Technology is at the heart of the transformation of modern society and business. I engage in innovation, artificial intelligence, disruption, and ethics under the lense that we only do this because people matter.
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
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. […]
The best organizations are ones that balance growth mindset in the cloud with effective cloud governance. The growth mindset is the company challenging itself, its previous assumptions, it’s understanding of what the future looks like. The partner is governance that accelerates the transformation while ensuring protection and responsibility. The goal of cloud governance is not […]
We talked on this video about how to perform cloud assessment engagements within a business. The goal of cloud assessment is to drive understanding of the current estate, the framework of optimization, and migration opportunities. We also talk about the relationship of CAF to this.
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 […]
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 […]
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/
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 […]
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 […]