I don’t care-as-a-Service

Written by Ingmar Verheij on November 15th, 2015. Posted in Cloud, Geen categorie

I dont care as-a-serviceAfter many years of making fuzz about Cloud, it’s happening. Cloud is hotter than ever and companies are now seriously considering to change their strategy. Some choose a “Cloud where possible” strategy where others go for a “Cloud unless” approach.

So what is it that makes companies are so focussed on Cloud (after the industry hyped this for many years)? IMHO there’s a very simple reason: they don’t care about technology because they don’t want to care.

And you know what? It makes sense. Companies run a business, they provide services to their customers. They’re not an IT shop, they need IT to drive their business. This is a fundamental statement I’ve heard throughout my entire career told by every customer.

Companies don’t care how IT does it, it just needs to work. They need a service.

And there you go, there’s the one reason companies are moving to “Cloud”. Or better, they’re consuming services from other companies that specialised in that service. IT departments had their chance, for many years, to help businesses. They failed, miserably, over and over again.

RE: Show Me Your Start Menu and I’ll Tell You Who You Are

Written by Ingmar Verheij on October 26th, 2012. Posted in Geen categorie

Helges-Start-MenuOn October 17th 2012 Helge Klein published an article called “Show Me Your Start Menu and I’ll Tell You Who You Are”. In this article Helge showed a screenshot of his start menu (a dying breed with Win8) and explains the applications he used recently, it tells a story about the man behind the machine.


I found it an interesting approach of showing telling something about yourself, so here’s mine…