If all the talk of cloud computing makes you think only of thunderstorms, you might want to pay attention to one set of cloud applications that have been precipitating from many companies lately. Beyond just the quintessential rainy day backup function, cloud storage apps are hot properties with most of the major tech companies moving quickly into the industry. With Google, Microsoft, and Apple all trying to catchup with Dropbox, anyone can get gigabytes of free online storage. Explore how you can achieve the minimum benefit from cloud storage and syncing for information management within your library. One of the first concerns that many raise about cloud storage, whether for business or personal files, is the question of security. The simple approach is to keep the more sensitive files out of the cloud. As technology marches forward into the post-desktop future, information management approaches will need to evolve.
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