Throughout my career, I’ve rarely fallen for the hype around emerging technologies. Historically, I’ve learned that it pays to take a skeptical approach and make sure the technology can prove its worth on its own. I pay attention, but I don’t give out “hype” points to what the tech press currently covers.
This gets me into trouble from time to time. When I first started writing this blog almost 12 years ago, I was frequently asked, “Do you even like cloud computing?” It’s my nature to question things that everyone assumes to be true. In many instances, it turned out that I was right to be a bit skeptical. I still believe that good technology should prove itself worthy for each business problem each time we want to leverage that technology—cloud included.
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