David Linthicum

David S. Linthicum is a chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting, 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. His views are his own.

Moving your data analytics to the cloud isn’t so easy

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

The CLOUD Act is a bit disturbing, but I still trust data in public clouds more than I do data in private datacenters

Cloud migrations: Don’t settle for just some operational savings

Cloud migrations: Don’t settle for just some operational savings

The transformative nature of cloud computing makes it an effective weapon for owning your market

Beware these 2 barriers to successful cloud migration

Beware these 2 barriers to successful cloud migration

Cloud migration gets harder the farther down you go on the list of applications to migrate, and two issues occur frequently that can lead to failure

Smart cities need the cloud—and vice versa

Smart cities need the cloud—and vice versa

New data from IDC shows that smart cities are exploding, and the cloud is driving most of that growth

Don’t get surprised by the cloud’s data-egress fees

Don’t get surprised by the cloud’s data-egress fees

Moving your data out of a public cloud, even for normal transactions, costs you real money for every gigabyte. Here’s how to minimize the price

Why IoT security should keep you up at night

Why IoT security should keep you up at night

Recent data shows that although cloud computing security is still a priority, IoT security is not

The best way to adopt the cloud: Short sprints vs. big bang

The best way to adopt the cloud: Short sprints vs. big bang

Large companies and government agencies do better with short tactical cloud computing projects, versus the larger, more strategic projects

You need an ‘I’ve been hacked’ plan for your cloud

You need an ‘I’ve been hacked’ plan for your cloud

A recent study shows that most companies are ill-prepared for cyber attacks on their cloud and on-premises systems

The key question for your cloud computing strategy

The key question for your cloud computing strategy

Some enterprises focus on aggressive use of cloud, while others are passive. Are you channeling the right “cloud spirit animal” for your business?

How to get real ROI from your move to the cloud

How to get real ROI from your move to the cloud

There’s a sunk cost to being in the cloud, and you need a certain percentage of workloads migrated to get the value you actually seek

Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere

Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere

Cloud bursting was all the rage when talking about the hybrid cloud years ago. Today, almost nobody is talking about it

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