Here are three things to prepare your organization for a pandemic outbreak

In light of the recent Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, now is a good time to review your plans. Two of those key plans here are your disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC) plans. Each plan plays an instrumental…

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…

Charting IBM’s path after Think 2019

After IBM’s Think conference this year in San Francisco, many are asking where IBM goes from here. The conference itself was a culmination of several other conferences rolled into one. And while the Science keynotes were absolutely stellar, IBM Think…

The CIO Ternion Concept Drives Digital Transformation

Organizations are looking at Digital Transformation to bring significant change to their business. The intended outcome is to modernize and refocus the efforts of the IT organization and portfolio to drive greater business success. Unfortunately, organizations are finding very mixed…

Throwing more people at the problem no longer works

Technology is hard. Change is hard. And business requirements are changing faster than ever. Yet, as IT professionals, we sit in the nexus of these three things. Our lives are sophisticated, complicated and mixed with a strange inertia that drives…