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"
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 […]Read more "Why accelerate cloud migration now?"
I kicked off the IC Stars Capitalize on Wisconsin event this week, leading into a very interesting conversation on Ethics of AI. IC Stars is a great organization that helps individuals wanting to get into the technology field from a diverse background. Things IC Stars does: Community engagement in IT Education and internships Awareness of […]Read more "Speaking at IC Stars Capitalize on Wisconsin"
I spoke at the Wisconsin Technology Association on June 18th as a moderator for the Build vs. Buy conversation. Thanks for the WTA for having me and for such a great conversation! We talked about: Modern development Containers Development security Low Code / No Code Cost optimization Intellectual Property Engineering approaches Configuration orientedRead more "Speaking at Wisconsin Technology Association"
I was pursuing my Facebook feed the other day and came across an advertisement for Replika, an “Artificial Intelligence Friend”, which offers to be a virtual personal relationship, providing a vehicle for self-expression, understanding, and feedback. We’ve talked about Empathy in the context of bots or applications, but this is a whole new level. This […]Read more "Can bots possess empathy?"