Tales from the “Outerprise”

So this is the first place I’ve seen this term.  In the cloud computing sense, the “outerprise” apparently refers to the disorganized set of departmental projects, tool sets, limited scope campaigns, and work-around software needed to patch up shortcomings found after-the-fact in Enterprise solutions. 

I like it.  It would make a keen blog title.  

The Enterprise Impact of Cloud Computing

It used to be that deploying a new application meant days or weeks of research, approvals, budgeting, planning and setup. Now it means that individuals outside the enterprise IT domain can pick a service offering of their choice, select a plan, and pay for it themselves. The barriers to start are low, the benefits of scale are high …

With corporate IT no longer the sole control point for new application deployments, we’ve only begun to scratch the surface of what an individual worker can accomplish …

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Published in: on April 14, 2009 at 5:43 pm  Leave a Comment  

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