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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 Apps. As a result, SherpaTools will never handle your administrator credentials. Once you’ve configured your domain, browse to sherpatools.appspot.com to log in. Thank you to all of our beta program participants who have provided invaluable feedback during the development process. We’re excited... (more)

Cloud Sherpas Showcases Mobility Expertise at the ASUG Annual Conference

FieldMap demonstrates mobile app dev and integration capabilities from leading Cloud Service Provider. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2012– Atlanta based enterprise cloud service provider Cloud Sherpas today unveiled FieldMap, the latest in a series of recent custom mobile application projects that demonstrates the company’s rapidly growing footprint in the enterprise mobile cloud solutions marketplace. Cloud Sherpas, a recently announced Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) Platinum Affiliate, will be demoing the iPad-optimized mobile solution at the ASUG Annual Conference — held join... (more)

Lessons Learned from Healthcare.gov IT Service Problems

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)

ServiceNow NowForum Federal Recap: Consolidate, Consumerize, Automate

Last week I attended ServiceNow’s Federal user group in Washington DC. Cloud Sherpas was honored with an invitation to present a technical breakout session at the event, which brought together IT professionals across federal and public sectors to share IT service automation best practices. ServiceNow President/CEO Frank Slootman opened the event with his “End of No/Beginning of Now” keynote. Slootman noted that the future of IT will be in managing and innovating service relationships, summing up his presentation in three words: Consolidate, Consumerize, Automate. #ServiceNow Pres... (more)

Great Conversations with CIOs and IT Leaders at Leaving Lotus

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 substantial contributions. 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 cou... (more)