Tech Trends

When is the Right Time to Assess Business Risks and Embrace the Cloud

Cloud computing and mobile technology have produced a largely uncontrolled work environment in which personal and business information comingles. IT is challenged with adapting to this environment while minimizing business risks.
— By Karen White

When clouds gather in the sky they form new shapes and configurations, intermingling with abandon. The same is true for cloud computing which involves centralized storing and accessing of data and programs on the Internet rather than on a computer hard drive.

The commercial cloud was the first technology iteration, but it was when the personal cloud appeared that it became apparent IT organizations m....