How Cloud Computing Makes Remote Learning Possible

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on education. In the Spring of 2020, schools across the United States abruptly closed, forcing millions of students to learn from home. Many schools simply did not have the infrastructure in place to support this type of learning environment. As schools began to plan for Fall, itContinue reading “How Cloud Computing Makes Remote Learning Possible”

How to Use Chaos Engineering to Lower Cloud Spend

Responding to a “system down” emergency is an IT professional’s nightmare. At the time that an application is offline, there are stress, cost, and urgency factors.  Planning can help your organization prevent such an emergency, but what is the right amount of planning versus the cost involved? In a complex landscape, there are considerations forContinue reading “How to Use Chaos Engineering to Lower Cloud Spend”

What Is Hybrid Cloud Computing? Advantages and Disadvantages to This Popular Solution

Technology management often includes weighing the benefits to the organization versus cost. The technology world has been rapidly changing from on-premise delivery to cloud-based solutions. IT managers need to consider the scalability that any investment can provide. Competitive advantage can often come from agility. Companies that prepare to seize and leverage technology can obtain suchContinue reading “What Is Hybrid Cloud Computing? Advantages and Disadvantages to This Popular Solution”

Hindsight Is 2020: Covid in the Times of the 4th Industrial Revolution

Each industrial revolution has fundamentally changed the way that humans control and interact with the world. Each resulted in dramatic societal change, impacting the way that people live and work.  The 1700s saw the invention of the steam engine, which allowed for mechanical production and drove urbanization. The 1800s introduced electricity, scientific advancements, and massContinue reading “Hindsight Is 2020: Covid in the Times of the 4th Industrial Revolution”