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Cloud Players: king of the beasts right now

posted 26 Jan 2015, 10:48 by Stephen Hind   [ updated 24 Mar 2015, 07:22 ]

This month Dr Peter Chadha comes over all philosophical about vendors and exit strategies

In last month’s column, I talked about a modern-day business guru. But, there are plenty from ancient times who still have relevance for today’s IT-driven world. Take Aesop for example. Yes, he of the fables. My daughter came bouncing in from school recently having read one of his short allegories and our conversation really got me thinking.

What’s the story?

A lion texts a message to the rest of the nature reserve that he’s dying (This is 2013, so I’m modernising). He wants the animals to come and hear his last wishes. The goat arrives at the den and listens to the lion for a long time. Then a sheep arrives and, before she leaves, in goes a calf.

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