In this Beer 30 talk I have a conversation with Brian Haydin on building enterprise app portfolios and the things architects need to know.Read more "Beer 30: Enterprise App Portfolios"
A big part of what Concurrency does is engage companies to bring about impactful customer experiences. As we’ve done these projects we grew a Ux practice focused on the user experience, the way that people interact with a system. As we’ve thought about more however, the core goal is not just Ux, it’s Cx… the […]Read more "Customer Experience and Accessibility"
I had the opportunity to sit down with Damon Sanchez and talk about the difference between User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX). We talk about how understanding the customer journey is as important as understanding individual screens or interfaces. Great conversation, great topic, and great person.Read more "Beer 30 with Damon Sanchez talking Customer Experience"
This Microsoft Ignite I’ll be presenting at two sessions on two different and very interesting topics. The first is something critical to every organization’s leveraging of the cloud… the second it critical to every organization’s leveraging of AI. Looking forward to seeing you there! Top 10 Best Practices in Azure Governance and Adoption “Learn real-world […]Read more "Presenting on Top 10 Best Practices in Azure Governance and Adoption @ Microsoft Ignite"
For this week’s Beer 30 I had a great conversation with Matt Engibous on the relationship between Teams and SharePoint, as well as the impact of the Digital Workplace on employee productivity. If you have SharePoint and are considering Teams, this is a must-listen.Read more "Beer 30 with Matt Engibous on Teams and SharePoint"
In moving to the cloud one of the most important concepts is the transition from CapEx to OpEx management of resources. This brings both benefits and challenges which most companies are ill equipped to organize an approach around. I find that customers frequently either don’t know, or haven’t prepared their environment to properly manage costs […]Read more "Azure Cost Management Thoughts"
I spent time at Beer 30 with Justin Watts on Multi-Factor Auth, Mergers and Acquisitions, and how identity plays a significant part.Read more "Beer 30 with Justin Watts on MFA, M&A activities"
I spent time with Brian Goodwin on Data & AI for Manufacturing, talking about Demand Forecasting and business benefits. Brian has spent a tremendous amount of time in this space and it led to a great conversation.Read more "Beer 30 with Brian Goodwin on Data & AI for Manufacturing"
Microsoft has launched an interesting (although not comprehensive) AI maturity assessment. It certainly has a good collection of things I’d think about when considering how to leverage AI in your organization. I’m impressed it asks questions about ethics and boldness in going down a path of using AI technologies in product development or business operations. […]Read more "AI Maturity Assessment"
This is the second in a pair of posts on the most important actions to take to set up and maintain security in your Azure environment. This post picks up where the prior one left off in the list of 10 critical security concepts. (See the first five items here. Also, check out related content in […]Read more "Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Azure Environment – Part 2"