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Cloud Transition: More to Consider Than Just Security B y B i L L y B i g g S with a cloud transition. Security is obviously still the biggest hurdle in a cloud transition — but it’s not the only consideration. project Management • Implementation Timelines — The biggest change in a TMS cloud implementation is the implementation timeline. Average implementation timelines have been measured in two to six months. Traditional implementations where behind the firewall hosting approaches are required can often double that. 21 O kay, you get it! No longer are the terms SaaS and cloud new to enterprise software consumers or providers. Cloud computing is here to stay, and the push into true software-as-a-service (SaaS) Talent Management Systems (TMSs) is clearly on the rise. In recent months, major acquisitions (SuccessFactors acquiring Plateau Systems and Oracle acquiring Taleo) have set the stage for many organizations to start giving their TMS cloud transition projects serious thought. The reasons to shift to this new technological paradigm have been well documented by consumers underesTimaTe The associaTed challenges ThaT come wiTh a cloud TransiTion a number of analysts, industry experts, and providers. Yet, with these organizational benefits, consumers underestimate the associated challenges that come Training Industry Quarterly, Fall 2012 / A Training Industry, Inc. magazine /

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Quarterly - Fall 2012

Training Industry Quarterly - Fall 2012
From Where I Sit: Learning Technology Market Segments
Table of Contents
Ad Index
Guest Editor: Supporting the Business of Learning
The Coherent Enterprise
Tracking Informal Learning with Tin Can
Can Your People Trust You?
5 Critical Skills to Survive Tomorrow
Expert Education: Training, Technology & SMEs
Cloud Transition: More to Consider Than Just Security
My Training Dashboard? Which One?
5 Gaming Elements for Effective e-Learning
Let's Get Multi-Platform Training Right
Casebook: Colorado Secretary of State's Office
Tracking Trends: Technology: Supporting Key Initiatives
Tweet Suite
Company News
Closing Arguments: Must-See Technology

Training Industry Quarterly - Fall 2012