Are you overwhelmed with data and unable to organize it properly? Are you frustrated with the expense of computers and the frequent updates in both hardware and software? Do you have difficulty keeping your genealogy data on the desktop, laptop, and tablet computers in sync with each other so that you always have your data with you wherever you might need to access it? Have you encountered hard drive crashes, viruses, or other reliability problems?
There is a solution for you. It won’t be perfect for all things and it will require some changes to your established procedures and thought processes, but your best solutions might be found in the cloud.
I will suggest that an article by Cam Garrant and published in the Repsly web site (yes, that’s the name: Repsly) may contain some of the solutions you need. Why Switch To The Cloud? 20 Benefits of Cloud Computing is not a genealogy article. Instead, it is an article about becoming more efficient and using more reliable and cheaper services that are based in the cloud. The article is also aimed at business users but many of the suggestions offered in the article apply equally to genealogists.
As stated in the article’s introduction: