I recently attended a webcast by Advance 2000 on BIM and Cloud Computing and I thought I would share. With the new buzzword being "Working in the Cloud", its time we understand what that really is... I'm not going to re-hash what was covered in the webcast, but instead point you in the right direction for more information.
Chris France from Advance 2000 presented the 1-hour long webcast giving a pretty good overview of the history and future of cloud computing and how it can impact the AEC industry. Check out their site for more information and future webcasts...
Chris has also written articles for AECbytes on the subject.
Here is also a YouTube video by Tom Bittman giving a brief overview of the Cloud from back in 2009: