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…

Building on experiences inside and outside of IT with Bryan Muehlberger

This week I’m joined by Bryan Muehlberger who is the Chief Information Officer for Beachbody. In our discussion, Bryan discusses how his career took a step outside of IT. He discusses the value that brought as CIO along with the…

The value of the CIO as anthropologist with Jason “JJ” James

This week I’m joined by Jason “JJ” James who is the CIO for Optima Healthcare Solutions. JJ is also the author of the upcoming book “Make IT work: Practical IT guide to mergers and acquisitions.” In our conversation, JJ outlines…

Solving complicated problems using people, cloud and data with Dave McCandless

This week I’m joined by Dave McCandless who serves as the Vice President of IT for Navis. In our conversation, Dave outlines the complicated challenges facing the shipping industry and how he is leveraging technology such as cloud computing. While…

Generating IT value by solving business problems with Mark Settle

This week I’m joined by Mark Settle who is the Chief Information Officer for Okta. Mark has served as CIO for a number of companies prior to his role at Okta including IHS, BMC, Corporate Express, Arrow and Oxy. Mark…

Great employee experiences lead to great customer experiences with Ashwin Ballal

This week I’m joined by Ashwin Ballal who is the Chief Information Officer for Medallia. Ashwin has served as CIO for companies of different sizes and is Medallia’s first CIO. One of Ashwin’s passions is customer experience. In our conversation,…

What got you here is not going to get you there with Sheila Jordan

This week I’m joined by Sheila Jordan who is the Chief Information Officer for Symantec and author of the book “You are NOT ruining your kids.” During our conversation, we discuss the CIO role and how the outcomes are the…

IT’s secret sauce for business success with Kevin Haskew

This week I’m joined by Kevin Haskew who is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for ON Semiconductor. Kevin also serves on the board of directors for Desert Financial Credit Union. Our discussion digs into how IT is constantly…