Moving to the cloud ? Be sure you’re compliant

Mark Cutting Analysis, Cloud, Compliance, Governance, Management, Security, Strategy 2 Comments

Businesses small, medium and large have all at some point considered the possibility and eligibility of moving to either a hybrid or full Cloud model. Adopting this approach has obvious business benefits – not only around cost, but also the greater flexibility in terms of data and application and information accessibility. A cloud business strategy and model allows you to …


Driving down the cost of Information Technology

Mark Cutting Budgets, Contracts, Governance, Management, Vendors 4 Comments

One of the most important aspects of managing an IT function from the business perspective is budget adherence and cost control. In today’s competitive markets and industry sectors, it is considered acceptable and also good practice for IT department heads to review spend periodically. Cost that is higher than it should be needs to be investigated thoroughly to ensure that the business is …