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Sam Gross is Vice President of Global IT Outsourcing Solutions at Unisys Corporation, where he leads the vision, strategy, technology development and implementation for Unisys innovative global IT outsourcing solutions. He is a recognized industry expert and thought leader in business and IT alignment, application management, service level management and enterprise systems management. Here's his latest Tweet: Sam_Gross: High-level demo of how Unisys secures the cloud through Unisys Stealth Solution: http://tinyurl.com/lesyp2 ... (more)

A Bright SOA IDEA: The Road Map for Service-Oriented Success

Information always has and always will be the lifeblood of a company. But globalization has profoundly changed how a business collects and exchanges data, and with whom an organization shares that information. In today's sprawling digital enterprise, operations are no longer contained to a single floor, building, or even one campus, country, or continent. Additionally, the outsourcing and offshoring of many basic operations mean the accounts payable office that used to be down the hall may now be in Poland. This complicates transaction processing as more third-parties need to acc... (more)

How To Select Your Data Center

Data Center Automation on Ulitzer The data center industry continues to evolve with mergers, acquisitions, and a healthy crop of emerging companies. New data center products and services are hitting the street, an aggressive debate on the model of selling space vs. power, and alternatives to physical data center space in the cloud are giving us a confusing maze of alternatives to meet our outsourcing needs. The data center market is not unique. For example, in Southern California we have a wide variety of supermarkets and grocery stores including VONs, Ralphs, Albertsons, Jons, Tra... (more)

Best Practices in Shared Service Cloud Design

In addition to IT cost efficiencies, organizations should look for further benefits from their Cloud investments. Most notably they should align with and support major change programs like ‘Shared Services Canada‘. This imperative to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in cost savings will set out to transform the organization in line with this diagram – Shifting them right from decentralized in to the Shared Services sweet spot. The Rise of Enterprise Cloud Providers – System Copy On Demand Cloud Computing is the ideal technology to underpin this shift, not just because it off... (more)

Book Excerpt | The New World of Work: From the Cube to the Cloud – Part 2

It may be terrifying for those caught in the vortex between the old and the new way of work. Most professionals earned the right degrees, responded to the demands of their professions, learned the intricacies of their industries and were rewarded under the old system. It feels like a massive betrayal that an entire system is falling away. The truth is that the cube was moved in part by a new breed of professional. They are skilled and passionate global workers who want the freedom to choose the type of work, rather than choosing a job based on its proximity to their homes. Rathe... (more)

ManpowerGroup Reveals Why Leading in the Human Age Requires New Approaches to the World of Work at World Economic Forum

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and World Economic Forum (WEF) strategic partner, today shared its annual analysis of the macro-economic forces evolving the world of work. "Leading in the Human Age: Why An Era of Certain Uncertainty Requires New Approaches to the World of Work," outlines how companies can reinvent themselves as flexible and adaptable Human Age Corporations in response to chronic unpredictability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) Since Ma... (more)