Laying down my principles: The 2 commandments of cloud religion – Blogging for ComputerWorld

April 12, 2011 Appirio

Glenn Weinstein

Five years ago, it was unclear to many that what was then known as “on-demand” — subsequently “software as a service” and eventually “cloud computing” — would turn out to be as revolutionary a trend in big-company IT as client-server was 15 years earlier.

I made a career bet that “on-demand” would take off, and it was a good one. Today, I talk a lot about delivering business value, innovation, expertise and all that good stuff. But business strategy and success are based on a handful of simple principles I sometimes call “religion.” And in this cloud religion, all business decisions, investments and customer advice stem from two simple foundational principles — two commandments, if you will…

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