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.Read more "Windows Virtual Desktop De-Mystified"
I’ll be talking with students at Marquette University’s Business School career night, Tuesday October 20th. If you’re a student at Marquette and interested in learning more about careers in technology, don’t miss the opportunity to have a great discussion. I’m happy to provide any feedback or direction for individuals interested in creating a meaningful career.Read more "Marquette University Career Night"
I recorded a discussion on Azure Kubernetes and Containers with Brian Haydin and John Hubert. We talked about what containers are, why you’d use them, and how to leverage Azure Kubernetes Services.Read more "Azure Kubernetes and Containers"
This week I was in the market for two new computers for my kids. The ones they had been using were getting a little long in the tooth and it became apparent that we needed to replace them. This went from annoyance to emergency as they started school again and virtually needed to do classwork. […]Read more "Simplicity Wins in the Zero Trust Game"
The best organizations are ones that balance growth mindset in the cloud with effective cloud governance. The growth mindset is the company challenging itself, its previous assumptions, it’s understanding of what the future looks like. The partner is governance that accelerates the transformation while ensuring protection and responsibility. The goal of cloud governance is not […]Read more "5 Disciplines of Cloud Governance"
Had a great conversation this week with Steven Campbell on Power BI Data Governance. We talk about governance, Synapse, security, control, and other aspects of the data platform.Read more "Power BI Data Governance"
Nick Rustad and I had a great conversation on Organizational Change Management in this tech series video. We talk about WHY organizational change management, as well as what.Read more "Organizational Change Management"
We talked on this video about how to perform cloud assessment engagements within a business. The goal of cloud assessment is to drive understanding of the current estate, the framework of optimization, and migration opportunities. We also talk about the relationship of CAF to this.Read more "Cloud Assessments"
The transition to the cloud represents an opportunity… an opportunity to change the framework of how the traditional IT organization interacts with the business. When I was first starting my career in IT it was untouchable, in the sense that the business didn’t understand what IT did… they just knew that it was important. It […]Read more "Cloud Operating Model Comparisons"
Did your dad ever say, “are you going to learn from your own mistakes or someone else’s?” Well… mine did. Having been through a large number of cloud adoption journeys I wanted to share a few tips that have been very helpful as we’ve considered what a new customer should do, especially given the current […]Read more "Five Tips for Cloud Adoption"