Technology is at the heart of the transformation of modern society and business. I engage in innovation, artificial intelligence, disruption, and ethics under the lense that we only do this because people matter.
Microsoft kicked off a great Inspire conference this year, with a number of tech announcements, as well as indication of the market through the lens of partners. Check out this 30m of content on the Best of Microsoft Inspire 2021.
There is a common laptop sticker or underhanded tweet that says “the cloud is just someone else’s computer”. This is a defense mechanism against modernization and seeks to state that the existing environment is sufficient. It is often paired with the comment, “we have a private cloud”. The reality however is very different. 100% of […]
Top 10 Lessons Learned from Azure Migrations Assertively move toward a cloud operating model The traditional information technology organization will need to shift toward a modern technology organization, with a focus on becoming a Governance and Center of Excellence (CoE) org vs. a delivery organization. Draw a clear line between the modern organization and the […]
Was thrilled to talk with Kathy Henrich about growing tech in Milwaukee, reskilling, and her influences. The story of Milwaukee’s growth is tech is inspiring and helps understand how it is both a talent and employer challenge.
Had a great conversation with Swami Venkatesh on leveraging Machine Learning to improve forecast accuracy and achieve better business efficiency. We talked about the stages of building models, inputs, and decisions.
Loved this conversation with Anthony Escabedo and Kate Weiland on Hybrid Workplace and Microsoft Viva Insights. Understanding the new way of working in its own context, not just in the pre-pandemic and during-pandemic work-from-home status is important. This is an operational state of its own.
Great conversation with Chris Blackburn and Laura Spence on Zero Trust security concepts. In this discussion we talked about how Zero Trust applies to complex environments, frequent blockers, and how to make progress.