From The Virtual ICT Research Network: Predictions 2012

While The METISfiles was focused on preparing the CIO Travel Guide For 2012,  I also contributed to a more traditional set of predictions and recommendations from the virtual ICT Research Network. This network consists of a number of independent ICT Analyst and “Boutiques” that have agreed to launch a first “Crowd-forecasting” exercise, that now results […] Read more »

CIO Travel Guide For 2012

Rather than doing traditional analyst predictions we thought it would be a good idea to give you an infographic to mull over for the holiday season and to use as your personal travel guide on your IT voyage through 2012. Three Destinations We think there are three destinations that will be on your itinerary. The […] Read more »

Unifying The Social Multinational

Today’s multinational corporation is a conglomerate in which the central IT function needs to deal with the reality of supporting: Multiple countries with different sets of IT infrastructure, Four generations of users, ranging from digital ignorants to digital natives, Many cultures and languages with different communication and collaboration behavior Several departments with separate and distinct […] Read more »

Dutch Enterprise Public Cloud Services Market Size And Forecast

While we are working on developing our market sizing and forecast study for the public cloud, scheduled for release next year, we figured it would be a good idea to give our blog readers a sneak preview. So here goes….. We estimate that Dutch businesses (from very small to very large) will spend €324 million […] Read more »

Is Your IT Job Safe?

Or is the uptake of cloud computing threatening to take your livelihood away? Last week, METISfiles joined webwereld to discuss the impact of cloud computing on IT professionals’ job security in The Netherlands. Participants included Jasper Bakker (webwereld) moderating the discussion, Corno Vromans, IT Manager Tilburg University, and Rogier Tharner, Technical Consultant Neomax. The webcast […] Read more »