5 Things You Need to Know About Platform as a Service, CIO Magazine

My latest for CIO Magazine: 5 Things You Need to Know About Platform as a Service

Analysis of web-based services that provide a platform for building applications. This is the middle ground between packaged web based applications, such as those from Salesforce.com, and lower-level infrastructure services like web-based data storage services. Platform as a service is more like a bundle of operating system and app development services that lives in the network “cloud.”

5 Things You Need to Know About Smartphone Security

This is the latest installment in my “5 Things You Need to Know” series for CIO Magazine.  For 5 Things You Need to Know About Smartphone Security, I talked with experts about the ways these devices are becoming as powerful as the laptop computers of a few years ago, with the same or worse risks for loss of these devices and the corporate data they now often store.

CIO Magazine: 5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Mainframe Modernization

CIO Magazine has assigned me to write a series of these “5 Things” pieces, which are challenging me to write in a very brief list-oriented format (as opposed to my big blowout Baseline cover stories). It’s good for me!

5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Mainframe Modernization

It may make more sense to migrate than modernize, and other advice to keep in mind if mainframe modernization is on your agenda now.

http://www.cio.com/article/498040/_Things_CIOs_Need_to_Know_About_Mainframe_Modernization