Had a great conversation with Jeff Lipkowitz and Swami Venkatesh on building an AI Framework on Azure. We talked about what an AI Landing Zone looks like and how we ensure the right practices are accomplished.Read more "Building a Manageable AI Framework on Azure"
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 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"
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"
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"
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"
I did a webinar on learnings from the Smart Restart and how companies can look at their employees, operations, and customers to make the most of the opportunity.Read more "Smart Restart: Learnings"
I was delivering a webinar recently with Dr. Bob Hall from Launch and we started talking about the two responses to crisis. The first is to hope it goes away and the other is to accept, understand, and respond… seeking a new normal. When many companies talk about “Smart Restart” I think they are hoping […]Read more "Smart Restart Considerations – Don’t Turtle Shell"
I recorded an interview on COVID response with Brandon Lemery from Rockwell Automation on Remote Workforfce Productivity. Brandon did an excellent job sharing how Rockwell has leveraged modern technologies and shifted their culture around the remote workforce ecosystem.Read more "COVID Survival Kit: Remote Workforce Productivity"