The Pros, Cons of Working, Playing in the Clouds
“I was just wondering if you wanted to chase this tornado, or if you just wanted to catch the next one.” -- Beltzer – Twister (Warner Bros, 1996)
Larry Ellison (Oracle’s CEO) was right!
A Gazillion Tweets, but What Makes the Cash Register Ring?
Figure 1 --Passing Fancy – Consumers pass a company’s products/services every day and the CMO’s challenge is to have just the information he/she needs to make “the right” buying decision. Source – 20th Century Fox
“My minimum price for taking a stranded lady to a telephone is 400 dollars.” – Jack Colton, Romancing the Stone (20th Century-Fox – 1984)
Microsoft Gets its Groove On … Finally!
"’Goodbye my love.’ He doesn't say it. There's no room for softness... not in Sparta. No place for weakness. Only the hard and strong may call themselves Spartans. Only the hard, only the strong.” – Dilios (300, Warner Bros – 2006)
The grass isn’t greener on the other side of the fence.
There’s No Good Time for Data to Disappear on You
“Somewhere, some lucky guy's having a heart attack.” – Edward Cole, The Bucket List (2007)
Say storage and people immediately think of a hard or flash drive…tape…optical media.
In other words, bit buckets to hold your digital stuff.
Until that inevitable fateful day.