Cloud Leaders

Five Powerful Ways for Leaders to Unlock Innovation


No one innovates to decrease a process or reduce the benefit. People innovate to bring life to a higher plane because improvement is a deeply held instinct. Yet innovation doesn’t just happen – it requires cultivation of forces that will disrupt the comfortable. If you are the leader, your number one job is to provide […]

Putting Ourselves Out of Business: How Kronos Reinvented Itself to Change the Future of Workforce Management


Kronos is a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Unlike companies such as Microsoft, Google and IBM, Kronos is not a household name in the software industry. Yet our solutions are deployed by 35,000 organizations and used by more than 40 million people in over 100 countries every single day. […]

Comfortable in the Cloud: Natixis Continues to Improve on AWS


George Marootian is the Executive Vice President and Head of Technology for US Distribution at Natixis Investment Managers. This is the final article of a three-part series that discusses the firm’s move to the cloud, continued operations in AWS and the innovation and agility the organization has benefited from since the migration. First Article: Tech […]

HPE’s Evolution to a Hybrid Cloud Environment


By conventional measures, the cloud-first transformation Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) executed would have to be labeled a success. After all, we shrunk our data center footprint from nearly 500 to just four, took $2 billion in costs out of the business, and migrated 90 percent of our apps to a combination of PaaS, SaaS and […]

From Service Department to Innovator: Natixis’ Culture Transformation Story


George Marootian is the Executive Vice President and Head of Technology for US Distribution at Natixis Investment Managers. This is the second article of a three-part series that will discuss the firm’s move to the cloud, continued operations in AWS, and the innovation and agility the organization has benefited from since the migration. First Article: […]