Tag Archives: computing

On the shoulders of giants

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants. Sir Isaac Newton. Newton was not being modest with what he said – he was speaking the fundamental truth of each generation of humanity. With each passing year or decade, each member of society is theoretically capable… Read More »

The end of the IT department … my arse

Over at 37 Signals, David writes about how a growing generation of computer savvy users, and along side it, the cloud, spell the end of the IT department. This is a riveting story of unreality that starts with this corker paragraph: When people talk about their IT departments, they always talk about the things they’re not… Read More »

The new computing paradigm: SaaA

There’s a lot of talk out there about new paradigms, such as: SaaS – Software as a Service. IaaS – Information as a Service. DaaS – Data as a Service. These are paradigms that are happening in the enterprise realm – thus in reality they directly affect the IT activities of less than 10% of… Read More »