This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! We started with provisioning an Azure storage environment that this uses to retrieve images. In this post we’ll provision the Azure Function, deploy the code via VS Code and configure an App Insights availability […]Read more "Create an Azure Function with Python to Retrieve GPS Coordinates from an Image EXIF in Azure Storage"
This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! In this segment we’re creating a Logic App that brings several other components together. The end goal is to examine a picture with EXIF data, identify a wildlife in the image, copy it to […]Read more "Creating a Logic App to Identify Wildlife with AI, Azure Functions, Cosmos DB, and Azure Storage"
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"
Ever watch “Man vs. Wild”? I remember him eating something crazy and thinking, wow… that’s pretty intense… I don’t know if I could do that. He said, “when you need to survive, you do what is necessary”. Even more, when you learn what you can do, you learn what you now must do and you […]Read more "COVID-19 Business Survival Kit"
Every quarter we receive a call from a company that has been taken advantage of by a serious security event, typically ransomware or phishing, but also sometimes events more complicated. In many cases enterprise organizations have 95% of their datacenter and end user computing environments compromised. Not surprisingly, in examining these events I’ve consistently noticed […]Read more "10 Security Changes Every CIO Should Implement"
There are two types of enterprise companies. Those leveraging technology to disrupt their market and those going out of business. The latter might be a slow burn, or more-likely a cliff. Do you have a technology leadership strategy that is positioned to navigate this transition, or are you sitting on the sidelines in an endless […]Read more "Do you have a disruptive business strategy?"
In my article on Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020 I started by talking about artificial intelligence as a mega theme where businesses are achieving real, measurable value from the AI front. If you look at any trend analysis on AI you could believe anything from “AI is still vaporware” to “AI has arrived and […]Read more "Practical AI Examples in 2020"