Splitting up big enterprise companies could be a good thing

This may be a bit controversial and/or counterintuitive…but hear me out. For years, people have talked about splitting up large enterprise companies for antitrust reasons. On the surface, breaking up large companies for antitrust reasons may seem like a good…

VMware’s future post VMware Explore 2022

VMware held their annual conference a few weeks back. This conference was rebranded from VMworld to VMware Explore and held in San Francisco. While there were a number of announcements at the conference, a few things stuck out. VMware is well known…

Cybersecurity is just one aspect to enterprise technology risk

Companies across the globe are focused on cybersecurity threats yet another major threat is looming in the shadows. While companies and boards of directors focus on cybersecurity threats from hackers, breaches, ransomware and internal compromise, there is another significant risk…

Starting with the customer and working backwards with Prakash Kota

This week I’m joined by Prakash Kota who is the Chief Information Officer for Autodesk. In our discussion, we talk about how Autodesk changed from a company that shipped software to a subscription-based business. We talk about the role of…

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…

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…