Back in 2011 we published four scenarios predicting the uptake rate of public cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS) in Europe. The scenarios we plotted were based on the extremes of what we believe are the two most important aspects governing future cloud uptake: availability and trust. Our own Dutch Enterprise Public Cloud Spending forecast […] Read more »
Four Scenarios For The Social Enterprise: It Takes Two To Tango!
From August 30 to September 2, 2011 Salesforce.com is organising its annual user event Dreamforce. This year’s event title is: “Welcome to the Social Enterprise”. What is the Social Enterprise? As Salesforce.com explains in the Dreamforce ’11 tagline: “There’s a post-PC revolution underway and your customers have moved to a world that’s entirely social, mobile, […] Read more »
Four Scenarios for Digital Europe: Are We Ready?
We love scenario thinking here at the METISfiles! In a recent keynote at IT-Dagen 2011 in Denmark, METISfiles principal analyst for the elastic enterprise Pim Bilderbeek looked at the current and future state of digital government in Europe. Now is a good time to look at our digital future, because recent events dictate that this […] Read more »
Four Public Cloud Computing Scenarios: Planning For The Cloud
Scenario planning is used by business strategists to prepare their companies for different futures. Why is this necessary? Simply because predicting the future is not an exact science. If the future cannot be known it is only prudent to be prepared for several permutations of possible futures. A popular way of scenario planning is sketching […] Read more »