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Will the OnDeck Capital and JP Morgan Chase agreement result in a FinTech Breakthrough?

What does it mean when a tier one bank, JPMC inserts OnDeck Capital's (ONDK) online lending service into its business lending supply-chain? Is this the breakthrough that signals the triumph of new “FinTech” lending models over old?

The answer isn't simple - as it's both Yes and No. It is a milestone that heralds a new change in supply-chain models but, no it is not a sign that FinTech business models are superior. So what is it? It’s a marker that large enterprises are finally finding a new way of working in a cloud enabled world.

The Enterprise Requires Demand-Focused IT

IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) is inevitable, yet today most enterprise IT departments either still haven’t made a goal of transitioning to this operational model or have only just begun with individual point purchases.

Executive Viewpoint 2016 Prediction: Virtual Clarity - Cut Technology Spending in 2016, Cut Your Organization Off at the Knees

You know that your business—and that of just about every private and public entity, for that matter— depends on substantial investment in various emerging disruptive consumer and enterprise technologies. Technology is now weaved so deeply into business models and overall company strategies that cutting back technology spending should be a nonstarter.

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Financial services firms must “trade up” on their it—or risk customer relationships

These days the customer experience is perhaps the single most important element of success in business. So when the same technology that is supposed to propel the business forward creates a rift between a company and its customers, you’ve got a serious problem.

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The Importance of Considering Your Technical Style as you Select Cloud Providers

Public discourse on “the cloud” may give the impression that it is some kind of ethereal vapour penetrating the far reaches of cyberspace. In, reality though, it is much less exotic. Virtual Clarity's Executive Vice President of Digital Transformation and Invisible Infrastructure, Alan Nance explains in his article.

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Dell against the Market. A $67 Billion Stroke of Genius or Back to The Future Smack Down?

One thing that is becoming ever more apparent is that the expansion of the connected world is making internal scale increasingly meaningless. For 120 years, scale and its economies have been the friend of large enterprise. That trend peaked two decades ago and now we are solidly in a world of scale inversion. In other words the economies of scale are moving from enterprise controlled market structures to ecosystems of externally connected consumers.

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Cloud and virtualisation are just tools - ITaaS means “Business”

To deliver agility and savings in the cloud, you need the right operating model, and that’s IT-as-a-Service; an often misunderstood concept. After all, PaaS, DBaaS, and SaaS all describe services delivered through the cloud. ITaaS is much more than that. Steve Peskin, Managing Director of Virtual Clarity examines why in the rest of his article.

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