The search for “Work-Life Integration”

 One of the most amazing trends over the last few years is how great organizations have become increasingly concerned about their employees well-being. With these corporations the goal is no longer simply about "maximizing productivity" but instead about improving the ability for their employees to drive better  "work/life integration".  This is a major shift as …

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Focus on “Outcomes” instead of “Projects”

Spring is upon us and with it a renewed sense of energy across the industry about the opportunity that lies ahead of us. Over the last week I have spent a ton of time with some of our strategic customers in the west. Upon reflection it dawned on me that sometimes we can become so …

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Think of your exit strategy before you enter…

  You always have an out. An exit strategy to make sure you don't get hurt. You always walk away. You walk away before they can walk away from you - Unknown Over the past few days we have seen news of both Dropbox and Apple shifting their public cloud architectures. The interesting part here is that …

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The future is “Multi-Cloud”

Over the last few years the concept of "cloud" has matured beyond a strategy and into a desired end state. Lately I've been talking to many enterprise and public sector institutions looking to better understand the future of the cloud and potential avenues to cloud adoption. Across all of my travels it is clear to me that the future is "multi-cloud" and any …

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Digital Business – What does it really mean?

Im heading back home after an exciting day in Atlanta at one of our customer forums. Today's discussion was centred around  "Digital Business". Specifically, we spent a lot of time talking about what it means and what enterprises should be doing about it.  Here is my take - Digital Business is a critical juncture where …

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The future of email – Farewell Ray Tomlinson

Opening up the news this morning I was surprised to learn of the death of Ray Tomlinson. Tomlinson has been credited with the invention of email dating back to its days a as a secure messaging platform within ARPANET.  There is no doubt that email has changed the style and format of our communication but …

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“Internet of Things” – Does it really matter?

Last week I had the privilege of attending the "Industry of Things" conference in San Diego, California. My aim was to assess the potential of this market and its current maturity in the hearts and minds of corporate IT leaders. I was very impressed and excited about the potential here. Before I share some of …

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