwood points out, over 50% of the Global 100 already run Azure. That number will continue to grow. Rackspace continues to tell its story of exceptional support to help wary enterprises into the cloud, coupled with community outreach through OpenStack.

    And CSC’s cloud, ranked second in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant? Gartner writes that “unlike other traditional data center outsourcers, CSC has fully embraced the highly standardized, highly automated cloud model, successfully blending the benefits of a true cloud service into an enterprise-ready offering.” In other words, CSC succeeds by making cloud more palatable to enterprise buyers.

    Advantage: Amazon… For Now

    Amazon Web Services has what appears to be an unassailable lead, built not on superior capital expenditures but rather on a keen understanding of what developers want. By making AWS relatively painless to use, and inexpensive, AWS has punched above its financial weight. 

    To maintain that lead, Amazon looks to be pressing down on the investment accelerator. So long as this extra financing corresponds to a continuing focus on what Redmonk analyst Stephen O’Grady labels “the most important feature of cloud computing: a low barrier to entry,” and an emphasis on developers, Amazon will maintain its lead, if not extend it.

    But it’s now competing against other companies with a history of developer outreach, including Microsoft and Google. Perhaps that’s why it’s having to significantly grow spending.

    Or maybe it’s just trying to slam the door on competition.

     

    Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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