Come and see my cloud… (pt1)

My Cloud...

In the last 20 years the IT industry has driven technology into businesses of every shape and size. How many companies do you come across these days who do not use IT in some form? Even the most modest shop has an internet presence and even small community groups and schools use internet payment services for fundraising and paying for events.  In 1999 Bill Gates said –

“If the 1980’s were about quality, the 1990’s were about re-engineering the 2000’s will be about velocity. How quickly the nature of business will change. About how quickly business will be transacted. About how information access will alter the lifestyle of consumers and their expectation of business.”[1]

Your opinion on Bill Gates is neither here nor there, he was right. Modern business is obsessed with speed. How fast can we get it to market? How fast can we get the order be processed?…

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