Brian Haydin and I had a great conversation on creating digital lines of business. We discussed the way organizations should look at creating digital products, ways to leverage technology, and models to disrupt the market. We also shared practical examples of companies navigating this transformation.Read more "Creating Digital Lines of 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"
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"
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"
You can have anything you want, just not everything you want. This was the advice given to me by my family financial planner when I was a teenager and I’ve never forgotten it. The constant reminder that not only life is short, but that I need to think about what is most important. For me, […]Read more "Purpose Driven Digital"
I have had a lot of great mentors in my life. They have made a difference to who I am and how I’ve progressed as a man, husband, father, and professional. I continue to depend on these mentors as I chart my path as a person. I’m announcing that I’m signed up for the Tribute […]Read more "Mentorship"
I had the opportunity to speak along with Nupur Goyal at Microsoft Inspire on Zero Trust strategies. We talked about why Zero Trust is important, practical architectures, top things you need to do to improve security, and practice building. Check it out below! https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/partners/videos/zero-trust-for-the-boundary-less-worldRead more "Zero Trust @ Microsoft Inspire"
Proud to be part of the AI for Good effort in partnership with Clover Technologies, Concurrency, and the open source community to build a solution for the manufacturing industry to aid in diversity and inclusion. In our solution we help individuals with cognitive disabilities engage in meaningful manufacturing jobs with mixed reality and AI. https://www.aitechnologyforgood.com/Read more "AI for Good Open Source"