Archive for July, 2012
When a business moves to the cloud, it hands off its servers, its networks, and even its data to its provider. All that it has left is a contract. Given this, CFOs need to ensure that their cloud contracts are comprehensive, balanced, and enforceable, preferably in legal jurisdictions that suit the needs of their companies. Here are six actions to take before signing a contract:
Source: CFO Magazine, Rob Livingston, June 15, 2012
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At its core, the green movement is about reducing energy consumption, which in industry parlance is also known as demand-side energy management.
Successful demand-side management involves making energy consumers aware of how much energy they use on a regular basis, and then offering them effective ways of curtailing that use. The most effective methods for curtailing energy use are those that are easy for users to adapt.
Source: Control Engineering, Bill Schiel, June 1, 2012