Innovation accelerators embracing IT transformation

One in three companies are pursuing IT-enabled business transformation as a top priority, and these companies are more than twice as likely to invest in the development of new applications as their peers. So say the results of a new survey from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, commissioned by Red Hat. The survey of 420 global business leaders also shows that these “innovation accelerators” are also more likely to focus on revenue-generating opportunities with new customer experience strategies (71%), business model innovation (69%)...

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Amazon Is Crushing IBM, Microsoft, And Google In Cloud Computing

Well maybe the quality of their logistics systems is slipping and maybe their retail abilities are waning but Amazon is raking in the dough from cloud computing: When it comes to raking in the money on cloud computing Amazon still “dwarfs all competition,” writes John Dinsdale, an analyst at market researcher Synergy in a new report. The total cloud computing market hit $US2.5 billion in revenue in Q3, up 46% the same quarter of 2012, Synergy found. Not only did Amazon grab most of that, it grew its own cloud revenues by 55% and increased its...

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