Mobile

Working without a computer: Update 3

This is likely my final update in the series of working without a computer since the laptop has been repaired and returned. So, the $64,000 question is: Can an iPad replace your regular desktop? The answer is not that straightforward and is tied to your specific workflow and work habits. In my case, I found…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Update 3

Mobile

Working without a computer: Update 2

There are a number of folks interested in and following my experience working with the iPad Pro plus keyboard as a replacement to a laptop. Here is my latest update from traveling over the past few days. During the earlier part of this week, I found that using the iPad Pro plus keyboard worked really…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Update 2

Mobile

Working without a computer Weekend Edition

Last week, I started a series of posts documenting the experience of working without a computer. The first post with all the details of why and how can be found here: https://avoa.com/2018/08/10/working-without-a-computer-day-1/ Since this post covers the weekend, it is going to be relatively short as much of the time was spent traveling and catching…… Continue reading Working without a computer Weekend Edition

Mobile

Working without a computer: Day 1

So, I thought I would write a little bit about my experience of running a company, writing a book, writing research reports, editing documents, working only with mobile technology, and traveling without the use of a computer. First, let me explain how I got here. SETTING THE CONTEXT Under normal circumstances, I travel quite a…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Day 1

CIO · Cloud

3 ways enterprises can reduce their cybersecurity risk profile

If you are an executive (CIO, CISO, CEO) or board member, cybersecurity is top of mind. One of the top comments I often hear is: “I don’t want our company (to be) on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.” Ostensibly, the comments are in the context of a breach. Yet, many gaps still…… Continue reading 3 ways enterprises can reduce their cybersecurity risk profile

Business · CIO · Cloud · Mobile · Social

My top most used business tools and applications when traveling

What better way to kick off 2017 than to talk about the tools I find to be most useful? I wrote a post back in 2012 that outlined many of the tools I used back then. As many of you know, I travel a lot. Just about every week I am on a plane going…… Continue reading My top most used business tools and applications when traveling

CIO · Cloud

IT transformation is difficult, if not impossible, without cloud

Information Technology (IT) transformation is all the rage these days. It started as a lofty objective among Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and shifted to a stark requirement for businesses to remain competitive. Even those beyond the IT organization are pushing IT transformation including the rest of the C-Suite and Board of Directors. Why? Without it,…… Continue reading IT transformation is difficult, if not impossible, without cloud