The Internet of Customers – Salesforce1 and Dreamforce

With cloud computing platforms and applications continuously evolving, releasing new products and services, and offering more value to organizations in this new Internet of Things world, how is your business going to capitalize on the cloud? Gartner predicts that the bulk of new IT spending by 2016 will be for cloud computing platforms and applications with nearly half of large … Read More

IT Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Its Users

For those not familiar with Box and its CEO/Co-Founder Aaron Levie make sure you check out his blog post “IT Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Its Users” This is a great follow-up to Mountain Point’s post yesterday on why Your Business Model Won’t Last Some great quotes/excerpts…. “New Workers. New Devices. No More Servers. Usually a single inflection point … Read More

Business Transformations

Adapting the 6 lessons learned for a business transformation to the cloud from – NetApp’s CIO – The CIO’s New Role: The Business Of The Business. Working with a solutions consulting firm like Mountain Point can help you with your strategy to move your business to the cloud. These lessons learned from NetApp apply to most businesses considering this transformation. … Read More

Moving your Business to the Cloud

In a HBR Blog post this past summer, Nathan McBride, wrote a short post on how You, Too, Can Move Your Company Into the Cloud. A summation of the key takeaways: Cost Savings are a benefit, not a driver Do not get caught in the trap of making cost savings one of your drivers for going into the cloud. You … Read More

Your Business Model Won’t Last

“It used to be that a CEO could maintain the same basic formula for creating, delivering and capturing value for his entire career. Now, it’s unlikely to last a decade. What’s more, the cycles are shrinking and returns to scale are diminishing.”– Greg Satell There are articles all over the Internet with the same reoccurring theme: the status quo is … Read More

Cloud Integration Specialists | Data Analytics

The business landscape is changing dramatically, and limping along with outdated systems is self-defeating, like deliberately placing obstacles in your own path. Today’s horizontal networks of global suppliers and distributors require companies to be lean, agile, and collaborative, managing information effectively to maintain market value and efficiently deliver innovative products. Mountain Point was founded by business leaders with backgrounds in … Read More