Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Startups Soaring With The Cloud

Startups Soaring With The Cloud

Startup Cloud Boom In 2015, the cloud was primarily used by large and mid-level organizations for mission-critical workloads, but this year it’s entrenching itself with startups and driving transformation. In India, currently boasting 2.75 million developers, and second only to the US’s 3.6 million developers, startups are reportedly adopting IBM Cloud to expand their businesses…

Smart Connected Cities Must Learn To Efficiently Collaborate

Smart Connected Cities Must Learn To Efficiently Collaborate

Smart City Collaboration A study from research firm Gartner demonstrates how smart and connected cities require a large number of players to collaborate efficiently, in order to unlock the huge potential associated with cities of the future. The study focused on Europe and showed clearly how a number of Northern European and Scandinavian mid-size cities…

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities Await Us – Good And Bad

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities Await Us – Good And Bad

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities I have written two recent posts here on CloudTweaks about drones. The first, ‘The Pizza Delivery Drone’, was a somewhat comical look at what possibly is to come with future drones. The second was a look at the more immediately possible concept of a modular drone.  Modular drones are capable of supporting…

Microsoft’s $1 Billion Giveaway In Cloud Services To Non-Profits

Microsoft’s $1 Billion Giveaway In Cloud Services To Non-Profits

Microsoft Donates Cloud Services Software giant Microsoft announced that it will be giving away US$1 billion in cloud computing services to non-profit organizations and researchers in order to ‘serve the public good’. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out a vision to empower “mission-driven organizations around the planet…

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology Leads The Way

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology Leads The Way

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report, developed in collaboration with the Global Agenda Council, uses the dataset of a survey of CHROs and other senior talent and strategy executives examining 371 leading global employers that represent over 13 million employees. It predicts that the rapidly evolving employment landscape will force…

Ad Infinitum – Internet For Everything

Ad Infinitum – Internet For Everything

Internet For Everything “The hypothesis that a new Internet-for-everything society will come, as it is desired by the fundamentalists, is in fact very weak, not to say improbable” —Philippe Breton Despite what Breton wrote in 2011, small devices across the globe are increasingly capable of fully qualified networking. This technological advancement of small, autonomous devices equipped…