12 things to consider when working remotely for an extended period

As more companies ask employees to work remotely, there are a number of things to consider. I have assembled a quick list of 12 things that have worked for me and could work for you: Discipline: Working remotely requires a…

Analyzing the Dell Technologies strategy from a CIO perspective

Dell Technologies has embarked on an ambitious strategy that encompasses many things of interest for the transformational CIO. It starts with their ‘moonshot’ goals and continues into value, risk, reputation, trust and specific technological solutions for the enterprise. AMING FOR…

Assessing the impact of the IBM leadership changes

Last week, IBM announced a few significant leadership changes that put a lot of things in play. First, is IBM’s sheer leadership challenge as it pertains to culture. Second, is the impact to customers including existing IBM customers, Red Hat…

HPE paints a fresh vision that addresses the enterprise demand

HPE invited me to join them for the HPE Open House at their new headquarters in San Jose. During the two-day event, the HPE leadership team shared their perspective on enterprise challenges and their vision to address the changing demand.…

Five things critical to the future of SAP and their co-CEOs

Just a few days ago, SAP announced earnings and a significant change to their CEO leadership. After a good run leading SAP, Bill McDermott is stepping down to make way for Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein to take co-CEO roles.…

Charting the path forward for VMware

VMware has long served as a key partner for enterprises. For roughly two decades, their VM-based technology and management tools served as a solid base to support enterprise applications. Over the past decade, the enterprise applications have shifted in new…

Microsoft and Oracle announce new cloud partnership

This morning, Microsoft and Oracle announced a new partnership between their respective cloud platforms. The partnership between these two enterprise providers should garner great interest by enterprises large and small. Most, if not all, Fortune 500 companies are already customers of…

Is it time to move beyond the concept of digital transformation?

One of the hottest terms in both technology and business is digital transformation. Executive teams across the world are clamoring at the term as a success model for business success. The downside is that most are failing to see the…

Understanding the value and types of technology influencers

With the advent of social media came influencer marketing. The space started with consumer-focused influencers or those who would pitch a company’s products to their following. These relationships were often B2C relationships and influencers were often celebrities or personalities with…