Articles By Bernard Golden

CIOs don’t need to be business leaders

CIOs don’t need to be business leaders

I have seen pieces asserting that future heads of IT will be from disciplines such as marketing or finance, since...

May 22nd, 2012 Bernard Golden
The threat cloud providers pose to corporate IT

The threat cloud providers pose to corporate IT

People underestimate how much cloud providers present a challenge to IT as it's practiced today in most organizations. A couple...

October 20th, 2011 Bernard Golden
What ‘consumerization of IT’ really means to CIOs

What ‘consumerization of IT’ really means to CIOs

The latest trend (or over-hyped term, if you like) is "consumerization of IT." As with cloud computing, the term is...

August 16th, 2011 Bernard Golden
Cloud CIO: How IT can become like a service provider

Cloud CIO: How IT can become like a service provider

One of the aspects of cloud computing I find most fascinating is the fact that much, if not most, of...

May 24th, 2011 Bernard Golden
Cloud CIO: 3 private cloud use case scenarios

Cloud CIO: 3 private cloud use case scenarios

 It is by now a truism that most IT organizations are planning an IT infrastructure strategy that includes cloud computing...

March 23rd, 2011 Bernard Golden
CloudConnect de-brief: Real-life cloud computing lessons

CloudConnect de-brief: Real-life cloud computing lessons

If I had to summarize my assessment of this week's CloudConnect conference, it would be this: Attention regarding cloud computing...

March 14th, 2011 Bernard Golden
U.S. government’s cloud plans are a $20B shift

U.S. government’s cloud plans are a $20B shift

A couple of weeks ago Vivek Kundra, US Chief Information Officer, released the "Federal Cloud Computing Strategy" paper. Despite its...

March 2nd, 2011 Bernard Golden
Cloud computing: wasting resources, redefined

Cloud computing: wasting resources, redefined

One of the most interesting things we encounter when my consulting company works with clients is their reaction to the...

February 14th, 2011 Bernard Golden
Cloud CIO: How cloud computing changes IT staffs

Cloud CIO: How cloud computing changes IT staffs

My recent post, The Internet of Things and the Cloud CIO of the Future garnered a lot of attention and...

January 31st, 2011 Bernard Golden
Cloud computing isn

Cloud computing isn

At my cloud computing consultancy, we've been approached several times in the past few weeks by companies that have put...

April 13th, 2010 Bernard Golden