Thank you to everyone who came out for Leaving Lotus last week. Your interest
and participation at the event is a clear indication to us of the growing
demand for alternative solutions in the enterprise. We’d also like to thank
Google for hosting us and Binary Tree and Ferris Research for their
Members of the audience represented organizations with 250 to 5000+ users,
and businesses drove in from all over the Southeast. We had some great
conversations with CIOs and IT leaders about why they’re seeking
alternatives to Lotus Notes/Domino and how they could take the first steps in
considering a migration to Google Apps.
If you’re thinking about Leaving Lotus, Cloud Sherpas would be glad to help
you evaluate, deploy and support Google Apps for your business. Give us a
call, we’re here to help.
Download the event materials The State of Notes/D... (more)
Cloud Sherpas is proud to announce that our own Director of Professional
Services, Jeff Miller, has been invited by the Cloud Computing Conference &
Expo to lead the seminar, Migrating Collaborative Applications to the Cloud.
The upcoming event held between Nov. 2-4 invites the cloud computing
community (developers, software professionals, IT managers, CIOs, etc.) to
Santa Clara, California to examine the latest resources, ideas, and examples
being introduced by their colleagues.
Jeff will draw upon both his extensive experience as an IT executive as well
as his time at Cloud She... (more)
Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
Cloud Sherpas is pleased to welcome the Google Apps community into the
SherpaTools for Google Apps beta program. There’s no longer a need to sign
up and wait for an invitation — if you have a Google Apps administrator
account, you can log in right now!
To start, visit this help page on SherpaTools.com to learn how to configure
your domain for Single Sign-On (Remember – SherpaTools only works with
Google Apps Premier, Education and Partner edition). Configuring single
sign-on will allow you to access SherpaTools as long as you’re logged in to
Google Ap... (more)
What will CRM look like in 2020? Based on IT analyst Gartner’s recently
released top 10 technology predictions for 2020, soon we’ll all be
consuming pizza and beer created with 3D printers.
For those of us concerned with CRM, however, our interests may seem more
mundane — although from a business standpoint, of course, no less
essential. So went my thinking, as I attended last week’s 2013 Gartner
Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, FL.
My Cloud Sherpas colleagues have already provided great detail on the
symposium’s dominant changing of the guard theme, including how the era of
Disclaimer: This post does not endorse or criticize healthcare reform in any
way. It is not meant to be political in nature. Rather, it is solely a
high-level analysis of the IT issues that affected the release of the
healthcare exchange website.
On October 1, healthcare.gov, the healthcare exchange website authorized
under the United States' new healthcare reforms, launched to the US
population. The site has since received a reported 20 million hits, though it
has not performed as expected due to a series of IT issues.
Although this poor performance was first attributed to high ... (more)