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…

Amazon Web Services significantly escalates their enterprise game

Last week marked the sixth Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference I have attended. While AWS has attracted the webscale and startup businesses in full force, the enterprise has been a bit of an enigma for AWS. This year at…

Mapping the AWS platform taxonomy that includes hybrid cloud

One of the biggest challenges for AWS has been to adequately attract the massive, yet largely untapped, enterprise business. There are a number of reasons for this, one of which is AWS’ focus on only offering a public cloud solution.…

What is HybridMultiCloud and why should you care?

This past year, a new term has emerged that appears to be a combination of two terms; hybrid cloud and multi-cloud. Is this a new solution or modification of an existing solution? Or possibly is ‘HybridMultiCloud’ a juxtaposition of marketing…

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.…

A candid conversation about the CIO role with Ben Haines

This week I’m joined by Ben Haines who is the Chief Information Officer at Verizon Media. In this episode, I have a candid conversation with Ben where he outlines his perspective on the CIO role. Has it changed? Or not?…

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…