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Osler Community

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Osler Community https://www.osler.community/  is our new test bed for  individual clinicians to build and improve their e-portfolio of clinical skills.   Procedural log book,   E-Learning for clinical skills – perfect for junior doctors.

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It’s about time: The new Australian government cloud policy

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  The new Australian federal government cloud policy - it’s about time! The new policy will apply to holding personal information collected and stored by agencies in a public cloud or offshore by an outsourced provider.  Previously, if an agency wanted to hold personal information offshore or...

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Business Applications – Another Generation?

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When I first came to Australia in 1988,  I was working with Oracle, launching a ‘new breed’ of accounting applications (The term ERP was still a few years in the future) with flexible account structures, field level validation, and mini computers (read Digital, Pyramid, Sequent –...

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ProQuest Consulting Acquires Melbourne based In The Cloud

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ProQuest Consulting Acquires Melbourne based In the Cloud Sydney , Australia – June 21st 2012 ProQuest Consulting, a Cloud Services Provider that enables Australian enterprises to move key business processes and infrastructure into the cloud has acquired Melbourne-based company In the Cloud. The acquisition brings...

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Trusted Cloud –

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One of the oldest investment groups in the country has made a bold move to the cloud, under the leadership of visionary CIO Scott Stewart. http://www.cio.com.au/article/350426/wilson_htm_signs_16m_5-year_deal_cloud/

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Dreamforce ’09

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I just returned from Salesforce.com’s annual conference – Dreamforce, in San Francisco.  Something like 15,000 people attended and the scale and hype were impressive.   Marc Benioff launched the Collaboration Cloud with Salesforce.com’s next product, Chatter, which is essentially a Facebook-like collaboration application.  I think it...

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In The Cloud

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In The Cloud is my new company – we focus on helping enterprises increase agility and reduce costs through the deployment of software-as-a-service and cloud based applications.  Initially we are providing implementation and development services with Salesforce.com, as well as working with organisations to identify...

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Multi tenancy for SaaS applications

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I read an interesting post on the SmothSpan blog about the relative importance of multi-tenant architecture given the ability for cloud scaling. It also references the Atlassian blog post from today which is really interesting as it makes the case for single tenancy.

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Cloud Computing = Mainframe Time Share?

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The latest trend in application delivery is  bit like back to the future – once upon a time, companies that wanted computer processing power used time share or bureau services to access part of a mainframe’s processing power unless they could afford the millions of...

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Software as a Service (SaaS)/OnDemand

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Known as On Demand or Software as a Service (SaaS), this area of technology is fascinating to me.   A few years ago, it was known as ASP (application service provider) or hosted applications.  Now it has a new buzzword and although some of the architecture...