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Tuesday, 29th July 2014

Cloud: The New Engine of Business

Source: Oxford Economics

Cloud computing has matured into a powerful engine for business innovation and growth, and thus has become a strategic priority for companies worldwide. Companies expect the cloud to fuel various growth initiatives, including developing new lines of business and new products, as well as entering new markets. This paper, based on interviews and a global survey of 200 business and IT executives across the world, provides an overview of how companies are using cloud to innovate, collaborate, and drive business results.

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Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

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