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.
The last several months have been challenging. We’ve experienced incredible disruption to the economic market that has left businesses in challenging positions financially and competitively. Some companies have seen the challenging times and stopped everything except the most critical “keeping the lights on” activities. This might even seem intuitive to many companies… like, “why wouldn’t […]
Ever watch “Man vs. Wild”? I remember him eating something crazy and thinking, wow… that’s pretty intense… I don’t know if I could do that. He said, “when you need to survive, you do what is necessary”. Even more, when you learn what you can do, you learn what you now must do and you […]
Every quarter we receive a call from a company that has been taken advantage of by a serious security event, typically ransomware or phishing, but also sometimes events more complicated. In many cases enterprise organizations have 95% of their datacenter and end user computing environments compromised. Not surprisingly, in examining these events I’ve consistently noticed […]
There are two types of enterprise companies. Those leveraging technology to disrupt their market and those going out of business. The latter might be a slow burn, or more-likely a cliff. Do you have a technology leadership strategy that is positioned to navigate this transition, or are you sitting on the sidelines in an endless […]
I spent many years building CMDBs for companies. The promise was that if we could just get the configuration information into a centralized database we’d be able to better plan, build, and run IT by understanding the landscape of applications and how they work. We had a relatively slow moving technology picture, with the complexity […]
As we enter into a new year I’ve been thinking about the advice I’d give to a business leader on the opportunity to fully leverage technology to change the way they engage their customers, employees, and vendors. In the same way, if you are a person engaged in the technology field, these movements are likely […]
I’m presenting at a free Azure Adoption and Governance Webinar on November 22nd at 10:00 CDT to 11:00 CDT. Come learn how to improve the operational state of your Azure environment! Sign-Up Here: Nathan Lasnoski