David Linthicum

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David S. Linthicum is a consultant 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. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise's TechBeacon marketing website.

 Don't bring your bad security habits to the cloud

What Goldilocks can teach us about cloud migration

What Goldilocks can teach us about cloud migration

Too big, too small, just right -- the same criteria can help you decide the size of your cloud push

The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

Enterprise cloud workloads should hit the 10 percent mark in 2018, and we'll need new management and governance tools to make it all work

Heathkits but better: Get started with IoT

Heathkits but better: Get started with IoT

Inexpensive IoT science kits will help developers get a real taste of the internet of things -- powered by AWS

Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

Traditional disaster recovery can be too expensive to implement, but cheaper cloud options render that risk unacceptable

The cloud computing effect: Better security for all

The cloud computing effect: Better security for all

IT's paranoia about the cloud forced better security approaches to become the norm and helped on-premises deployments

AWS, Microsoft, Google, and IBM: 2 clouds won't survive

AWS, Microsoft, Google, and IBM: 2 clouds won't survive

Today, four companies dominate IaaS -- but that could easily thin out in a few years

3 key factors missing from your cloud business case

3 key factors missing from your cloud business case

Don't ignore these 3 major considerations when justifying a cloud effort

Left behind: Who suffers in the cloud shift

Left behind: Who suffers in the cloud shift

New Gartner report shows what we’ve already seen: Money is moving to the cloud. But there will be winners, and there will be losers

Customer service: The next challenge for cloud providers

Customer service: The next challenge for cloud providers

Customer service is still a new concept for many cloud providers, but you can make sure you get what you need by communicating clearly

CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

The three reasons that departments' own adoption of cloud technologies benefits CIOs' goals

Is your workload cloud-ready? Ask these 3 questions

Is your workload cloud-ready? Ask these 3 questions

Most application workloads need modification to move to a public cloud, but some are ready to be moved as is

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