How cloud services are an organizational innovation, not a technology "silver bullet"
By Dr Steve Hodgkinson, Research Director, IT, Asia-Pacific, Ovum
Many executives regard technology evangelists as “drive-by shooters” – people who cruise by their offices firing so-called “silver bullet” solutions. Are cloud evangelists in this category? Perhaps. If they are selling cloud computing as a technology innovation, then the “drive-by shooter” label can fit quite well.
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