RSC/FOTE - Cloud Computing Seminar

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Slides from the RSC London Cloud Computing seminar held on the 20th January 2010.

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  • 1. FOTE & Cloud Computing
    Tim Bush - ULCC

2. Overview
What is FOTE?
Whats this Cloud thing all about?
Cloud Computing @ FOTE
Questions
3. What is FOTE?
Future of Technology in Education (FOTE)
Trends and Challenges facing the academic sector
Suppliers & Practitioners/Academics
Apple, Uni of Warwick, Google, MSFT & Ravensbourne College
4. FOTE 2009
http://icanhascheezburger.com/
5. FOTE 2009
Cloud Computing & Social Media
Royal Geographical Society
Twitter
Sold out in 6 hours
6. Whats this Cloud thing all about?
7. Cloud Computing
8. Cloud Computing @ FOTE
9. The Cloud
Why called the cloud?
Delivery of applications online accessed via a web browser, while the software & data are stored on servers
Gmail, Flickr, YouTube & Dropbox
Why?
Reduced cost of storage
Increasingly ubiquitous broadband
Mindset - its ok to use the web
10. The Cloud
Enterprise/Education - ULCC (Moodle Service), LMN & Live@EDU
Benefits?
Flexible anytime anywhere working
Cost Savings
Continuous Improvements & Easy to Use
Makes Collaboration Easy! (Google Docs/Huddle)
11. Thank You
Twitter - www.twitter.com/tbush
Email - t.bush@ulcc.ac.uk
FOTE Twitter - www.twitter.com/FOTiE
12. questions?

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