Cloud Services

Cloud Migration Strategy: How to Know What You Don't Know

April, 2020 Part 2 of the Cloud Migration Strategy. Proper planning and preparation are two important factors in a successful migration into the Cloud. But the limiting factor for planning a tends to be not knowing *where* to start your cloud journey once you accept the fact that you *should* start the journey.

Open Source Web SSO in the Cloud

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When information technology (IT) budgets and staffing get tight on campus, it can be challenging to maintain key campus systems, and even more difficult to make critical improvements. More and more, IT departments are moving towards outsourcing major projects and ongoing management of technology, especially when this involve the Cloud.

Cloud Migration Strategy: The Timing is Always Right

March, 2020 Part 1 of the Cloud Migration Strategy. The decision making around how to move forward and enhance your current offerings or even just get started in the Cloud keeps getting more challenging. When should you step back and re-evaluate your efforts or think about developing a cloud strategy for the first time?

Building a Data Lake: Step by Step

October, 2019 During the last few years, I’ve spent most of my time helping customers assemble a variety of data sources into a data lake. Whether or not you like the idea of a data lake or a data warehouse, or a lake house, as one university administrator fondly joked, the following checklist can be useful.