The cloud landscape nad 2012

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My perspective on the current Cloud landscape in general and specifically for accounting practices in the UK - the World is changing!

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The cloud landscape nad 2012

  1. 1. The CloudLandscape David Terrar – D2C @DT on Twitter WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  2. 2. http://www.chasminstitute.com/METHODOLOGY/TechnologyAdoptionLifeCycle/tabid/89/Default.aspx WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  3. 3. Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous,convenient, on-demand network access to a sharedpool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks,servers, storage, applications, and services) that can berapidly provisioned and released with minimalmanagement effort or service provider interaction.This cloud model is composed of five essentialcharacteristics, three service models, and four deploymentmodels. http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-145/SP800-145.pdf WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  4. 4. do more with less and do it better WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  5. 5. http://xkcd.com/927/ WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  6. 6. Cloud computing initiatives• Open Grid Forum (OGF) • The Open Group• Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum (CCIF) • European Network and Information Security• Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) Agency (ENISA)• • ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 System and Software Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Engineering• ETSI TC Cloud * • ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27 Security• Org for Advancement of Structured Information • ISO/IEC JTC1 SC38 WG3 Cloud * Standards (OASIS)• • Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Object Management Group (OMG) Standards Assoc (IEEE-SA)• Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) • China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI)• ITU-T Focus Group on Cloud Computing • Cloud Industry Forum (CIF)• Cloud Computing Forum (CCF - Korea) • OSGi Alliance• Korea Cloud Service Assn (KCSA) • Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) • Japan Cloud Consortium WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  7. 7. CIF – Code of Practicehttp://www.cloudindustyforum.org WANT TO TWEET? #nad
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  9. 9. "the fundamental interconnectedness of all things" WANT TO TWEET? #nad
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  11. 11. Retrofit existing ITPublic CloudNew business modelsNew connectionsUse the data WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  12. 12. Accounts preparation over 75 cloud accounting solutions in the UK WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  13. 13. Cloud based CRM Plenty of options, time & billing, project WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  14. 14. Integrated business solutions WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  15. 15. Cloud based Payroll Options from MyPaye to ADP WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  16. 16. Cloud based Document Management WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  17. 17. Cloud based Collaboration WANT TO TWEET? #nad
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  19. 19. What about the rest?• Final accounts production• Tax• iXBRL• Invoicing• Time & billing• Project accounting WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  20. 20. Why only bits of solutions?• Regulatory issues, data security, Patriot Act• Final accounts are for the tax man and legal eagles – the client’s not interested• Management accounts is where the action is• Few (arguably no) fully integrated solutions available• The profession is changing - Time vs. Fixed price• Resourcing a project• Need to handle Barely Repeatable Processes WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  21. 21. do more with less and do it better WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  22. 22. David TerrarD2C & Cloud Advocatesp: +44 (0)1727 866309m: +44 (0)7715 159423e: dt@d2c.org.ukw: www.d2c.org.ukskype: david_terrartwitter: http://twittter.com/DT @DTlinkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidterrarblog: http://biztwozero.com WANT TO TWEET? #nad
  23. 23. Thank you! Any questions?

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