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Logistics and Cloud Computing

2016 Supply Chain Management Part I – May the Cloud Be With You The original Star Wars movie was released in 1977. It quickly became a cult phenomenon and the phrase “May the force be with you” immediately became part of the lexicon. Back then, 39 years ago, the supply chain and logistics environment was…
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Cloud Computer and IT Leaders

New Year’s Resolution for IT leaders The end of the year is fast approaching and, together with their personal New Year’s resolutions, many CTOs and CIOs are starting to formulate their professional resolutions. Clearly, the IT leadership role has evolved from a support function to a future-leading and chief strategic innovator position. And yet, as…
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Food and Beverage in the Cloud

In the past, food and beverage companies looked at the cloud as a way to reduce their IT costs in the short-term. But today, these companies are viewing cloud from a new perspective: as a strategic enabler of business transformation. Of course, cost reduction is important. But when looking at the future, business transformation is…
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Is Cloud Computing an Empty Promise?

A few weeks ago The Wall Street Journal published an article in its technology session titled “Cloud Computing Promises Fall Short”. The authors of the article stated that, while the use of cloud computing is increasing to the point that cloud integration has become a major part of a CIO’s role, the promise of reducing…
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Migrate to the Cloud and Focus on your Business

Dispatches from the edge of innovation By Moira Tamayo, Calitech™ SVP Sales & Business Development Thursday: Focus on your business, not on delivery or cloud hosting – but take some personal time to enjoy chocolate! Calitech™ principal Adolfo Perez and I started the day at Uber, the company whose mobile application has revolutionized the service…
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How does cloud computing help you in your journey to success?

Calitech™ Blog Post November 11 2015 Dispatches from the edge of innovation By Moira Tamayo, Calitech™ SVP Sales & Business Development Wednesday: How does cloud computing help you in your journey to success? Today’s Fast Company Innovation Festival sessions were all about success. We heard from the top designers at Detroit success story Shinola, from…
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Cloud Computing and Managed Services at the Intersection of Art & Science

Dispatches from the edge of innovation By Moira Tamayo, Calitech™ SVP Sales & Business Development Tuesday: Cloud Computing and Managed Services at the Intersection of Art & Science Today was another great day at the Fast Company Innovation Festival. At first glance the day seemed to be a study in contrasts. This was exemplified by…
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How is cloud hosting like makeup by subscription?

Dispatches from the edge of innovation By Moira Tamayo, Calitech™ SVP Sales & Business Development Monday: How is cloud hosting like makeup by subscription? Good evening, Calitech™ friends and partners. I’m writing from New York City, where I’m attending the Fast Company Innovation Festival. This is a wonderful event with amazing speakers and on-site demonstrations,…
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Cloud computing for small and medium businesses

Many small and medium companies think about moving their data and applications to the cloud as a way of reducing immediate costs. For example, they may have outgrown their office space and decide to move to the cloud rather than renting a larger location. Or they need to replace their old servers, and think it…
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5 Cloud Benefits for Small Businesses

There is a common misconception that cloud computing is either for: a) large multi-site multinational companies that need better data integration across continents, or b) small technology startups that prefer to allocate their IT resources to innovation rather than to on premise hosting. This misconception arises from a poor understanding of what cloud computing really…
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