I love the use of a whiteboard in collaborative meetings. It was one of my favorite things about meeting in-person and felt like it was a major loss when moving to a largely remote culture. I needed to replace the collaborative experience with something and also make way for a Hybrid workplace. Enter, Microsoft Whiteboard. […]Read more "5 Things I Love and 5 Things I Hate about Microsoft Whiteboard"
So, if you’ve been following me for a while you know that I’ve been playing with AI for Earth and using Logic Apps to pull images from OneDrive for analysis. I had the fortune of working with Elmbrook Launch for two seasons and over that time we’ve incrementally improved the platform. The iterations went like […]Read more "Building a Wildlife AI Twitter Bot with Logic Apps and Microsoft AI for Earth"
Most large enterprises have built sophisticated corporate support organizations to handle tasks that can be consolidated and executed from a degree of standard. The goal of the centralization is to create consistency and operationalize the services being delivered. They aren’t wrong to desire this and much of this work is good. Seeking this end, many […]Read more "Why Shadow IT isn’t the Enemy"
Microsoft kicked off a great Inspire conference this year, with a number of tech announcements, as well as indication of the market through the lens of partners. Check out this 30m of content on the Best of Microsoft Inspire 2021.Read more "Best of Microsoft Inspire 2021"
A great conversation with Loomis US CIO Kendall Knight. Tremendous transformation happening in the armored car, cash management, and payment space. Don’t miss this episode!Read more "Change Agent CTO Podcast Episode 10"
Was excited to talk with the President of Health Payment Systems Terry Rowinski about customer service, the digitization of the health payment industry, and moving forward with their business.Read more "Change Agent CTO Podcast Episode 9"
Was excited to have Dr. Robert Hall on the program talking about the transformation of education. We talk about legacy education, the changes due, and the go-forward opportunities.Read more "Change Agent CTO Podcast Episode 8"
There is a common laptop sticker or underhanded tweet that says “the cloud is just someone else’s computer”. This is a defense mechanism against modernization and seeks to state that the existing environment is sufficient. It is often paired with the comment, “we have a private cloud”. The reality however is very different. 100% of […]Read more "No… the cloud is “not just someone else’s computer”"
Top 10 Lessons Learned from Azure Migrations Assertively move toward a cloud operating model The traditional information technology organization will need to shift toward a modern technology organization, with a focus on becoming a Governance and Center of Excellence (CoE) org vs. a delivery organization. Draw a clear line between the modern organization and the […]Read more "Top 10 Lessons Learned from Cloud Migration"
Was thrilled to talk with Kathy Henrich about growing tech in Milwaukee, reskilling, and her influences. The story of Milwaukee’s growth is tech is inspiring and helps understand how it is both a talent and employer challenge.Read more "Change Agent CTO Podcast Episode 7"