Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in July 2017
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
Chinese giants Alibaba and Tencent to challenge the world in bicycle rentals, while spiffing up their digital services.
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
Data center infrastructure management is a new form of automation, minimizing some legacy system drawbacks.