So, What exactly is a Multi-Cloud

I've written a bunch about Hybrid Clouds - an increasingly popular phenomenon, as more organizations look to take advantage of the benefits of public cloud scenarios.  Recently, I came across another term - Multi-Cloud, basically an approach to exploring Hybrid Cloud scenarios, using multiple disparate cloud services. For example, your enterprise invests in expanding a cloud infrastructure. You've moved... Continue Reading →

What is Business Model Innovation?

What is a Business Model ? A design for the successful operation of a business, identifying revenue sources, customer base, products, and details of financing. Business models are “at heart, stories — stories that explain how enterprises work. A good business model answers a number of key questions. Who is the customer? And what does... Continue Reading →

Lessons in Creativity – From Pixar

I’ve always been a fan of Pixar Movies so I was curious about Creativity Inc, by Ed Catmull. As I read through the book I realized that it’s about much more than the Story of Pixar and how Ed thinks about Creativity. It’s an interesting book with some really great insights on Ed’s leadership style.... Continue Reading →

Hybrid Cloud & Shadow I.T

Over the past few years we've all spent time learning and reading about Public vs. Private clouds and the concept of a Hybrid cloud environment. We've also heard a lot about the growing impact of Shadow IT, as more solutions and applications are being used without the knowledge or approval of I.T teams. Organizations experiencing Shadow... Continue Reading →

Our Deepest Fear…..

Lately I've had to contend with a series of changes - career advancement will often bring new challenges and opportunities, success and failures. I'm learning not to get too high or too low - I think just about everyone is contending with many of the same issues, albeit in different contexts, different circumstances. Whenever I... Continue Reading →

Business Model Innovation from HP

Interesting example of Business Model Innovation from HP – with its Instant Ink Offer. I learnt about this initiative recently, when I purchased an HP printer. Apparently HP introduced its Instant Ink subscription-based business model a few years ago, I’m just catching up. This offering essentially moves HP’s supplies business from a transactional and more... Continue Reading →

Bringing Back The Leadership Journal…..

Years ago, we launched a blogsite called "The Leadership Journal". The idea was to share brief insights and learnings on how individuals can become Leaders. We also sought to highlight ways in which existing Leaders could become better ones. I had this thought that if we could publish one brief yet insightful write up each week, we'd help ... Continue Reading →

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