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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The pen and the laptop… I’ve always had an interest in the idea of it working, but for many years it was a solution looking for a problem. Early on I wanted one of those spin around laptops from Acer so I could take digital notes on the clunky 10 pound laptop in class. It […]
I had a great opportunity to talk with Microsoft Vice President Brian Willson about the 2021 North Stars that every technology executive should be considering. We talked about each of these five North Stars:
Create digital lines of business
Deliver on new revenue or operational savings through AI
I had a great conversation with Brian Voelz this week on Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). We discussed “why” WVD, moving off Citrix, and lessons learned. Brian did a great job diving into the details of each.
I was publishing an Azure Function with Azure DevOps vs. deploying with VS Code and was finding the function was failing because the .python_packages folder was missing. Reviewing the build code the standard python package was populated with “pip install -r requirements.txt”, which was working on my local client to ensure the published environment included the necessary packages. […]