Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

e-Book: Primer on Software as a Service (SaaS)

This e-book provides an in-depth introduction to software as a service (SaaS) and underlying concepts that CIOs must understand before they embark upon their cloud journey. MUST Read! (100 pages) This e-book helps answer the following questions: What is software as a service (SaaS)? Why is software as a service (SaaS) important for business value?…

Case Study: Enterprise Architecture Based Cloud Computing Strategy

This white paper details a case study on designing an enterprise architecture based cloud computing strategy – it details the steps taken to design/modify the enterprise architecture and a roadmap to chart progress from current to strategic capability incorporating cloud computing.

IT-As-A-Service: Achieving Financial Transparency

The goal of financial transparency is to show what T services cost. Intended for IT Leadership and IT Finance organizations, this whitepaper explores financial transparency and how to develop simple, fair and accurate chargeback/showback policies.

Application Selection Strategy

This presentation discusses a framework for application selection for ERP, SCM and CRM. It introduces the concept of business discontinuities and how to bridge/leverage them with technology solutions.

CRM Software as a Service (SaaS)

This presentation discusses the definition, trends, impact, opportunities and best practices for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software as a Service (SaaS) selection and implementation.

How I Efficiently Migrated to IaaS

  Now that I described the SaaS component of the implementation of NaviSite¬ís Managed Cloud Services for ConnectEdu, it is time to come back with the promised article on IaaS.

A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing

This paper provides an overview of cloud computing, explains its key terms, identifies obstacles to its implementation, opportunities it presents and formulae to quantify comparison between cloud and conventional data center computing.