The technology and business world is abuzz after yesterday's announcement that Steve Jobs would resign as CEO of Apple Inc. Mr. Jobs has been battling cancer and other health issues for years and our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.
In 2005 he delivered an excellent commencement speech at Stanford University.
Apparently the power is out for a large area in North Kansas City. Good thing I just moved into an office with a bigger window and it's sunny. With the natural light I wouldn't even have noticed the outage had it not been for my Internet connection. "What if the power goes out" is a common refrain from cloud computing critics.
Cloud Computing is going to have a great 2011. It is economics rather than technology that truly drives the paradigm forward. Economics is coldly objective and regardless of personal opinion the shift will accelerate. Look to vendors with business models based on technology services rather than software products to find the most robust and value-adding cloud computing services.
If your employees are leveraging Dropbox to get work done, you should give them Dropbox. More importantly, you should control Dropbox in the same way the firm manages other technologies - email, calendaring, the phone system, laptops, project management, Word, etc.
Umzuzu is a small, bootstrapped firm in the Kansas City area. Certainly year 11 is much easier than year 1, but we never forget our roots. We understand the desire and value of the DIY projects. They can often save money, especially initially. But as we all know, DIY projects can be surprisingly complex!
On January 16th, Google announced upcoming pricing changes to G Suite. Starting on April 2, 2019, G Suite Basic Edition will increase by $1 (from $5 or $4.16 to $6 per user/month) and G Suite Business Edition will increase by $2 (from $10 to $12 per user/month). Save more than 40% by contacting us prior to 4/2/2019!