Across the Net

Across the Net

Cover of Deloitte XaaS report

ATN: Reviewing Required Reading (1) – Management Consultants and HBR

In preparation for another semester of 2856-Cloud Systems in Practice at University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, I revisited 24 of the 25...

ATN: From Monolithic to Microservices

It's not often that ATN cites IEEE - ATN, like InsightaaS itself, tends towards the 'business' side of IT/business infrastructure, while IEEE is a...

ATN: Ars Technica on “Elon Musk says don’t worry about Tesla’s burn rate—he might...

Long-time ATN readers will recognize Ars Techica as one of the 'go-to' sources for early posts. Here, in the wake of an Elon Musk...

ATN: CB Insights on Game Changers

CB Insights is known to most IT industry insiders as the 'go to' source for information on early-stage technology trends, opportunities and players. The...

ATN: McKinsey on making a secure transition to the public cloud

InsightaaS: Security has been a central issue from the earliest days of cloud. IT professionals cited it as a reason not to embrace the...

Exchange.JS Meetup – Edmonton

Exchange.js is an open community of local developers and designers, who meet monthly to discuss a wide range of topics within the JavaScript ecosystem. The...

ATN: Nicholas Carr on Zuckerberg’s World

InsightaaS: Let me start this post with a personal admission: I haven't really been able to read Facebook since last November. The vitriol that...

ATN: Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber

InsightaaS: Those of us who don't live in Silicon Valley (and maybe many of those who do) tend to view it as a giant...

451 Research: Application containers will be a $2.7bn market by 2020

Containers represent a small but high-growth segment of the Cloud-Enabling Technologies market NEW YORK — January 10, 2017 — The application container market will grow...

Harvard Magazine: The Watchers

InsightaaS: Harvard Magazine (as distinct from HBR) is an organ promising to "mine Harvard’s vast resources and to offer up their finding in a...

ATN: The ongoing growth success story behind 1-800-GOT-JUNK

InsightaaS: We're always on the lookout for Canadian IT case studies, so this piece from the Globe & Mail (sponsored by Dell) seemed worth...

ATN: 17 Absurd (Tech-ish) Predictions for 2017

InsightaaS: ATN doesn't generally cite material from LinkedIn, but on the even of New Year's Eve, there are lists of predictions everywhere. This one,...

Stratechery: How Google is Challenging AWS

InsightaaS: This long but well-written post has garnered some attention over the past couple of days, and with reason: it provides an interesting perspective...

Bain & Co: IT – Digital’s Achilles’ Heel

InsightaaS: It's likely that all InsightaaS readers have been exposed to Bain & Company, one of the world's foremost management consultants. In the past,...

To SaaS or not to SaaS?

InsightaaS: We generally focus on articles in Across the Net, but wanted to bring you the following piece that arrived via email. It is...