I delivered a video on manufacturing transformation where we talked about ways businesses are using AI/ML, IoT, and data to transform their forecasting, picking, manufacturing, maintenance, and product development practices. Lwin Maung, Brian Haydin and I talked through several scenarios and example companies, as well as the technology involved.Read more "Manufacturing Transformation"
I’m proud to announce an effort that has been months in the making, the Change Agent CTO Podcast. I was inspired to launch this because I experienced qualities of change agents in the most successful projects I’ve been part of. I wanted to highlight the heros of the technology industry who are doing more to […]Read more "Launching Change Agent CTO Podcast"
I presented at an online education session on “Getting out of the Datacenter Business”. We talked about why companies are moving out, what they are moving, and how they are moving it. We explored Azure Governance and Policy, as well as migration approaches.Read more "Getting out of the Datacenter Business"
I’m proud to announce that I have the opportunity to join the board of Clean Energy, Smart Manufacturing Institute (CESMII), an organization that strives to democratize Industry 4.0 across the United States through an innovative set of capabilities and accelerators. I’ll be working as part of the platform advisory board to accelerate usage of AI […]Read more "Joining CESMII Board and Platform Advisors"
Ever hear that multi-tasking is a fraud? There is always an opportunity cost. When we choose to spend time on one thing, we lose the time from something else. The switching time has a cost, the time spent has a cost, and the choice between alternatives is always present. What we don’t always do is […]Read more "Workplace Analytics and AI to Optimize Sales Energy"
Ever send a meeting request to someone and have them not respond? You wait, wait, and wait but they never click accept, deny, or tentative? Then, you get to the meeting and they decline because they have something else? Or, they show up and are an active participant? Well… that someone is me. Today, My […]Read more "My Analytics Called Me Out"
This has been spoken of in various places over the last year, but I wanted to reinforce a simple change to your Outlook that will make your and your co-worker’s lives better. We often forget that we need time between meetings, especially when every meeting is a video conference. I was recently in 8 back-to-back […]Read more "Default Outlook Meeting Lengths to 25 minutes and 50 minutes"
We had a great conversation on Zero Trust security, the current security landscape, why Zero Trust is important, and the adoption process. This is an interview everyone should watch.Read more "Zero Trust Security"
Had a great conversation with Jeff Lipkowitz and Swami Venkatesh on building an AI Framework on Azure. We talked about what an AI Landing Zone looks like and how we ensure the right practices are accomplished.Read more "Building a Manageable AI Framework on Azure"
In the past month we’ve seen a tremendous increase in companies coming to us having been ransomware victims. This is in addition to the impact of Solar Winds incident and conversations about Nation State activity. These aren’t new problems we’re seeing. It’s the same general vulnerability we’ve been talking about for years, just increased in […]Read more "It will happen to you… why Zero Trust MUST be a technology North Star for 2021"