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Managing Director, THINKstrategies
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Jeff Kaplan is the Managing Director of THINKstrategies (www.thinkstrategies.com), the only strategic consulting firm focused entirely on the business implications of the transition of the technology industry from a product-centric to a services-driven solution model, including software-as-a-service (SaaS), cloud computing, and managed services. THINKstrategies helps IT/business decision-makers with their sourcing strategies; solution providers with their go-to-market strategies; and venture firms with their investment strategies. Kaplan is also the founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace (www.cloudshowplace.com), the largest, vendor-independent, online directory and best-practice resource center regarding SaaS, platforms-as-a-service (PaaS), and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), including managed services. He is the host of the Cloud Innovators Summit executive forum series (www.cloudsummits.com) including the Connected Cloud Summit, Cloud Channel Summit and Cloud Analytics Summit. Kaplan has more than 30 years of experience in the high-tech market. He began his career as an industry analyst at IDC, Dataquest, and META Group. He then held marketing positions at International Network Services (INS) and InterOPS Management Solutions. He can be reached at jkaplan@thinkstrategies.com or 781-431-2690. 

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IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
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