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Bring on the Rain Putting the Cloud to Work for You: an introduction to cloud computing

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presented at the 2009 COMO conference in Columbus Georgia

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Bring on the Rain Putting the Cloud to Work for You: an introduction to cloud computing

  1. 1. Bobbi Newman www.librarianbyday.net http://www.flickr.com/photos/dileepan/522872531/ Bring on the Rain: Putting the Cloud to Work for You An Introduction to Cloud Computing
  2. 2. This a Green Presentation Slides and other information can be found at www.librarianbyday.net http://www.flickr.com/photos/wheatfields/2621790491/
  3. 3. The Cloud? http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarianbyday/3954103088/
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarianbyday/3983719036/
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarianbyday/3983718936
  6. 6. Advantages http://www.flickr.com/photos/ferneyes/439469733/
  7. 7. Lower Costs http://www.flickr.com/photos/khrawlings/3407402643/
  8. 8. Revisions http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarianbyday/3686346119/
  9. 9. Loss http://www.flickr.com/photos/ambuj/345356294
  10. 10. Access http://www.flickr.com/photos/brianjmatis/3631670054/
  11. 11. Sharing possibilities http://www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/2875499420/
  12. 12. Easy to use http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoologist/21317261/
  13. 13. More storage http://www.flickr.com/photos/ph0t0s/64821154/
  14. 14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rogersmith/107356720/ Improved reliability
  15. 15. Compatibility http://www.flickr.com/photos/aftab/2683898610/
  16. 16. Cons http://www.flickr.com/photos/striatic/2191130107/
  17. 17. Locked out http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielygo/507429023/
  18. 18. Privacy http://www.flickr.com/photos/practicalowl/314989744/
  19. 19. Speed http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbutterfly/3051019058
  20. 20. Loss http://www.flickr.com/photos/steverwatson/2221824432
  21. 21. Loss Connection http://www.flickr.com/photos/intherough/3470183543/
  22. 22. Features http://www.flickr.com/photos/memotions/259656126/
  23. 23. http://www.flickr.com/photos/origomi/22442743/ What are the tools?
  24. 24. Word Processing <ul><li>Google Document </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul><ul><li>Buzzword </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/prasan-naik/356299634/
  25. 25. Spreadsheets <ul><li>Zoho Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Google Spreadsheets </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/declanjewell/517966692/
  26. 26. Presentations <ul><li>Preezo </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Show </li></ul><ul><li>Google Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>PreZentit </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/spadgy/313251515/
  27. 27. Wikis <ul><li>PBworks </li></ul><ul><li>Wetpaint </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ktvyeow/423051839/
  28. 28. Calendars <ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>30 boxes </li></ul><ul><li>MyHomePoint </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ktvyeow/423051839/
  29. 29. To-Do List <ul><li>Remember the Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Ta-Da lists </li></ul><ul><li>Todoist </li></ul><ul><li>Online CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Hiveminder </li></ul><ul><li>Joe’s Goals </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/portway-ave/107066548/
  30. 30. Miscellaneous <ul><li>Doodle – event scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious – social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Digg – social bookmarking plus </li></ul><ul><li>Netvibes – personalized page </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle – personalized page </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare – share presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader – rss feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Google Wave </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/portway-ave/107066548/
  31. 31. Just the tip of the iceberg http://www.flickr.com/photos/nickrussill/146760299/
  32. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/drachmann/327122302/ Questions? Bobbi Newman [email_address] www.librarianbyday.net http://www.flickr.com/photos/-bast-/349497988/
  33. 33. All images are from Flickr and used under a Creative Commons license granted by the photographer http://www.flickr.com/ http://creativecommons.org/

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