David Linthicum

Columnist

David S. Linthicum is SVP at Cloud Technology Partners and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader. Dave has authored 13 books on computing, the latest of which is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach." Dave’s industry experience includes tenures as CTO and CEO of several successful software companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 100 companies. He keynotes leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, enterprise application integration, and enterprise architecture. Dave writes the Cloud Computing blog for InfoWorld.


Business and IT have no good reason to fight over the cloud

Despite progress, too many organizations are battling internally over who controls business technology. When using cloud technology, there is a win-win option

Good news: Computer science graduates will be ready for the cloud

More and more colleges and universities are preparing students for a world beyond on-premises IT systems

IT's top 3 cloud migration errors

The good news is that most companies are now moving to the cloud; the bad news is that many are doing it poorly

It's make-or-break time for IBM's cloud

Whether rumored massive layoffs take place, IBM is in serious trouble when it comes to the cloud

What the cloud can learn from the data-breach epidemic

Anthem joins the likes of Sony and Home Depot in the data-center hack parade, but cloud fans shouldn't get too smug

Now presenting: Your public cloud winners

Including the runners-up and the also-rans, with surprises thrown in as well

No, Canada! You can't keep cloud storage local

New draft regulations ask that service providers keep sensitive data in the country, due to fears of U.S. spying

3 cloud integration mistakes to avoid

To integrate data between the cloud and your data center, you must be smarter in your approach

Shadow IT comes out of the shadows -- and back into IT

The cloud enabled shadow IT, but changes in IT management have helped IT gain ownership of the cloud

One container technology does not fit all enterprises

This application-portability technology is hot for good reason, but its benefits aren't universal or guaranteed

IBM's newest reorg won't fix its cloud problem

Shuffling people around isn't the answer to adapting to a radically changing market in which IBM's strengths don't fit well

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