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Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

As a former CIO, I have implemented and seen the significant benefits of cloud computing, both in the leverage of compute on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) delivery models, and in the use of software as a service (SaaS) applications. Addressing this IT cloud security challenge is a two-fold challenge. With today’s new computing and service models, the traditional perimeter no longer exists.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. What audiences are good targets and what business-related behavior are you trying to change or improve?

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Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

My last blog described the implications of cloud computing going mainstream and its impact on the workforce. Picking up on that theme, Software as a Service (SaaS)-based applications are increasingly the way organizations can quickly and easily leverage new applications. So how does an organization extend its security policies and controls to public clouds and SaaS applications?

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean? SAAS: Software as a Service. Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). Your servers crash during the business day for whatever reason, while end users are on the system; hosted servers rarely if ever crash. Cloud Computing – Or “Being in the Cloud&#. Is Google docs cloud computing? So what is the difference between hosted and in the cloud?

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

Of course, there still are (and always will be) some PCs somewhere doing all the serving and number crunching, but they are not in the corporate data center anymore, they are in the Cloud. The Cloud, explained. The downsides of Cloud computing are similar to outsourcing too.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

At that time, interest in training customers, channel partners and others “outside the firewall” was on the rise, but many organizations either could not or would not use their internal employee-focused LMS to support external learning programs.

What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.

Kapp Notes

My role at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment (OLIVE) Business Development Manager. I support global commercial business sales, international virtual initiatives, and assist on government virtual world projects.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean? SAAS: Software as a Service. Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). Your servers crash during the business day for whatever reason, while end users are on the system; hosted servers rarely if ever crash. Cloud Computing. Is Google docs cloud computing? Is online storage – say for files or docs, whether free or subscriber based – cloud computing?