Job Forecast: Bright Skies in the Cloud

May 17, 2012
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Where do you stand on the great cloud computing debate: the cloud creates jobs or the opposite? Eager for a definitive answer, Jacqueline Vanacek at SAP and MR Rangaswami at Sand Hill Group launched a “Job Growth in the Forecast” study to determine how cloud computing impacts US job creation. The findings are optimistic. “As cloud computing transforms the entire IT landscape, it will also be a powerful catalyst for generating hundreds of thousands of net new jobs in the United States and worldwide.” Ms. Vanacek was sufficiently convinced to title a recent Forbes.com blog , “Yes Virginia -- Cloud Computing Will Create More Jobs than the Internet!” What does this mean for start-ups seeking investors? Jeff Clavier of SoftTech VC, one of BusinessWeek’s Top 25 Angels in Tech in 2010, joins the discussion on Job Forecast: Bright Skies in the Cloud p.s. For more food for thought from top influencers, catch “Coffee Break with Game-Changers”, Wed. 8 AM Pacific on the Business Channel.

In The Cloud with Game-Changers presented by SAP

In The Cloud with Game-Changers presented by SAP

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Game-changing technologies are transformational, exciting and disruptive. They move you in amazing new directions and open up a whole new world of possibilities – especially when they’re in the cloud.

You’ve heard the buzz and hype about ‘the cloud’, but do you really know what it is - and what it can do for you and your business? And if you already have a ticket to the cloud, are you prepared to navigate this new terrain?

Join us as we look skyward to demystify the cloud - and help you become the savvy innovator who takes your company across the finish line for your next breakthrough strategy - in the cloud.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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