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Why Siri is Such a Big Deal–Are You Serious?

New artificial intelligence tools, such as Siri, are a big deal since they “grow better” every second of every day. Since Siri is “hosted in the cloud” that means scientists can monitor and update Siri in real-time.

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How to use the cloud wisely

Many executives know to carefully examine their strategies. If you are considering moving to the cloud, consider these important steps:

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Dangers of using the cloud

As an executive you always want to avoid making strategic decisions that are, in the end, more damaging than helpful.

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Cloud computing problems and concerns

Just how important is “moving to the cloud” for your organization?

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Will you trust the cloud after the data losses?

How do data losses, like what happened at Amazon, affect business adoption of cloud services?

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Important benefit to cloud computing

These days, more and more members of your workforce carry smartphones and/or slate devices such as the iPad. With cloud computing, often these devices work as well as using a computer to connect to your cloud services!

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Interesting cloud computing side effect

In the “old days” before cloud computing, most organizations used a firewall and everyone understood two areas. First, inside the firewall are your own assets. Then, outside the firewall is the public Internet. This simplistic thinking no longer works.

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