The financial services industry is a huge user of information technology, but it has been much slower to jump on the cloud bandwagon. Most of its cloud interest, rather, has revolved around virtualization and private clouds. wiredFINANCE addressed private clouds some months back here.
At a recent gathering of financial services executives in Boston the topic turned to cloud computing. Information Week reporter Charles Babcock was there and captured the mood of the gathering, pulling what he considered five cloud lessons, the problematic word here is lesson.