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Will Venters

Leslie Willcocks is Professor of Technology, Work and Globalization at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Head of the Information Systems and Innovation Group, and Director of The Outsourcing Unit. He is joint series editor of the Palgrave book series Technology Work and Globalization and in February 2001 was awarded the PriceWaterhouseCoopers/Michael Corbett Associates World Outsourcing Achievement Award. Leslie regularly contributes articles to professional and business journals and publishes a blog called Admissable Evidence for Professional Outsourcing Magazine. He holds visiting chairs at Erasmus, Melbourne and Sydney universities and is an Associate Fellow at Green-Templeton, University of Oxford. He has extensive consulting experience in the UK, US and Australia. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology for the last 20 years, has published over 220 refereed papers in journals. See his podcasts, papers and press on www.outsourcingunit.org.

Will Venters is a Lecturer in Information Systems within the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He speaks regularly at practitioner conferences on Cloud and has briefed on Cloud to European government policy makers and various company executives. He co-authored a series of reports with Accenture on Cloud computing, and has undertaken consultancy in IT strategy and development. He has a first class degree in computer science (Manchester) and a PhD in information systems (Salford). His work has been published in major refereed journals including Journal of Information Technology, the Journal of Management Studies, and the Information Systems Journal. He is the author of an influential blog on cloud computing, and an associate editor of Information Technology and People.

Edgar Whitley is a Reader in Information Systems in the Information Systems and Innovation Group at the London School of Economics (LSE). He has a BSc (Econ) and a PhD in Information Systems, both from the LSE. Edgar is the co-editor of the journal Information Technology & People and is an expert on data privacy and security in the context of the internet. Edgar is a frequent media commentator on technology and policy issues and regularly presents on this subject to practitioner audiences. He has also given written and oral evidence to a number of UK government inquiries into technology led policy.


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Moving to the Cloud Corporation
How to face the challenges and harness the potential of cloud computing

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Cloud technology is being adopted by corporations around the world. Its introduction brings not only challenges but also huge opportunities and...
Will Venters

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