Lesley Meall is a freelance journalist and editor. She has been writing about accountancy, business and technology for more years than she cares to remember, and before this, at some point in the dim and distant past, she used to be a software engineer.
In-depth Moving to cloud can entail a calculation on the return on investment - what are the factors to consider?
In-depth CRM has been a major part of corporate software for some years now but it can offer much to small businesses too
In-depth Cloud resource use needs to be managed if employees and employers are to avoid data ownership and legal liability issues
In-depth Getting detailed information on the cost of cloud resource consumption isn’t easy, but it is getting easier
In-depth Mergers are tricky things to get right - and a big headache for IT departments, but cloud could help soothe the process
In-depth Cloud architects are not from Venus, despite the current received wisdom but techies do need a broader skillset
In-depth The cash flow benefits of adopting cloud-based software extend beyond the pay-as-you-go approach
In-depth Crowdfunding offers alternatives to traditional business finance, but there are legal and taxation complications, as Lesley Meall discovers
In-depth How can businesses keep track of their tech costs when assets are no longer being bought solely by the IT department?
In-depth Payroll is a prime candidate when it comes to moving apps from on-premise but what are the issues of moving to SaaS delivery?
In-depth Opting for software as a service means that you have to make various changes within your company infrastructure
In-depth Once you've made your choice to go with cloud, how do you go about financing it? There are plenty of choices.