Journey through Enterprise IT Services
In Journey through Enterprise IT Services, Nadhan, HP Distinguished Technologist, explores the IT Services industry, and discusses technology trends in simplified terms.

A New Style of IT is securely emerging in government clouds

Civilian agencies, the intelligence community, DoD, and their systems integrators are looking to capitalize on opportunities for efficiencies, reduced costs, and competitive advantage. So says the abstract for “1286 - HP's vision, strategy, and best practices for private, public, and cloud brokering in US federal IT environments,” a session by Henry Fleischmann, Chief Technologist for Federal Cloud Solutions, HP at HP Protect 2013. This session details the cloud journeys taken by enterprises, calling out its application, architecture, and the evolution and deployment of services. Moreover, the session also addresses the shift from a product-centric approach toward a service-centric private and hybrid cloud model. A New Style of IT is emerging in government-based cloud computing.

The Virtual Event that can make Change Real in your Enterprise

While I enjoy attending global conferences—such as HP Discover 2013 — in person, I also look forward to virtual events, which I attend from workplace. I especially enjoy virtual events, such as the Power to Change, sponsored by HP. If you attend this event, you’ll learn how the New Style of IT is driving change with the user at its nerve center. You can then take appropriate steps to make this change within your enterprise today to stay competitive tomorrow.

Transforming from the landscape of applications to the cloudscape of services

Cloudscape is a new word I came across in this HP newsletter on evolving to the New Style of IT (featuring Gartner research.) The newsletter asserts that the Cloud may not be the right answer for all the scenarios enterprises encounter in their transformation journey. Cloudscape represents a well-defined fabric of applications, solutions, and service providers across the right mix of cloud environments. To realize the full potential of the Cloudscape, enterprises must address key questions raised in this paper.

Top 5 tips for Enterprises to use their most valuable resources

HP CEO Meg Whitman shares her top five tips for CEOs in this article in Forbes that help the CEO of this global enterprise spend her most valuable resource — time — in an effective manner. Upon a closer look, I realize that these tips could also apply to individuals who are not CEOs (take me for instance). More important, they could be extended to the very enterprises that CEOs lead – following a New Style of IT that Whitman outlined at HP Discover 2012 in Frankfurt. Let’s see how.

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