News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 31

This week’s feature articles include a new surprising new survey on cloud computing ignorance, a new Yelp-like rating system for APM, new challenges for IT pros in cloud based environments and some tips and tricks for Oracle Forms users:

1) Pete Golden of APMDigest discussed a surprising new survey which showed the mass confusion around cloud computing:

2) Russell Rothstein of IT Central Station announced a new ratings service for the APM market, similar to Yelp:

3) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring discussed the challenges IT pros will face as enterprises continue to move services into the cloud:

4) Mahmoud El Sayed shared his latest tips for Oracle Forms users:

5) Rich Hein of CIO magazine mentioned 8 key strategies for IT pros to get ahead: