In this new blog series, I will take you through a test drive of the Microsoft Azure environment and discuss routes that have put companies in the ditch during navigation and implementation—and, more importantly, how to avoid them. Whether you are brand new to Azure or your journey is already underway, these ideas will […]
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In this TECH Talk I discuss the difference between sustained vs. disruptive innovation using theories developed by Harvard professor Clayton Christensen. In this talk I discuss how companies are affected by disruptive innovation and how a successful company may actually need to develop both.
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I recently recorded a Beer 30 talk with Drew Madelung on the evolution of how we work. We talk about how technology has created accessibility, changed how information is used to understand business processes, and how modern communication works.
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In this TECH Talk, I talk about how an organization can craft a cloud migration workstream to take advantage of public cloud capabilities. This aligns to an organization migrating significant portions of their business to the public cloud, or those just deploying new applications there. This is a must watch for any CIO wanting to properly organize how they attack the public cloud ecosystem.
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This is a TECH talk on leveraging an innovation program to drive invention and disruption within a business model. This talk discusses not just the creative aspects of innovation, but why a program’s discipline creates powerful outcomes.
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I recently recorded a TECH talk on driving highly engaged employees. The intention of this was to help companies understand how they can leverage their “WHY” to drive their organization toward new heights.
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A few weeks ago we sat down as a leadership team and looked at the values of our company. We had put them together roughly 15 years ago and we were interested in the extent to which they needed to be updated. I was surprised by how little we needed to update the values and […]
Read more "Why “work hard, play hard” is a terrible company motto"