Had a great conversation last week on Power Platform, Dynamics, and Dataverse as a uniting capability between them.Read more "Power Platform and Dynamics"
Recorded a #CTOBackyardBreak today on Burnout.Read more "#CTOBackyardBreak – Burnout"
We had a great conversation on the Top 10 announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2021. We talked about Azure platform, data, AI, Viva, Power Platform, and others.Read more "Top 10 Ignite 2021 Spring Announcements"
I had a great time recording a webinar with Anthony Escobedo, Lwin Maung, Min Maung, and Steven Campbell on the best of Microsoft Ignite. We talked about IoT, data, productivity, Viva, Power BI, and many other topics.Read more "Best of Microsoft Ignite"
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"
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 […]Read more "Ways to Use Your Digital Pen to Increase Effectiveness"
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
- Get out of the datacenter business
- Make substantive progress on Zero Trust
- Measure and increase digital productivity
This isn’t an easy time to be in business. Frankly, I think it is one of the most challenging times in recent memory due to the uncertainty that exists in the economic climate. However, it is during uncertainty that real leaders transform markets and bring about instrumental change. This is the time when bold manufacturers […]Read more "6 Transformations for Manufacturing for Change Agents"