Posts from ‘Online Collaboration’
Not the hosting and using of services over the Internet, oh no. I’m talking about the term “Cloud Computing.”
Well, that’s just one of John Soat’s “Five Predictions Concerning Cloud Computing”
What are the five predictions?
- All applications will move into the cloud.
- Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) will supplant software-as-a-service (SaaS) as the most important form of cloud computing for small and, especially, mid-size businesses.
- Private clouds will be the dominant form of cloud computing in large enterprises
- Hybrid clouds eventually will dominate enterprise IT architectures
- The term “cloud computing” will drop off the corporate lexicon.
This is a fun and engaging read, and the comments afterward are equally as interesting. Worth checking out.
Groove had been around for a few years when heard about it from a friend as this awesome new collaboration technology. Man, did I need something like this for the project I had recently taken on. I set up a Groove account for myself and a group of academics collaborating to publish a series of social science research reports investigating “Global Road Traffic Safety.” The deadline for submissions to the intended academic journal selected by this group of collaborators had already been extended and extended before I joined the party. It was slow going. My objectives for using Groove was to speed up the review cycles and document version of control for…
- More than a dozen research papers,
- Being reviewed by half-dozen social science researchers,
- Who were scattered across as many continents and twice as many university and governmental institutions.