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The staying warm guide to choosing technology solutions

Since the Great Recession, mid-market companies have come into their own, on average recovering and growing at a much faster clip than big and small businesses. According to researchfrom the National Center for the Middle Market, for the year ended July 2017, mid-market companies grew revenues 6.7 percent on average, versus…Read blog post

The View from the Cloud

Back in 2005, while working for Sun Microsystems, I was delivering a keynote at a computing event in Moscow. One of the slides in my presentation outlined how IT would move from being the builder of things to being the aggregator and integrator of things. It was an innocuous sounding…Read blog post

How to Evolve to Two-speed IT

It used to be that IT had one set of customers, and they were internal, and one system to maintain: The ERP. Fast forward 10 years and people are using mobile applications in every aspect of their daily lives, using social media to communicate more with pictures than words,…Read blog post

The surprising truth about humans and artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is not new, but suddenly everyone seems to be talking about it. As I explained in my last article, we have hit an inflection point with computing power and data that is finally allowing for commercial applications of this technology, and that’s what all the excitement is…Read blog post

The role of the CIO in the digital era

Today, every IT leader has to have a strategy for digital transformation. But what is digital transformation, and how do you craft a strategy? What is the role of SaaS solutions? Is it safe to leave the confines of the ERP?   Those were the issues that were top of…Read blog post